Welcome to the Waite
This website is the online portal to the Waite Campus, the largest agricultural research and teaching precinct in the Southern Hemisphere. Established in 1924 and located at Urrbrae in Adelaide, South Australia, ‘The Waite’ is a co-located partnership of 12 complementary organisations and centres engaged in world-class R&D 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.
The Australian Wine Research Institute is seeking participants for a wine tasting study … you don’t need to be an expert!
The Urrbrae House Christmas “Giving” tree in the Main Hall is once again a collection point for The Smith Family’s Christmas “Toy and Book Appeal” at the Waite Campus
For the next few weeks there will be a box of Christmas gifts available for purchase at the Aroma/Lirra Lirra café. This box comes from the Adelaide Day Centre for Homeless Persons and it contains cards and gift bags made by homeless men who attend …
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AT THE WAITE…
Ana Hranilovic has won the OENOPPIA prize for best research on oenological products at the EnoForum Web Conference 2021
UA wine researchers are seeking participants for sensory sessions on Tuesday 6 April.
Have you heard of R but you’re not really sure how to get started? Then this workshop is for you!May 10, 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Have you wondered about the principals behind experimental design? Why are you told to take the numb...May 12, 8:45 am - 5:00 pm
Come along to meet and connect with other women from the Waite research precinct, the 2nd Thursday o...May 13, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
You’ve designed and run your experiment and collected your data. Now what? This two-day workshop c...May 14, 8:45 am - May 17, 5:00 pm