News & Events

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

School news

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.

Food scientist is new head of Agriculture, Food and Wine

An internationally recognised food scientist and leader of research organisations in Australia and the United States has been appointed the new Head of the University of Adelaide’s School of Agriculture, Food and Wine.

Making high value products from agricultural waste

Sunscreen from mushroom waste, healthy skincare products from apples and berries, and high-tech materials from Brussels sprout stalks?

New AgTech scholarship set to bear fruit

A new partnership between the State Government and the University of Adelaide to deliver an AgTech PhD scholarship is open for applications.


School events

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.

Sciences Alumni Network Evening with Professor Rob Fitzpatrick

Join us for the Sciences Alumni Network evening in July with guest speaker Professor Rob Fitzpatrick.


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