Scratch and win with Pork’s Professor Paul

Professor Paul Hughes will again host his popular annual Science & Practice of Pig Production in South Australia, from Monday, January 12 to Friday, January 23, at the Roseworthy campus of University of Adelaide.

The course covers pretty much the full spectrum of pork production, from genetics and reproduction, to nutrition, housing, welfare, health and pig meat.

Course attendees, says Paul, have diverse backgrounds and knowledge and they appreciate that no background knowledge is assumed and everything is taught from scratch.

Field trips to piggeries and other facilities associated with the pig production industry complement classroom and practical sessions with the likes of Prof Hughes, Assoc Prof Roy Kirkwood of University of Adelaide, Tony Edwards of Ace Livestock Consulting, Dr Roger Campbell, CEO of  Pork CRC, Rod Hamann of Australian Pork Farms Group, Dr Stephen Tait, who heads up Pork CRC’s Bioenergy Support program and Heather Channon of APL.

Prospective attendees should save the dates and register their interest by contacting Prof Paul Hughes, Tel 08 8313 7603 or Email

2014 David Syme Research Prize – call for applications

Applications are invited for the 2014 David Syme Research Prize for the best original research in Biology, Physics, Chemistry or Geology produced in Australia during the past two years, ending December 31, 2014. Preference will be given to original work of value to the industrial and commercial interests of Australia. The prize is awarded by the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne but is open to eligible researchers Australia wide.
For more information on how to apply, click here


The Annual General Meeting of Pork CRC Ltd (“Company”) will be held on

Monday, November 17, 2014

in the Fairmont room at the Park Hyatt Melbourne, 1 Parliament Square, off Parliament Place, Melbourne, Victoria 3002 at 09:45 am.

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