News & Events

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

School news

Participants wanted for wine packaging research study

Researchers are investigating consumer opinions on wine packaging - and they need your help!

‘Game changing’ salt tolerant wheat set for field trials

Field trials will begin at Roseworthy and Red Hill for a new type of salt tolerant bread wheat that has the potential to boost both the yield and profit of Australian and international crops.

New program to steer high school students into STEM careers

The new STEM Academy will provide high school students with a clear pathway into STEM degrees, and an understanding of the jobs their studies can lead to.

Barley partnership brewing between scientists and engineers

University of Adelaide agri-food and wine scientists and chemical engineers have paired up with the goal to improve the quality of beer and wine.

Does your horse cough? Perhaps it has asthma

Could recent bushfires have increased respiratory distress in horses? Our researchers are investigating.


School events

University of Adelaide STEM Careers Night 2020

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

Research Tuesdays: Firing Debate

As the smoke finally clears from a horrific bushfire season, we ask: what can, and should, we do differently to strategically manage our bushfire risk in future, given our climate will only become more hostile?

Future Scientist Information Evening

Calling all future students: Join us on campus and discover what’s next when you study science at the University of Adelaide.

Public Lecture: Ramsay Fellowship Seminars 2019

The Ramsay Fellowships support outstanding young Australian scientists to realise their potential as scientific leaders at the University of Adelaide. Current Fellows Dr Fiona Whelan, Dr Stephen Warren-Smith and Dr Stephanie Watts-Williams, will present their exciting research in this public seminar.

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.


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Staff news

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