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Is the mantle under SA primed & ready for copper deposits? Insights from Cu isotopes

Gawler Range Volcanics

Honours project: Gain knowledge and skills in digestion of rock samples for chemical analysis, column chemistry and mass spectrometry.

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Echidna biology for conservation, wildlife management & habitat monitoring

Echidna research

Honours project: This project investigates the molecular basis of echidna biology for application in conservation, wildlife management and habitat monitoring.

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Dating shales in the world’s oldest petroleum basin

Greater McArthur Basin

Honours project: An exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of a new dating technique with many industry applications in both minerals, petroleum and research.

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There and back - how well do rocks record their journey deep into the Earth?

Honours project: Examine the pressure evolution recorded by granitic rocks in the western Gneiss Complex in Norway.

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Lattice Gauge Theory

Honours projects: Projects in this area study lattice gauge theory by developing numerical simulations on high performance computers.

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Effective Field Theory

Honours projects: Developing innovative techniques which serve to guide and interpret research at international experimental facilities.

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Data Analysis, Machine Learning & High-Energy Gamma-Ray Astronomy

Cherekov Telescope Array

Honours projects: Gamma-ray astronomy projects which study the most energetic part of the electromagnetic spectrum and correspondingly require large telescope systems and state-of-the-art analysis techniques.

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Micro-Structured Optical Fibre for High Power Laser Beam Delivery

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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Study of Nature's Extreme Particle Accelerators at Tera-eV (1012 eV) Gamma-Ray Energies with Hess and other Telescopes

Honours projects: Opportunities to study extended sources which may include supernova remnants, pulsar nebulae, star formation regions and also mysterious unidentified sources, as well as searching for transient/bursting sources in High Energy Stereoscopic System (HESS) data.

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Modelling the Aussie Rules Football Kick

Honours project: This project will look at the function of a human leg when kicking an Australian Rules Football. Motion capture data is available, and will be used in conjunction with OpenSim, an open source musculoskeletal model and dynamical simulator.

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