About Us

12bet体育代理Named after Peter Waite, the Waite Research Institute is internationally recognised for it's world-class research, development, teaching and commercialisation activities in Agriculture.

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Our fundamental and applied research based at The University of Adelaide's North Terrace, Roseworthy and Waite campuses underpins innovation in Australia's agricultural industries.

The Waite Research Institute (WRI) was established in 2009/10 to facilitate further development of the world-class capability and technologies at the Waite precinct. The WRI keeps alive the vision of Peter Waite in leading and providing support for collaborative initiatives that bring about step changes in Australian agricultural science and practice.

The WRI’s broad vision is to drive the innovation to secure a sustainable future for Agriculture by stimulating and supporting internationally-competitive research that supports profitable and sustainable production in its target sectors.

12bet体育代理Supported by state-of-the-art infrastructure and the unique collective strength of the co-located partners, our research is trans-disciplinary and collaborative in nature with national and international connections to major industry sectors, government and other high-quality research organisations.


Membership

12bet体育代理There are four levels of membership in the WRI

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  • Research leader

    Criteria for membership Benefits of membership Responsibilities

    Academic staff at the University of Adelaide with demonstrated track record and research capability, in an area relevant to AFW sectors/WRI goals

    • Eligible for relevant WRI programs
    • Assistance for major strategic initiatives
    • Access to WRI resources (eg. grant writing, assistance with hosting events/workshops etc)
    • Connect with researchers across disciplines through WRI network
    • Research Group included in WRI annual report and relevant marketing materials
    • Acknowledge the WRI in all representations including presentations, papers, articles, reports, & media interviews generated in WRI research areas
    • Regularly participate in WRI events and activities
    • Contribute to achieving the objectives of the Institute
    • Participate in mentoring and training activities, as appropriate
    • Maintain accurate contact information
    • Contribute to WRI Annual Report and funding program reporting
    • Contribute information on new publications, awards and achievements to WRI

     

  • ECR/MCR

    Criteria for membership Benefits of membership Responsibilities
    • Academic staff at the University of Adelaide
    • Research active in area relevant to AFW sectors / WRI goals
    • Eligible for relevant WRI programs
    • Assistance for major strategic initiatives
    • Access to WRI resources (eg. grant writing, assistance with hosting events/workshops etc)
    • Connect with researchers across disciplines through WRI network
    • Acknowledge the WRI in all representations including presentations, papers, articles, reports, & media interviews generated in WRI research areas
    • Regularly participate in WRI events and activities
    • Contribute to achieving the objectives of the Institute
  • Student

    Criteria for membership Benefits of membership Responsibilities
    • Current HDR student at the University of Adelaide
    • Project relevant to AFW sectors/WRI goals
    • At least one supervisor is a member of the WRI
    • Eligible for relevant WRI programs
    • Connect with students across disciplines through WRI network
    • Access to WRI resources
    • Acknowledge the WRI in all representations including presentations, papers, articles, reports, & media interviews generated in WRI research areas
    • Regularly participate in WRI events and activities
    • Contribute information on new publications, awards and achievements to WRI
  • Industry

    Criteria for membership Benefits of membership Responsibilities

    Employed within an industry relevant to WRI research and has demonstrated active collaboration with a WRI Research Leader or ECR/MCR

    • Eligible for relevant WRI programs where collaboration exists with a WRI Research Leader or ECR/MCR
    • Opportunity for involvement in relevant WRI-led major initiatives
    • Connect with researchers across disciplines through WRI network
    • Regularly participate in WRI events and activities
    • Where appropriate, acknowledge the WRI in all representations including presentations, papers, articles, reports, & media interviews generated in WRI research areas
    • Contribute information on new publications, awards and achievements to WRI