Early life and biotic evolution
37th in the world for Earth and Marine Science (QS 2019)
1st in Australia and 19th in the world for Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU 2019)
Geochemistry and geochronology
Research using geochemical and geochronological techniques is continually providing new insights into how our planet works.Read more about this topic and meet our staff
Researchers in hydrogeology investigate the integrity and sustainability of groundwater systems and their interaction with surface environments.Read more about this topic and meet our staff
Western Australia’s diverse mineral resources provide wide-ranging opportunities for mineral systems research.Read more about this topic and meet our staff
Earth and Environment Analysis Laboratory
The Earth and Environment Analysis Laboratory is a Faculty of Science (FoS) Core Facility providing a range of analytical services to the FoS and broader University communities.
School of Earth Sciences
The University of Western Australia’s School of Earth Sciences applies geoscience to understand the complex processes that shape our planet.
Harnessing resources and energy for a sustainable future
Our energy and geoscience research is helping create a world of secure, sustainable and emission-free minerals and energy.
PhD opportunities in Science
You can research your PhD at UWA and join leading academics and researchers on innovative projects answering the world’s big questions through our PhD opportunities in Science.