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Science, Research, Climate Change and Agriculture: Stories From The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

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20 November 2023

New research, led by Western Sydney University’s Dr Jürgen Knauer from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, paints an uncharacteristically upbeat picture for the planet.

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17 November 2023

Western Sydney University’s Distinguished Professor Brajesh Singh from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment has been named as this year’s winner of the Dorothy Jones Prize for microbiology.

16 November 2023

Western Sydney University researcher Dr Kate Umbers has secured more than $400,000 for her project ‘Snails to the Rescue: Conservation of Australia’s island invertebrates’ as part of the ARC Linkage Program.

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16 November 2023

Western Sydney University researchers have been named on the 2023 Clarivate list of Highly Cited Researchers.

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25 September 2023

Australians are bracing for a hot spring and summer. The Bureau of Meteorology has finally declared El Niño is underway, making warmer and drier conditions more likely for large parts of the country.

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17 July 2023

Dr Manuel Esperon-Rodriguez from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment has won the 2023 Research Impact Competition.

30 June 2023

New research led by Western Sydney University, in partnership with Hort Innovation, has delivered the most comprehensive assessment of pollination in apple crops in Australia by exploring pollination services provided by native and non-native bees for apple cultivation in Australia.

5 June 2023

Distinguished Professor Brajesh Singh from Western Sydney University’s Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment led a global team that calls for the inclusion of soil microbiomes in the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) One Health policy.

25 May 2023

Two of Western Sydney University’s outstanding researchers have been elected Fellows of the Australian Academy of Science in recognition of their exceptional contributions to their fields.

12 April 2023

Western Sydney University researchers will deliver smart new solutions for monitoring and managing horticultural crops in protected facilities ranging from polytunnels, glasshouses and vertical farms as part of a $6.8 million industry-oriented collaboration.

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