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Waite Arboretum: not just a pretty place!

A new report has found the structural and functional value of just half the trees in The University of Adelaide’s Waite Arboretum to be $13 million.

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Caitlin Byrt a Winnovation winner

Congratulations to Dr Caitlin Byrt who has won the 2017 Winnovation Award in the Science category. The awards were presented at an event on Friday 6th October as part of the 2017 Open State Festival. The Winnovation Awards showcase and celebrate the successes of female innovators changing the game in South Australia. They are an […]

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The hunt for high salt tolerant barley crops

Soil salinity severely impacts crop growth and yield. Within minutes of exposure to salt, cell expansion, leaf expansion, photosynthesis, transpiration and tillering are reduced. When salts accumulate to toxic concentrations in the shoot, especially in older leaves, a secondary inhibition of growth occurs through damage to the plant’s metabolism and ion imbalances. These effects occur […]

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The Grosset Gaia Fund Postgraduate Scholarship 2017

We are seeking expressions of interest from students considering study towards a PhD (or Masters) degree in the chemistry or sensory development of wine under new and different bottle closure systems

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Interested in basic or applied research in the Australian wine industry? Looking for a PhD or MSc in wine research?

Generous postgraduate research opportunities are currently available to join the Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production. These projects offer a unique opportunity to work on industry-linked projects with leading grape and wine researchers and wine industry partners. All projects include an industry placement component.

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Waite women winners in wine and innovation awards

Professor Eileen Scott was among the winners of the 2017 Australian Women in Wine Awards, and Dr Caitlin Byrt has won the 2017 Winnovation Award in the Science category

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Annual Postgraduate Symposium 2017

PhD students from across the Waite last month presented their research at the Annual Postgraduate Symposium. Prizes were also awarded for the best presentations in a number of categories.

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