News: Honours projects - Ecology and environmental science
Honours project: Various honours projects are available to study the microbiomes of our native Australian mammals.
Honours project: Investigate the movement of plague locusts using laboratory and field experiments.
Honours project: Examine how a variety of factors influences the brood guarding behaviour of a parasitoid wasp species
Honours project: What will it take to make the Wild Orchid Watch national citizen science project successful in the long term?
Honours project: Investigate how to increase awareness and collaborative opportunities within the research and industry sectors for a national ecosystem monitoring program.
Honours project: Reconstruct past marine life using ancient DNA from deep ocean sediments.
Honours project: How about a research project in ecological and evolutionary genetics of plants and wildlife forensic biology?
Honours project: Husbandry of reptiles is complex; signs of pain or disease can be challenging to recognise, and behaviour is not always well understood. This project will build on preliminary work in developing a practical welfare assessment tool for captive reptiles.
Honours project: Determine if gut microbes promote migratory fattening in shorebirds, using commercial broiler chickens as a model.
Honours project: Investigate how brushtail possum abundance relates to resource availability in the Murray-Mallee.