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Predicting concentration-gradient-driven fluid flow in 2D membranes

Honours David Huang 2d applications

Honours project: Chemistry honours opportunities that aim to predict concentration-gradient-driven fluid flow in two-dimensional (2D) membranes.

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Designing organic semiconductor interfaces for advanced flexible electronics

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Honours project: Develop a more predictive approach to controlling organic electronic device performance, in particular by exploiting molecular anisotropy to manipulate the structure of organic semiconductor interfaces.

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Reduced dimensionality representations of soft matter

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Honours project: Use methods from statistical mechanics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence to develop algorithms to automate the dimensionality reduction process.

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Developing a forensic mitochondrial DNA database for human identification

ADIFF dna testing

Honours project: Learn with the experts who are developing new genomics techniques for human identification.

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Phylogeography and conservation genetics of Australian birds and mammals, including night parrots, wombats and quolls

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Honours project: Use DNA sampled through space and time to understand the evolution and conservation genetics of Australian birds and mammals.

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Molecular diet analysis of introduced and native species

Honours project: Molecular diet analysis of introduced and native species using DNA.

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Molecular diet analysis of bent-winged bats

bent-winged bats

Honours project: Explore the diet of bent-winged bats through conservation genetics and forensic biology.

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The Proterozoic Planetary Pivot: Oxygen, Snowballs and Metals

Kingsmill Creek Arkaroola from the air

Honours project: A MinEx CRC project looking at how sediments of the Adelaide Superbasin record the Neoproterozoic Oxygenation Event.

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Nutrition & collective movement in the Australian plague locust

Australian plague locusts

Honours project: Investigate the movement of plague locusts using laboratory and field experiments.

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Quantum Field Theory

Honours projects: Projects can be phenomenological or mathematical in character, or the focus may be on technique.

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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