UNE’s Angus Dingley is exploring how temperature extremes affect pollination in polytunnels to help growers produce more and better berries.
We congratulate Ripan Debnath on taking out his PhD from UNSW and for securing a new role as a Consultant for the University of Newcastle’s Institute for Regional Futures.
QUT PhD student Lijun ‘Lucy’ Summerhayes, whose research explored urban food policy in Australia, was awarded her doctorate in September.
Western Sydney University PhD student Claudia Vacca has spent their career studying plant pathogens, from trees to potatoes, developing new ways for early detection and intervention.
In July. Future Food Systems staff, research leads and PhDs represented FFS, our projects and our mission at conferences and agrifood events nationwide.
FFS PhD student Mazadul Islam is working with experts in two nations to find more sustainable ways to fertigate indoor vegetable crops.
Darwin-based FFS PhD scholar Gehan Abdelghany’s research is contributing valuable agronomic information to the FFS-backed ‘Commercialising native rice’ project.
On 14 June, FFS staff and PhDs visited Western Sydney University Hawkesbury campus and the $7m National Vegetable Protected Cropping Centre.
Sumitra Saha, PhD student: Exploring heat-resistant potato microbiomes for sustainable potato production in a changing climate
A grades in high-school science turned into a career path for Sumitra Saha, who recently joined Murdoch University as a PhD student on the’Novel microbiome technology’ project team.
FFS PhD scholar Agyemang is modelliing freight data along the agrifood supply chain to boost efficiency and reduce waste on the path from farm to fork.