School of Agriculture Food and Wine News

Plant & Food Research boost at Waite campus

School of Agriculture Food and Wine

A new industry partner at Waite campus is set to boost research and innovation in South Australia’s horticulture and agri-food sectors.

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Scientists buzzing after new bee discoveries

Native bee - Laciniosus (Colletellus)

South Australian scientists including a bee expert from the University of Adelaide, have discovered 26 new species of native Australian bees.

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Watch: Future Scientist Information Evening

Future Scientist event

Whether you have an offer already, or will receive one in the near future; re-live or catch up on the Future Scientist information evening we held on campus.

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Plant scientists discover new complex carbohydrate in barley

Human epilepsy drugs alter signalling process in stressed plants

The first new complex carbohydrate of its kind to be discovered in barley in more than 30 years has potential applications in food, medicine and cosmetics.

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Scientists and staff rewarded for 2018 success

Dr Karina Riggs and Dr Beth Loveys from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine have won the Excellence in Teaching Award (5+ experience)

Some of the best minds in science received awards from the Faculty of Sciences at its end of year function in December.

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Wine researcher Roberta De Bei is our latest Superstar of STEM

Superstar of STEM Roberto De Bei

A scientist who helps viticulturists worldwide to produce quality wine has been named among Australia's latest Superstars of STEM.

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Wild yeasts may hold key to better wines from warmer climates

Professor Vlad Jiranek, Oenology

Scientists have found yeasts that naturally occur on wine grapes may improve wines produced in warmer climates.

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Medical cannabis ambitions boosted for agriculture entrepreneurs

Ben McGorm, Alex Clare and the Governor of South Australia, His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le (AO, AC).

The medical innovations of two agricultural science students has resulted in eChallenge success

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Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Faculty of Sciences leadership appointments for 2019

Our leadership team for 2019 has some new faces, with the new associate dean roles announced by Executive Dean Keith Jones this week.

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