Research specialities

The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) is one of Australia’s leading applied research institutes.

Our highly skilled and qualified people carry out world leading research and development in some of Australia’s most modern facilities.

Research divisions

Aquatic Sciences

Livestock and Farming Systems

Sustainable Systems

Key centres and programs

  • Australian Pastures Genebank.
  • National Molecular Diagnostic Centre.
  • South Australian Aquatic Sciences Centre.
  • Plant Research Centre.
  • National Oat Breeding Program.
  • National Vetch Breeding Program.
  • Research Vessel Ngerin.
  • Southern Australian Integrated Marine Observing System.

Contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our research specialties.

We also welcome collaboration enquiries.

Dr Kathy Ophel-Keller
Acting Executive Director
Phone: (08) 8303 9398
Email: pirsa.sardi@sa.gov.au


Dr Steve Lapidge (PDF 163.6 KB)
Science Partnerships
Phone: (08) 8303 9616
Email: steven.lapidge@sa.gov.au

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