How can we help to feed the world sustainably? We are currently facing a global food crisis and drought is the biggest contributor.
Many of the crops we grow, such as wheat, are dependent on natural rainfall to provide enough water for growth and eventually good grain production.
By investigating growth genes we aim to understand how [...]
With the world’s population estimated to reach nine billion people by 2050, we need to increase food production to a level more than ever achieved.
To find out more about how scientists are attempting to discover innovating ways of feeding the world sustainably, read Rhiannon Schillings’ article about this 10 Big Question.
Rhiannon is from The [...]
The Inaugural Innovation in Food Lecture
Date/Time: Monday 6th September, 4pm
Location: Plant Research Centre Auditorium, Waite Campus
School of Agriculture, Food & Wine Named Lecture Series: Innovation in Food Lecture 2010
Speaker: Professor Jennie Brand-Miller, University of Sydney
Are ‘refined’ carbohydrates worse than saturated fat?
The take home message from health authorities for the past three [...]
Congratulations to the Waite Research Institute on its launch!
If you missed the launch, you can listen to Prof Roger Leigh’s talk via this link.