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Professorial Lecture Series - Professor Matt Gilliham

Professioral Lecture Series - Matt Gilliham

Matt is Director of the Waite Research Institute, the University of Adelaide’s flagship for agriculture, food and wine research. As Director his role is to stimulate and support new research initiatives across the spectrum of agricultural research (from policy and economics, to animal, soil and crop sciences).

Matt’s areas of research specialisation is crop plant nutrition and stress resilience with a focus on salinity and drought tolerance. Specifically, his group studies the transport and signalling processes that underpin improvements in crop nutrition and stress tolerance. His research has been applied in plant breeding programs to increase the stress tolerance of wheat, soybean and grapevine in the field.

He is also Professor of Crop Molecular Physiology in the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine, and a Web of Science Highly Cited Researcher.

Matt is program leader in the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Energy Biology, Chief Investigator on the ARC Training Centre for Innovative Wine Production, convenor for the Adapting to abiotic stress and climate change special interest group of the Society for Experimental Biology, UK and member of the South Australian Premier's Science and Innovation Council.

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