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ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hub: Genetic Diversity and Molecular Breeding for Wheat in a Hot and Dry Climate

PhD project available:

The PhD candidate will be part of the ARC Wheat Hub (http://www.wheathub.com.au/) Program 2 focusing on germplasm development for genetic diversity. The PhD project will involve genotypic and phenotypic analysis of a wheat Nested Association Mapping (NAM) population. The candidate will work in collaboration with breeding companies and should have an interest and background in genetics for plant breeding. (more…)

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For the third year, the School of Agriculture Food and Wine hosted a delegation of students from the Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University in the Shaanxi Province, China. (more…)

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Congratulations to Colin Rivers from the Fertiliser Technology Research Centre, on his best poster award (Australian) at the Joint NZ Society of Soil Science and Soil Science Australia Conference

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Dr Jennifer Gardner from the University of Adelaide School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, has been awarded a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia for service to conservation and the environment

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Olivia Cousins, one of the Adelaide-Nottingham PhD students, won the student poster prize at a joint conference between Soil Science Australia and New Zealand Soil Science Society

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Applications are invited for fully funded 4-year PhD studentships in the Joint Doctoral Training Partnership between the Universities of Adelaide and Nottingham

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Congratulations to Dr Jayakumar Bose and PhD student Joanne Gambetta from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine here at the Waite, who were among the winners of the Faculty of Sciences Awards for 2016

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Congratulations to School of Agriculture, Food and Wine Honours student Thomas Heddle who won the Student Poster Award at the Australian Entomological Society held in Melbourne last month.

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Eighteen University of Adelaide students have been awarded 2016-17 Summer Research Scholarships at Waite.

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Congratulations to Associate Professor Matt Gilliham and Dr Beth Loveys and Dr Karina Riggs on recent awards and promotions.

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