School of Agriculture, Food & Wine

Growing the future: fostering excellence in scientific research and education 

The School of Agriculture, Food and Wine provides a world-class concentration of scientific research, education and infrastructure at the University of Adelaide’s Waite campus

The School connects scientific excellence with industry relevance. This philosophy guides and inspires our education programs. Our extensive international network of academic and commercial collaborators provides a stimulating and unique environment for research and student training. 

Our disciplines

Research and collaboration

HDR opportunities

Gain pioneering insights from world-class researchers through our PhD and Masters-level research degrees. 

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State-of-the-art facilities

Access our cutting-edge research and teaching facilities including the Food Innovation Laboratory, Hickinbotham Roseworthy Wine Science Laboratory, Australian Plant Phenomics Facility and the Microbrewery.

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Study with us

Learn at the largest agricultural research and teaching institute in the southern hemisphere from visionaries in the field.

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Latest news

Researchers to investigate prevalence of PFAS in livestock

A new national study by the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine seeks to understand the prevalence of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Australian livestock, with researchers seeking farmers who have previously applied biosolids as fertiliser to be collaborators.

Scientists seek your soil for century-chemical study

University of Adelaide researchers are calling on South Australian citizen scientists to donate soil samples from their backyard gardens for a study examining how widely spread per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are in our home gardens.


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