Honours projects

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Project title Supervisors Recommended honours enrolment Keywords
3D printing of optical calibration objects for high resolution medical imaging
  • Optics applications
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Tomography
  • Medical imaging
  • 3D printing
Active and passive measurement of atmospheric trace gases
  • Climate change
  • Weather and climate modelling
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Lidar detector
  • Optics
Adaptation of tiger snake venom in island populations
  • Bioinformatics
  • Epigenetics
  • DNA
  • Cimate change
  • Zoology
Advanced LIGO detector characterisation & CW astrophysics
  • Gravitational waves
  • Interferometry
  • Ozgrav
Aerial detection of methane
  • Optics and photonics
  • Optical remote sensing
  • Solid state lasers
  • Data analysis techniques
  • Carbon footprint
  • Lidar systems
  • Remote mapping
Age and basin evolution of the wild Central Officer Basin: far west SA
  • Petroleum and mineral exploration
  • Mineral geoscience
  • Mining
  • Geological survey
  • Earth science
Analysis of online ads for pets
  • Animal welfare
  • Internet
  • Digital advertising
  • Companion animals
Animal comparative physiology
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Animal nutrition
  • Physiological ecology
  • Conservation physiology
  • Heat stress in birds
Aquatic plant photosynthesis as a driver of large pH changes in wetlands
  • Aquatic plants
  • Ecophysiology
  • Plant physiology
Are subduction dynamics recorded by mafic rocks & their hosts?
  • Mineral geoscience
  • Earth science
  • Continental evolution
Arid aquatic refugia
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Hydrology
  • Micro invertebrates
  • Climate change
Assessing cellular response to bioactive compounds as a prelude to testing in vivo
  • Production animal health
  • Ruminant science
  • Animal disease
  • Animal nutrition
  • Cattle
  • Agriculture
  • Molecular biology
Assessing the effects of plant seed extracts on Caco2 and IEC-6 cell cultures
  • Superfoods
  • Food science
  • Bioavailability
  • Molecular biology
  • Nutritional value
Assessment of animal therapies
  • Animal therapy
  • Animal behaviour
  • Companion animal health
  • Equine and horses
A sweet treat? Salmonella in raw egg based desserts
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Food and nutrition
  • Food safety
  • Bacteriology
  • Molecular biology
Australian Lithospheric Architecture Magnetotelluric Project (AusLAMP)
  • Mineral geoscience
  • Earth science
  • Geology
  • Mining
  • Geophysical modelling
Australian zeolite for ammonia control in aquarium fish tanks
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Aquaculture
  • Animal behaviour
  • Marine biology
Behavioural analysis of zebrafish models of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Human disease
  • Health and medical science
  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
Better bat surveys
  • Systematics
  • Biogeography
  • Bioacoustics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular evolution of animals
Bioinformatic analysis of zebrafish models of Alzheimer's Disease
  • Bioinformatics
  • Human disease
  • Health and medical science
  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
Bioinformatics as applied to the study of genome structure and function
  • Genomics
  • Computational biology
  • Computational genetics
  • Bioinformatics
Bloom dynamics - Spatial variation of chlorophyll-a inside freshwater reservoirs
  • Spatial science
  • Remote sensing
  • Algae
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Hydrology
Brood guarding in a gregarious parasitoid wasp
  • Insect behaviour
  • Entomology
  • Parasite-host interactions
  • Agriculture
Brushtail possum responses to changing resource conditions
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Wildlife health
  • Natural resource management
  • Field ecology
Buoyancy and aquatic stability of sauropod dinosaurs
  • Physiological ecology
  • Spiders
  • Dinosaurs
  • Animals
  • Plants
Cancer in Australian dogs
  • Companion animal health
  • Cancer research
  • Molecular biology
  • Cancer therapy
  • Dogs
Can Emu Oil & Japanese Kampo medicine treat bowel cancer?
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Cancer research
  • Digestive health 
  • Animal nutrition
Cat sensitivity to the insecticide permethrin
  • Companion animal health
  • Cat biology
  • Molecular biology
Catalytic activity of metal clusters on surfaces
  • Metal clusters
  • Catalysis
  • Photocatalysis
  • Nanoscience
  • Nanotechnology
Cattle colostrum programming for a healthy life
  • Production animal health
  • Ruminant science
  • Animal nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Epigenetic programming
Cell division and cancer
  • Cancer research
  • Drug design
Cellular-stress induced activation of non-TFEB regulated lysosomal genes
  • Cell signalling
  • Gene regulation
  • Genetics
  • Nutrition and metabolism
Characterisation of ancient DNA damage in a new type of high throughput sequencing data
  • Bioinformatics
  • Epigenetics
  • Ancient DNA
  • Genetics
Characterisation of river plume extent through remote sensing with high/moderate resolution satellite imagery
  • Spatial science
  • Remote sensing
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Environmental monitoring
Characterisation of the dosimetric properties of radiochromic films
  • Medical physics
  • Monte-Carlo simulations
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital
  • Dosimetry
Characterisation of the fungal extracellular matrix and its role in adhesion
  • Fungal pathogen secretions
  • Cell wall biochemistry
  • Fungal pathology
  • Plant-fungal interactions
  • Plant pathology
Characterising the directional stability of laser sources for future gravitational wave detectors
  • Gravitational waves
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Ozgrav
  • Lasers and sensing systems
Characterising the jasmonate hormones in barley, and how they affect beer
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Gene expression
  • Transcriptome analysis
  • Molecular biology
Chironomids in extreme environments
  • Invertebrate physiology / ecology
  • Non-biting midges
  • Insect habitats
  • Hydrology
  • Entomology
Chromosome Y analysis of the descendants and potential ancestors of the Inca rulers
  • Bioinformatics
  • Epigenetics
  • Ancient DNA
  • Genetics
Climate change & lakes
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Hydrology
  • Climate change
Cloning acute lymphoblastic leukaemia fusion genes and variants - functional characterisation and therapeutic responses
  • Cloning
  • Health and medical
  • Public health
  • Cancer research
  • Genomics
Cloud microphysics
  • Climate change
  • Weather and climate modelling
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Optics
Cloud studies using high power eye-safe laser radar
  • Optics and photonics
  • Optical remote sensing
  • Weather and climate models
  • Aerial methane sensing
  • Laser radars
Complex systems
  • Theoretical physics
  • Emergent behaviour
  • Complex system
Complement receptor immunoglobulin - infection & immunity & inflammation
  • Development and genetic immunology
  • Immunopathology
  • Human disease
Computational models of lasers for future gravitational wave detectors
  • Gravitational waves
  • Ozgrav
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Lasers and sensing systems
Conservation genetics and biodiversity of Western Australian sea snakes
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation genetics
  • Evolution and conservation of reptiles
  • Marine ecology
  • Bioinformatics
Coorong water quality
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Hydrology
Correlation of brain blood flow and brain size with behaviour in primates
  • Physiological ecology
  • Animals
Coulomb stress changes following moderate to large earthquakes
  • Geophysics
CRISPR genome wide screens & viral replication
  • Viral pathogenesis
  • Infectious diseases
  • Population health
  • Genomics
CRISPR therapy development
  • Genome editing
  • CRISPR gene therapy
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Genetic mutations
Data analysis, machine learning and high-energy gamma-ray astronomy
  • High energy astrophysics
  • Cherenkov Telescope Array
  • CTA
  • Gamma ray astronomy
  • Ultra-high energy
  • Machine learning
  • Signal extraction
  • Image cleaning
  • Optimisation
  • Event reconstruction
  • Probabalistic random forests
  • Uncertainty
  • Air showers
Dating shales in the world’s oldest petroleum basin
  • Petroleum and mineral exploration
  • Mineral geoscience
  • Mining
  • Geological survey
  • Earth science
Dating the structural evolution of Pichi Richi
  • Mineral geoscience
  • Earth science
  • Continental evolution
  • Thermochronology
  • Petroleum and mineral exploration
Deciphering and exploiting bacterial cholesterol metabolism to combat disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Protein crystallography
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Enzymology
  • Bacterial pathogens
Deciphering the catalytic potential & the electron transfer pathways of microorganisms
  • Protein chemistry
  • Bacterial metabolism
  • Biological chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Metalloenzymes
Defining the antimicrobial role of zinc and copper during infection
  • Bacteria
  • Antimicrobial resistance 
  • Human disease
  • Innate immunity
  • Animal models
Depths of erosion
  • Earth science
  • Geology
  • Geophysical modelling
  • GIS
  • Bioinformatics
Design and implement a sheep breeding program at Roseworthy
  • Production animal health
  • Animal breeding
  • Agriculture
Design of biomimetic coatings to understand plant-pathogen relations
  • Surface coatings
  • Microscopy
  • Plant pathology
  • Fungal pathology
  • Biomimetic models
Developing usable rangeland-condition assessment tools
  • Spatial science
  • Remote sensing
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Conservation
Development of CRISPR gene drive technology in mice
  • Genome editing
  • CRISPR gene therapy
  • Infectious diseases
  • Genetics
  • Human health
  • Agriculture
Digestive tract health in Yellowtail Kingfish
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Aquaculture
  • Animal nutrition
  • Marine biology
Digestive tract health of greenlip abalone
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Aquaculture
  • Animal nutrition
  • Marine biology
Directed evolution of proteins in vivo
  • Synthetic biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics 
  • Mathematical modelling
Does anxiety in dogs affect heart function?
  • Heart health
  • Animal physiology
  • Animal behaviour
  • Anxiety
  • Companion animal health
Do gut microbes promote migratory fattening in shorebirds?
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Migratory birds
  • Gastrointestinal physiology
  • Metabolism
  • Broiler chickens 
Do MPS patient derived stem cells form bone and cartilage?
  • Genetics
  • Molecular pathology
  • Skeletal pathology
  • Growth, development and disease
Do plants need to sleep?
  • Plant physiology and ecophysiology
  • Plant science
  • Soil science
  • Aquatic plants
Drainage landscapes of the Australian continental shelf
  • Climate change
  • Physiography
  • Continental evolution
  • Bioinformatics
Drosophila model for mucopolysaccharidosis type III
  • Genetics
  • Human disease
  • Health and medical science
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Sanfilippo syndrome
Drug resistance of malaria parasites
  • Infectious diseases
  • Malaria parasites
  • Microbiology
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Public health
Early animal evolution: evidence from the Ediacaran and Cambrian
  • Palaeontology
  • Fossils
Detecting Huntington's disease using naturally occurring compounds in the breath
  • Production animal health
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Genetic mutations
  • Disease detection
  • Public health
  • Dementia, brain mitochondria
Early origins of breast and prostate cancer
  • Epigenetics
  • Molecular genetics
  • Disease
  • Maternal/pregnancy nutrition
  • Reproductive health
EchidnaCSI (Conservation Science Initiative)
  • Genetics / evolution
  • Animal evolution / conservation
  • Monotreme genomics
  • Field ecology 
  • Molecular biology
Echidna biology for conservation, wildlife management & habitat monitoring
  • Genetics / evolution
  • Animal evolution / conservation
  • Monotreme genomics
  • Field ecology 
  • Molecular biology
Echidna genome project
  • Genetics / evolution
  • Animal evolution / conservation
  • Monotreme genomics
  • Field ecology 
  • Molecular biology
Ecological and evolutionary genetics of plants and wildlife forensic biology
  • Biogeography
  • Climate change
  • Ecological / evolutionary genomics
  • Genetic structure & DNA timber tracking
  • Agriculture
Ecological selection of Giant Australian Cuttlefish
  • Biogeography
  • Phylogeography
  • Marine ecology
  • Molecular evolution of animals
Ecology of Koonamore Reserve
  • Terrestrial plant ecology
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Plant physiology and ecophysiology
  • Restoration ecology
Ecosystem impact on fish extending their ranges to higher latitudes along the east coast of Australia
  • Marine ecology
  • Climate change
  • Biodiversity
  • Coastal ecosystems
  • Fish behaviour and physiology
Effect of colostrum components on ruminant health & performance
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Molecular genetics of livestock
  • Cattle
  • Animal nutrition
  • Agriculture
Effect of pre-partum hCG on farrowing performance of older parity sows & their piglets viability
  • Production animal health
  • Animal breeding
  • Reproductive health
  • Pigs
  • Agriculture
Effective field theory
  • Quantum Chromodynamics
  • Structure of matter
  • EFT
  • Effective Field Theories
  • Large Hadron Collidor
  • Theoretical physics
  • QCD
  • Quarks
  • Gluons
  • Hadrons
Effect of inoculation of the neonatal ruminant with foreign microbiota
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Neonatal ruminant microbiota
  • Immune system
  • Animal nutrition
  • Intestinal histology
  • Production animal health
Effect of micronutrients on the growth of wheat in sodic soils
  • Farming systems
  • Plant phenotyping
  • Molecular biology
  • Plant nutrition
  • Plant growth
Effects of antimicrobial fatty acids on bacterial physiology
  • Lipidomics
  • Bacteria
  • Membrane
  • Nutrition
  • Antimicrobial resistance
Efficacy of a combination of TKI and a novel allosteric inhibitor asciminib in chronic myeloid leukaemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
  • Resistance
  • Cancer research
  • Health and medical
Efficacy of commercial transport media swabs for use in aquatic animal disease diagnosis
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Aquaculture
  • Marine biology
  • Bacteriology
Efficacy of Trazodone to reduce anxiety in shelter dogs
  • Companion animal health
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal welfare
  • Sedation, anaesthesia and analgesia 
  • Dogs
Elevation of subglacial temperatures
  • Earth science
  • Geology
  • Geophysical modelling
  • Antarctic lithosphere
Emplacement of igneous dykes at Catherine Hill Bay, Sydney Basin, NSW
  • Earth science
  • Geochemistry
  • Continental evolution
Emu-wrens and other threatened fauna of the Fleurieu Peninsula wetlands
  • Terrestrial plant ecology
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Animals and bird conservation
Environmental luminescence
  • Environmental luminescence
  • Geochronology
  • Security
  • Defence
  • Mining and mineral processing
  •  
Environmental monitoring with drones: Fire
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Remote sensing
  • Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility
  • Spatial science
  • GIS
Environmental monitoring with drones: Mammals
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Remote sensing
  • Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility
  • Spatial science
  • Animals
Environmental monitoring with drones: Vegetation
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Remote sensing
  • Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility
  • Spatial science
  • Marine ecology
Environmental monitoring with drones: Remote sensing
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Remote sensing
  • Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility
  • Spatial science
  • GIS
Epigenetic regulation in placenta development
  • Physiology
  • Maternal/pregnancy nutrition
  • Reproductive health
  • Molecular biology
  • DNA methylation
Equine athletic performance
  • Equine health
  • Equine athletic performance
  • Cardiorespiratory disorders in equine athletes
  • Equine gastric ulceration
  • Horses
Equine lameness & biomechanics
  • Equine health
  • Equine lameness
  • Biomechanics
  • Minimal invasive surgery
  • Horses
Evaluate changes in the cognitive ability of sheep due to disease development
  • Cognition
  • Animal behaviour
  • Anxiety
  • Health and disease
  • Production animal health
Evaluation of monoclonal antibodies in detection of avian influenza antigens
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Molecular biology
  • Viral infectious diseases
  • Avian flu
  • Poultry
  • Agriculture
Evolution and systematics of arthropods
  • Parasitic wasps
  • Beetles and crustaceans
  • Groundwater invertebrates
  • Insects
  • Spiders
Evolution of dietary specialisation and its effect on snake skull shape
  • Morphological evolution of animals
  • Reptiles, snakes, lizards
  • Animal physiology
Evolution of interplanetary dust orbits
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Computational modelling
Evolution of photosynthetic organs in Acacia
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Australian flora / plants
  • Palaeontology
  • Climate change
Evolution of sterile helpers in bees, ants and wasps
  • Life history
  • Insects
  • Eusociality
  • Genetics
  • Altruism
  • Kin selection
Evolution of the head shape in burrowing lizards and snakes: more than one way to make a shovel
  • Morphological evolution of animals
  • Reptiles, snakes, lizards
Evolution of tiger snake skulls in response to prey type and sizebetween island and mainland populations
  • Evolution of animals
  • Reptiles
  • Snakes
  • Population genomics
  • Epigenetics
Evolutionary history of oral microorganisms in Neandertals
  • Bioinformatics
  • Epigenetics
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
Examining perceived wine complexity and how it impacts consumer preference
  • Sensory science
  • Wine chemistry
  • Consumer behaviour
Exhuming ore deposits of the Altai (China, Mongolia)
  • Petroleum and mineral exploration
  • Mineral geoscience
  • Mining
  • Geological survey
  • Earth science
  • Tectonics
Experimental high-energy physics
  • Experimental high energy physics
  • ATLAS
  • CERN
  • Large Hadron Collider
  • BELL II
  • KEKB Collider
  • SABRE
  • Stawell Underground Physics Laboratory
  • CEPC
  • Circular Electron Positron Collider
Exploiting laser threshold for high sensitivity biochemical sensing
  • Biochemical sensing
  • Optical fibres
  • Cleaving
  • Splicing
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Optics applications
Exploring the function of MADS-box genes in barley inflorescence development
  • Molecular biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell biology
  • Developmental biology
  • Plant genetics
Exploring the functions of MAPK-interacting kinases (MNKs) in metabolic disease
  • Cell signalling
  • Gene regulation
  • Genetics
  • Nutrition and metabolism
Exploring the interaction between novel drought signals in plants
  • Plant biology
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Plant signalling
  • Drought tolerance
  • Molecular biology
Exploring the interactions between Salmonella and Campylobacter species
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Molecular biology
  • Food safety
  • Digestive health
  • Poultry
Factors affecting embryo gender in production animals
  • Production animal health
  • Reproductive biology
  • Animal nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Pigs, sheep, cattle
Factors affecting fertility of female pigs
  • Fertility and reproduction
  • Production animals
  • In vitro embryo production
Flu vaccine
  • Vaccine research
  • Influenza virus
  • Infectious disease
Fossil history of selected plant taxa
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Australian flora / plants
  • Palaeontology
  • Climate change
Fracture formation in heterogeneous sediments, Catherine Hill, Sydney Basin, NSW
  • Earth science
  • Geochemistry
  • Continental evolution
  • Geological survey
Frequency standards and distribution
  • Atomic clock
  • Spectroscopy
  • Lasers
  • Electron
  • Quantum
  • Resistively and Capacitively
    shunted Junction (RCSJ)
  • Medical science
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Precision measurement
From land to sea - the visual evolution of elapid snakes
  • Evolution and conservation of reptiles
  • Sensory systems
  • Conservation genetics
  • Marine ecology
  • Biodiversity
Full genome sequencing of recombinant strains of canine hepatitis
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Molecular biology
  • Viral infectious diseases
  • Dogs
Future carbon emissions – comparing the responses of land plants with marine plants
  • Wildlife and restoration ecology
  • Marine ecology
  • Plant physiology and evolution
  • Climate change
Gas-phase models of cluster-surface interactions
  • Metal clusters
  • Catalysis
  • Photocatalysis
  • Nanoscience
  • Nanotechnology
Genetic mutations associated with skin and wool growth in sheep
  • Production animal health
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Wool quality
  • Agriculture
  • Bioinformatics
Genetic survey: Inherited blood disorder in Pomeranian dogs 
  • Inherited 
  • Genetic mutation
  • Blood disorder
  • Methemoglobinaemia
  • Companion animal health
Genomic consequences of major ecological transitions in evolution
  • Evolution and conservation of reptiles
  • Conservation genetics
  • Marine ecology
  • Biodiversity
  • Genomics
Geochemical exploration of environmental controls on the Australian flora
  • Biogeography
  • Ecology
  • Palaeontology
  • Earth sciences
Geological framework of the McArthur Basin zinc province
  • Petroleum and mineral exploration
  • Mineral geoscience
  • Mining
  • Geological survey
  • Earth science
Genetic mutations associated with skin and wool growth in sheep

 

  • Genetic mutations
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomarker discovery
  • Production animal health
Genetics of lamb survival
  • Production animal health
  • Ruminant science
  • Animal welfare
  • Agriculture
  • Sheep
  • Genetic analysis
Genomic analysis of fungal cell wall synthesis
  • Biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Fungal pathology
  • Molecular biology
Genomics of tropical composite beef cattle
  • Production animal health
  • Animal breeding
  • Bioinformatics
  • Big data
  • Agriculture
Genome biology and mammal gene evolution
  • Genetics / evolution
  • Animal evolution / conservation
  • Monotreme genomics
  • Field ecology 
  • Molecular biology
Global change biology; climate change ecology and macroecology
  • Climate change
  • Paleoclimatology
  • Geochronology
  • Genomics
  • Animal and plant extinction
  • Marine ecology
GPS measurements from ground and space
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Atmosphere
  • Ionosphere
  • Water vapour
  • GPS observations
  • Meteorology
Grape marc meal effect on digestive tract health of greenlip abalone
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Aquaculture
  • Animal nutrition
  • Marine biology
Group B Strep and oxidative stress
  • Infectious diseases
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Human disease
  • Microbiology
Growth signalling pathways acting on the intestinal stem cell
  • Digestive health
  • Public health
  • Crypt fission
  • Positive / negative signalling pathways 
  • Production animal health
Harnessing nanoparticles in glass optical fibres
  • Fibre fabrication
  • Nonlinear polarisation
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Lasers and non linear optics
Heavy metal resistance in carbapenem-resistant bacteria
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Antimicrobial resistance in human and veterinary pathogens
  • Australian Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Ecology (ACARE)
Heavy metal resistance in E. coli isolated from pigs
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Antimicrobial resistance in human and veterinary pathogens
  • Australian Centre for Antimicrobial Resistance Ecology (ACARE)
High brightness single frequency mid-infrared lasers
  • Non-linear crystalline resonators
  • Mid-infrared frequency combs
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Lasers and non-linear optics
High-energy neutrino astronomy with the Icecube detector at the South Pole
  • High-energy astrophysics
  • Neutrinos
  • Cosmic rays
  • Gamma rays
  • Dark matter
High-energy physics phenomenology
  • Theoretical and experimental high energy physics
  • Phenomenology
  • Dark Matter
  • Large Hadron Collider
  • Supersymmetry
High resolution 3D scene mapping using advanced GW technology
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Ozgrav
  • Numerical modelling
  • Gravitational waves
High resolution imaging of the dengue virus replication cycle
  • Virology
  • Dengue fever 
  • Zika virus 
  • Molecular imaging
  • Public health
High-precision characterization of optics using Hartmann wavefront sensors
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Optical remote sensing
  • Gravitational waves
  • Hartmann waverfront sensors
 
High-precision surface metrology of mirrors
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Ozgrav
  • Gravitational waves
  • Lasers and sensing
Hill-Robertson interference, the Red Queen and the evolution of sex
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Molecular evolution
  • Population genetics
Histopathology in Pacific oyster health surveillance
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Aquaculture
  • Fisheries
  • Agriculture
  • Marine biology
How can teachers teach science better?
  • Secondary teaching
  • STEM education
  • Pedagogical content knowledge (PCK)
  • Pedagogy
  • SACE
How climate change impacts fish populations
  • Marine ecology
  • Climate change
  • Biodiversity
  • Coastal ecosystems
  • Fish behaviour and physiology
How do the public perceive climate change?
  • Climate change
  • Science communication
  • Community attitudes
  • Media
  • School engagement
How ocean warming & acidification (or nuclear winter) changes wildlife
  • Wildlife and restoration ecology
  • Marine ecology
  • Animal conservation
  • Climate change
How the body clears a medically important fungal pathogen
  • Development and genetic immunology
  • Immunopathology
  • Digestive health
  • Human phagocytes
How Shigella initiates infection
  • Infectious diseases
  • Human disease
  • Microbiology
Identification of genes controlling marbling in cattle
  • Animal nutrition
  • Fat metabolism 
  • Molecular genetics of livestock
  • Genome sequencing
  • Biotechnology
Identifying new drugs that kill parasites
  • Pathobiology
  • Infectious diseases
  • Public Health
  • Malaria parasites
  • Antimicrobial resistance
Identifying novel tolerance to subsoil constraints in a FIGS wheat set
  • Farming systems
  • Soil chemical analysis
  • Field genotyping
  • Field phenotyping
  • Agriculture
Imaging microstructured optical fibres
  • Fabricating imaging fibres
  • 3D printing
  • Optical fibre theory
  • Optics applications
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
Immune regulation of preterm birth
  • Reproductive immunology
  • Health and medical sciences
  • Microbiology
Impact of birth trauma on piglet mortality
  • Production animal health
  • Animal physiology
  • Animal nutrition
  • Animal welfare
  • Central nervous system
  • Pigs
  • Agriculture
Impact of wastewater and river on seagrass meadows
  • Spatial science
  • Remote sensing
  • Wastewater
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Marine ecology
Imprinting status of type III iodothyronine deiodinase in cattle as QTL candidate for birthweight
  • Livestock genetics
  • Endocrine factors
  • Reproductive biology
  • Postnatal health
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
Improving abiotic stress tolerance in durum wheat
  • Crop improvement
  • Abiotic stress tolerance
  • Cereal epigenetics
  • Small RNAs
  • Grain quality
Improving drought and salt tolerance of wheat
  • Plant biology
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Plant phenotyping
  • Plant genotyping
Improving drought tolerance by turgor regulation of guard cells
  • Plant biology
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Microscopy
  • Gene expression
  • Osmoregulation
Improving fiber laser sources for future gravitational wave detectors
  • Gravitational waves
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Ozgrav
  • Lasers and sensing systems
Improving food safety using plasma sterilisation
  • Microbiology
  • Food safety
  • Biosecurity
  • Technology
  • Pathogen
Improving ovarian blood flow in pigs
  • Production animal health
  • Reproductive biology
  • Pigs
  • Agriculture
Improving pathogen resistance in barley plants
  • Transcriptome analysis
  • Genomics
  • Chromatography
  • Molecular biology
  • Plant pathology
Improving survival of new born piglets & sow performance
  • Production animal health
  • Reproductive biology
  • Pigs
  • Agriculture
Improving timing of farrowing
  • Production animal health
  • Animal breeding
  • Reproductive health
  • Pigs
  • Agriculture
Improving wheat yields in dispersive soils
  • Farming systems
  • Soil science
  • Molecular biology
  • Field phenotyping
  • Agriculture
Influence of immersive virtual reality on consumers’ perception of wines
  • Sensory science
  • Wine chemistry
  • Consumer behaviour
  • Aroma
  • Flavour
Insights into industrial catalysis and x-ray crystallography in metal-organic frameworks
  • Macromolecular chemistry
  • Metal-organic frameworks
  • Porous materials
  • Catalysis
  • Organometallic chemistry
Intelligent algorithms to detect blood flow with optical imaging
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Optics applications
  • Tomography
  • Medical imaging
  • Maths
Intelligent infrared imaging sensors using machine learning
  • Optics applications
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Machine vision systems
  • Passive ranging
  • Lasers and cameras
  • Augmented reality
  • Thermal imaging
  • Defence
Interactions between microbes and plants
  • Terrestrial plant ecology
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Plant physiology and ecophysiology
  • Restoration ecology
  • Invasive species
Interactions between plant parasites and their hosts
  • Terrestrial plant ecology
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Plant physiology and ecophysiology
  • Restoration ecology
  • Invasive species
Interplay of structural and electronic properties in organic electronics
  • Theoretical chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Chemical physics
Invasion science & wildlife ecology
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Global change biology
  • Invasive species pest management
  • Illegal wildlife trade
  • Biosecurity

Investigating and exploiting triplex DNA structures in gene regulation

  • DNA structure
  • Gene regulation
  • Biological chemistry
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Antibacterial resistance
Investigating molecular mechanisms of disease
  • Genetics
  • Intellectual disability
  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy 
  • Neuroscience
Investigating the cause & prevention of red gut in lambs grazing lucerne
  • Production animal health
  • Agriculture
  • Digestive health
  • Animal nutrition
  • Animal welfare
Investigating the origin of mammal sex chromosomes
  • Genetics / evolution
  • Animal evolution / conservation
  • Monotreme genomics
  • Field ecology 
  • Molecular biology
Investigation of the use of optical photogrammetry in high dose rate surface brachytherapy
  • Medical physics
  • Radiation oncology
  • Computer programming
  • 3D Modelling / CAD
In vitro maturation of canine oocytes
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease & public health
  • Companion animal health
  • Reproductive biology
  • In vitro fertilisation (IVF)
  • Dogs
Isolation & evaluation of protein pattern of koala retroviruses
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Molecular biology
  • Viral infectious diseases
  • Wildlife
Is the mantle under SA primed and ready for copper deposits? Insights from Cu isotopes
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Mineral geoscience
JAZ2 is important for Treg function
  • Molecular immunology
  • Autoimmune therapy
  • Health and medical sciences
Kinetics and thermodynamics of biomimetic mineralisation
  • Theoretical chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Chemical physics
Knowledge of delegated legislation in biomedical research
  • Animal law
  • Research animals
  • Codes of practice
  • Animal ethics
Lattice gauge theory
  • Theoretical physics
  • Quantum Chromodynamics
  • QCD
  • Quarks
  • Gluons
  • Numerical simulation
  • Visualisation
  • Hadrons
Leaf morphology in silver beech (Nothofagus menziesii)
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Australian flora / plants
  • Palaeontology
  • Climate change
Let's improve the way science is communicated
  • Communication
  • Science writing
  • English
  • Creative writing
  • Experiment
  • People
Blinatumomab in relapsed acute lymphoblastic leukaemia
  • Cancer biology
  • Clinical oncology
  • Health and medical
  • Public health
  • Cancer research
  • Genomics
Lipid metabolism in Yellowtail Kingfish
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Aquaculture
  • Animal nutrition
  • Marine biology
Linking supramolecular cages into functional nanomaterials
  • Materials synthesis
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Self-assembly
  • Nanomaterials
Live cell imaging of γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA) signals in plants
  • Plant biology
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Plant signalling
  • Microscopy 
  • Plant metabolism
Longitudinal study of Giardia & Cryptosporidium infections in lambs
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Immunofluorescence
  • Parasites
  • Production animal health
  • Sheep
Machine learning techniques for advanced gravitational wave detectors
  • Gravitational waves
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Ozgrav
  • Computer programming
  • Interferometry
Making a bistable switch
  • Synthetic biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics 
  • Mathematical modelling
Management practices to enable early wet season forage production in lowland rice production systems of The Lao PDR
  • Farming systems
  • International agriculture
  • Southeast Asia
  • Sustainable management
Managing diurnal changes in rumen pH of cattle grazing fodder beet  
  • Production animal health
  • Agriculture
  • Animal nutrition
  • Digestive health
Marine & freshwater ecology and fish biology
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Global change biology
  • Restoration ecology
  • Coastal ecosystems
  • Freshwater ecology
Maternal behaviour in Merino ewes & neuroendocrine parameters
  • Production animal health
  • Reproductive biology
  • Animal nutrition
  • Animal behaviour
  • Sheep
  • Agriculture 
Maternal caffeine supplementation on thermoregulation & survival of new born lambs
  • Production animal health
  • Reproductive biology
  • Animal nutrition
  • Sheep
  • Agriculture 
Maternal nutrition and child development
  • Children
  • Child development
  • Executive function
  • Reproductive health
Mating systems in elapid snakes
  • Evolution of animals
  • Reptiles
  • Snakes
  • Population genomics
  • Epigenetics
Measurement & characterisation of arid wetland vegetation dynamics
  • Spatial science
  • Remote sensing
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Conservation
  • Drought
Measuring the effect of 10-years de-stocking on rangeland
  • Spatial science
  • Remote sensing
  • Drones
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Conservation
Megafaunal evolution and extinction
  • Ancient DNA
  • Extinct animals
  • Palaeontology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Climate change
Metabolic dependencies for improved therapeutic outcomes in chronic myeloid leukaemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
  • Metabolic pathways
  • Cancer research
  • Health and medical
Metal-organic frameworks as chemical reaction flasks
  • Macromolecular chemistry
  • Metal-organic frameworks
  • Porous materials
  • Catalysis
  • Organometallic chemistry
Method development to repair ancient DNA damage
  • Bioinformatics
  • Epigenetics
  • Ancient DNA
  • Genetics
Micro-structured optical fibre for high power laser beam delivery
  • Fibre fabrication
  • Optical fibres
  • Laser beams
  • Computer modelling
  • Optics applications
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
Mighty macrophytes: Ecology and management of common reed and bulrush
  • Terrestrial plant ecology
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Plant physiology and ecophysiology
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Invasive species
Mitochondrial DNA haplotype & response to placental restriction in sheep
  • Livestock genetics
  • Fetal growth
  • Diabetes
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
Mixed colony biofilms and disease outcome

  • Infectious diseases
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Human disease
  • Microbiology
Mixed digital & analog control of advanced lasers
  • Gravitational waves
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Ozgrav
  • Lasers and sensing systems
Modelling the aussie rules football kick
  • Biophysics
  • Laws of motion
  • Sports injuries
Models of hadrons and hadronic interactions
  • Hadronic, nuclear and particle physics
  • Quantum Chromodynamics
  • Structure of matter
Modulation of the plant defence response by the fungal extracellular matrix
  • Cell wall biochemistry
  • Fungal pathology
  • Plant-fungal interactions
  • Plant pathology
Molecular biology analysis of the function of Alzheimer's disease genes
  • Human disease
  • Health and medical science
  • Molecular biology
  • Genetics
Molecular diet analysis of bent-winged bats
  • Ancient DNA
  • Conservation genetics
  • Evolution of animals and birds
  • Forensic biology
Molecular diet analysis of introduced and native species
  • Ancient DNA
  • Conservation genetics
  • Evolution of animals and birds
  • Forensic biology
Molecular effects in membrane fluid transport
  • Theoretical chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Chemical physics
Molecular mechanism of male reproduction in cereals
  • Molecular biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cell biology
  • Developmental biology
  • Plant genetics
Molecular tagging of the dengue virus genome
  • Viral pathogenesis
  • Infectious diseases
  • Population health
  • Virology
Monitoring of minimal residual disease on chronic myeloid leukaemia patients in a setting of treatment free remission
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia
  • Treatment free
  • Cancer research
  • Health and medical
Morphological evolution and adaptation of Australia’s rabbits
  • Morphological evolution of animals
  • Invasive species
  • Conservation genetics
Morphological evolution and diversification of the elapid snake radiation
  • Evolution and conservation of reptiles
  • Sensory systems
  • Conservation genetics
  • Morphological evolution of animals
  • Biodiversity
Multiplexed extreme temperature sensing with fibres
  • Optical fibres
  • Extreme temperature sensors
  • Optical fibre theory
  • Cleaving
  • Splicing
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Optics applications
Mutation rate estimates in early European farmers
  • Bioinformatics
  • Epigenetics
  • Ancient DNA
  • Genetics
  • Genomics
Nature’s extreme particle accelerators at tera-eV (1012 eV) gamma-ray energies with HESS and other telescopes
  • High energy astrophysics
  • High Energy Stereoscopic System
  • HESS
  • Gamma rays
Neurogenetics
  • Prof Jozef Gecz
  • Dr Mark Corbett
  • Dr Lachlan Jolly
  • Dr Duyen Pham
  • Dr Raman Sharma
  • Dr Clare van Eyk
  • Intellectual disability
  • Epilepsy
  • Neuroscience
  • Genetic mutations
New class of germanate glass microstructured fibre lasers
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Microstructured geometries
  • Fibre fabrication
  • Advanced lasers
New metal-organic frameworks for biomacromolecule encapsulation and protection
  • Macromolecular chemistry
  • Metal-organic frameworks
  • Porous materials
  • Protein therapeutics
Nonlinear optics in optical waveguides: Can we control photons by photons?
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Optical signal processing
  • Lasers and non linear optics
  • Quantum computing
  • Sensing and signal processing
  • Fibre fabrication
  • Photons
Non-self and organelle quality control mutations
  • Genetics
  • Human disease
  • Health and medical science
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
Novel markers of animal emotion
  • Animal welfare
  • Behavioural neuroscience
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Animal behaviour
Novel spectroscopic analysis for breath-based diagnostics
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Optics applications
  • Machine learning
  • Bayesian inference algorithms
  • Spectroscopy
Nuclear theory
  • Quantum Chromodynamics
  • Theoretical physics
  • QCD
  • Quarks
  • Nambu Jona-Lasinio
  • NJL
  • Hadrons
Nutrient cycling and soil respiration
  • Microbiology
  • Fertilisers 
  • Environmental conditions
  • Soil temperature
  • Water content
Nutritional composition of complementary toddler foods
  • Food and Nutrition Science
  • Infant nutrition
  • Early life nutrition
  • Dietary guidelines
  • Food regulation
  • Public health
Nutrition and collective movement in the Australian plague locust
  • Entomology
  • Computer simulation
  • Computational biology
  • Behavioural modelling
  • Insect behaviour
Occurrence & distribution of ticks in South Australia
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Parasites
  • Production animal health
  • Companion animal health
  • Molecular biology
Optical fibre temperature sensors for heavy industry applications
  • High temperature sensors
  • Optics applications
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Optical fibre theory
  • Sensor fabrication
Optimisation of chimeric antigen receptor immunotherapy: building a better car?
  • Molecular immunology
  • Cancer research
  • Health and medical sciences
Oral vs intrarectal Emu Oil administration & protection against Crohn’s disease in mice
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease & public health
  • Cancer research
  • Digestive health
  • Biochemistry
Optimising fodder beet grazing management for beef cattle
  • Production animal health
  • Agriculture
  • Animal nutrition
  • Optimal stocking rates
Oyster reef restoration to boost reproduction and survival
  • Wildlife and restoration ecology
  • Marine ecology
  • Coastal ecosystems
Palaeoecology of holocene vertebrate deposits Naracoorte Caves, South Australia
  • Palaeontology
  • Earth science
  • Geology
  • Radiocarbon dating
  • Sedimentology
  • Stratigraphy
Pathogenesis of newly emerged Newcastle disease virus in South East Asia
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Molecular biology
  • Viral infectious diseases
  • Avian flu
  • Poultry
Physical enrichment of zebrafish held for research
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Animal behaviour
  • Stress
  • Marine biology
  • Aquaculture
Phylogeography and conservation genetics of Australian birds and mammals, including night parrots, wombats and quolls
  • Ancient DNA
  • Conservation genetics
  • Evolution of animals and birds
  • Forensic biology
Plant nematode-interactions: parasitism and defence
  • Host-parasite 
  • Plant pathology
  • Plant biotechnology
  • Plant genetics
  • Agriculture
Plant systematics and population genetics, evolutionary ecology and plant macrofossils
  • Plant systematics
  • Population genetics
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Plant macrofossils
  • Co-evolution of plants and animals
  • Conservation
Plant taxa and reconstruction of fossil palaeoenvironments
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Australian flora / plants
  • Palaeontology
  • Climate change
Plasticity of lifespan in the honeybee and the disposable soma theory
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Molecular evolution
  • Population genetics
  • Entomology
Pneumococcal vaccine
  • Vaccine research
  • Infectious diseases
  • Immunology
  • Viruses
Pollination biology of endothermic insects and heat-producing flowers
  • Physiological ecology
  • Spiders
  • Dinosaurs
  • Animals
  • Plants
Population-level epigenetic differences of tiger snakes
  • Evolution of animals
  • Reptiles
  • Snakes
  • Population genomics
  • Epigenetics
Potential for bacteriophages to control Rhodococcus equi infections in foals
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Equine health
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Electron microscopy
Predicting the movement and development of cloud for dynamically scheduling astronomical observations
  • High energy astrophysics
  • Infra-red
  • Gamma rays
  • Cherenkov Telescope Array
Prevalence & significance of lameness in sports horses
  • Equine health
  • Equine surgery
  • Intensive care
  • Lameness and gait analysis
  • Horses
Prevalence of lungworm in cats in South Australia
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease & public health
  • Companion animal health
  • Parasites
Quantum atom-fibre photonics
  • Quantum
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Precision measurement
Quantum field theory
  • Theoretical physics
  • Guage fields
  • Matter fields
  • The Standard Model
  • Higgs boson
  • Structure of matter
Quantum mechanical theory and experiment
  • Quantum
  • Mechanics
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Precision measurement
Quaternary palaeoecology of pleistocene vertebrates from Naracoorte Caves, South Australia
  • Palaeontology
  • Earth science
  • Geology
  • Radiocarbon dating
  • Sedimentology
  • Stratigraphy
Radio astronomy at 55 MHZ
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Atmosphere
  • Weather
  • Buckland Park
  • Radio interferometry
Radar rainfall studies
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Atmosphere
  • Weather
  • ATRAD
Reconstructing past plate configurations using radiogenic heat production
  • Earth science
  • Geochemistry
  • Continental evolution
  • Tectonics
  • GIS
  • Computer programming
Reduced-dimensionality representations of soft matter
  • Theoretical chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Chemical physics
Reducing sow pain & discomfort during farrowing: effects on lactation performance
  • Production animal health
  • Animal breeding
  • Reproductive health
  • Pigs
  • Agriculture
Reptile welfare assessment tool development
  • Animal welfare
  • Reptiles
  • Affective state
  • Zoos
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Animal behaviour
Resveratrol and fetal growth
  • Reproductive immunology
  • Health and medical sciences
  • Microbiology
Resolving the stratigraphy of the McArthur Basin via in-situ Rb-Sr dating of glauconites
  • Earth science
  • Geochemistry
  • Continental evolution
  • Mineral geoscience
  • Stratigraphy
Resolving the taxonomic status of bandicoots and gliders for conservation management
  • Molecular ecology and phylogeography
  • Molecular genetics
  • Population genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Animal conservation
Restoration ecology: Evolutionary ecology
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Population genetics
  • Ecology
  • Plant physiology
Restoration ecology: Plant-microbe feedbacks
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Population genetics
  • Ecology
  • Plant physiology
  • Soil science
Restoration ecology: Population genomics
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Population genetics
  • Ecology
  • Plant physiology
  • Public health
  • Biotechnology
Restoration ecology: Smart cities
  • Ecology
  • Plant physiology
  • Public health
  • Biotechnology
Restoration ecology: Urban rewilding
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Population genetics
  • Ecology
  • Plant physiology
  • Public health
  • Biotechnology
Restoration of Adelaide’s coastal seagrasses
  • Plant systematics
  • Population genetics
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Plant macrofossils
  • Marine ecology
Restoring grassy woodlands: interaction between native and invasive grasses
  • Terrestrial plant ecology
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Plant physiology and ecophysiology
  • Restoration ecology
  • Invasive species
Re-vegetating South Australia
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Australian flora / plants
  • Palaeontology
  • Climate change
Role of CCC proteins in plant hormone distribution and cell wall composition
  • Plant biology
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Molecular biology
  • Microscopy
Role of CCC proteins in in rice root hairs and pollen development and growth
  • Plant biology
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Plant phenotyping
  • Microscopy
Role of Flii protein in colitis-associated colorectal cancer development
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Cancer research
  • Digestive health 
  • Biochemistry
Role of HIFs in cancer
  • Biochemistry / molecular biology
  • Human disease
  • Hypoxia
  • Gene expression
Role of micronutrients in pregnancy
  • Placental function
  • Nutrient deficiency
  • Maternal/pregnancy nutrition
  • Molecular biology
  • Reproductive health
Role of a histone demethylase during seed development
  • Epigenetics 
  • Plant reproductive biology
  • Seed development
  • Agriculture / crop production
Role of an RNA m5C methyltransferase during plant reproduction
  • Epigenetics 
  • Plant reproductive biology
  • Seed development
  • Agriculture / crop production
Role of eEF2K and cancer cell migration & invasion
  • Cell signalling
  • Gene regulation
  • Cancer research
  • Cancer therapy
Role of the Actin-Related Protein Complex 1B (ARPC1B) in neutrophil antimicrobial function
  • Development and genetic immunology
  • Immunopathology
  • Human disease
Save our Giant Australian Cuttlefish and Little Penguins
  • Wildlife and restoration ecology
  • Marine ecology
  • Climate change
  • Conservation biology
Semiconductor physics
  • Theoretical chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Chemical physics
  • Semiconductor physics
Sensing and spectroscopy
  • GPS
  • Precision measurement
  • Lasers
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Optical frequency comb
  • Spectroscopy
Sex chromosomes of the platypus and echidna
  • Genetics / evolution
  • Animal evolution / conservation
  • Monotreme genomics
  • Field ecology 
  • Molecular biology
Shape differences between closely-related bat species
  • Systematics
  • Biogeography
  • Phylogeography
  • Molecular ecology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular evolution of animals
Shoots or roots - which controls plant-fungal interactions?
  • Mycorrhizal fungi
  • Plant nutrition
  • Plant signalling
  • Molecular biology
Signalling pathways of epileptic seizures
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental / physiological stress
  • Genetics
  • Neuroscience
Sim1 gene and its link to morbidly obese children
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental / physiological stress
  • Genetics
  • Neuroscience
Skin pigment differences of tiger snake populations and in response to UV exposure
  • Molecular evolution of animals
  • Reptiles
  • Snakes
  • Population genomics
  • Epigenetics
Small field dosimetry with beryllium oxide ceramic fibre optic dosimeters
  • Medical physics
  • Radiation detectors
  • Radiotherapy
  • Medical imaging
  • Monte-Carlo smulatons
  • Dosimetry
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital
Sow conformation & performance
  • Production animal health
  • Animal welfare
  • Reproductive biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Big data
Spatial information, environmental remote sensing and GIS
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Natural resource management
  • Biogeography
  • Geoscience
  • Spatial science
Staphylococcus aureus and lifestyle variations
  • Infectious diseases
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Human disease
  • Microbiology
Stockpersons' knowledge of codes of practice in the pig industry
  • Animal law
  • Animal ethics
  • Pigs
  • Production animals
  • Codes of practice
Stomatal protection mechanisms in Casuarinaceae
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Australian flora / plants
  • Palaeontology
  • Climate change
Stress response in pathogenic bacteria: Haemophilus influenzae
  • Infectious diseases
  • Antimicrobial resistance
  • Human disease
  • Microbiology
Structural studies of cell wall proteins involved during pathogenesis
  • Cell wall biochemistry
  • Protein expression
  • X-ray crystallography
  • Plant pathology
Structure determination of bHLH/PAS proteins
  • Biochemistry
  • Environmental / physiological stress
  • Genetics
  • Neuroscience
Studying the highest energy particles in nature with the Pierre Auger Observatory
  • High energy astrophysics
  • Cosmic rays
  • Ultra-high energy
Survival of Western Pygmy possums in arid environments
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Wildlife and restoration ecology
  • Biogeography
  • Molecular evolution of animals
Synthesis using nature’s catalysts; enzymes
  • Biocatalysis
  • Enzymology
  • Protein engineering
  • Green chemistry
  • Synthetic biology
Synthetic biology applications of enzymes
  • Synthetic biology
  • Green chemistry
  • Biocatalysis
  • Protein engineering
Synthetic phage therapy
  • Synthetic biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics 
  • Mathematical modelling
Systematic analysis of the eIF4E interactome
  • Cell signalling
  • Gene regulation
  • Genetics
  • Nutrition and metabolism
Temporal variability of lameness in horses kept on pasture
  • Equine health
  • Equine surgery
  • Intensive care
  • Lameness and gait analysis
  • Horses
Testing the gamete competition theory of the evolution of anisogamy
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Molecular evolution
  • Population genetics
The effects of DNA damage and degradation on ancient human microbiomes
  • Microorganisms
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Genetics
  • Ancient DNA
Theoretical high energy physics
  • The Standard Model
  • Beyond the Standard Model (BSM)
  • Dark matter
  • Dark energy
  • Higgs boson
  • Supersymmetry
  • SUSY
  • GUT
  • Grand Unified Theories
  • Theoretical high energy physics
There and back - how well do rocks record their journey deep into the Earth?
  • Gneiss complex
  • Mineral geoscience
  • Earth science
  • Continental evolution
Thermal imaging of lamb temperature to help boost survival
  • Production animal health
  • Ruminant science
  • Thermography
  • Medical imaging
TLR4 and Treg cells in early pregnancy
  • Reproductive immunology
  • Health and medical sciences
  • Microbiology
Toothpaste tectonics: rates and timescales, and predicting where the rain fell
  • Hydrogeology
  • Earth science
  • Continental evolution
  • Tectonics
  • Erosion
Transcriptional control of GABA signalling in plants
  • Plant biology
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Gene transcription
  • Molecular biology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Microscopy
Transient weather events
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Atmosphere
  • Weather
  • Bureau of Meteorology
  • BoM
Trans-Tasman cattle maternal efficiency
  • Production animal health
  • Animal breeding
  • Reproductive biology
  • Genetic selection
Treating inherited brain disease in children
  • Genetics
  • Molecular pathology
  • Gene therapy
  • Neuroscience
Treg cells and placental development
  • Reproductive immunology
  • Health and medical sciences
  • Microbiology
Tropical rainforest in Antarctic latitudes
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Australian flora / plants
  • Palaeontology
  • Climate change
Uncovering the relationship between two malaria proteins required for invasion
  • Infectious diseases
  • Malaria parasites
  • Microbiology
  • Gene-editing
  • Public health
Understanding laser beams
  • Gravitational waves
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Ozgrav
  • Lasers and sensing systems
Understanding the mechanism of enzyme catalysed reactions of importance in drug metabolism
  • Enzyme inhibitors
  • X-ray crystal structures 
  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Structural biology
  • Enzyme mechanisms
Understanding the molecular mechanisms of intellectual disability
  • Genetics
  • Intellectual disability
  • Seizures
  • Epilepsy 
  • Neuroscience
Underwater environments of Coorong aquatic spiders
  • Physiological ecology
  • Spiders
  • Dinosaurs
  • Animals
  • Plants
Unlocking past diets through the analysis of ancient dental calculus
  • Microbiology
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Genetics
  • Ancient DNA
Unwrapping the 3D genome to map autoimmune disease
  • Molecular immunology
  • Diabetes
  • Health and medical sciences
  • Population health
  • Genetics
Urban rewilding
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Population genetics
  • Ecology
  • Plant physiology
  • Biotechnology
Use of drones to assess the performance of wheat in sodic soils
  • Farming systems
  • Imaging techniques
  • Remote sensing
  • Field phenotyping
  • Plant nutrition
Using genome data to identify potential functional genes in tiger snake gigantism and dwarfism
  • Evolution of animals
  • Reptiles
  • Snakes
  • Population genomics
  • Epigenetics
Using remote sensing to measure the variation in suspended sediment in Gulf St. Vincent
  • Spatial science
  • Remote sensing
  • Sediment and soil science
Using satellite detections to monitor the ionosphere
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Atmosphere
  • Weather
  • Plasma
  • Buckland Park
  • Ionosphere
Using the ancient DNA to explore human adaptation and evolutionary medicine
  • Human evolution
  • Bioinformatics
  • Genomics
  • Genetics
  • Ancient DNA
Validating a radionuclide method for radiation shielding verification in medical imaging departments
  • Medical physics
  • Computer programming
  • Radiation management
  • Medical imaging
Validation of a novel method of judgement bias testing in rats
  • Animal welfare
  • Behavioural neuroscience
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
Veterinary neurological disorders
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease & public health
  • Neuroscience
  • Human neurological diseases
  • Animal behaviour
Viable, but non-culturable bacteria: Understanding the risks for food safety
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Food and nutrition
  • Food safety
  • Bacteriology
  • Molecular biology
  • Salmonella / Campylobacter
Water quality – denitrification & nutrient loads
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Hydrology
  • Wastewater
  • Denitrification
Water quality - disinfecting water with chlorine
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Hydrology
  • Health
  • Tap water
What causes PCDH19-epilepsy?
  • Genome editing
  • CRISPR gene therapy
  • Genetic mutations
  • Intellectual disability
What goes down, must come up? Tracking sediment input to subduction zone magmas using radiogenic and stable Sr isotopes
  • Volcanoes
  • Geochemistry
  • Earth science
  • Radiogenic isotope tracers
What's the best diet for a zebrafish?
  • Animal nutrition
  • Biochemistry
  • Aquaculture
  • Marine biology
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
Wildlife conservation, plant-animal interactions and restoration ecology
  • Terrestrial ecology
  • Environmental management
  • Natural disasters
  • Biodiversity restoration
  • Flora and fauna
WWOX Enzyme function is a target for treatment of metabolic diseases including cancer
  • Genetics
  • Human disease
  • Health and medical science
Xenobiotic metabolism in Australian marsupials
  • Companion animal health
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal nutrition
  • Molecular biology
Zika virus infection of the placenta
  • Viral pathogenesis
  • Infectious diseases
  • Population health
  • Virology