Timothy CAVAGNARO, Associate Professor of Soil Ecology, Deputy Head of School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, University of Adelaide, Australia

Timothy Cavagnaro is an Associate Professor of Soil Ecology, and Deputy Head of School (Learning and Teaching), in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, at The University of Adelaide. His teaching and research interests are in soil ecology and plant-microbe interactions. Members of his research group investigate the impacts of land management and environmental change on soil microbial communities, nutrient cycling and plant growth and nutrition. Ultimately, the goal of Tim’s research is to help to increase global food production by harnessing the life in the soil. Tim has published more than 130 peer reviewed scientific papers and authored numerous technical reports and documents. He has supervised more than forty research students and has led projects on many aspects of soil ecology in agricultural and natural ecosystems. You can learn more about his research at soilecology.org or at @IDigSoil.