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Plants vs ants: who will survive the climate change challenge?

Podomyrma adelaidae ant image

We are increasingly observing the impact of climate change on biodiversity, but will ants or plants win out?

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Plant scientists discover new complex carbohydrate in barley

Human epilepsy drugs alter signalling process in stressed plants

The first new complex carbohydrate of its kind to be discovered in barley in more than 30 years has potential applications in food, medicine and cosmetics.

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Reconstructing sedimentary infilling histories at Naracoorte Cave palaeontological sites

Ecotourism

Honours project: Reconstructing sedimentary infilling histories at Naracoorte Cave palaeontological sites

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Mighty macrophytes: Ecology & management of common reed & bulrush

Ecology & management of common reed & bulrush

Honours project: Investigate the ecology and management of common reed and bulrush.

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Interactions between microbes & plants

Plant research

Honours project: Learn about the success of invasive species and how we can help increase our ability restore native vegetation.

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Ecology of Koonamore Reserve

Field work environmental science

Honours project: Research projects with fieldwork including differences in spatial heterogeneity between grazed and ungrazed areas.

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Emu-wrens & other threatened fauna of the Fleurieu Peninsula wetlands

Research to save the emu wren

Honours project: Help save the emu-wrens and other threatened fauna of the Fleurieu Peninsula wetlands.

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Interactions between plant parasites & their hosts

Invasive species - blackberry

Honours project: Join the investigation into the use of parasites as biological control agents.

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Global change biology, climate change ecology & macroecology

Effects of climate change on the diversity of Great Barrier Reef marine life

Honours project: Various projects are available across climate change ecology, global change impacts on biodiversity, species range dynamics and extinction processes.

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Restoring grassy woodlands: interaction between native & invasive grasses

Woodland vegatation image, Greg Guerin

Honours project: Contribute to research into various strategies to restore grassy woodland.

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