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Institute for Life Sciences and the Environment

The Institute for Life Sciences and the Environment provides a focus for researchers in agriculture, crop health, natural resource management, environment and climate sciences.

Research undertaken in the Institute is recognised as above world standard in key areas which supports the delivery of applied solutions that shape the future of global food production. The Institute’s strong partnerships with state, national and international governments and industries play key roles in developing and enhancing our research capacity to meet emerging needs.

Industry and collaborators

 Our research is supported by the Queensland Government Department of Agriculture and Fisheries through the Broadacre Cropping Initiative, an innovative partnership to deliver world-class, high impact research to continue to secure the future for Queensland's broadacre cropping and food industries.