Dr Paul Rymer

Western Sydney University (HIE)

Paul Rymer

Dr Paul Rymer is a Chief Investigator for the Which Plant Where? research program based at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment at Western Sydney University with specialist expertise in the ability of plants to adapt to changing environmental conditions by exploiting their genetic and phenotypic traits.

Telephone: 02 4570 1094

About Paul

Dr Paul Rymer is a Chief Investigator for the Which Plant Where? research program based at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment at Western Sydney University with specialist expertise in the ability of plants to adapt to changing environmental conditions by exploiting their genetic and phenotypic traits.

Through the Which Plant Where? program, Paul is responsible for delivery of the Successes and Failures Module. Paul’s responsibilities include:

  • planning and implementation of the module and its research design
  • engagement with stakeholders from industry and research to build on their data and experiences as to what has succeeded and what has failed
  • research that links plant growth and survival to environmental factors such as soil and climate
  • 'picking the winners' from stress-testing research on plants to highlight the factors that make plants resilient