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CEAT launches new funding program!

CEAT is pleased to announce the Strategic Investment Program (SIP). This is a funding opportunity open to ANU researchers looking to engage with industry partners . . . ...more

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September Director’s message

Last week, Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley, released a paper highlighting the opportunity to create tens of thousands of jobs in Australia’s emerging technology industries in the coming decade. To fully exploit this opportunity, Dr Foley says Australia will need to develop a workforce that combines knowledge of STEM with skills from the humanities

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August Director’s message

During August, I was proud to host one of CEAT’s Fellows, Dr Alison Bentley, during her stay in Canberra. In her role as Director of the Global Wheat Program at the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Alison spoke at the Crawford Fund Conference at Australian Parliament House. Alison then spent a week at

4 weeks ago

‘What if seeds were vaccines?’ workshop

What if seeds were vaccines? This was the question raised by Alison Bentley, Director of the Global Wheat Program at International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) and CEAT Fellow, and explored at a select workshop hosted by CEAT on Monday 22 August. The workshop was an initial exploration to see what crop breeding could

4 weeks ago

‘Shockproof staples’: building greater resilience into our food systems

Wheat is a staple in the diet of 2.5 billion people globally, and, in many countries in the global south and developing world, it is people’s number one source of nutrition. Supply constraints resulting from conflict in the Ukraine have exposed vulnerabilities in our agricultural system and pose real and immediate challenges to global food

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