• Chelsea Stroppiana, SAFS honours graduate, wins national award

    Chelsea Stroppiana, SAFS honours graduate, wins national award

    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.

  • Prawn spawn secrets unlocked in 3D images

    Prawn spawn secrets unlocked in 3D images

    Discovering the secrets of how one of the world’s most popular prawn species produces sperm and transfers it to create the next generation could help free aquaculture from reliance on brood stock from the wild.

  • Next generation of plant scientists grow their way to the top

    Next generation of plant scientists grow their way to the top

    Glasshouse Christian College students were crowned Grand Champions for 2016 with their sunflower weighing 2.023kg as more than 200 high school students battled it out to take home the title of top sunflower grower during The University of Queensland’s annual Sunflower Competition, which finished with a weigh-in day at the University’s Gatton campus

  • Saltwater crocodile sperm may hold secret to male infertility

    Saltwater crocodile sperm may hold secret to male infertility

    Saltwater crocodiles may help solve male infertility after a remarkable discovery that crocodile sperm, after leaving the testes, behave differently than previously thought.