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ACOLA report on Australia’s Agricultural Future

Food Values Research Group convener Professor Rachel Ankeny recently contributed to the Australian Council of Learned Academies (ACOLA) report Australia’s Agricultural Future. The report was co-authored by a multi-disciplinary team of scholars from across the physical and social sciences, acknowledging the complex nature of questions concerning the future of agriculture in Australia. The report recognised that […]

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Public perceptions of agriculture: What influences consumer choice?

I was recently invited to be the keynote speaker at Hart Field Day and I’ve been asked to share my presentation. It was a great opportunity to speak to so many growers and definitely the best view I’ve ever had for a talk! Thank you to the Hart Field Day Board for giving me the opportunity to […]

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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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