QAAFI blogs from researchers and students


UQ's Dr Barbara George-Jaeggli writes about the importance of a good support network, and the changes needed so parents don't have to choose between career and caring.
A food scientist from UQ is working with Indigenous communities to unlock a lucrative industry – using Kakadu plum to extend the storage life of food.
UQ scientists have joined forces to develop a breakthrough that has the potential to bolster global food security.
UQ is leading a vital agricultural partnership between research institutions and industry to increase efficiency in crop plant breeding, ultimately helping to overcome global food shortages.
To celebrate Research Week 2018, UQ is proud to share how UQ research is creating change, right across the world, every day.

Find out how our researchers are collaborating with research partners both in Australia and abroad to protect our future food supply.
According to English poet John Donne in 1624, “No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main…”

Swap the word ‘man’ for ‘human’ or ‘organisation’ and this is the philosophy of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, a powerful philanthropic group that seeks to reduce inequity in the world.

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