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Echidna conservation science initiative a finalist in Eureka Awards

Echidna CSI alpacas

The University of Adelaide’s Echidna Conservation Science Initiative (EchidnaCSI) is a finalist in the Australian Museum’s 2021 Eureka Prizes.

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Durum breeding program to grow with Australian Grain Technologies

A durum crop in New South Wales. Image courtesy of GRDC.

Durum Breeding Australia has announced that Australian Grain Technologies Pty Ltd has been awarded the licence to take the durum breeding program forward.

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Uterine priming and pig fertility

Pig by Reinhard Thrainer from Pixabay

Honours project: This pig fertility project will explore the influence of pre-breeding seminal components on gilt fertility.

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Is apple cider vinegar good for newborn piglets?

Piglets by benj500 from Pixabay

Honours project: This study will look at supplying an acid to newborn pigs to establish gut health and microbial populations.

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Dust exposure and airway inflammation in horses fed round bale hay

Horses round bale by Surita Du Preez

Honours project: Investigate dust exposure and pulmonary inflammation in horses fed round bale hay using a metal, round bale feeder.

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Bone abnormalities in genetic disease

SA Pathology researchers WCH

Honours project: Learn about bone dynamics in inherited metabolic disorders with the ultimate aim of uncovering new opportunities for therapeutic intervention.

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How will mangrove fishes respond to climate change in South Australia?

Walking through the mangroves

Honours project: Learn how mangrove fishes will respond to climate change by studying the distribution, behaviour and physiology of these fishes in the field and in the laboratory.

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Nanosatellites and drone geophysics: new technologies for Earth, Moon and Mars

Nanosatellite

Honours project: Be part of the exciting space exploration program, connecting remote networks of geophysical sensors to satellites.

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The Proterozoic Planetary Pivot: Oxygen, Snowballs and Metals

Kingsmill Creek Arkaroola from the air

Honours project: A MinEx CRC project looking at how sediments of the Adelaide Superbasin record the Neoproterozoic Oxygenation Event.

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Gene therapy to treat inherited brain disease

Biology, biomedical science and biotechnology

Honours project: Be involved in clinical trials for inherited disorders that affect the brain.

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