Organization profile

Organisation profile

The UWA Oceans Institute brings together the strength of UWA's researchers into a multidisciplinary, integrated research focus. The goal is to capitalise on UWA's existing research strengths – in areas such as oceanography, ecology, engineering, resource management, and governance – and utilise them to deliver Ocean Solutions for Humanity's Grand Challenges.

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Soils Engineering & Materials Science
Clay Engineering & Materials Science
Centrifuges Engineering & Materials Science
reef Earth & Environmental Sciences
reefs Agriculture & Biology
Anchors Engineering & Materials Science
Sand Engineering & Materials Science
clay Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 1999 2022

Research Output 1989 2019

A current affair: the movement of ocean waters around Australia

Pattiaratchi, C., Wijeratne, S. & Proctor, R., 16 Jan 2019, The Conversation.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access

Analyzing social media data: A mixed-methods framework combining computational and qualitative text analysis

Andreotta, M., Nugroho, R., Hurlstone, M., Boschetti, F., Farrell, S., Walker, I. & Paris, C., 12 Jan 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Behaviour Research Methods.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Bioturbation by bandicoots facilitates seedling growth by altering soil properties: dataset

Valentine, L. (Creator), Ruthrof, K. X. (Creator), Fisher, R. (Creator), Hardy, G. (Creator), Hobbs, R. (Creator), Fleming, P. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 2018



3D X-ray microscopy scans from the article: "Sediment tolerance mechanisms identified in sponges using advanced imaging techniques."

Strehlow, B. W. (Creator), Pineda, M. C. (Creator), Duckworth, A. (Creator), Kendrick, G. (Creator), Renton, M. (Creator), Abdul Wahab, M. A. (Creator), Webster, N. S. (Creator), Clode, P. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 31 Oct 2017



Uniform Silica Sand Direct Shear Dataset

Davis, O. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 17 Oct 2018




2005 BGA Prize 2005

Muhammad Hossain (Recipient), 2005

Prize/award: Prize

2014 Best Publication Awards

Wenhua Zhao (Recipient), 1 Dec 2014

Prize/award: Prize

Activities 1986 2018

  • 9 Membership of professional association
  • 8 Oral presentation
  • 3 Visiting an external academic institution
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

The impact of bathymetry and roughness on the transport of reef generated sediment

Andrew Pomeroy (Speaker)
25 Jul 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Effect of seagrass canopies on sediment resuspension in a shallow embayment

Nery Contti Neto (Speaker), Andrew Pomeroy (Speaker), Ryan Lowe (Speaker), Marco Ghisalberti (Speaker)
5 Sep 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Coastal Imaging Research Network

Andrew Pomeroy (Participant)
4 Jun 20188 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Environmental and Resource Economics

Ram Pandit & Michael Burton

27/02/12 → …

Teaching unit (UWA): Course

Environmental Systems (ENSC3013)

Charitha Pattiaratchi

23/02/15 → …

Teaching unit (UWA): Course

Press / Media

Pearl farming

Marie-Lise Schlappy


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media