A focus on research of an international quality and the fostering of an outstanding research culture have positioned UWA as one of the best universities in Australia and in the top 150 in the world.

Applications to the Animal Ethics Committee (AEC) are treated in strict confidence.

All AEC members sign a statement of confidentiality when they first join the Committee and before they receive applications.

Occasionally the AEC may seek comment from an external referee, but this is unusual.