Professor Timothy Cavagnaro

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Training and Capabilities) and Dean of Graduate Research

Office of Graduate Research

place Registry
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
Honours, awards and grants

ARC Future Fellow.

Personal Chair in Soil Ecology.

Key responsibilities

As Dean of Graduate Research, Tim leads the Office of Graduate Research (OGR), which is dedicated to enhancing the national and international reputation, impact engagement and overall success of graduate researchers and graduate research at Flinders University.

Our focus is to provide leadership, support research integrity, ensure quality and excellence, formulate strategy, provide representation and advocacy, encourage a positive student experience, develop researchers and foster employability, promote expansive research dissemination and to ensure our HDR students connect and collaborate with diverse organisations, institutions and industry partners.

Supervisory interests
Carbon sequestration
Ecological sustainability
Soil ecology
Soil microbiology
Urban regeneration
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Soil Health and Sustainability (2)
Associate supervisor: Soil Health and Sustainability (6)
Expert for media contact
Carbon Sequestration
Soil Ecology
Soil Health
Urban Agriculture
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Media expertise
  • Agriculture
  • Climate
  • Sustainability
  • Carbon Sequestration
  • Soil Ecology
  • Soil Health
  • Urban Agriculture