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!
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.
Assoc Prof Ben Sparrow
The Terrestrial Ecosystem Research Network (TERN): Australia’s land ecosystem observatory
Thursday 26 November 2020, 11.00am
Researchers can freely access the TERN data and sample collections, tools, and training for environmental and societal impact. This webinar will provide an insight into the capabilities of TERN and show how you can benefit from this national research infrastructure. TERN provides:
- More than 2500 open access datasets
- Tools that support the discovery, analysis and re-use of data
- Services that facilitate research, education and management
- A network of more than 700 ecosystem monitoring sites
Watch recordings of some of our past webinars below.
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.
With the new durum wheat genome assembly, we conducted the first multi-omics analysis with next-generation sequencing. Presented on Thursday 29th October 2020.
Maarten discusses the risk of aphid infestation and the potential yield impact in cereals in southern Australia. Presented on Thursday 15 October 2020.
Huajian provides a general guide for the users of Hyperspectral Imaging technologies in the society of plant phenotyping. Presented on Thursday 8 October 2020.
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.
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.
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.
Rachel tells us about her work and recent research trials with industrial hemp at the University of Adelaide. Presented on Thursday 20th August 2020.