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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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Sheep Pain Mitigation Trial

Professor Mark Hutchinson with a sheep

Honours project: Join a team of researchers who are investigating the experience of pain in sheep.

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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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