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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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Success for sciences in industry-linked ARC grants

Associate Professor Rachel Burton and PhD Student Kendall Corbin visiting the Agave plantation in Queensland

The University of Adelaide has been awarded more than $3.6 million in industry-linked grants by the Australian Research Council (ARC) for important research that will attract a further $1.8 million in support from industry.

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Science awards celebrate academic, student and staff success

Science awards 2020 Linda Armbrecht

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

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New wheat and barley genomes will help feed the world

Ken Chalmers wheat

Scientists have unlocked new genetic variation in wheat and barley – a major boost for the global effort in breeding higher-yielding varieties. 

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$7m boost for sciences research

Researcher photo Linda Armbrecht

ARC Discovery projects showcase the dynamic breadth of sciences research at the University of Adelaide.

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Scientists dig up soil secrets of Adelaide's community gardens

Fern Ave Community Garden, Fullarton

Researchers have surveyed the soil health of community gardens across Adelaide to assess their suitability for urban agriculture.

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Fighting wine fraud with fluorescence fingerprinting

Wine fraud news story Ruchira Ranaweera, David Jeffery

Researchers are developing a fast and simple method of authenticating wine – a potential solution against the estimated billions of dollars’ worth of wine fraud globally.

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Potential new tool for frost screening in crops

Barley frost trials - Loxton

Agricultural scientists and engineers identify potential new tool for screening cereal crops for frost damage.

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