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How climate change impacts fish populations

A damselfish at the volcanic seep in New Zealand.

Honours project: Gain an understanding of how ocean acidification will affect the behaviour and physiology of fish species.

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Wildlife conservation, plant-animal interactions and restoration ecology

Wildlife conservation biology

Honours project: Work with scientists in terrestrial ecology and behaviour to providing research outcomes that facilitate the management, conservation and restoration of biodiversity.

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Environmental monitoring with drones: Remote sensing

Scientists from the Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility

Honours project: Integrating / calibrating moderate resolution Landsat spectral data with extremely high resolution imaging.

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Environmental monitoring with drones: Vegetation

Faculty of Sciences drone image

Honours project: Use drones to measure vegetation biomass from dense point clouds; or detect and discriminate seagrasses.

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Environmental monitoring with drones: Mammals

Find a researcher image: Duck drone

Honours project: Use drones for thermal sensing of kangaroos and RGB mapping of fur seals.

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Environmental monitoring with drones: Fire

Drone research at University of Adelaide

Honours project: Use drones to model fire break design to manage fire while minimising ecological disturbances; or investigate spatial regrowth dynamics of Mallee after a fire.

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Aquatic plant photosynthesis as a driver of large pH changes in wetlands

Field work environmental science

Honours project: Explore large pH changes in wetlands and how aquatic plant photosynthesis contribute to this process.

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Do plants need to sleep?

Plant science laboratory work

Honours project: There's evidence in some plants that lack of a dark period can inhibit growth - so do plants need sleep?

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Evolution and systematics of arthropods

Dolichogenidea xenomorph wasp

Honours project: Conduct research into the life forms which are responsible for key ecological processes, but also cause major problems as pests and vectors of disease to plants and other animals.

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Restoration ecology: Urban rewilding

Urban rewilding

Honours project: Explore urban rewilding - optimising the rewilding of urban green space microbiomes.

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