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Welcome to the Waite Campus blog, bringing you a regular feed of news items and notices about events from across the Waite Campus.

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The University of Adelaide and The Orana Foundation, founded by chef Jock Zonfrillo, have announced a major new research partnership to support the development of an Australian native food industry.

Waite research will play a key role in partnership projects centred on food flavours and plant production assessments. (more…)

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The Waite’s Professor Rachel Burton is among 30 female scientists and technologists named the first Superstars of STEM – ready to smash stereotypes and forge a new generation of role models for young women and girls.

More than 300 applicants vied for a spot to be a Superstar, with the successful candidates to receive training and development to use social media, TV, radio and public speaking opportunities to carve out a more diverse face for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). (more…)

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Congratulations to Dr Vanessa Melino and Dr Sunita Ramesh from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine here at Waite, who are among ten recipients of the 2017 University of Adelaide Women’s Research Excellence Awards.

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Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher and Dr Brian Richards on being recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2017

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Research by the School of Ag, Food and Wine has shown that consumers are much more influenced by wine label descriptions than previously thought.

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The Australian Government has today announced $4,459,672 over five years in continued funding for the Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production here at Waite, under the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research program.

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Growing concerns over food security mean we may need to consider alternative sources of protein in the future. Could edible insects be the solution? Join in our consumer tasting at Adelaide Central Market, June 8 & 9

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On Friday 12 May, the Waite Research Institute hosted Peter Waite Day in the Urrbrae House gardens

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The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine’s high achieving students in the 2016 academic year were celebrated at a prize ceremony at Lirra Lirra on May 2nd

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Presenters at the Innovative Teaching @ Waite Exhibition. (Left to right: Kerry Wilkinson, Ashlea Doolette and David Wilson)

The second Innovative Teaching @ Waite Exhibition was held on Thursday April 20 showcasing effective learning and teaching strategies integrated into undergraduate courses taught in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine

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