News & Events

Keep up to date with the latest news and announcements from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

School news

Participants wanted for Cabernet Sauvignon wine tasting

Scientists are investigating the sensory attributes driving the typicity of Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon wines - and they need your help!

Sciences home to some of the world’s most influential researchers

Our scientists named among the world's most highly cited researchers for 2019.

Scientists discover enzyme structure: potential to manipulate wine acidity

Scientists have uncovered the structure of a grape enzyme that could lead to the manipulation of wine acidity without the costly addition of tartaric acid.

Why do trees lose their leaves?

Professor Andrew Lowe says it all comes down to water.

Gene scans provide deep insights into plant evolution

The availability of high-quality plant genome sequences and advances in functional genomics is revolutionising our ability to understand plant evolution.


School events

Ramsay Fellowship Seminars 2019

The Ramsay Fellowships support outstanding young Australian scientists to realise their potential as scientific leaders at the University of Adelaide. Current Fellows Dr Fiona Whelan, Dr Stephen Warren-Smith and Dr Stephanie Watts-Williams, will present their exciting research in this public seminar.

Public Lecture: Saving Biodiversity Through Transformative Change

AUGUST 13: This public forum focuses on the transformative change called for by the IPBES report which highlighted the critical importance of biodiversity to human well-being.

Food & wine in a changing climate: Waite in the Spotlight

Hear from Waite scientists about the impacts of a changing climate on the food we eat and wine we drink, and how their research is helping to ensure these industries can adapt.

Faculty of Sciences Welcome Session & Waite Campus Orientation (July)

Settle into study and student life at our Waite campus with our welcome and orientation day.

Visiting Researcher Seminar: A/Prof David Nogués-Bravo

The Environmental Institute is proud to be supporting Associate Professor David Nogués-Bravo from the University of Copenhagen over the coming months.


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Find out about public, staff and students events on at Waite campus.

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Staff news

Staff and students at Waite campus can keep up to date with what's happening within the school via the AFW Bulletin.

AFW Bulletin