Research impact

Our ambition to help overcome many of the world’s agricultural and food challenges is underpinned by proven research performance.

School of Agriculture and Food Sustainability researchers enjoy success in nationally competitive, industry and government grants and have a strong record of high-quality publications.

#1 in Australia

Several of the world’s most prestigious higher education rankings list UQ as #1 in Australia and in the top 25 globally for our discipline areas.

We’re ranked:

In the latest Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) assessment, our School was rated well above world standard in plant biology, soil sciences, crop and pasture production, horticultural production, environmental sciences and animal production.

Global impact

Our expertise and collaborative nature allow us to translate our discoveries into meaningful, practical solutions to improving sustainability, food security and biosecurity.

See a selection of projects, below, that highlight our research impact.