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Flu vaccine

Honours project: This exciting research project will investigate virus purification, the effect of gamma-irradiation on virus structure, and the ability of gamma-irradiated viruses to induce cytotoxic T cell responses.

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Nutrition & collective movement in the Australian plague locust

Australian plague locusts

Honours project: Investigate the movement of plague locusts using laboratory and field experiments.

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Nutritional composition of complementary toddler foods

Infant nutrition

Honours project: Investigate the nutritional value of solid foods to meet the increasing nutritional requirements of infants and toddlers.

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Let's improve the way science is communicated

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Honours project: Science writing - how to improve reader confidence and learning

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How do the public perceive climate change?

Climate change newspaper article

Honours project: Monitoring the impact of media reporting on the public attitude to climate change

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How can teachers teach science better?

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Honours projects: Australia is slipping behind the rest of the world in science and mathematical achievement; how could we improve STEM education?

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Improving abiotic stress tolerance in durum wheat

Crop epigenetics - Haipei Liu

Honours project: Improving abiotic stress tolerance in durum wheat – stress priming via microRNAs.

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Management practices to enable early wet season forage production in lowland rice production systems of The Lao PDR

Joshua Philp and Matthew Denton

Honours project: Explore management options to improve early wet season crop production in Lao PDR, southeast Asia

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Early Origins of Breast and Prostate Cancer

food and nutrition science student

Honours project: Explore maternal nutrition, developmental origins of disease, cancer and epigenetics through molecular genetics

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The role of micronutrients in pregnancy

pregnant woman

Honours project: Investigate the effect of micronutrients such as folate on placental function during pregnancy

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