Student success

  • She was the face of The University of Queensland’s 2015 Create Change advertising campaign – but now QAAFI avocado researcher Louisa Parkinson has proven her scientific mettle.
  • The unique challenges of the Australia beef industry and world-leading beef research capabilities led Texan PhD student Bailey Engle to QAAFI and Brisbane.
  • Congratulations to Anahita Mizani, from QAAFI's Centre for Plant Science, for her compelling presentation at the Three Minute Thesis competition (3MT) UQ Final on Wednesday 13 September at Customs House.
  • Dr Eddie Ti Tjih exceptional research on the "Food safety risk assessment of Indospicine in Australian camel meat" has been recognised as one of the top 10% these in 2016 for UQ.
  • 25 PhD students inspired a packed out room on Monday with their three minute thesis presentations.
  • Cécile is studying sustainable grazing system intensification and is passionate about creating a healthier planet, but realises gender bias is still an obstacle for women in science. This passion has led Cécile to take part in a once-in-a-life-time experience, the Homeward Bound initiative, which involves an expedition to Antarctica.
  • Small changes in maize-growing techniques are helping farmers in Mozambique boost production.
  • How an avocado researcher became the face of UQ’s advertising campaign

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