• QAAFI Science Seminar

    QAAFI Science Seminar

    QAAFI in association with The Univerisity of Queensland will present a series of seminars over the coming months. This seminar, presented by Dr Vickers, will outline how advanced systems and synthetic biology tools are being used to examine processes such as beer brewing, and build molecular tools for biomass utilisation and production of industrially-useful biochemicals in the isoprenoid family.

  • Valedictorian sees sustainable agriculture as important to our food security

    Valedictorian sees sustainable agriculture as important to our food security

    Addressing food security in the face of climate change is an important goal for Shona Wood who graduates with a Bachelor of Agricultural Science (Honours) on July 24 and is Valedictorian at that ceremony. Shona has made a career transition from being a chef to an agricultural scientist, with a common interest in food in both careers. Shona came to UQ as a mature age student, attracted by its reputation for great research in agriculture.

  • Time to apply for scholarships

    Time to apply for scholarships

    There are a wide variety of scholarships available to new and continuing students studying within the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences.  Many have already been awarded to students within our school for this year. Students are encouraged to view the available Scholarships for Semester 2, 2015 and if eligible, apply. Applications open 20 July 2015.

  • Awards Night for 2015

    Awards Night for 2015

    The inaugural Scholarship and Prizes Award Ceremony for the School of Agriculture and Food Sciences was held on 19 May in the Hamon Centre, Gatton Campus. Donors and recipients, together with School staff, attended the ceremony. Representatives of the donors who attended the night presented awards as did Professor Neal Menzies on behalf of other donors and the School. The evening was compèred by Associate Professor Jim Cavaye.