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Aboriginal fermentations: Discovering their chemistry and new yeast species

Tasmanian Cider gum

Honours project: Wine scientists are seeking students to work on multi-disciplinary research projects that aim to discover new yeast species and unravel the chemistry behind Aboriginal fermentations.

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Koala health and disease in South Australia

Koala Health Research Group - Goldie

Honours project: Join the Koala Health Research Group and contribute to key research to improve the health of current and future animal populations.

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Impact of thermal environment and melatonin on animal body temperature and reproduction

PIgs

Honours project: Research opportunities are available to investigate how body temperature variation in pigs and sheep impact reproduction.

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Advanced research in plant hormones

Philip Brewer

Honours project: Contribute to new research on ways to make plants more resilient.

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Use of local anaesthesia for lamb marking

Numnuts lamb marking Avington Merino Stud

Honours project: Evaluate the efficacy and adoption of Numnuts, a local anaesthetic used on sheep.

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Structural study of misfolding proteins

An illustration of the neuropathology of Alzheimer's disease - BruceBlaus / CC BY-SA

Honours project: Investigate the structural characterisation of protein misfolding in amyloid diseases, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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Snake venom proteins

rattlesnake

Honours project: Gain new insights into higher order protein structures in selected snake venoms.

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Advanced yeast for challenging bioprocesses

Vladimir Jiranek researcher photo

Honours project: Test new and improved yeast strains to advanced winemaking and other biotechnology processes.

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CRISPR genome editing approach for vetch improvement

Vetch

Honours project: Opportunities to use state-of-the-art next generation breeding technology to improve vetch seed nutrition.

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Light driven degradation of persistent organic pollutants

Persistent organic pollutants

Honours project: Help development methods and processes for effective degradation of Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) to mitigate their emerging health and environmental effects.

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