Category: Food and Wine
3MT People’s Choice and Student’s Choice Winner!
Congratulations to Isobel Hume, who was both the People’s Choice and also Student’s Choice awards winner in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final! The 3MT competition involves explaining years of research, or their 100,000 word thesis, in three minutes, using only one PowerPoint slide. The ability to effectively communicate research impact is a skill that all researchers must […]
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Upcoming Three Minute Thesis final
Good luck to School of Agriculture, Food and Wine PhD Candidate Isobel Hume, who is a Three Minute Thesis (3MT) finalist and will present her research on ‘Urban Food Security’ at tomorrow’s 3MT Final! Isobel is a student of Environment Institute’s Soil Scientist Prof Tim Cavagnaro. The 3MT competition involves explaining years of research, or their 100,000 word thesis, in […]
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Come and see us at the Royal Adelaide Show!
The current climate crisis makes us aware of the need to be resilient to ensure self-sustainment of the global economy and supply chain, particularly our food supply chain. To demonstrate this to the public, the School of Chemical Engineering and Advanced Materials and the School of Architecture and Built Environment at the University of Adelaide […]
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Understanding global trade networks could help us spread the load of environmental contamination
Rice travels a long way to get to your dinner plate. It may have been harvested from a paddy field in Vietnam, processed and packaged in a factory in Bangladesh, and transported via freight ship to eventually land in your local supermarket. But even before it was harvested, the water used to irrigate your rice […]
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Viticulturists one step closer to advanced computer vision
Vineyard owners can’t have their eyes everywhere, all the time. That’s why ground-based vision systems are becoming tricks of the trade. Vision systems like VitiCanopy that quickly and objectively assess canopy size have been around for a while. Now, researchers at the University of Adelaide are developing vision systems with greater image recognition capabilities than […]
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Finding fertile ground in space
In-space manufacturing’s potential has the whole world talking. With the University of Adelaide’s assistance, optical fibre production has already taken the first step, and in coming years numerous other industries are expected to enter orbit. Among these is agricultural fertiliser; here again, Adelaide-led research is paving the way. A team from the University is using […]
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A quarter of homeowners lawn area can grow enough vegetables to become self-sufficient
Research led by the University of Adelaide has found in a case study of Adelaide properties, households would need to give up less than a quarter of their domestic lawn areas to grow enough vegetables to become self-sufficient. In the study published in Sustainable Cities and Society, researchers calculated self-sufficiency by measuring the capacity of […]
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