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.
Honours project: Improving abiotic stress tolerance in durum wheat – stress priming via microRNAs.
Honours project: Discover how parasitic nematodes affect cereal plant roots and exactly which genes help the plants fight back.
Honours project: Investigate the nutritional value of solid foods to meet the increasing nutritional requirements of infants and toddlers.
Honours project: Science writing - how to improve reader confidence and learning
Honours project: Monitoring the impact of media reporting on the public attitude to climate change
Honours project: Combine your interest in food science, animal science and biomedical science by investigating the the behaviour of Salmonella in mousse, tiramisu, and custard.
Honours project: Investigate maternal iodine intake in pregnancy and executive function of children at 6 years of age.
Honours project: Learn about functional gene research combined with molecular biology, biochemistry, cell biology, and developmental biology