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Lactation oestrus and breeding in sows

Pig sow piglets

Honours project: Efficacy of a modified gonadotrophin protocol for oestrus and ovulation in lactation
Lactation oestrus and breeding in sows.

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The fire down below: Heat generation in the lower crust

Crustal and Mantle Xenolith

Honours project: Help develop a crustal radioactivity model using pieces of rock brought to the surface and trapped in lavas.

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Dating ore-remobilising fluids in the Olympic Cu-Au province

sketch Map of Olympic Domain

Honours project: Use novel tools to shed more light on the most prolific mineral province of South Australia.

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Textures and chemistry of pyrite in the Padthaway Ridge region, Delamerian Orogen

Padthaway Ridge

Honours project: A geological project assessing zinc-copper mineralisation potential in volcanic rocks of the Padthaway Ridge using pyrite trace elements.

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The Curnamona Cube

Curnamona

Honours projects: Fly across remote Australia in a helicopter, for one of the world's biggest geophysical science projects.

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Nanosatellites and multi-sensor geophysics: new technologies for Earth, Moon and Mars

Nanosatellite

Honours project: Be part of the exciting space exploration program, connecting remote networks of geophysical sensors to satellites.

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Building a terrestrial planet: Chromium isotope constraints on metal-silicate differentiation

Terrestrial Planet

Honours project: New insights into the formation of planets from metal isotopes in meteorites.

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Biogenesis of landscapes: insights from new isotope techniques and paleo-soils from WA

Weathering Profile

Honours project: Has life engineered its environment? Testing the biogenesis hypothesis for the formation of soils.

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Effects of bushfires on the estuarine systems of Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island Bushfire

Honours project: Use selected novel metal isotope tracers to better understand the sources and pathways of heavy metals released during the 2020 bushfires into local soils, streams and estuaries around Kangaroo Island.

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Isotope tracing of ammonium in the Coorong Lagoons: From where is that nitrogen coming from?

Isotope Tracing Coorong

Honours project: New ways to trace nutrient sources and cycling in the Coorong lagoons.

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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