The Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM) is a national research centre that is pivotal to the future success of the Australian grains industry. Co-supported by Curtin University and the Grains Research and Development Corporation, our team conduct high-impact research aimed at reducing the economic effects of crop disease. We are industry connected, a rising star in national and global agricultural research and a driver of improved farming systems and techniques.
We are offering a wide range of projects that will see you engage with, and be guided by, a team of ambitious and forward-thinking researchers. So why not join us in our $46 million state-of-the-art laboratories and plant growth facilities and advance your research career.
Want to be part of a new generation of big data scientists? Do you have the passion for digital-driven research and want to take your study to the next level?
We’re breaking new ground in digital agriculture technology and we’re looking for talented students to be a part of this booming future-focus industry.
We’re keen to connect with students who have a digital or data-driven background and would like to apply their skills to the agricultural industry to help build its capacity in the big data field.
PhD stipends and top-up scholarships are now on offer in a partnership supported by CSIRO’s digital research powerhouse Data61, in collaboration with CSIRO Agriculture and Food, and Curtin University.
Discover the difference our students are making
Our students are not only working in a dynamic industry, they are helping to shape it. The Centre for Crop and Disease Management has a number of available PhD and Honours students involved in research and many more who have also gone on to work in the industry.
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