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The University of Adelaide 2015 Conoco Phillips Science Experience – its positively scientific!

Calling all year 9 and 10 science aficionados – we want YOU!
Talk to your parents, your teachers, your local Rotary club and get yourself registered for an unbelievable  experience!
This action packed three day Science Experience is a collaboration of experiences from the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences.  The […]

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The University of Adelaide’s 2015 Conoco Phillips Science Experience

Calling all year 9 and 10 science enthusiasts!
Talk to your parents, your teachers  or your local Rotary club about an UNBELIEVABLE Science Experience at The University of Adelaide. It’s 3 days full of fun, exciting science activities that we hope will leave you spellbound!
You will experience our brand new, state-of-the-art labs and teaching facilities over […]

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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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Innovation in agriculture has led to fast food

It’s time to slow down….
The Waite Research Institute was pleased to be working with the Cooperative Research Centres Association to present a debate in celebration of the Australian Year of the farmer as part of their Collaborate Innovate 2012 conference this week. The debate topic was: “Innovation in agriculture has led to fast food. It’s […]

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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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School of Agriculture, Food and Wine shines…

…at the ARC Research Showcase
Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President, Professor Mike Brooks attended the Australian Research Council’s annual research showcase and grant announcement event at Parliament House on Monday 26 October. The Showcase display, designed by Adelaide Research & Innovation, featured agricultural research success stories, including special tasting samples of the baking benefits of FR Durum […]

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