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Colin Rivers: Reflections on 50 years at the Waite

2017 marks 50 years since Colin Rivers, Technical Officer with the Fertiliser Technology Research Centre (FTRC), started here at the Waite. His passion for his work is amazing. Over the years, Colin has enjoyed helping hundreds of postgraduate students with their studies, has a dogged determination to solve problems and in recent years has produced […]

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Tall Poppy Award for Dr Jayakumar Bose

Plant scientist Dr Jayakumar Bose has been named a 2017 South Australian Tall Poppy in recognition of his work at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology at the University of Adelaide here at Waite, as well as his earlier scientific endeavours. The Young Tall Poppy Science Awards are presented annually […]

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Wine sensory event combines taste and sound

The Waite Research Institute and School of Ag, Food and Wine recently hosted a public event at Urrbrae House combining wine and sound

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Waite 3MT winners

The Three Minute Thesis (3MT) celebrates the exciting research conducted by PhD students. Twelve Waite students participated in the School of Ag, Food and Wine heat.

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Building a native food industry in Australia

The University of Adelaide and The Orana Foundation, founded by chef Jock Zonfrillo, have announced a major new research partnership to support the development of an Australian native food industry. Waite research will play a key role in partnership projects centred on food flavours and plant production assessments.

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Superstars to smash science gender stereotypes

The Waite’s Professor Rachel Burton is among 30 female scientists and technologists named the first Superstars of STEM

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Women’s Research Excellence Awards 2017

Congratulations to Dr Vanessa Melino and Dr Sunita Ramesh from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine here at Waite, who are among ten recipients of the 2017 University of Adelaide Women’s Research Excellence Awards.

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Queen’s Birthday Honours for members of the Waite community

Congratulations to Emeritus Professor Geoff Fincher and Dr Brian Richards on being recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for 2017

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Wine descriptions make us more emotional about wine

Research by the School of Ag, Food and Wine has shown that consumers are much more influenced by wine label descriptions than previously thought.

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$4.4 million for Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production

The Australian Government has today announced $4,459,672 over five years in continued funding for the Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production here at Waite, under the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research program.

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