DEEDI scientists working on the QAAFI medicinal honey research project, Margaret Currie and Andrew Cusack, testing the infection-fighting power of an Australian native myrtle honey.

Honey sourced from an Australian native myrtle tree has been found to have the most powerful anti-bacterial properties of any honey in the world and could be used to treat antibiotic-resistant bacterial infections that commonly occur in hospitals...

1 March 2011

The University of Queensland’s new research Institute, the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI), provided support for the inaugural New Rural Industries Australia (NRIA) Conference held last month.

15 December 2010