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Industry Engagement

Our research centre collaborates, involves and consults with industry practitioners and policy makers. We value strong relationships with industry and government, and provide regular opportunities to share our knowledge.

Track record of communication & engagement activities through regular conferences, workshops, trainings and meetings, including:

  • Micro-credential courses available to industry practitioners through UWA, including:

Data Analysis with R for Agriculture and Environmental Science

Performance Measurement with Data Envelopment Analysis

Applied Benefit: Cost Analysis

Leveraging government research funding for our industry partners, including:

  • Access to innovative and cutting edge research, decision tools and frameworks.

  • Linkages with experts from research institutes, universities, research centres.

  • Opportunities for training and capacity-building workshops.

  • Co-funded industry scholarships for our students, for example, Rabobank's Tertiary Pathways Scholarship.

  • Research results published via peer reviewed journals, books, and at conferences (see our list of publications).

  • Ethical and objective research in accordance with university ethics policies and procedures.

Strong connections and strategic relationships with the agricultural industry through various pathways:

  • Joint appointment at Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre 

  • Participation in Advisory Committees, including Chair of Australian Farm Institute, and member of the Social Science and Economics at Food Standards Australia New Zealand 

  • Research partnerships with industry, for example Australian Pork Limited 

  • Co-supervision of postgraduate research students for projects addressing research gaps important to industry.

  • Regular consultancy contracts, for example BHP Billiton and WA Department of Primary Industry and Regional Development 

  • Participation at industry forums and events,  including key-note presentations, for example: 

    • Mingenew Irwin Group Springfield Day

    • GRDC Research Updates

    • Grain Industry Association of Western Australia events


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