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Predicting concentration-gradient-driven fluid flow in 2D membranes

Honours David Huang 2d applications

Honours project: Chemistry honours opportunities that aim to predict concentration-gradient-driven fluid flow in two-dimensional (2D) membranes.

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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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Determining the effect of protein quality control to astrocyte stress responses

Determining the effect of protein quality control to astrocyte stress responses

Honours project: Learn how brain cells are adapting to different stress responses, and what happens to this adaptation if the protein quality control is compromised.

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Sensing and Spectroscopy

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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Acoustic attraction of oysters: Restoring oyster reefs

Dolphins Lady Bay Fieldwork, courtesy Sam Langholz

Honours project: Pearl Jam or Blue Oyster Cult... What sounds help oyster larvae navigate to newly built oyster reefs?

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How do cancer cells become aggressive?

summary diagram gene regulation in cancer lab

Honours project: Investigate the function of alternative splice variants in cancer cell plasticity.

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How microRNAs regulate breast cancer metastasis

How microRNAs regulate breast cancer metastasis

Honours project: Determine the target genes of microRNAs that function in breast cancer progression and metastasis using cell culture models.

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Noble gases in ancient fluid droplets in minerals

Cornelia Wilkes honours project Noble gases in ancient fluid droplets in minerals

Honours projects: Extract rare noble gas isotopes from specific mineral phases such as quartz.

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Made-in-SA: Advanced materials derived from local growers’ agricultural waste

Adelaide Glycomics

Honours project: Turn fruit and vegetable waste into functional products

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Agave spirits: Using wild yeasts to ferment fructose

Associate Professor Rachel Burton and PhD Student Kendall Corbin visiting the Agave plantation in Queensland

Honours project: Fermentation of wild yeasts to create Australia's first agave spirit.

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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