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SA to host global wheat community

Wheat growing at Waite campus

2024 International Wheat Congress to attract 1000 delegates to SA and provide an economic benefit in excess of $5 million.

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What is Xynisteri? The Cypriot grape variety that tolerates a hot Australian climate and also delivers on taste

Alexander Copper Cypriot grape varieties

A Cypriot grape variety that tolerates the hot Australian climate also delivers on taste, say scientists.

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These University of Adelaide winemakers are the pick of the bunch

Young Gun of Wine - Lauren Hansen

University of Adelaide graduates have been shortlisted as the best emerging talent across Australia’s wine landscape.

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60-year anniversary of Douglas Mawson Antarctic Collection

Mawson collection opening 1961

April 2021 marks the 60th anniversary of the opening of the University of Adelaide’s collection of geological and historical artefacts from Sir Douglas Mawson’s expeditions.

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Science graduates headline finals of Young Achiever Awards

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University of Adelaide science graduates have been named finalists of the SA Seven News Young Achiever Awards.

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Uni of Adelaide on the hunt for emerging scientific leaders

Plant scientist Waite campus

The University of Adelaide is searching for two emerging scientific leaders for its prestigious Ramsay Fellowships.

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Pathways clear for decarbonising heavy industry

CET HiTeMP Outlook cover image

Green energy: Experts have identified some of the most prospective pathways for heavy industry to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions.

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SA hub will help build resilience to drought

 From left: Mr Rowan Ramsey MP, the Member for Grey, the University of Adelaide’s Dr Rhiannon Schilling who led the SA Drought Hub application and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Anton Middelberg.

New drought hub to undertake research, development, extension, adoption and commercialisation activities to improve drought resilience and preparedness on SA farms.

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Honorary Doctor of Science awarded to research and industry leaders

Peter Langridge

Four scientific leaders awarded honorary doctorates in recognition of outstanding contributions to science.

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Wine industry mentor program breaks new ground

Prof Kerry WIlkinson and Dr Renata Ristic

The Wine Industry Mentor Program is expanding to include wine business, wine marketing, media, photography, wine education, winemaking, viticulture and oenology.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition