PhD Student Profile

Mathew Alexanderson

Southern Cross University

My research explores regenerative agriculture as an alternative approach to conventional farming. It looks to synthesise the principles, practices and agricultural system overlaps, while investigating the evolving understanding of knowledge between farmers and industry professionals.

PhD Title: Regenerative Agriculture: exploring the boundaries.”

PhD start date: November 2019

Supervisors: Dr Hanabeth Luke, Southern Cross University,  Associate Professor David Lloyd, Southern Cross University.

What interested you about this sort of research?
Helping farmers to better manage their resources.

What do you love about your PhD?
I enjoy learning new things. It’s rare to have the freedom to completely immerse yourself in a topic.

How will your PhD help to make a difference for farmers?
My PhD will help with the dissemination of knowledge around regenerative agriculture and the differences this approach to land management has with conventional farming.