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Monitoring of minimal residual disease on chronic myeloid leukaemia patients in a setting of treatment free remission

hughes honours myeloid leukaemia

Honours project: Characterise the residual leukaemia population in TFR patients, and understand why some patients relapse and others don’t.

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Metabolic dependencies for improved therapeutic outcomes in chronic myeloid leukaemia

hughes honours myeloid leukaemia

Honours project: Participate in a novel and innovative approach will likely provide a combinational treatment strategy with greater efficacy than current approaches.

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Spatial information, environmental remote sensing & GIS

Remote Sensing

Honours project: Use spatial information tools and data in a wide range of applications and settings, including terrestrial, wetland and marine ecology, wildlife and habitats, land assessment and management and earth science.

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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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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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Interactions between microbes & plants

Plant research

Honours project: Learn about the success of invasive species and how we can help increase our ability restore native vegetation.

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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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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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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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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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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