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 News has moved to Impact

    Mon, 17 Aug 2020

    All UWA news content, including media releases, are now available on Impact.

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  • UWA ranked top in Australia in five STEM subjects

    Wed, 1 Jul 2020

    The University of Western Australia has achieved the highest ranking among all Australian universities for five STEM subjects, according to the 2020 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) by Subject.

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  • How local knowledge contributes to agricultural innovation

    Fri, 26 Jun 2020

    The contribution of local knowledge and intellectual property to agricultural innovation and food security has been examined in a book published this week by researchers from The University of Western Australia.

    Local Knowledge, Intellectual Property and Agricultural Innovation published by Springer was compiled by Professor Michael Blakeney from UWA’s Law School and Hackett Professor of Agriculture Kadambot Siddique, Director of The UWA Institute of Agriculture.

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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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