International Leucaena Conference

International Leucaena Conference

29 October 2018 8:00am3 November 2018 5:00pm
International Leucaena Conference is an conference on the tree legume leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) and other species in the Leucaena genus to be held in Queensland, Australia 29 October – 3 November 2018. The conference will comprise a three day field trip followed by a 2.5 day workshop at the University of Queensland.
GFIA in Focus

GFIA in Focus

27 November 2018 10:00am28 November 2018 11:00am
GFIA in Focus Australia will present hundreds of innovations for smart food production to 2,000 food producers, policy makers, scientists and investors to revolutionise the way farmers produce food.
Next QAAFI Science Seminar

Next QAAFI Science Seminar

21 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
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Sustaining crop production in North Anhui, China: challenges, opportunities and collaborations

21 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Youhong Song will present a seminar titled "Sustaining crop production in North Anhui, China: challenges, opportunities and collaborations"
 “Fake News”: How misinformation about agriculture threatens sustainability and innovation

Public Lecture: “Fake News”: How misinformation about agriculture threatens sustainability and innovation

9 August 2018 4:00pm5:00pm
The phenomenon of fake news is not new to agricultural scientists. Misinformation and fallacies abound, and simplistic narratives regarding the “best” way to produce food dominate the internet and media. | Public Lecture by Professor Alison Van Eenennaam from the University of California
Food Evolution Movie Screening

Food Evolution Movie Screening

9 August 2018 10:00am12:00pm
Food Evolution, explores the complexity of cultural attitudes to GMOs and food, and investigates how easily fear and misinformation can overwhelm objective, evidence-based analysis. Join one of the stars of the film, Dr Alison Van Eenennaam, a science communicator and an animal genomics and biotechnology specialist for a new perspective on the GMO debate.
Sex in the petri (dish)?

Sex in the petri (dish)?

8 August 2018 3:00pm4:00pm
There are new opportunities to accelerate genetic improvement of livestock by incorporating phenotypic and genomic information, deep learning, advanced reproductive technologies, and precision breeding methods into conventional breeding and selection programs. | This seminar will be presented by Professor Alison Van Eenennaam, from the University of California, as part of the Douglas Ormonde Butler Memorial Lectureship. 
Seminar

QAAFI Future Science Leaders Seminar

7 August 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Bing Cheng "Canopy Position Influences on Gene Expression and Coffee Quality"
Samira Samarfard "Genetic Diversity and Molecular Evolution of Alfalfa Leaf Curl Virus"

Foodomics as the Future in Food Analysis? Opportunities and Challenges Compared to Targeted Assays

31 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Michael Rychlik from the Technical University of Munich will present a seminar titled "Foodomics as the Future in Food Analysis? Opportunities and Challenges Compared to Targeted Assays"
Monica Castro Valdebenito

Advances in avocado rootstock research in Chile

17 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Mónica Castro Valdebenito will present a seminar titled "Advances in avocado rootstock research in Chile"
3MT

QAAFI 3MT Competition

16 July 2018 9:45am1:00pm
The QAAFI 3MT Competition will be held on 16 July, registrations close on 2 July.
Prof Jeff Bennetzen

Seminar: Transposable element dynamics and horizontal DNA transfer in flowering plants

13 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Jeffrey Bennetzen from the University of Georgia will present a seminar titled "Transposable element dynamics and horizontal DNA transfer in flowering plants"
Rural Press Club

Rural Press Club: Seeds of Science - why we got it so wrong on GMOs

12 July 2018 12:30pm2:00pm
Join us to hear from Mark Lynas, world renowned author & environmental activist, on the inside story of the fight for and against genetic modification in food, from the former activist who's been on the front line of both sides of the argument.

RAID Networking Event

12 June 2018 6:00pm9:00pm
Build your network with like-minded people involved in agricultural research, supporting work in developing countries, or seeking to promote international development.

Prediction-based Crop Improvement

12 June 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Mark Cooper from The Centre for Crop Science, QAAFI will present a seminar titled `Prediction-based Crop Improvement'.

RAID Agricultural Research Leadership and Management Workshop

12 June 2018 12:00pm14 June 2018 5:00pm
The workshop will provide an introduction to managing and leading the context of research for development; and enable each participant to develop a set of actionable outcomes (the 30-day challenge) as a result of participation.
Identifying and managing new hazards in the food supply

Identifying and managing new hazards in the food supply

29 May 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Glenn Stanley from Food Standards Australia New Zealand will present a seminar titled `Identifying and managing new hazards in the food supply'.
Sustainable Beef: The Northern Frontier

Sustainable Beef: The Northern Frontier

10 May 2018 8:30am10:00am
QAAFI will host a seminar at Beef Australia 2018, "Sustainable Beef: The Northern Frontier" Thursday 10 May in the James Lawrence 2 room | This event is now sold out. Limited tickets will be available for purchase at the door.
QAAFI Science Seminar: Future Science Leaders

QAAFI Science Seminar: Future Science Leaders

1 May 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
William Nak "Topical application of dsRNA for endogenous gene control"
Alemu Tirfessa "Identifying Sorghum Plant Types Adapted to Moisture Stress Areas of Ethiopia"

Ecological risk assessment of nanopesticides

24 April 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Melanie Kah from University of Vienna/CSIRO will present a seminar titled `Ecological risk assessment of nanopesticides'.

Harnessing our knowledge of carbohydrates to benefit gut conditions

17 April 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Heidi Staudacher from the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences will present a seminar titled `Harnessing our knowledge of carbohydrates to benefit gut conditions`
 ASReml-R for Linear Mixed Model analysis of breeding data

ASReml-R for Linear Mixed Model analysis of breeding data

26 March 2018 9:00am28 March 2018 4:00pm
QAAFI’s Dr Craig Hardner is running a linear modelling workshop: ASReml-R for Linear Mixed Model analysis of breeding data from 26-28 March 9-4pm. Located at Hartley Teakle Building #83, The University of Queensland, St Lucia. Cost: 300
QAAFI Science Seminar: Future Science Leaders

QAAFI Science Seminar: Future Science Leaders

20 March 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Ghanendra Gartaula "Wheat endosperm cell walls: from isolation to a model"
Umair Ahsan "MicroRNA control of phase change in tropical/subtropical tree crops"

Gut microbiota: The impact of diet on gut microbiota and health

AIFST Seminar - Gut microbiota: The impact of diet on gut microbiota and health

14 March 2018 6:00pm9:00pm
Gut microbiota: The impact of diet on gut microbiota and health | lecture by Prof Mike Gidley & Dr Mark Turner that will examine the intersection of food and nutrition | 14 MARCH 6-9PM | Cost: $20 | UQ, St Lucia Bld #80 GBP | Register by RSVP by: 11 March 2018 17:00
Professor Robert Henry 

Capturing biodiversity for Agriculture

13 March 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Robert Henry, Director of the Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation will present a QAAFI Science Seminar, titled "Capturing biodiversity for Agriculture".

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