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Histopathology in Pacific oyster health surveillance

pacific oyster

Honours project: Look for health and signs of disease in Coffin Bay oysters, and develop the procedures for a statewide oyster health surveillance program.

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Improving survival of new born piglets & sow performance

School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences image - Will van Wettere

Honours project: This research aims to increase the reproductive output of sows by increasing piglet survival using supplementary nutritional strategies in late gestation.

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Physical enrichment of zebrafish held for research

Zebrafish

Honours project: Validate methods for assessing stress in Zebrafish before comparing tanks of fish with and without environmental enrichment.

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Can citizen science save the planet?

Bandicoot visiting researcher Jasmin Packer's Hideyhole in the Adelaide Hills

Honours project: Discover better ways to transform citizen science into behaviours that have a direct benefit for our endangered bandicoots.

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Evolution of sterile helpers in bees, ants and wasps

Honey bee

Honours project: Explore evolutionary genetics by explaining the evolution of sterile helpers in the eusocial Hymenoptera - ants, bees and wasps.

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Survival of Western Pygmy possums in arid environments

Western pigmy possum

Honours project: Do western Pygmy possums show genetic evidence of selection for enhanced survival in arid environments that may be useful for predictive translocations ahead of climate change impacts?

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Ecological selection of Giant Australian Cuttlefish

Juvenile giant Australian cuttlefish developing under rocks in the waters of South Australia. Fred Bavendam, Author provided

Honours project: Plunge into research about the Giant Australian Cuttlefish!

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Echidna CSI [Conservation Science Initiative]

Echidna research

Honours project: Get involved the citizen science project that combines field ecology and molecular biology for echidna conservation.

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The echidna genome project

Echidna research

Honours project: Take part in an international collaboration that will provide the first echidna genome assembly.

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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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