News: Honours projects - Physics

Intelligent Algorithms to Detect Blood Flow with Optical Imaging

Honours projects: Accurate knowledge of optical parameters is becoming increasingly important for a wide range of scientific and industrial applications.

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Models of Hadrons & Hadronic Interactions

Honours projects: Projects using models such as NJL, or the MIT bag, to calculate hadron properties, to calculate reactions involving hadrons and to build quark models of atomic nuclei.

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Modelling and analysis of cell survival data from hadron therapy

Honours projects: Study honours in physics and help improve the accuracy of cancer treatment planning.

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Lattice Gauge Theory

Honours projects: Projects in this area study lattice gauge theory by developing numerical simulations on high performance computers.

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Effective Field Theory

Honours projects: Developing innovative techniques which serve to guide and interpret research at international experimental facilities.

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Radar Rainfall Studies

Honours projects: Scanning weather radars use empirical relationships to calculate rainfall rates from the measured returned power. Depending on student’s interest various projects using a combinations of systems is possible. These could include sensor fusion, radar deployment, comparison techniques, validation with Bureau of Meteorology’s computational models, etc.

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Transient Weather Events

Honours project: Integration of data from multiple instruments to determine the origins of recurring and transient weather events in the Adelaide area.

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Using Satellite Detections to Monitor the Ionosphere

Honours project: Refining satellite detection techniques using a large radar north of Adelaide to develop new ways to measure the amount of plasma in the upper atmosphere and compare the results with other methods.

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GPS Measurements from Ground & Space

Honours project: Use of GPS measurements from dual-frequency GPS receivers to study variation in electron density in the ionosphere and atmospheric water vapour.

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Evolution of Interplanetary Dust Orbits

Honours project: Computational modelling of the trajectories of small objects in orbits around stars enables a better understanding of the evolution of planetary systems and interplanetary dust.

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