UWA Institute of Agriculture
Our vision is to foster innovation and provide research-based solutions to food and nutritional security, environmental sustainability and agribusiness. The Institute works with the agricultural and natural resource sectors to create knowledge and improve workforce skills, such that those committed to agriculture may advance their individual aspirations, contribute to local and regional prosperity, and exercise responsible stewardship of the environment.
Hackett Professor Kadambot Siddique - Director, UWA Institute of Agriculture
In the Spotlight
Discover the latest in agriculture research and innovation.
Director of the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative retiring
Professor Hugh Beckie, from The University of Western Australia School of Agriculture and Environment, is retiring from the role of Director of the Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative (AHRI) on 30 June.Read more
The secret carbon decisions plants are making about our future
New research from UWA has revealed that plants make their own ‘secret’ decisions about how much carbon to release back into the atmosphere via a previously unknown process, a discovery with “profound implications” for the use of plants as carbon stores.Read more
Dream to transform economy grows roots at UWA
By applying the knowledge of crop disease resistance that he gained at The University of Western Australia, Dr Azam Khan is determined to boost his home country Pakistan’s economy.Read more