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Displaying from Tuesday, November 14, 2017
 November 2017
Tuesday 14
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Legume improvement for sustainable food production and human health : A public lecture by Professor Henry Nguyen, University of Missouri Website | More Information
In this public lecture, Professor Nguyen will highlight the importance of grain legumes in sustainable agriculture and human health. Recent advances in the development of genomic resources and breeding for improve stress tolerance, adaptation to different climatic conditions, yield and nutritional (...)

 March 2018
Friday 09
11:00 - SEMINAR - Economic Efficiency and Sustainable Agricultural Intensification Practices in Smallholder Maize Farming: Evidence from Ethiopia More Information
Sustainable agricultural intensification practices (SAIPs) have been promoted to improve environmental services and farm productivity in developing countries such as Ethiopia. However, whether implementations of SAIPs in isolation or in combinations increase economic (cost) efficiency of (...)
Thursday 15
17:15 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Alan Sevier Memorial Lecture: Beefing up the West with genetics : Dr David Johnston will deliver the inaugural Alan Sevier Memorial Lecture during which he will discuss how genetic selection can be used across the beef supply chain to increase productivity and profitability Website | More Information
Recent advances in beef cattle genetics have the potential to change beef breeding. They can enable seedstock breeders to significantly increase rates of genetic progress and importantly at the commercial sector, allow producers to better match genetics to their production systems and markets. The (...)
Friday 16
11:00 - SEMINAR - The Interaction of Markets for Temporary and Permanent Water Transfers: An Experimental Analysis More Information
Abstract: Growth in water demand across municipal, industrial, and environmental users has resulted in considerable pressure to reallocate water out of agriculture. Water markets, including both markets for water and water rights, have been advocated by many as the vehicle through which this (...)

11:00 - SEMINAR - Everything you need to know about Intellectual Property and Commercialisation at UWA - in 45 mins or less! Website | More Information
The seminar will give you an overview of:

. Intellectual Property - what it is and why it’s important

. Patenting - what you need to get a patent

. Developing your idea - including sources of funding

. Commercialisation - how to put your ideas to use
(...)

 June 2018
Wednesday 06
13:00 - EVENT - Postgraduate Showcase: Frontiers in Agriculture : All are welcome to listen to eight of UWA's best PhD Candidates studying agriculture and related areas present their research. Afternoon tea and refreshments provided. Website | More Information
Please join us at this year’s Postgraduate Showcase: Frontiers in Agriculture, where some of UWA’s top postgraduate students undertaking research in agriculture and related areas will present their findings.

For more information, download the flyer https://www.ioa.uwa.edu.au/__data/assets/ (...)
Thursday 07
18:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Towards Zero Hunger (SDG2) in Africa Website | More Information
A public lecture by Frans Swanepoel, Research Professor, Centre for Advancement of Scholarship, University of Pretoria, South Africa and 2018 UWA Institute of Advanced Studies Visiting Fellow.

Currently there are 1.3 billion people in Africa; more than five times the population in 1950 (...)

 July 2018
Wednesday 04
15:41 - EVENT - RAID seminar & networking event : Meet like-minded researchers and hear from four leading experts in the field of international agricultural research. More Information

 August 2018
Thursday 16
16:00 - SEMINAR - Identifying recharge variability using groundwater ages : Dr Jim McCallum, 16 August, 4pm More Information
Abstract: The long-term viability of groundwater resources relies on having a strong grasp of groundwater recharge mechanisms. Often overlooked in groundwater recharge studies is the temporal variability of groundwater recharge. This is because it is often difficult to obtain measurements on a (...)

 October 2018
Saturday 20
16:30 - FESTIVAL - Pingelly Astrofest : Pingelly Astrofest is a free family-friendly event to celebrate astronomy, science and the Western Australian night sky, and is hosted by UWA Farm Ridgefield and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR). Website | More Information
UWA Farm Ridgefield and the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research (ICRAR) are hosting a community based festival event to celebrate astronomy and Australian science on Saturday, 20 October 2018!

The event will feature fun and engaging activities in a beautiful rural setting (...)

 November 2018
Tuesday 27
17:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Innovation led agricultural growth and sustainable development goals : All are welcome to attend the Hector and Andrew Stewart Memorial Lecture delivered by Dr Raj Paroda on Tuesday 27 November, Bayliss LT, UWA More Information
All are welcome to attend the Hector and Andrew Stewart Memorial Lecture, by Dr Raj Paroda.

This lecture will focus on the challenges and hurdles toward a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable development of the agriculture sector using India as a case study, offering (...)

 March 2019
Thursday 07
17:00 - SEMINAR - Researchers in Agriculture for International Development (RAID) Seminar and Networking Event Website | More Information
There is a rapidly growing interest among agricultural research to work in international development. Certainly, it is an extraordinary field, filled with challenges, yet bringing enormous rewards. Some key questions that many enthusiasts face are:

How do I get involved?

What (...)

 June 2019
Wednesday 05
13:00 - SEMINAR - Postgraduate Showcase: Frontiers in Agriculture Website | More Information
Each year The UWA Institute of Agriculture hosts a postgraduate showcase where some of UWA's top PhD students present their research in agriculture and related areas. Join us for an afternoon of fantastic talks from seven PhD students in the UWA School of Agriculture and Environment, the UWA School (...)

 July 2019
Thursday 25
13:30 - FORUM - The UWA Institute of Agriculture Industry Forum : Finding Common Ground: Bringing food, fibre and ethics to the same table Website | More Information
With increasing public scrutiny of agricultural practices in food and fibre production, rebuilding trust between innovative primary producers and ethically informed consumers is becoming more important than ever before. Join us for a lively discussion on finding common ground and moving forward (...)

 August 2019
Tuesday 20
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Launch of Big Issues for Western Australia Website | More Information
Launch of the UWA Public Policy Institute's new publication - Big Issues for Western Australia

The UWA Public Policy Institute is pleased to announce the launch of a major new publication, Big Issues for Western Australia.

We have gathered the opinions and practical (...)

 October 2019
Tuesday 08
11:44 - EVENT - Agriculture 4.0 (The Future of Agriculture) : AGRI 4.0 2020 More Information

 May 2020
Thursday 21
16:00 - SEMINAR - Trash to Treasure: Minimising the environmental impacts of mine wastes and byproducts Website | More Information
Did you know over 7 billion tonnes of tailings and 56 billion tonnes of waste rock are produced worldwide each year during mining and extractive processes.

Dr Talitha Santini will take you on a visual journey to explain the generation of tailings and waste rock, explore the challenges (...)

 June 2020
Thursday 04
16:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Science Exchange Series - What can I actually do with my drone? Website | More Information
Drone use has grown faster than a global pandemic! As a society we have come to appreciate drones and remote sensors as affordable tools that enable high resolution and on-demand data collection.

Join Dr Nik Callow (Senior Lecturer and UWA Chief Remote Pilot) as he explores the (...)
Tuesday 30
16:00 - PUBLIC TALK - Science Exchange Series - Cropping in a changing climate More Information
From Geraldton to Esperance, the South-West of WA has experienced increasingly variable climate conditions for over a century. With increasingly drier winters and warmer, wetter summers affecting our state’s cropping industry; we need to gather and integrate knowledge from across Science to (...)

 July 2020
Thursday 30
16:00 - SEMINAR - The challenge of managing fall armyworm: a new cross-industry pest in Western Australia : Adjunct Assoc/Prof Helen Spafford from the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development will discuss the creative and innovative ways in which WA is managing this challenging pest More Information
In the last four years fall armyworm has been found establishing all over the world and it has been problematic to manage. With a large host range and high dispersal capability, when the fall armyworm invaded Australia in January 2020 it was declared un-eradicable. This insect reportedly feeds on (...)


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