Agriculture Food & Wine
The University of Adelaide is the site of the southern hemisphere’s largest concentration of expertise in sustainable agriculture, cereal breeding, plant and animal biology and dryland farming.
It is committed to the challenge of growing food for 9 billion people by 2050, and ensuring profitable and productive agriculture can face the threats of climate change, increased costs of energy, limited natural resources, urbanisation and environmental degradation.
Faculties, institutes and research units
- Faculty of Sciences
- Institute for Photonics & Advanced Sensing (IPAS)
- Waite Research Institute (WRI)
- Roseworthy Campus
- Adelaide Glycomics
- Fertiliser Technology Research Centre
- FOODplus Research Centre
- ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls
- Graduate Research Opportunities
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Primary contact: Andrew Lowe
Director, Food Innovation
Phone: (08) 8313 1149
Primary contact: Val Morris
Business Partnerships Manager
Phone: (08) 8313 3926
Secondary contact: Stephen Hardy
Business Partnership Specialist
Phone: (08) 8313 4461