UWA School of Agriculture and Environment
1st in Australia and 14th in the world for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2018)
1st in Australia and 18th in the world for Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU 2018)
42nd in the world for Agriculture and Forestry (QS 2019)
The environmental science research group seeks to understand the natural environment and protect it from human impact with sustainable solutions.
Geography and planning
The Geography and Planning research discipline investigates the interactions between people and their surroundings, and looks at ways to minimise the human impact on natural environments.
PhD research opportunities
Characterisation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, herbicides and novel fertiliser interactions for sustainable agriculture
Mechanisms of microbial release of nitrogen and phosphorus for nutrient recovery from waste resources
Ecology of fine root endophytes in native and agricultural ecosystems across Australia
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Balancing the competing interests of land and fire management to secure a competitive beekeeping industry
Stressed sheep fleeced by their genesMon, 17 Jun 2019
Breakthrough in high-yield drought-resilient chickpeasTue, 30 Apr 2019
UWA researchers helping Australian sheep producers tackle high-oestrogen cloversMon, 15 Apr 2019
Events, seminars and workshops
The UWA School of Agriculture and Environment hosts a number of events, seminars 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 below.
Faculty of Science
Faculty of Science is uncovering exactly how it has the power to change our world for the better
PhD opportunities in Science
You can research your PhD at UWA and join leading academics and researchers on innovative projects answering the world’s big questions through our PhD opportunities in Science.
School of Biological Sciences
The School of Biological Sciences is advancing our understanding of the Earth’s living organisms and creating sustainable futures through conservation.
Feeding the world
Our agricultural research is helping make chronic hunger and malnutrition a thing of the past.