Honorary Senior Fellow John Shiller with the King of Thailand. Photo from 1976The University of Queensland ranks in the top 50 Universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings for 2015/16. In the field of Agricultural Science, we are ranked as #2 in Australia and we rank #17 internationally, according to the 2016 QS World University Subject Rankings (Agriculture and Forestry). In the field of Environmental Sciences UQ ranks #1 in Australia and #12 internationally in the 2016 QS World University by Subject Rankings.

The School of Agriculture and Food Sciences is home to more than 150 academics who specialise in the broad disciplines that make up Agricultural Science:

  • Agribusiness
  • Animal Science
  • Equine Science
  • Food Science
  • Plant Science
  • Soil Science
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Wildlife Science

Researchers in the school are currently engaged in research activities around the world in countries as diverse as Vietnam and Chile, and maintain strong links with rural communities, industry and government for research collaborations to find sustainable solutions for feeding the world,  and for commercialisation opportunities.

Our students learn and work with Australia’s leading researchers and educators in this field and we strive to provide students with the best possible learning experience. View a list of our academics who have received Excellence Awards for Teaching and for outstanding contributions to student learning. 

Also see Dr Madan Gupta's innovative approaches to improving students' learning.


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The King and I

Honorary Senior Fellow John Shiller appears in the Australian Embassy - Bangkok 2012 calendar with the King of Thailand. Photo from 1976. ...

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