AACS has gone social

As part of our commitment to the promotion of Australian Cotton Science, the AACS is embarking on a social media journey, starting with Twitter but with possible expansion to other platforms. The aim of the Association engaging in the Twittersphere is to provide an additional platform to: Promote our members and their research;  Facilitate communication […]

Next AACS Conference Delayed Until 2022

Given the postponement of the Gold Coast Australian Cotton Industry Conference which is now scheduled for August 2021, we considered it prudent to delay our next event until the following year. Cotton Australia have confirmed that the industry conference will continue every second year from the delayed date (2021, 2023 etc.). The AACS conference will […]

AACS shirts a hit

Plenty of our members have been wearing the new AACS shirts. Thankyou to everyone for your orders, we exceeded the minimum 50 shirts required for the order. Special thanks to Larissa Thurn (CSIRO, cotton breeding team) for doing the leg work with getting these sorted and out to people. We will consider running this offer […]

Calling for Management Committee nominations

Every two years the President and Management Committee positions are declared open and the AACS calls for nominations which are then decided by the AACS membership through a formal secret ballot. Our current Management Committee is made of 4 full members, 1 associate member and the president position. Our current representatives are: President: Paul Grundy (QDAF) […]

Cotton Industry 101 Session

Cotton Industry 101 for new students and researchers Monday 28 October, 1.00 pm (lunch) Red Lab, UNE campus Alongside our mentoring program, we will be hosting our first ‘Cotton Industry 101’ aimed at new students and researchers. The session, held on the Monday lunchtime at conference, aims to help new industry members and students know […]

Nominations are open for AACS awards 2019

The Association of Australian Cotton Scientist’s Awards 2019 (which will be presented at the Association’s conference dinner in October) are now open for nominations. AACS award nominations There are three awards that you may wish to consider nominating somebody or yourself: The AACS Early Career Scientist Encouragement Award – acknowledges the enthusiasm and successful pursuit […]