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.
Landmark study to improve global wheat production
A team of scientists have sequenced and analysed the genomes of 15 wheat varieties that represent breeding programs around the world.Read more
Five UWA projects receive $2.5 million in national research funding
A project focusing on ways to improve the genetic diversity of chickpeas, soybeans and peanuts, and research that will examine ways to improve wheat yields are two of five UWA projects to receive a combined $2.5 million in Federal funding.Read more
UWA celebrates 12 researchers on Highly Cited Researchers 2020 list
UWA is proud to announce that 12 of our academics have been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 list from Clarivate.Read more