UQ student success

May 22, 2017
Filed under: News — Tags: , , , — Emma Drew @ 11:21 am

Centre PhD student Ghanendra Gartaula, from the UQ node, is one of six finalists in the 2017 9th Annual Best Student Research Paper Competition of the American Association of Cereal Chemists International (AACCI). The finalists were chosen from several student applicants based on their initial presentation slides and abstract. The first, second and third places at […]

UQ researcher takes the cake

Filed under: Events,Media,News — Tags: , , , , , — Emma Drew @ 10:34 am

Baking meets science in the most delicious way, with a range of new ‘good heart’ muffins developed by Centre scientists at the UQ node to meet the food standard guidelines for cholesterol-lowering properties. According to food scientist and keen baker Dr Nima Gunness, the UQ blueberry muffins contain around three grams of beta glucans – […]

3MT : UQ Final for 2016

September 23, 2016
Filed under: Events,News — Tags: — Stav Manafis @ 5:44 pm

We would like to congratulate UQ’s Ghanendra Gartaula for his performance at the at the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) University of Queensland competition on Wednesday 14th September. He was the ‘All-Institute winner’ and competed for the UQ finals. Ghanendra  gave an exceptional presentation entitled “Is Wheat Porridge Possible?” and competed against 7 other finalists  from […]

UQ node success at the AGSA Conference

September 21, 2016
Filed under: Events,Media — Tags: , — Stav Manafis @ 11:21 am

  A big congratulations to both Ms. Guangli Feng and Dr. Sushil Dhital from the UQ node who recently won awards at the 66th Australasian Grain Science Conference in Tamworth. Ms. Feng received the Best Student Oral Presentation Award. Dr. Dhital was awarded the inaugural A B Blakeney Early Career Development Scholarship.

Why it may not always be best to blend your daily dose of Plant Cell Walls

July 7, 2015
Filed under: Media,News — Tags: , , , , , — Emma Drew @ 11:07 am

Debunking conventional wisdom, Dr. Barbara Williams, from the ARC Centre of Excellence in Plant Cell Walls was recently featured on the ABCs ‘The Checkout’ (2nd July). Dr. Williams highlighted some important home truths concerning the role of eating whole fruit and vegetables that prolong the feeling of satiety and nourish the bacteria within our gut […]

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