We have established relationships with high profile local, national and international sport organisations. Our research informs and supports peak sporting performance as well as advancing studies into rehabilitation, sports psychology and physiological principles.
Our research partners include:
- International Olympic Committee
- The National Institute Network (including the Australian Institute of Sport and Western Australian Institute of Sport)
- Exercise and Sport Science Australia
- Sports Medicine Australia
- International Cricket Council
- Canoeing Australia
- Triathlon Australia
- Australian Football League
- Western Australian Football League
- West Coast Eagles
- Fremantle Dockers
- Hockey Australia
- Perth Glory
Dr Louise Naylor
Dr Louise Naylor is a senior lecturer and researcher in exercise physiology whose research investigates exercise as medicine to treat disease.Read more about Dr Louise Naylor
Dr Nat Benjanuvatra
Dr Nat Benjanuvatra is a researcher and lecturer in UWA’s School of Human Sciences working with elite athletes and coaches to optimise performance.Read more about Dr Nat Benjanuvatra
UWA researchers investigate supplements
UWA’s Peter Peeling and Martyn Binnie joined a team of researchers discussing the importance of decisions surrounding performance supplements.Read more
Sports science research at UWA produces industry-leading outcomes to give elite athletes the edge in performance.Read more about Sport science
Anatomy and human biology
Anatomy research investigates the structure, systems and functions of the body. Human biology is a closely related discipline exploring what it means to be human in an integrative wayRead more about Anatomy and human biology
Physiology examines how the body's cells, tissues and organs interact with each other and the surrounding environment to produce beneficial effects on function.Read more about Physiology
Neuroscience (Human Sciences)
Neuroscience in the School of Human Sciences studies neuronal function and circuitry within the human nervous systems.Read more about Neuroscience (Human Sciences)
Optimising physical and mental performance
Our researchers are discovering ways to improve the quality of life by better understanding how we think, feel and move.
Preventing, diagnosing and treating disease
Our wide-ranging research addresses some of the world's most significant health issues, from prevention and diagnosis, to treatment and cure.
School of Human Sciences
The School of Human Sciences applies a broad, interdisciplinary approach to understanding human function and how it adapts to change and challenges.
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.