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Xenobiotic metabolism in Australian marsupials

Lab equipment

Honours project: Investigate the dietary effect of eucalyptus terpenes on drug metabolising enzyme CYPs and UGTs in Australian marsupials.

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New Metal-organic frameworks for Biomacromolecule Protection

Honours project: Investigate new metal-organic frameworks for biomacromolecule encapsulation and protection

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Plant systematics & population genetics, evolutionary ecology & plant macrofossils

Plant systematics & population genetics, evolutionary ecology & plant macrofossils

Honours project: Work with some of South Australia’s leading scientists on a research project about plant systematics and population genetics, evolutionary ecology or plant macrofossils.

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Plasticity of lifespan in the honeybee & the disposable soma theory

Honeybee genetics research

Honours project: This project investigates the plasticity of lifespan in the honeybee and the disposable soma theory.

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Pneumococcal vaccine

Honours project: Join our leading research into a serotype independent pneumococcal vaccine.

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Sex chromosomes of the platypus & echidna

Platypus image - Image courtesy of Matt Chan

Honours project: Study the meiotic organisation of monotreme sex chromosomes – that’s genetics research into the platypus and echidna.

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Active & Passive Measurement of Atmospheric Trace Gases

Honours projects: This project could develop along a couple of paths. either developing a lidar (active) that measures Raman-scattered light from water, and which will ultimately be deployed at Davis Station in Antarctica as part of a larger campaign to understand the influence of the Southern Ocean in the Earth’s climate system; or quantifying methane leaks, based on a knowledge of the local atmospheric conditions and measured methane concentrations.

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Measurement of success: Adelaide scientist wins medal for commitment to industry

IPAS scientist Professor Andre Luiten

Precision measurement expert Professor Andre Luiten has received national recognition for supporting the needs of industry.

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Future science graduates to help solve food waste crisis

Honours in food waste - Sophie Riley

Study science and help fix Australia’s $20 billion food waste crisis.

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Scientists and staff rewarded for 2018 success

Dr Karina Riggs and Dr Beth Loveys from the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine have won the Excellence in Teaching Award (5+ experience)

Some of the best minds in science received awards from the Faculty of Sciences at its end of year function in December.

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