UWA School of Agriculture and Environment

Changing our understanding of the world’s natural resources

 

The UWA School of Agriculture and Environment is located in one of the world’s biodiversity hotspots. Surrounded by a wealth of agricultural, natural and mining resources, our location allows us to produce innovative research with worldwide application.

Our teaching and research benefit from a network of national and international collaborators, and our strong industry and government links are producing change in agricultural and environmental management, regional development, and urban policy and planning.

We have a strong track record in PhD supervision and external research grant success. The Australian Research Council rated Agricultural Science at UWA as 'above world standards' and Environmental Science at UWA as 'well above world standards' during the most recent Excellence in Research Australia assessment.

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1st in Australia and 17th in the world for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2020)

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1st in Australia and 21st in the world for Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU 2020)

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45th in the world for Agriculture and Forestry (QS 2020)

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News

  • UWA researchers discover the cause of devastating crop disease

    Thu, 15 Apr 2021

    Researchers at The University of Western Australia have identified the cause of the devastating faba bean gall disease for the first time, a disease that causes significant destruction of bean crops in Ethiopia and China.

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  • How native does your street garden grow?

    Mon, 22 Mar 2021

    Researchers from UWA have uncovered the growing popularity of street verge gardening under way in Perth.

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  • Rare honour for lifetime of herbicide resistance research

    Wed, 17 Mar 2021

    UWA's Emeritus Professor Stephen Powles has received the rare and prestigious Seed of Gold award.

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Events and workshops

The UWA School of Agriculture and Environment hosts a number of events and workshops throughout the year for students, staff and members of the public. Details of all our upcoming events can be found on our events calendar.

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