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Sensing and Spectroscopy

Bio sensing IPAS

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

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Using Radar Satellite Detections to Monitor the Ionosphere

Stratospheric-Tropospheric (ST) Very High Frequency (VHF) radar at the Buckland Park field site

Honours project: Refining satellite detection techniques using a large radar north of Adelaide to develop new ways to measure the amount of plasma in the upper atmosphere and compare the results with other methods.

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Compositional controls on physical properties: new constraints from laboratory measurements

Quartz monzonite by James St. John (CC BY 2.0)

Honours projects: Improve predictive models of density and thermal conductivity to improve geophysical models by making new lab measurements.

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How does Vitamin D improve piglet performance?

Piglets by Paul Anderson from Pixabay

Honours project: Measure the impact of exposure to UV light on growth, serum levels of vitamin D, and immune function in nursing piglets.

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Uterine priming and pig fertility

Pig by Reinhard Thrainer from Pixabay

Honours project: This pig fertility project will explore the influence of pre-breeding seminal components on gilt fertility.

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Transcription factors controlling seed development

Cover 3 mod Transcription factors controlling seed development

Honours project: Participate in a plant breeding project understanding seed development in flowering plants.

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Rhizopus arrhizus: Fantastic fungi and how to control them

Rhizopus arrhizus

Honours project: Rhizopus arrhizus is a fast-growing fungus that spoils our food - it also has a huge biotechnological potential.

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How will mangrove fishes respond to climate change in South Australia?

Walking through the mangroves

Honours project: Learn how mangrove fishes will respond to climate change by studying the distribution, behaviour and physiology of these fishes in the field and in the laboratory.

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The Impact of Fluid Flow on Crustal Radioactivity: Pushing heat around during tectonic reworking

Large Crustal Shear Zone

Honours project: Head into the field to analyse natural radioactivity of fluid-altered crust.

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Bone abnormalities in genetic disease

SA Pathology researchers WCH

Honours project: Learn about bone dynamics in inherited metabolic disorders with the ultimate aim of uncovering new opportunities for therapeutic intervention.

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