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Building a native food industry in Australia

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.

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Superstars to smash science gender stereotypes

The Waite’s Professor Rachel Burton is among 30 female scientists and technologists named the first Superstars of STEM

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Women’s Research Excellence Awards 2017

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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Queen’s Birthday Honours for members of the Waite community

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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Wine descriptions make us more emotional about wine

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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$4.4 million for Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production

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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Edible insect consumer tasting

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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Peter Waite Day 2017

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

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AFW Prize winners for 2016

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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Visiting International Winemaker lends expertise to Waite students

Chinese winemaker Zhang Jing recently spent a month at the Waite as the 2017 Visiting Winemaker, lending her experience and insight to the School’s viticulture and oenology students

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