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Depths of erosion: A global map of denudation

Model of Rock Types

Honours project: Where were the rocks at the surface created? Help discover why in this geology honours project.

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Why are only some peraluminous granites hot?

High heat producing granites

An honours project combining an interest in chemistry and rocks to understand why some granites are so hot.

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The Face of the Neoproterozoic Earth

Face of the Earth

A multidisciplinary project reconstructing the largest mountain belt of the last billion years.

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Beneath the Never-Never: be the first to explore under Southeast Northern Territory

Here there be dragons

Honours project: A MinEx CRC project looking at exploring unknown sedimentary basins deep beneath the Northern Territory.

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What’s beneath the Murray?

Murray Basin with boreholes

Honours project: A MinEx CRC project looking at mapping the ancient sedimentary rocks buried beneath the Murray Basin.

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Untapped potential: How did the Mount Gunson sediment-hosted Cu deposits form?

Mount Gunson Deposits

Honours project: Research the origin of deposits which produced over a billion dollars' worth of copper, silver and cobalt.

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ORE-SOME: OZ Minerals Carrapateena (Cu-Au) deposit projects

Rock core laid out

Honours project: Exciting new honours projects investigating the origin of copper and gold at South Australia's newest mine.

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Testing for irradiated foods

Food market

Honours project: Optimise methodologies to detect irradiated food by optically-stimulated luminescence.

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Enhancing wheat yield and drought tolerance

Stuart Roy researcher photo

Honours project: Join an international project that aims to increase yield potential in wheat.

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Improving salt tolerance in grapevines

Viticulture student

Honours project: Investigate the movement of salt and water in grapevines in order to understand the effect of salinity on growth.

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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