CoE researchers win inaugural Nutrition Society of Australia Award of Excellence in Nutrition and Dietary Fibre Research

December 20, 2013
Filed under: News — dmathew @ 9:48 am

At the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) in Dec 2013, CoE staff member Dr Nima Gunness and former CoE PhD student Dr Anneline Padayachee were joint winners of the first NSA Award of Excellence in Nutrition and Dietary Fibre Research. The aim of the award is to recognise and encourage […]

Centre Director involved in landmark report by Qantas and Shell on aviation biofuels.

December 17, 2013
Filed under: News — dmathew @ 12:19 pm

The aviation biofuels study was commissioned by Qantas in 2012/13 to review the commercial feasibility and long-term viability of Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF), using certified refining technology and infrastructure in Australia. Qantas formed a joint study team with The Shell Company of Australia Limited (Shell) and study partners, Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM), AltAir, the Australian Research […]

Radio interview – Dr Matt Tucker

November 28, 2013
Filed under: Media — Tags: , , — dmathew @ 10:04 am

Dr Matt Tucker from the Adelaide node of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls talks about his background, career and how it led to his current work in plant cell wall development in a recent interview on Radio Adelaide’s Harvest Program. You can have a listen to the pocast at:  Radio Adelaide – Harvest Image […]

ARC Future Fellowship success

November 22, 2013
Filed under: News — Tags: , — dmathew @ 10:00 am

  Dr Joshua Hazlewood, currently with Energy Biosciences Institute, Berkeley, USA has been awarded an ARC Future Fellowship to work at the University of Melbourne node of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls. Josh will provide exciting and unique isolation and analytical techniques to study the plant Golgi apparatus to dissect the […]

ARC video shown at 2013 Prime Ministers Awards for Science – Plan

November 12, 2013
Filed under: Uncategorized — dmathew @ 3:56 pm

Three images from the Centre were used in the impressive three minute video shown at the commencement of the Prime Ministers Prizes for Science awards ceremony at Parliament House, Canberra, on the 30th Of October 2013. Keep a look out at 1 min 33, 1 min 40 and 1 min 43 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKDGZVuQ5wA&feature=youtu.be

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