Promising technology to combat smoke taint

Professor Kerry Wilkinson’s collaboration with a US winery on smoke taint mitigation is showing promising early results.

SA Hub will help build resilience to drought

The South Australian Drought Resilience Adoption and Innovation Hub is one of eight in Australia established by the Federal Government.

Research shows potential of gene editing in barley

An international team of plant scientists have shown the potential to rapidly improve the quality of barley grain through a genetic tool known as CRISPR or gene editing.

Welcome to the Waite

This website is the online portal to the Waite Campus, the largest concentration of agricultural research and teaching expertise in the Southern Hemisphere. Established in 1924 and located at Urrbrae in Adelaide, South Australia, ‘The Waite’ is a co-located partnership of 15 complementary organisations and centres engaged in world-class Research and Development in plant, agricultural, food, wine and natural resources science.

In an increasingly food-insecure world with serious climate and economic challenges facing us, the vision of Peter Waite, to harness science in support of agricultural productivity, has never been more important or relevant.

The Waite is a world-renowned brand in agricultural research and education, and a leading centre of Australian research capability in wine, grains, soil and plant breeding.

The aim of this website is to bring together in one place the relevant information, including key contacts and links, from across the organisations based at the Waite Campus for our various stakeholder groups. We trust you will find it useful.


Waite mural Tarnanthi launch Friday 29 October - CSIRO and Guildhouse are presenting Cedric Varcoe’s Artist in Residence mural on the grounds of the CSIRO Waite Campus as part of Tarnanthi Festival on Friday October 29
CRC-P grant applications now open - CRC-P grant applications for collaborations between industry, researchers and the community are now open until November 16, 2021
Call for projects: Academic Consortium 21 Special Projects Fund - AC21 call-out for collaborative projects to seek solutions for global challenges.
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PhD opportunity: Wine Chemistry - The University of Adelaide and AWRI are looking for a PhD candidate for an exciting new project to investigate polysulfanes as source of latent volatile sulfur compounds.
Early bird registration ASPS conference closing this Friday - Early bird registration rates for ASPS conference close Friday the 1st of October at 5pm
Biometry Hub Workshops October - Biometry workshops running in October 2021 - sign up now.
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The Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide is an integrated research and teaching precinct that has been presented as a model for the collocation of agricultural research institutions and has established a track record for delivering value to industry through innovative research and quality education. The Waite website is powered by the Waite Research Institute.


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