News: Honours projects - Food and Nutrition Science

Early Origins of Breast and Prostate Cancer

food and nutrition science student

Honours project: Explore maternal nutrition, developmental origins of disease, cancer and epigenetics through molecular genetics

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The role of micronutrients in pregnancy

pregnant woman

Honours project: Investigate the effect of micronutrients such as folate on placental function during pregnancy

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Epigenetic regulation in placenta development

Honours in Molecular and biomedical science

Honours project: Learn more about epigenetics in placenta development using molecular techniques

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A sweet treat? Salmonella in raw egg based desserts

Raw egg dessert

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.

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Nutritional composition of complementary toddler foods

Infant nutrition

Honours project: Investigate the nutritional value of solid foods to meet the increasing nutritional requirements of infants and toddlers.

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Maternal nutrition and child development

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Honours project: Investigate maternal iodine intake in pregnancy and executive function of children at 6 years of age.

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Improving food safety using plasma sterilisation

Improving food safety using plasma sterilisation

Honours project: Investigate the use of a high energy form of matter (plasma) to improve food safety.

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Improving ovarian blood flow in pigs

PIgs

Honours project: Determine whether nutritional supplementation with arginine prior to ovulation improves ovarian blood flow and oocyte quality in female pigs.

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Factors affecting embryo gender in production animals

Cows Roseworthy

Honours project: Investigate what factors affect the gender of cow, sheep and pig embryos.

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