Plant Biology

Postgraduate research


Further information


If you are interested in a research degree with the School of Plant Biology, contact the appropriate person:

Head of School

Professor Gary Kendrick

Master's by Research contacts

Prof Erik Veneklaas

Master's by Coursework contact

Prof Patrick Finnegan

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Coordinator

Prof Erik Veneklaas

Honours Coordinator

Assoc/Prof Patrick Finnegan

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Our School has a strong quantitative approach to research which continues into the research supervision we provide for our postgraduates.

We have an international reputation for accomplishment in environmental, crop, marine and estuarine science.

Study options

You can undertake a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in any area of science.

We also offer a Master of Science by research and a Master of Science by thesis and coursework.

Potential Plant Biology research projects for 2017

Potential research project topics can be downloaded, with supervisors' contact details.

Scholarships available

You can find information about Plant Biology scholarships on the UWA scholarships website.

How to apply

Application information is on the Future Students website: