News & Events
FOODplus conducts a regular seminar series throughout the year. All are welcome and a lively discussion following the presentations is encouraged. These events are video linked to the Women's and Children's Hospital and can be downloaded in an audio-visual format when available.
FOODplus also holds several special events during the year for world class experts in the fields of health, nutrition, food and sustainable agriculture. All are welcome.
Maternal diet sets up junk food addiction in babies
Story is based on one orginally posted in News from the University of Adelaide, Tuesday, 30 April, 2013 Research from the University of Adelaide suggests that mothers who eat junk food while pregnant have already programmed their babies to be addicted ...
New SA investment in Waite-based research to improve Australian diets
Professor Bob Gibson and his FOODplus team, in collaboration with the University of Manitoba in Canada, have been awarded $300,000 over three years to investigate more efficient and environmentally sustainable ways to increase levels of omega-3 fatty a...
Official launch of Foodplus and Public Event
On Wednesday the 8th December on the eve of the launch of FOODplus Research Centre, a public event was held at the Elder Hall. A panel of nutrition experts was convened to discuss Food for Health and the myths surrounding this topic. This was a well a...
Keeping Food Fresh for Longer: Challenges & Solutions – Podcast and Slidecast
On the 23rd of September, Amanda Able presented a talk on Keeping Food Fresh for Longer. You can listen to the audio recording, or watch the slidecast below. In order to keep horticultural produce fresh for longer, members of the supply chain have vari...
Nutrition in Population and public health – Podcast and Slidecast
On the 26th of August, the FOODplus seminar on Nutrition in Population and public health by Professor John Lynch drew a good crowd. You can listen to the talk here or you can watch the slidecast below. Professor Lynch’s seminar placed the context of nu...
Food and Satiety – Podcasts and Slidecasts
The FOODplus seminars on the 19th of August was well attended. The topic was Food and Satiety, and we had two speakers. You can listen to Dr Tanya Little’s talk here and Dr Natalie Luscombe’s talk here. You can also watch slidecasts below. Drs Natalie ...
Slidecast Avaliable – Improving human nutrition through food systems: studies in China, Colombia and Melanesia
Dr Graham Lyons’ talk on Micronutrient deficiencies, which affect over half the world’s human population. Biofortification may be an important component of a food system approach to reducing micronutrient malnutrition. Agronomic biofortification involv...
Slidecast Avaliable – Adding value to South Australian seafood
We will now be presenting our talks in slidecast format as well as the podcasts, you can see our slideshare profile here. John Carragher’s talk on seafood value adding used data and examples from work done by UniSA, Flinders Uni (Lincoln Marine Science...
Metabolomics Australia – a new service centre for metabolomics applications
On the 2nd of August, the regular FOODplus seminar drew a strong crowd. Listen to the podcast here, about Ute Roessner on Metabolomics Australia. We were very fortunate to have Ute Roessner, the manager of the metabolomics facility at the University of...
August Newsletter – FOODplus
The August Edition of the FOODplus newsletter is now available for download, you can read it here. Contents: FOODplus Updates and Achievements Young researcher Tip: Publishing Part II-Planning ahead Research project profile: LCPUFA formation Member Pro...