News & Events

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

School news

New wheat and barley genomes will help feed the world

Scientists have unlocked new genetic variation in wheat and barley – a major boost for the global effort in breeding higher-yielding varieties. 

$7m boost for sciences research

ARC Discovery projects showcase the dynamic breadth of sciences research at the University of Adelaide.

Plant science and geology experts feature in list of world’s most influential researchers

Plant scientists and a geologist from the University of Adelaide are among the world’s most highly cited researchers.

Exploring the origins of wine regionality

World's experts to convene for two-day conference to discuss the science that creates and defines regionality in wine.

Wine and beer perception survey

Participate: Help the wine and beer industries tailor products that better meet your needs and expectations.


School events

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.

AgriFood & Wine Research Showcase - Waite Research Institute

An exciting program of talks that capture our research across the agri-food and wine spectrum.

Parents Information and Q+A Evening - Sciences

Information session for parents who have children interested in studying science at the University of Adelaide.

Get ready! Studying Sciences at Adelaide

Calling all new students planning on joining us in 2021.

Online: Food & Nutrition Science Careers Night

Virtual career information evening for Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Science and AIFST students.


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