• Eye opener for UniTas student

    Thanks so much to one of our partners, Dow AgroSciences for this story about UniTas grad Maddie and her work placement in NZ! University of Tasmania graduating student Maddie Francis is a perfect illustration of the valuable role played by the Primary Industry Centre for Science Education (PICSE) and industry sponsorship in attracting a future generation… read more

  • Meat quality assurance done to perfection

    As meat consumption around the world (particularly in Asia) is rapidly increasing, the need for sustainable meat production and processing is driving research into quality assurance – to evaluate the product before it reaches the consumer enabling better strategies to reduce waste. The aim of my research is to develop a way of determining meat… read more

  • In search of a healthier yoghurt – David Chua

    Yoghurt is a food that is consumed, in one form or another, on every continent of the world, but has a history so old that even its origins remain unknown. Today, many consume it regularly for its potential health benefits, while enjoying its creamy texture and refreshing tang. According to Dairy Australia, Australians currently consume… read more


    • Vic ag in an international marketplace

      Royal Agricultural Society of Victoria, in collaboration with the Victorian Farmers Federation, ANZ Bank, PwC, The Global Foundation, and the Victorian Agribusiness Council, with sponsorship from State Government Victoria is conducting ‘AgriVictoria’ on 11 June at the Park Hyatt, Melbourne. The program is compelling and focused on assisting farmers/producers/processors understand key issues associated with becoming investment… read more

    • Passionate about climate change? There’s a job for you!

      Climate change is a big issue that affects us all on so many levels and is an issue students learn about from a very young age. This early grounding means they remain passionate about climate change issues right through their education and many want to do something in their careers to help solve some of… read more

    • Maddie gets a taste of research science

      Thanks so much to our partners Dow AgroSciences for this story about Univeristy of Tasmania graduate Maddie Francis who won the 2014 PICSE/Dow AgroSciences Travelling Scholarship Award for Excellence in Science. Maddie was able to travel to New Zealand to work with top international scientists and really understand what it is like to work for a… read more