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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 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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Using 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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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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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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Experimental High-Energy Physics

ATLAS di-muon

Honours projects: Projects in high energy physics with:

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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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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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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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