As a multi-disciplinary field, Agricultural Science research at UNE encompasses areas including Agronomy, Biological Science, Agricultural productivity, Law, Economics, and Social Sciences.
UNE's SMART Farm serves as a test-site for researching new technologies, including broadband connectivity in an effort to improve productivity, environmental sustainability, safety, workflow and social/business support networks on Australian farms.
- Australia's future food and water security; smart science, smart technology
- Climate change and environmental sustainability: protecting biodiversity, effective policies
- Our communities, our neighbours: regional and rural development, sustainability, prosperity and peace.