PhD Candidate, ARC Training Centre for Future Crops Development
PhD Candidate, University of Adelaide
Chris is undertaking a PhD within the Training Centre, based in Adelaide and is an interdisciplinary researcher interested in food and dietary behaviour, focusing on urban (plant-based) food sustainability. Enthusiastic about interdisciplinary and collaborative research that includes the humanities, social and natural sciences alike, as well as its communication.
SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE GENETIC & FIELD TECHNOLOGIES FOR FUTURE CROPS
The ARC Training Centre for Accelerated Future Crops Development is funded by the Australian Research Council under its Industrial Transformation Training Hubs Program to run from 2022 to 2027.
It is a collaboration of universities, government research agencies and the Australian grains sector’s key stakeholders in training, R&D, social engagement, responsible innovation, breeding, marketing and delivery.
It also has international partners in gene-editing, SynBio, crop breeding, and, other partnerships for co-developing deep technologies to transform the agriculture industry and global food security.