About

Mission & vision

The centre’s mission

  • The major focus of the SOSSRC is to conduct targeted and impactful scientific research to improve management, conservation, recovery and understanding of the world’s sharks and rays.
  • As part of a university, the centre also perceives its mission to include educational activities that encompass training university students in research and increasing the awareness of schoolchildren about shark and marine conservation.

The centre’s vision

  • To be a global Centre of Excellence for scientific discovery on sharks and rays.