AWET Undergraduate Project and Masters by Coursework Scholarships – 2019

  • By Peter
  • Aug 31 2018
  • Category: News
The Trust supports 15 Undergraduate Project Scholarships per year. These are available to suitable applicants from any University.  Each  is valued at $7,000 – with $3500 being allocated to the student and the balance to the University to fund its…
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Woolmark Learning Centre

  • By Peter
  • Jul 23 2018
  • Category: News
The Woolmark Company’s Wool Appreciation Courses are free workshops offering insight into the production pipeline of Merino wool apparel – from fibre to garment – and detail the unique benefits, performance and fabric attributes of wool and wool products. They…
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AWET Consults with Wool Industry Educators

  • By Peter
  • Jul 20 2018
  • Category: News
This has been a busy week. Universities Trustees met with representatives of a number of Universities delivering wool and sheep education. The Trust has been a major financier of the hub and spoke model, wherein UNE provides the hub, and…
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Intensive Courses in Wool Processing

  • By Peter
  • Apr 24 2018
  • Category: News
2018 Wool training workshops A series of wool training workshops will be conducted at Deakin University in May 2018 on behalf of the Australian Wool Education Trust (AWET). The workshops will be delivered at the Institute for Frontier Materials (IFM)…
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AWET Honours Scholarship Recipient awarded Top Honours

  • By Peter
  • Mar 27 2018
  • Category: News
Top young WA university research graduates celebrated at agriculture forum By Sheep Central, 26 March 2018 MURDOCH University graduate Lydia Inglis was awarded the Young Professionals in Agriculture Forum top honours for 2018 in Perth last week. Read original article…
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SPA leadership program participants 2018

  • By Peter
  • Dec 14 2017
  • Category: Industry
Successful SPA leadership program participants announced. Sheep Producers Australia has selected 14 participants to be part of its Sheep Industry Leadership Program, to be run in 2018. The successful applicants work throughout the sheepmeat value chain representing producers, agribusiness, researchers,…
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Australian Society for Animal Production Conference 2018

  • By Peter
  • Nov 27 2017
  • Category: News
Keynote speakers announced: Animal Production 2018 is excited to announce four keynote speakers invited to speak on innovation, big data, heat stress and consumer demands. The conference is on 2-4 July in Wagga Wagga NSE> The program is taking shape!…
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AWET Undergraduate Project and Masters by Coursework Scholarships

  • By Peter
  • Oct 23 2017
  • Category: News
The Trust supports 15 Undergraduate Project Scholarships per year. These are available to suitable applicants from any University.  Each  is valued at $7,000 – with $3500 being allocated to the student and the balance to the University to fund its…
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All about wool: where it comes from and how it is used

  • By Peter
  • Sep 14 2017
  • Category: News
IWTO Channel: Published September 13, 2017 Wool is a fiber with endless possibilities. In this video you’ll discover how wool is grown and how wool products are made. You’ll learn about wool’s many natural properties such as flame resistance and…
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Fashion School Grant Recipients 2017 Collections are coming together.

  • By Peter
  • Sep 11 2017
  • Category: News
Laurence Gatt is a student at Whitehouse Design in Melbourne. Laurence has provided a preview of his 2017 collection, using fabrics funded by AWET’s grant. AWET has also received story boards of grant recipients from other institutions.
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