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Food scientist is new head of Agriculture, Food and Wine

Martin Cole has been appointed the new Head of the University of Adelaide’s School 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.

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Making high value products from agricultural waste

Food being dumped, that could have been used in alternative ways

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

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New AgTech scholarship set to bear fruit

School of Agriculture, Food and Wine image

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

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Who's eating away Australia's national parks?

Kangaroos grazing

Australia’s national parks are under serious threat of overgrazing and native kangaroos are major contributors to the problem.

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Local boost for AgTech, food and wine start-ups

Hon David Pisoni at the launch of ThincLab Waite

Start-up companies in agricultural technology, food and wine are being given a guiding hand with a new business incubator launched at the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus.

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Spaghetti and mud pies scoop 3-Minute Thesis final

Sciences 3 minute thesis finals 2019 winners

The depth and diversity of research student projects in the Faculty of Sciences was once again on display at this week's final of the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition.

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Research giants team up to boost primary industries sector

Uni PIRSA SARDI research agreement

Collaborative research will expand to embrace expertise in areas such as engineering, mathematics, computer science, big data, and machine learning, for the application of new technologies.

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Not all weeds are bad - Some may actually be good for Australian grasslands

Mokota Conservation Park, a remnant grassland in the mid-north region of South Australia (approximately 160 km north of Adelaide). Photo by Greg Guerin.

Recent case studies have revealed an overall positive relationships between the diversity of native species and presence of weedy species, notably in Mediterranean Biome grasslands.

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Do fruit tree nets impact the ability of bees to carry pollen?

Native Furrow Bee Pollinating apple - M Saunders

Researchers to collaborate with industry to explore the effect of netting on beehive health, set and quality of apples.

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