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.
PhD student creates buzz with high-tech beehive monitoring system
A PhD student at UWA who used artificial intelligence to design a smart beehive monitoring system has bee-dazzled judges at the inaugural AgriFutures BeeTech Challenge in Sydney, with his low-cost, low-power and long-range remote solution.Read more
UWA finalists named in Premier's science awards
A clinical researcher who has helped save people from a crippling lung condition and an agricultural scientist whose work has boosted grain production in dry lands have been announced as WA Scientist of the Year finalists in the 2022 Premier’s Science Awards.Read more
Synthetic gene circuits for precise reprogramming of plants
Researchers from The University of Western Australia are building synthetic gene circuits to control and customise where, when, and under what environmental conditions a gene is turned on or off in a plant.Read more