News: Honours projects - Wine science

Agave spirits: Using wild yeasts to ferment fructose

Associate Professor Rachel Burton and PhD Student Kendall Corbin visiting the Agave plantation in Queensland

Honours project: Fermentation of wild yeasts to create Australia's first agave spirit.

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Aboriginal fermentations: Discovering their chemistry and new yeast species

Tasmanian Cider gum

Honours project: Wine scientists are seeking students to work on multi-disciplinary research projects that aim to discover new yeast species and unravel the chemistry behind Aboriginal fermentations.

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Advanced yeast for challenging bioprocesses

Vladimir Jiranek researcher photo

Honours project: Test new and improved yeast strains to advanced winemaking and other biotechnology processes.

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Influence of immersive virtual reality on consumers’ perception of wines

virtual reality

Honours project: Examine the impact of immersive VR on consumer perceptions of wine aroma and flavour and their wine preferences.

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Examining perceived wine complexity and how it impacts consumer preference

Honours in wine

Honours project: Investigate methods suitable to assess complexity of wines and collate a range of wines varying in perceived complexity.

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