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Quantum Mechanical Theory and Experiment

Dr James Quach

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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Fruit fly control: CRISPR mutagenesis of the yellow2 gene

Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni)

Honours project: Help generate a sterile fruit fly strain with a visible marker to facilitate easy tracking of sterile males after release.

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How does scent work impact dog management and behaviour?

Susan Hazel with dog photo

Honours project: Build on the successful COVID detector dog program to explore how 'scent work' impacts dog management and behaviour.

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Gene therapy to treat inherited brain disease

Biology, biomedical science and biotechnology

Honours project: Be involved in clinical trials for inherited disorders that affect the brain.

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Investigating the role of perineuronal nets as a non-cellular mechanism of emotion and mood

cortex neuronal ecm

Honours project: Investigate perineuronal nets as a non-cellular mechanism of emotion and mood.

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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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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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Nanosatellites and drone 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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Experimental High-Energy Physics

ATLAS di-muon

Honours projects: Projects in high energy physics with:

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Genes controlling seed development

Barley flower slide - Matthew Tucker

Honours project: Participate in a plant breeding project on dissecting the MADS-box interactome during barley ovule and seed development.

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