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Annual RD Watt lecture

Commemorating our first lecture in agriculture

The annual RD Watt Lecture commemorates the first lecture delivered to University of Sydney agriculture students in March 1911 by Australia’s first Professor and Dean of Agriculture, Robert Dickie Watt.

2017 lecture

Innovation in Australian agriculture benefits the world... and vice versa?

Dr Peter Carberry

The 2017 lecture was presented by agricultural scientist Dr Peter Carberry (BScAgr '82 PhD '87), Deputy Director General of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics and an alumnus of the University of Sydney.

Dr Carberry discussed how Australia not only contributes to, but also benefits from, innovative agricultural research in developing countries that improves the livelihoods of disadvantaged people.

Event details

Tuesday 14 March 2017
6 – 8pm

Drinks and canapés following lecture.

Law Foyer, Level 2, New Law Building
University of Sydney