WRI Research Webinar Series

This webinar series showcases the excellent research our members, affiliates and collaborators are undertaking across the agriculture, food and wine sectors. Expand your network and find new collaborators!

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Everyone is welcome – webinars are generally scheduled at 11am on Thursdays, with some exceptions. Registration is required. Recordings of some of our webinars are available to watch below.

Upcoming webinars


Recorded webinars

Watch recordings of some of our past webinars below.

Prof Tim Cavagnaro: Carbon Neutral Adelaide & Urban Agriculture in Adelaide

Assessment of carbon supply in South Australia’s agricultural zone, and ‘soil health’ in community and commercial gardens across the greater Adelaide region. Presented on Thursday 5th November 2020.

Dr Haipei Liu: Multi-omics analysis shows stress response in durum wheat

With the new durum wheat genome assembly, we conducted the first multi-omics analysis with next-generation sequencing. Presented on Thursday 29th October 2020.

Dr Maarten van Helden: IPM for the Russian Wheat Aphid

Maarten discusses the risk of aphid infestation and the potential yield impact in cereals in southern Australia. Presented on Thursday 15 October 2020.

Dr Huajian Liu: Hyperspectral technologies for plant phenotyping

Huajian provides a general guide for the users of Hyperspectral Imaging technologies in the society of plant phenotyping. Presented on Thursday 8 October 2020.

Dr Steven Lapidge: Fighting food waste for a sustainable food future

The ten global interventions required to achieve a more sustainable and equitable food future and how Australia is performing against them. Presented on Thursday 1st October 2020. 

Assoc Prof Stuart Roy: High value genes for enhancing wheat yield

Stuart details work of the International Wheat Yield Partnership, established to raise the genetic wheat yield potential by 50% in the next 20 years. Presented on Thursday 24th September 2020.

Dr Nicholas Collins: Personal strategies for taming the climate change beast

Nick describes simple steps you can take to reduce your carbon footprint, focussing on strategies with the highest impact. Presented on Thursday 27th August 2020.

Professor Rachel Burton: Tales from the Hemp Cage

Rachel tells us about her work and recent research trials with industrial hemp at the University of Adelaide. Presented on Thursday 20th August 2020.