Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Waite Research Institute Launch – James McWha’s Speech

Prof. James McWha

Prof. James McWha

Today, the 27th of July, the Waite Research Institute was officially launched. You can listen to Prof. James McWha’s speech here. The launch was carried out by the South Australian Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, the Hon. Michael O’Brien, MP.

The Waite Research Institute Launch – Mike Brooks’ Speech

Prof. Mike Brooks

Prof. Mike Brooks

Today, the 27th of July, the Waite Research Institute was officially launched. You can listen to Prof. Mike Brooks’ speech here. The launch was carried out by the South Australian Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, the Hon. Michael O’Brien, MP.

The Waite Research Institute Launch – Michael O’Brien’s Speech

Hon. Michael O'Brien, MP

Hon. Michael O'Brien, MP

Today, the 27th of July, the Waite Research Institute was officially launched. You can listen to the Hon. Michael O’Brien, MP’s speech here. The launch was carried out by the South Australian Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, the Hon. Michael O’Brien, MP.

The Waite Research Institute Launch – Roger Leigh’s Speech

Prof. Roger Leigh

Prof. Roger Leigh

Today, the 27th of July, the Waite Research Institute was officially launched. You can listen to Prof. Roger Leigh’s speech here. The launch was carried out by the South Australian Minister for Agriculture, Food and Fisheries, the Hon. Michael O’Brien, MP.

$31 million biotech centre to benefit crops, food, energy

Professor Geoff Fincher

Australia’s crop and food industries will benefit from a new $31 million biotechnology Centre of Excellence, read the media release, to be directed from the University of Adelaide’s Waite Campus.

The University was on Friday the 16th of July awarded $19.25 million in federal funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC), with an additional $12 million of support from partnering institutions. The University’s new ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Wall Biology will build an international team of researchers with strong industry links.