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Why Waite? 14-16 October 2014

Waite Campus and more specifically, the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine will be show casing their ‘wares’ right here in HUB Central on North Terrace campus.
This is a great opportunity to investigate your options for further study within Agriculture, Food and Wine.
There will be hands on activities, information about Honours and Postgraduate study. For [...]

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Curious Question about the Colour of Capsicums

Ever wondered what the difference is between red and green capsicums? The science education crew from the TV show Scope posed this exact conundrum to our very own Associate Professor Amanda Able.
Amanda’s expertise is in plant science and is based out at the Waite campus of The University of Adelaide.
Check out the episode of Scope [...]

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Faculty of Sciences Researchers develop a barley variety that extends the shelf life of beer

Jason Eglington’s Barley Breeding group from the Faculty of Sciences School of Agriculture, Food and Wine at the Waite campus developed the new variety of barley aptly named ‘Charger’ in a three-way partnership with Carlsberg, Heinekin and the University of Adelaide. For brewing companies and indeed beer lovers around the world,  this is BIG NEWS.  [...]

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Why Science? Agricultural Sciences student Emma Goode shares her reasoning

Emma Goode, recipient of the Trevor Dillon Agronomic Roseworthy Study Scholarship says, “The Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences has just blown me away – we have been exposed to so many opportunities within the industry, more than I ever imagined.”
Emma was working in the beef cattle industry in a stockteam. She wanted to have an impact [...]

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10 BQ – Wheat for the world

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 [...]

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10 BQ – World in need

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 [...]

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Podcast – Dec22nd iPad ELFS Information Night

Listen to 10 minutes of edited highlights from the December 22nd iPad ‘Enhanced Learning for First-Year Sciences’ night.

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Are ‘refined’ carbohydrates worse than saturated fat?

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 [...]

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Waite Research Institute Launch

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.

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Free Lecture: Winemaking – A Continuum between Art and Science?

If you have an interst in wine and wine making, then this lecture on Monday 12th July delivered by Louisa Rose from Yalumba is a must!
Date/Time: Monday 12th July, 4pm
Location: Plant Research Centre Auditorium, Waite Campus
School of Agriculture, Food & Wine Named Lecture Series: The A.R. Hickinbotham Lecture 2010
Winemaking – A Continuum between [...]

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