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a spray of seed pods in front of pots of grassy plants

Researchers from ֱ hope wild millet from outback Australia’s Channel Country could help feed the world as climate change impacts established grain crops.

26 October 2023

ֱ has been awarded more than $1.5 million as part of Australia’s Economic Accelerator Seed Grants to progress research and technologies to benefit the primary industries.

25 October 2023
Two people stand smiling in front of banners at an awards night, one of them is holding an award.

Associate Professor Carissa Klein, who is working to improve sustainability in the fishing and seafood industries, has been named the 2023 Queensland Young Tall Poppy Scientist of the Year.

19 October 2023
A tray filled with different coloured seeds and grains; a hand scooping a pile of round seed pods

A University of Queensland project is using technology to create a native food value chain to ensure Indigenous communities and businesses benefit from the thriving bushfood industry.

13 October 2023
A person in a blue button-down shirt is pulling apart a toasted cheese sandwich, with strings of melted cheese between the two sides.

Next-generation milk, cheese and yoghurt ingredients produced using precision fermentation will be among the first developed by Australia’s Food and Beverage Accelerator (FaBA).

12 October 2023
Sugarcane growing under a blue sky.

Researchers have proven that genomic selection can successfully predict the performance of key sugarcane traits, with the technology set to improve plant breeding outcomes in the crop.

29 September 2023
two hands holding some brown soil in which there are fat white grubs

Insect-specific viruses are being investigated to protect Australia’s $4 billion sugar industry in a research project at ֱ.

21 September 2023
A close up image of two thick beef steaks, cooked with pink insides and some rosemary on a plate.

Australian beef producers could lead the world by developing ‘flavour profiles’ for premium products similar to those used in the wine industry, according to a leading ֱ researcher.

24 August 2023
a small plant with two leaves sprouts from a pile of brown soil

A sustainable future for the entire food supply chain is the ambition of Sudhir Yadav, ֱ’s first Associate Professor of Sustainability.

21 August 2023
A man looks through tall grassy plant stalks in a room with pink lighting

Artificial intelligence could hold the key to feeding 10 billion people by 2050 in the face of climate change and rapidly evolving pests and pathogens according to researchers at ֱ.

11 August 2023
Researcher pipetting liquid in a lab

Food and beverage manufacturers can apply to share in $20 million to develop their ideas for products and ingredients to grow their business through Australia’s Food and Beverage Accelerator (FaBA).

10 August 2023

ֱ has secured more than $9 million from the Australian Research Council (ARC) Industrial Transformation Research program to support a more productive and sustainable agriculture sector in Australia.

31 July 2023
Barramundi swimming in aquaculture tank. Image, MainStream Aquaculture Group.

Computer simulations are key to bringing aquaculture into line with genetic advances being made in land-based agriculture, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

12 July 2023
Two hands, each holding half a passionfruit. One half has the pulp facing the camera

A new breeding strategy to reboot Australia’s passionfruit industry is being led by researchers at ֱ.

4 July 2023
a close up of fingers holding an onion-shaped brown ball with roots growing from it

Promoting the cultivation and use of a nutritious and tasty native plant tuber is the aim of a research project at ֱ.

27 June 2023