News & Events

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

School news

Scientists in the news this week: September 2020

Here are the stories of University of Adelaide scientists and science graduates in the news this week.

Research shows potential of gene editing in barley

Plant scientists show potential to rapidly improve barley grain quality through CRISPR genetic tool.

Food scientist is advisor on plant-based meat

Internationally recognised food scientist joins Australian plant-based meat startup v2food as its new chief scientific advisor.

Which winegrape varieties are grown where?

New published book will help winegrape growers better navigate future global markets and the impacts of climate change.

Uncovering the science of Indigenous fermentation

Wine scientists discover the complex microbial communities associated with the natural fermentation of sap from the iconic Tasmanian cider gum


School events

Online: Food & Nutrition Science Careers Night

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

Sciences campus tour: North Terrace

Visit us: Tailored tours of our state-of-the-art facilities and the chance to speak to our staff and current students.

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.

National Livestock Wellbeing Seminar: October

Bringing together the latest in fundamental and applied sciences within the livestock industry.

National Livestock Wellbeing Seminar - September

Bringing together the latest in fundamental and applied sciences within the livestock industry.


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