Monthly Archives: July 2015

Need ‘social’ in the Food Science and Research Priority

Recently Prof Rachel Ankeny contributed to a commentary on the Science and Research Priorities announced by the Federal Government. The commentary, “Australia has a big role to play in feeding the world” published in The Conversation, offers a range of perspectives on the Food priority. In her section, Rachel highlights the need to see agriculture […]

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Superfoods in the news

By Jessica Loyer Many Australian consumers think about superfoods as a group of healthy food products with characteristics of both foods and medicines. But as these distinctive foods gain increasing popularity worldwide, the fact that superfoods are also agricultural products embedded in global production and consumption networks becomes more and more significant. In a recent […]

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Talking with the dairy and grains industries

  Dr Heather Bray from the Food Values Research Group recently presented at two industry forums: the Dairy Research Foundation Symposium at the University of Sydney’s Camden Campus, and the Future Farming Forum organised by the Australian Biotechnology Council of Australia at the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus. At the Dairy Research Foundation Symposium, Heather […]

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