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Snake venom proteins

rattlesnake

Honours project: Gain new insights into higher order protein structures in selected snake venoms.

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Ubiquitin signalling in human diseases

UB DUB Pirjo Apaja

Honours project: Investigate the effect of ubiquitin signalling on cell differentiation.

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Hydrogen: green and renewable energy sourced from sunlight and water

Analysis of the photocatalysts before and after use, particularly by electron microscopy, will provide insights in improving photocatalysis activity and longevity.

Honours project: A renewable energy project that aims to develop your skills in inorganic synthesis, light initiated reactions, gas chromatography, electron microscopy and chemical engineering.

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Light driven degradation of persistent organic pollutants

Persistent organic pollutants

Honours project: Help development methods and processes for effective degradation of Persistent organic pollutants (POPs) to mitigate their emerging health and environmental effects.

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CRISPR genome editing approach for vetch improvement

Vetch

Honours project: Opportunities to use state-of-the-art next generation breeding technology to improve vetch seed nutrition.

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Advanced yeast for challenging bioprocesses

Vladimir Jiranek researcher photo

Honours project: Test new and improved yeast strains to advanced winemaking and other biotechnology processes.

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In vitro maturation of canine oocytes

Test tubes

Honours project: Determine the effects of different in vitro maturation (IVM) conditions on the developmental competence of canine oocytes.

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Investigating the cause and prevention of red gut in lambs grazing lucerne

Lambs grazing - Brimbago

Honours project: Identify factors contributing to the incidence of red gut in lambs grazing lucerne, and develop strategies to prevent red gut from occurring.

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Aboriginal fermentations: Discovering their chemistry and new yeast species

Tasmanian Cider gum

Honours project: Wine scientists are seeking students to work on multi-disciplinary research projects that aim to discover new yeast species and unravel the chemistry behind Aboriginal fermentations.

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Flower development in barley

Researcher photo Matthew Tucker

Honours project: Participate in a plant breeding project on controlling organ development in barley by MADS-box transcription factors.

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition