News & Events

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

School news

Do fungicides in the vineyard affect wine quality?

How does a crucial viticultural practice that occurs throughout the growing season, affect wine quality? Wine researcher Natalia Caliani wants to know.

$10 million boost for University of Adelaide research

New Australian Research Council funding paves the way for further discoveries.

Science awards celebrate 2021 academic, student and staff success

The recent Faculty of Sciences’ awards showcase celebrated research, teaching, leadership, professional staff and student success.

New inexpensive method to detect lime in soil

University of Adelaide scientists have developed a new simple, inexpensive and fast method to detect and measure very low concentrations of agricultural lime in soils, which is generally a time consuming and difficult exercise.

Why backyard farming is the type of dirty work you want to be involved in

Is urban agriculture just a nice idea, or a plausible reality? Cosmos Magazine chats to Isobel Hume, Dr Matthias Salomon and Professor Tim Cavagnaro.


School events

Research Showcase - Waite Research Institute

The Waite Research Institute is hosting the Research Showcase at the National Wine Centre to celebrate the 2021 member research activities and successes.

Uni of Adelaide Wine Sale

The University of Adelaide Winery is hosting its holiday wine sale ahead of the festive season.

How to get the offer you want

An online Q&A session with the Future Student team to run through all of your questions about getting into the degree you want, or the backup pathways available to you.

Get ready! Studying Sciences at Adelaide Uni

Calling all new students planning on joining us in 2022.

Welcome to sciences: Online information session

Hear from student about the opportunities and experiences they’ve had while studying science. Chat to staff about securing the offer you want and what to do before uni starts.


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