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 14th in the world for Agricultural Sciences (ARWU 2018)

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1st in Australia and 18th in the world for Environmental Science and Engineering (ARWU 2018)

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32nd in the world for Agriculture and Forestry (QS 2018)

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News

Understanding enzyme could help produce frost-resistant crops
Fri, 19 Oct 2018

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have found that an enzyme in plants, ATP Synthase, plays a critical role in how plants respond to the cold.

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Experience Kings Park transformed into a nocturnal wonderland
Thu, 9 Aug 2018

Kings Park will come alive next February, with an unforgettable 2019 Perth Festival Opening Weekend featuring the voice and images of celebrated UWA conservation biologist Professor Stephen Hopper.

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Neglected and Underutilized Species to Achieve Zero Hunger (SDG 2)
Tue, 29 May 2018

An urgent call for decision makers to raise awareness of the nutritionally-dense and climate-resilient benefits of neglected and underutilized species (NUS) has been made in a book published this month by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

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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.

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