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The UWA Institute of Agriculture 2023 Postgraduate Showcase

31 May 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Seven outstanding postgraduate students, from across three schools at The University of Western Australia, will present their research achievements in agriculture and related areas.

Afternoon tea provided. Fully catered sundowner to finish. All are welcome to attend.

Special address to be delivered by DPIRD Director General Heather Brayford. First session chaired by the Head of the UWA School of Agriculture and Environment Associate Professor Matthias Leopold. Second session chaired by IOA Agribusiness Ecosystems Research Theme Leader and UWA Business School Professor Sharon Purchase.

Can’t attend in person? No problems! The UWA Institute of Agriculture shares recordings of all its lectures and events on YouTube. Check out our channel here.


  • Junrey Amas: Genomics-assisted identification of disease resistance genes in Brassica species
  • Samalka Wijeweera: Salt tolerance mechanisms in metabolism and mitochondria and chloroplast function in wheat
  • Sylvester Obeng-Darko: Determining the environmental and genetic factors that influence DHA amount in nectar from Leptospermum polygalifolium
  • Doraid Alkhishaybi: Understanding the role of antioxidants in mitigating the negative effect of heat stress on the sperm quality in Merino rams
  • Bablu Hira Mandal: Role of fulvic acid in alleviating glyphosate damage to crops
  • Marcela Del Carmen Vieira: The economic value of ecosystem services provided by dung beetles to Australia
  • Mukesh Choudhary: Genetic dissection of meiotic heat stress tolerance in wheat


Bayliss Lecture Theatre, The University of Western Australia
Theatre G33
211 Bayliss Building, WA 6009 Australia
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(08) 6488 1650