An agricultural scientist and weed specialist, Professor Brian Sindel has extensive research and research management experience from The University of Sydney, CSIRO and University of New England, Armidale. His research roles include more than 25 projects across natural environments and the horticulture, grains, grazing and cotton industries.
Prof. Sindel edited the first Australian textbook on integrated weed management (IWM) through his involvement in the former Weeds CRC and has published more than 180 scientific and extension publications. He is a reviewer for US and Canadian competitive grant programs and for 25 high-ranking scientific journals, an examiner of postgraduate theses for 15 universities across Australia and overseas and has been chair of UNE’s Academic Board Research Committee for several years.
Prof. Sindel has more than 25 years’ experience as a university lecturer and researcher, the past decade of it as Professor and Theme Leader, Plant, Soil and Environment Systems in the School of Environmental and Rural Science at UNE.