Monthly Archives: May 2015
The $2.4m ARC Training Centre launched at the Waite earlier this week will help the Australian wine industry address key challenges such as climate warming, water limitations, changing consumer preferences and increasing production costs, while strengthening links between research, industry and education. The Centre was officially opened by the Hon Christopher Pyne, Minister for Education, at […]
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Recent ‘Aggies’ are shown celebrating their success at the graduation ceremony held on 1 May 2015. Dr Jason Able (program coordinator for the Bachelor of Agricultural Science) and other academics from the School were on hand to celebrate their achievements in graduating and catch up with them socially to find out what they are all doing […]
Genome editing is a relatively new technique that has enabled biologists to make targeted modifications to the genes of an organism. It has quickly become a mainstream method that is transforming biological research. It has great potential to aid in the development of new crop varieties. Genetic changes using genome editing can leave no trace […]
Fifteen undergraduate students and two academics from Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University visited The University of Adelaide from 25 January to 21 February. They spent their first week studying English at the North Terrace Campus. The remaining three weeks were hosted by the School of Agriculture, Food & Wine. The group (pictured in the University of […]
2015 agricultural science enrolments are at their highest level in some years, with increased interest in all of the degrees offered at the Waite. The new Bachelor of Applied Biology kicked off this year, attracting a cohort of 12 students with an interest in biology to study a range of life and biological science options, […]