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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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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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New wine label showcases wine research and teaching at Waite

The University of Adelaide’s new wine label was launched at the Waite Winery last Friday by The Hon. David Ridgway, Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries and University Vice Chancellor Professor Warren Bebbington.

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Biofortification: Nutrition for the World

Seminar with Dr Howarth Bouis, 2016 World Food Prize Laureate – Friday August 19

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Registrations now open for Waite in the Spotlight

Interested in agriculture, ag science and the future of food? Then this free public event is for you! Registrations are now open for Waite in the Spotlight, an afternoon of TEDx-style talks celebrating the diversity of research at the Waite and exploring science, plants and the future of food!

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From Waite to the United Nations for PhD student

PhD candidate Jana Phan awarded prestigious internship at the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.

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Did ancient farmers choose beer over food?

University of Adelaide researchers, along with collaborators in Japan, have discovered the “snooze button” in barley – a gene involved in the “waking up” process that is important for beer production.

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Weed stems ripe for biofuel

A weedy plant found on the roadside in northern Australia has stems ripe for biofuel production.

Scientists from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls at the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus have discovered that a variety of sorghum growing wild in Australia, Arun, has the potential to yield over 10,000 litres of bioethanol per hectare per year.

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Innovation in Agriculture: Ag Institute Australia State Conference

The Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda and its implications for agriculture were the focus of the Ag Institute Australia’s South Australian State Conference held at the Waite Campus last week. Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel was joined by Mr Rowan Ramsey MP, Federal Member for Grey and the Chair of the recent Inquiry […]

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Seed to Store video clip competition 2016

Seed to Store – The Story of Australian Grains is an exciting video clip competition which will run in conjunction with the 2016 Royal Adelaide Show. School students and community members are invited to produce a one minute video looking at the journey of grains, legumes, oilseeds and pulses from the paddock to the plate. […]

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