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Wine and Sound

To coincide with the recent Waite visit of London-based Professor Barry Smith, a philosopher of language and mind specialising in the area of multisensory perceptions of flavour, the Waite Research Institute and School of Ag, Food and Wine hosted a public event at Urrbrae House combining wine and sound. (more…)

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The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) celebrates the exciting research conducted by PhD students. It  is a skills development competition that challenges Higher Degree by Research students to explain their research project to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes and with only a single static slide permitted.

The School of Ag, Food and Wine heat was held on Wednesday July 19 and showcased some of the excellent students here at Waite. The standard was high across all of the twelve participating students – well done to all involved! (more…)

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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

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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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