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Image of people at a conference (From left) GRDC manager of delivery programs Tom McCue with Andrew MacLeod and Helen Thompson from Federation University Australia, part of a GRDC-funded project to develop an online research repository for grain growers... Speaking at the Digital Rural Futures Conference hosted by the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba in June, Mr McCue said the aim is to adapt these technologies in a way that leads to practical and affordable tools that increase productivity and profit. ".. Samuel Coggins , from Canberra, is studying for a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture at the University of Sydney...
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Ten recipients of the horizon scholarship announced.. Developed to help address the shortage of trained professionals entering primary industries and designed to promote the diverse career pathways that agriculture offers, the Horizon Scholarship attracts Australia's best and brightest young tertiary students... The students are studying for degrees such as agricultural science and animal and rural sciences at universities across the country, and all are committed to a career in primary industries after their studies...
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The GRDC has invested in the professional development of six new young people through the Horizon Scholarship program to equip them for long-term careers in agriculture.. Six first-year university students with an interest in the grains industry were among 13 young people recently awarded 2015 Horizon Scholarships... In her first year of a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) at the University of Adelaide, Alison already aims to draw on the grain sector's potential as a major source of biofuel as part of her studies...
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The GRDC has invested in the professional development of six new young people through the Horizon Scholarship program to equip them for long-term careers in agriculture.. Six first-year university students with an interest in the grains industry were among 13 young people recently awarded 2015 Horizon Scholarships... In her first year of a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) at the University of Adelaide, Alison already aims to draw on the grain sector's potential as a major source of biofuel as part of her studies...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
The University of Tasmania (UTAS) and University of Western Australia (UWA) aimed to increase retention of students in post-compulsory science education and tertiary science and agricultural science to address a current and predicted skill shortage in primary industry... One of the major objectives of this program is to inform teachers and students about the nature and extent of primary industries in their region and to identify career pathways in these areas for science graduates... The project is based on a proven integrated national and regional strategy which can successfully address identified employer demand in primary industry science...
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Catalogue: GRDC Final Reports
a) Promote a positive attitudinal change towards careers in primary industry in teachers and students b) Establish a human capacity supply pipeline from schools through universities into primary industry.. The purpose of the study was to provide the context, justification and the terms for a new national strategy to make sure that one of our best resources, the future supply of young science professionals, is developed and maintained... In marking out the parameters for the Scoping Study, existing research was reviewed, feedback from science education and primary industry stakeholders was sought, the advice of government was incorporated, our national Research and Development Corporations (RDC) industry partners were consulted and a future operating plan for the proposed Primary Industry Centre for Science Education (PICSE) was developed...
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