PhD student wins prize for best food and nutrition presentation

Postgraduate prize winners 2017

Prize winners, back from left, Christina Asanopoulos, Cindy Callens, Ben Keiller, Kara Levin, Sihia Guo, front, Chandnee Ramkissoon, Olivia Cousins and Deborah Devis.

Chandnee Ramkissoon from the Fertiliser Technology Research Centre has won the prize for the best presentation on food and nutrition, sponsored by FOODplus.

Chandnee presented part of her PhD research during the 2017 Annual Postgraduate Symposium at University of Adelaide's Waite campus.

The presentation described parts of her PhD research program in which she has formulated Selenium fertilisers to biofortify cereal crops. She discussed the importance of Se, the affect deficiency has on human health and highlighted some of the differences in fertiliser behaviour depending on the macronutrient fertiliser accompanying the Se.

The research a partnership between the University of Adelaide and the University of Nottingham (UK).

FTRC would like to congratulate Chandnee for this prestigious award.

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