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Watch: 2020 Future Scientist Information Evening

Future Scientist event

Whether you have an offer already, or will receive one in the near future; re-live or catch up on the Future Scientist information evening we held on campus.

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New study reveals a huge neutron star collision 3.4 times heavier than the sun

Colliding neutron stars

University of Adelaide physics researchers involved in a new study revealing possible collision of two neutron stars.

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Plant nematode-interactions: parasitism and defence

nematode barley root

Honours project: Discover how parasitic nematodes affect cereal plant roots and exactly which genes help the plants fight back.

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Antioxidant status and equine gastric ulceration syndrome

Horse image

Honours project: Study the effect of a new supplement on oxidant / antioxidant balance in horses with and without gastric ulcers.

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Maternal supplementation to improve lamb survival

Sheep Roseworthy - Alyce Swinbourne

Honours project: Test the level of caffeine supplementation fed to outdoor, semi-intensive grazing ewes during late gestation.

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Acoustic communication in alpacas

Alpacas by siwalford65

Honours project: Investigate how alpacas communicate in the context of its group’s social behaviour.

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Improving sheep reproduction via pregnancy scanning

Merino lambs by s-ms_1989 on pixabay

Honours project: Undertake research that aims to increase lambing percentages through better use of pregnancy scanning technology.

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CRISPR genome wide screens & viral replication

Honours project: Use CRISPR/Cas9 genome wide screens to identify viral host dependency factors and novel innate immune genes that control viral replication.

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Exploring the interaction between novel drought signals in plants

Human epilepsy drugs alter signalling process in stressed plants

Honours project: Investigate the interaction between different plant chemical signals and their role in plant drought tolerance.

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Cat sensitivity to the insecticide permethrin

Cat sleeping

Honours project: Why are cats so sensitive to the insecticide permethrin?

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