Dr Jill Fernandes

Assessing animal experiences: A transdisciplinary challenge

27 April 2021 12:00pm
Dr Jill Fernandes will present a QAAFI Science Seminar titled "Assessing animal experiences: A transdisciplinary challenge".

Farmers reflections - CRCNA webinar

21 April 2021 1:00pm2:30pm
This interactive session will bring together various project participants (including growers), researchers and CRCNA project managers in an exchange of information, knowledge and key lessons learned.
Join our project participants and researchers as they discuss their involvement in the CRCNA's broadacre cropping projects.

Next gen PhD research on the beef horizon

20 April 2021 12:00pm
Hear from QAAFI Animal Science PhD students discuss the potential value of their research for the industry.

Native bees in Brisbane and how to care for them

20 April 2021 10:00am12:00pm
Dr Tobias Smith delves into the weird and wonderful secrets of the biology, ecology and evolution of the stingless bees. You'll hear how stingless bee hives are used for research and teaching here at UQ. As well as view the fascinating behaviours these bees exhibit, see inside live hives, and taste a little of their unique and tangy honey!

Domestic Postgraduate Advice Sessions (online or in-person)

19 April 2021 9:00am24 April 2021 6:00pm
This is your opportunity to schedule a personalised, one-to-one session with a postgraduate coursework study advisor. Have a chat and ask any questions that you might have about starting program choices, eligibility, fees, flexibility, or life as a postgraduate coursework student at UQ.
Dr Roy Costilla Monteagudo

Increasing milk production of smallholder dairy farms in India using genomic selection

30 March 2021 12:00pm
Dr Roy Costilla Monteagudo, will present a seminar titled 'Increasing milk production of smallholder dairy farms in India using genomic selection'.
Dr Alex Wu

Stimulating crop improvement with plant/crop models

23 March 2021 12:00pm
Dr Alex Wu, will present a seminar titled 'Stimulating crop improvement with plant/crop models'.
Selina Fyfe

Studying the native Australian green plum (Buchanania obovata)

16 March 2021 12:00pm
QAAFI PhD Candidate, Selina Fyfe, will present an overview on the native Australian green plum, fruit of Buchanania obovata.
Juliette Wright OAM

Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women's Network celebrations

12 March 2021 6:00pm7:00pm
The Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s Network (QRRRWN) will host seven in-person and webinar events across Queensland between Monday 8 March to Friday 12 March 2021 as part of International Women’s Day celebrations.
Professor Anna Koltunow

Harnessing asexual seed formation to save hybrid seed, and fix complex traits in sorghum

9 March 2021 12:00pm
Professor Anna Koltunow will present a science seminar titled 'Harnessing asexual seed formation to save hybrid seed, and fix complex traits in sorghum'.

UQU International Women's Day

8 March 2021 4:00pm
To celebrate Women who have inspired change on campus and in the wider community, featuring a guest speaker from the One Woman Project.

International Women's Day 2021

8 March 2021 8:00am
International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women's achievements or rally for women's equality.

Women in Media - IWD events

4 March 2021 5:30pm
Join Women in Media Queensland for a casual get-together at the Boundary Hotel. Have a drink, enjoy a chat, catch up with friends and reconnect with the WiM community.
Associate Professor Andrew Geering

Preserving the Aussie lifestyle through research on turf

2 March 2021 12:00pm
Associate Professor Andrew Geering will present a science seminar titled 'Preserving the Aussie lifestyle through research on turf'.

GRDC Northern Research Update

2 March 2021 8:00am
In 2021, to better manage risks associated with COVID-19, the 2-day GRDC Grains Research Update at Goondiwindi has been split into two one-day events at Dalby (2 March) and Narrabri (4 March). If you are involved in the production side of the grains industry, these are events that you cannot afford to miss. Come along and hear the latest grains research information, share ideas and update your knowledge. Numbers could be quite constrained as a result of COVID-19, so book early to avoid disappointment. For those who can’t attend, we will be livestreaming both the Narrabri and Dalby Updates free of charge.
Dr Natasha Hungerford

Stingless bee honey - a novel source of the beneficial disaccharide trehalulose

23 February 2021 12:00pm
Dr Natasha Hungerford will present a science seminar titled 'Stingless bee honey - a novel source of the beneficial disaccharide trehalulose'.
The sixth Animal Science poster Olympics 2021

The sixth Animal Science poster Olympics 2021

19 February 2021 12:00pm5:00pm
The sixth Animal Science Olympics is on and we are welcoming poster submissions from all researchers in animal science. If you are not submitting a poster, come and support your peers.

International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2021

11 February 2021 8:00am
A significant gender gap has persisted throughout the years at all levels of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines all over the world. Even though women have made tremendous progress towards increasing their participation in higher education, they are still under-represented in these fields.

Gender equality has always been a core issue for the United Nations. Gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls will make a crucial contribution not only to economic development of the world, but to progress across all the goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well.
Sugarcane

Improved genomic selection of sugarcane - webinar

21 January 2021 8:00am9:00am
Please join us as we hear from Seema Yadav (PhD candidate QAAFI UQ) who will present the latest results on incorporating non-additive genetic effects in genomic prediction.
Dr Edward Narayan

Tracking stress remotely via wool cortisol and SMART tags: shearing early in pregnancy reduces stress and improves productivity of Merino sheep

15 December 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Edward Narayan, Animal Scientist with QAAFI will present a seminar titled 'Tracking stress remotely via wool cortisol and SMART tags: shearing early in pregnancy reduces stress and improves productivity of Merino sheep'.
Professor Christine Beveridge

The ARC CoE for Plant Success in Nature and Agriculture

8 December 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Professor Christine Beveridge, will present a seminar titled 'The ARC CoE for Plant Success in Nature and Agriculture'. The ARC CoE for Plant Success in Nature and Agriculture will make significant advances in the emerging fields of evolutionary systems biology (how plants work and evolve) and predictive analytics (mathematics) to deliver novel strategies for improving ecosystem management, crop resilience and yield.
Dr Elizabeth Ross, QAAFI at UQ

Combining genomic and metagenomic predictions increases accuracy

24 November 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Dr Elizabeth Ross is a research fellow with the Centre for Animal Science at QAAFI. Dr Ross will present a science seminar 'Genomic predictions using data from the sheep microbiome', based on a recently published article in the Journal of Animal Science.
Associate Professor Daniel Cozzolino

The value add of sensing technologies to agri-food systems

27 October 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Associate Professor Daniel Cozzolino is a food chemist and leader in food traceability linked to provenance. Daniel will present a seminar linked to a recently published research paper 'Authentication, provenance and traceability in fish and seafood by means of vibrational spectroscopy'.
Professor Brad Sherman

The impact of changes to the Qld Biodiscovery law on scientific research

15 October 2020 12:30pm1:30pm
This workshop will examine the key features of the new Queensland biodiscovery law and the impact it might have for researchers, scientists, plant breeders, and Indigenous Peoples.
Chris O'Brien

Cryopreservation of avocado shoot tips

13 October 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
The supply of smashed ‘avo’ is secure for generations after world-first research cryopreserved the tips of avocado shoots and then revived them to create healthy plants. QAAFI PhD student Chris O’Brien will present an update on his PhD research titled 'Cryopreservation of avocado shoot tips'. 

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