Winning the overall championship prize, at the 27th Australian Intercollegiate Meat Judging Awards
UQ's expertise in plant breeding has been recognised by a $3.8M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to evaluate and improve breeding programs in developing countries. School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Dr Chris Lambrides, leads the project.
Changing Australian soil conditions are exposing crops to silver nanoparticles, which are widely used in household products, a study led by The University of Queensland has found.
Chelsea Stroppiana, a recent Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours) graduate, has won the Ag Institute Australia (AIA) National Student Award for 2016. This award is competed for annually by undergraduate students who complete an honours research project as part of an agricultural science degree.