Our Research

Our far reaching, world-class research transforms the health and wellbeing of people, livestock, companion animals and wildlife and contributes to healthy ecosystems.  

As international leaders, we explore broad areas of multidisciplinary research. Our research is supported by high-quality infrastructure at Roseworthy and other cutting-edge research facilities off campus.

Professor Darren Trott

Research strengths

Our scientists work across the following multidisciplinary themes:  

  • Sustainable animal production  
  • Applied animal behaviour and welfare  
  • Translational clinical sciences 
  • Transformative education and wellbeing sciences 
  • One Health 
    • Wildlife and conservation health  
    • Dynamics of health and disease  

Across all themes, our research has been rated by the Australian Research Council Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA) as: 

  • Well above world standard – Veterinary Science ERA Score 5 
  • At world standard – Animal production. ERA Score 4 
Three vet sci students on campus

Higher degree by research opportunities

Be involved in animal and veterinary science discovery, invention, and cutting-edge research through a higher degree by research. Join our Master of Philosophy or Doctor of Philosophy programs.   

HDR opportunities

Our researchers

Connect with our world-leading researchers.

Researcher profiles

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Professor Gordon Howarth

Research collaborations

Dr Mandi Carr

Honours coordinator

Dr Alexandra Whittaker

Honours coordinator