News & Events

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

School news

Honorary Doctor of Science awarded to research and industry leaders

Four scientific leaders awarded honorary doctorates in recognition of outstanding contributions to science.

Wine industry mentor program breaks new ground

The Wine Industry Mentor Program is expanding to include wine business, wine marketing, media, photography, wine education, winemaking, viticulture and oenology.

‘Animal-stress’ signal improves plant drought resilience

Scientists discover that a gene that helps animal ‘relax’, also helps plants save water.

Success for sciences in industry-linked ARC grants

The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $3.6 million in industry-linked grants by the Australian Research Council (ARC) for important research that will attract a further $1.8 million in support from industry.

More than enough yard to have your lawn and eat too

Adelaide residents would only need to give up a small area of their lawn to grow enough vegetables to become self-sufficient.


School events

STEM Careers Night – University of Adelaide

Online event: Connect the dots between our innovative degrees and your dream career in science, technology, engineering and mathematics!

Honours in Science Information Session

Learn about the discipline-based research or a broader professional skills pathway you can complete under the mentorship of the University of Adelaide's top scientists.

Welcome to Sciences: Open campus experience

About to start a science degree? Join us at North Terrace campus to discover where you will be studying in 2021 and what it's like to be a science student.

Sciences Orientation Day - Waite campus

Social and academic activities to prepare you for student life at our Waite campus.

Sciences Orientation Day - North Terrace

Settle in to student life with our Faculty of Sciences welcome event.


Waite campus events calendar

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

Waite events

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