News: Honours projects - Evolution and palaeobiology

Microbiome of native Australian mammals

Wombat photo - Raphael Eisenhofer

Honours project: Various honours projects are available to study the microbiomes of our native Australian mammals.

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Megafaunal evolution and extinction

Climate change wiped out the 'Siberian unicorn'

Honours project: Explore the evolution and extinction of megafauna such as dire wolves, mammoths and Tasmanian tigers.

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Developing a forensic mitochondrial DNA database for human identification

ADIFF dna testing

Honours project: Learn with the experts who are developing new genomics techniques for human identification.

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Molecular diet analysis of bent-winged bats

bent-winged bats

Honours project: Explore the diet of bent-winged bats through conservation genetics and forensic biology.

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Global change ecology and conservation

Polar bear

Honours project: Various projects are available global change ecology; climate change, macroecology, planetary health and conservation biogeography.

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Understanding pollination processes between bees and flowers

Bee flower image

Honours project: Investigate the molecular basis of extrorse anther outcrossing mechanism in flowering plants.

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Ancient DNA from extinct fauna

Adzebill skeleton on display in the Canterbury Museum, New Zealand

Honours project: Analyse genomic data from animal remains that are hundreds to tens-of-thousands of years old.

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