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Restoring grassy woodlands: interaction between native & invasive grasses

Woodland vegatation image, Greg Guerin

Honours project: Contribute to research into various strategies to restore grassy woodland.

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Ecology of Koonamore Reserve

Field work environmental science

Honours project: Research projects with fieldwork including differences in spatial heterogeneity between grazed and ungrazed areas.

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Emu-wrens & other threatened fauna of the Fleurieu Peninsula wetlands

Research to save the emu wren

Honours project: Help save the emu-wrens and other threatened fauna of the Fleurieu Peninsula wetlands.

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Mighty macrophytes: Ecology & management of common reed & bulrush

Ecology & management of common reed & bulrush

Honours project: Investigate the ecology and management of common reed and bulrush.

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Interactions between plant parasites & their hosts

Invasive species - blackberry

Honours project: Join the investigation into the use of parasites as biological control agents.

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Viable, but non-culturable bacteria: Understanding the risks for food safety

Salmonella species growing on X.L.D. agar Nathan Reading [CC BY-NC-ND 2.0]

Honours project: This project aims to determine the ability of viable but non culturable bacteria to cause disease.

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Australian zeolite for ammonia control in aquarium fish tanks

Aquaculture

Honours project: Study the effects of 'in water and 'in feed' application of zeolite powder for the control of ammonia in aquarium fish display tanks.

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Full genome sequencing of recombinant strains of canine hepatitis

DNA sequencing

Honours project: Full genome sequencing will be performed to find the genomic structure of a new infectious canine hepatitis virus.

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Isolation & evaluation of protein pattern of koala retroviruses

Koala, Cleland

Honours project: Determine the antigenic pattern of isolated Koala retroviruses in South Australia.

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Exploring the interactions between Salmonella and Campylobacter species

Campylobacter - CDC [Public domain]

Honours project: Characterise both intra- and intercellular interactions between Salmonella and Campylobacter.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition