Dr Robert Edis is ACIAR’s Research Program Manager, Soil Management and Crop Nutrition.
ACIAR’s Soil Management and Crop Nutrition program focuses on researching interventions in tillage and water management, nutrient management, and choice of crop rotations projects, designed in the context of a systems approach to conservation agriculture.
Before joining ACIAR Robert ran an agricultural science consulting practice, tackling issues of national and international importance. Robert was previously a Soil Scientist at the Melbourne School of Land and Environment, The University of Melbourne, where he continues to be an Honorary Associate Professor.
Robert holds a PhD from The University of Melbourne, specialising in Soil Science, and Master and Bachelor (Hons) awards in Science (Agriculture) from The University of Sydney.