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Geochemical exploration of environmental controls on the Australian flora

Chenopod-Shrubland

Honours project: Use carbon isotope ratios of plants to identify their photosynthetic pathway and map their geographic distributions.

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Echidna CSI [Conservation Science Initiative]

Echidna research

Honours project: Get involved the citizen science project that combines field ecology and molecular biology for echidna conservation.

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Survival of Western Pygmy possums in arid environments

Western pigmy possum

Honours project: Do western Pygmy possums show genetic evidence of selection for enhanced survival in arid environments that may be useful for predictive translocations ahead of climate change impacts?

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Ecological selection of Giant Australian Cuttlefish

Juvenile giant Australian cuttlefish developing under rocks in the waters of South Australia. Fred Bavendam, Author provided

Honours project: Plunge into research about the Giant Australian Cuttlefish!

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The echidna genome project

Echidna research

Honours project: Take part in an international collaboration that will provide the first echidna genome assembly.

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Assessment of the impact of sediment subduction on the iron isotopic composition of modern subduction system

Honours project: Environmental geoscience project that involves iron isotope analysis of deep sea sediment samples.

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Emplacement of igneous dykes at Catherine Hill Bay, Sydney Basin, NSW

Catherine Hill Bay

Honours project: Investigate the emplacement mechanism of dykes in the Sydney Basin region, as well as the shared formation and development of the dykes and large-scale fractures.

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Age & basin evolution of the wild Central Officer Basin: far west SA

South Australian Officer Basin

Honours project: Valuable drill core samples from the west of the state will be investigated for age and provenance information.

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Validation of a novel method of judgement bias testing in rats

Rat

Honours project: Validate a shortened method of judgement bias testing in rats.

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Efficacy of Trazodone to reduce anxiety in shelter dogs

Shelter dog image

Honours project: Study the efficacy of Trazodone as an anxiolytic in shelter dogs and an evaluation of possible haematological and biochemical changes.

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