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Project title Supervisors Recommended honours enrolment Keywords
What the F? Origin and distribution of fluorine at the Carrapateena Deposit
  • Mineralogy
  • Ore deposits
  • Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG)
What is Nundorite? Weird alkaline rocks of the Mount Arrowsmith Volcanics, Western NSW, and their critical mineral potential
  • Alkaline rocks
  • Critical minerals
  • Volcanics
  • Petrology
  • Geochemistry
  • Mineralogy
Vulcan iron-oxide copper gold: Mineral paragenesis and alteration and mineralisation
  • Copper mineralisation
  • Mineral deposits
  • Critical minerals
Uncovering the exhumation history of the East Tennant region
  • Thermochronology
  • Mineral exploration
  • Landscape evolution
Timing and distribution of critical metals Bi-Co, and Ag in the Carrapateena Deposit
  • Mineralogy
  • Ore deposits
  • Iron Oxide Copper-Gold (IOCG)
The use of rutile geochemistry in characterising the provenance of heavy mineral sands
  • Mineral chemistry
  • Provenance
  • Data analysis
The origin and evolution of light rare earth element (LREE) deposits at Browns Range, northern WA
  • Critical minerals
  • Mineral exploration
  • Geochemistry
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology 
The NT’s Georgina Basin - understanding its geology and base-metal potential
  • Geochemistry
  • Stable isotope stratigraphy
  • Mineral deposits
The impact of fluid flow on crustal radioactivity: Pushing heat around during tectonic reworking
  • Radioactivity
  • Thermal geophysics
  • Physics
  • Geochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Geothermics
  • Metasomatism,
  • Fluid pathways
  • Metal transport
  • Trace elements
  • Crustal evolution
  • Data analysis
  • Data analytics
The fire down below: Heat generation in the lower crust
  • Radioactivity
  • Crustal composition
  • Trace elements
  • Geothermics
  • Geophysics
  • Geology
  • Physics
  • Geochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Data analysis
  • Data analytics
The Curnamona Cube Geophysics
Seismology
Modelling
Superbasin links on supercontinents – do the Centralian and Adelaide Superbasins link through the north Stuart Shelf? Geochemistry
Geochronology
Cryogenian Glaciation
Structural geology by drone photography
  • Fracture networks
  • Drone mapping
  • Modelling
Setting up ‘Australian Critical Zone Network’ (OZCZO): A pilot study in South Australia
  • Regolith
  • Geochemistry 
  • Hydrology
Resolving the spatial dynamics of the Coorong’s palaeo-hydrology
  • Oxygen isotope geochemistry
  • Salinity
  • Fossil carbonate biominerals
Reconstructing the past monsoon climates of Japan using isotopes and lake sediments
  • Palaeoclimate
  • Stable isotopes
  • Numerical data analyses
Plasma ashing for Earth Sciences: optimising and validating a novel technique for organic removal
  • Oxygen isotope geochemistry
  • Analytical technique
  • Holocene
Partial melting of the crust by basaltic magma: Crustal contamination ‘caught in the act’
  • Geochemistry
  • Volcanology
  • Petrology
  • Microtexture
  • Igneous processes
Paragenesis of a new Cu-Au system at Kanmantoo and its implication for Delamerian mineral systems
  • Copper mineralisation
  • Mineral deposits
  • Critical minerals
Nanosatellites and drone geophysics: new technologies for Earth, Moon and Mars
  • Geophysics
  • Drones
  • Space exploration
Mineral chemistry of phyllosilicates as an exploration tool – a case study from Vulcan IOCG prospect
  • Dr Lucy McGee
  • Prof Karin Barovich
  • Dr Marija Dmitrijeva  
  • Dr Greg Swain
  • Mineralogy
  • Mineral exploration
  • Mineral chemistry
  • Petrology
Metal transport in active arc volcanic systems
  • Geochemistry
  • Volcanology
  • Isotopes
  • Metal transport
  • Mineral exploration
Isotope chemostratigraphy of the Greater McArthur Basin, Northern Territory
  • Chemostratigraphy
  • Geochemistry 
  • Mcarthur Basin
In-situ Rb-Sr dating of glauconite: New constraints on depositional ages of sediments
  • Chemostratigraphy geochemistry
  • Geochronology
  • Glauconite
Geothermal regimes in iron-oxide copper gold deposits: Pathfinding for new discoveries and de-risking mine infrastructure planning
  • Heat flow
  • Heat flux
  • Temperature
  • Mining
  • Geophysics
  • Physics
Garnets, diamonds and glaciers in South Australia
  • Geochronology
  • Tectonics
  • Mineral exploration
Expanding the exploration search space for HYC or century style base-metal mineral systems in the Birrindudu Basin
  • Mineral deposits
  • McArthur Basin
  • Geochemistry
Droughts and fire: unravelling past climate extremes on Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  • Oxygen isotope geochemistry 
  • Microfossils
  • Hydrology 
  • Climate change
Did pipe-like structures at Hallett Cove trigger Snowball Earth termination?
  • Field mapping
  • Structural geology
  • Subsurface fluids
Determining the origins of natural CO2 accumulations in the Otway Basin
  • Isotopic analyses
  • Carbon capture and storage
  • Petrographic analyses
Compositional controls on physical properties: New constraints from laboratory measurements
  • Composition
  • Density
  • Thermal conductivity
  • Crust
  • Geophysics
  • Geochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Earth materials
  • Material properties
  • Natural ceramics
  • Data analysis
  • Data analytics
Chromium isotopes in the Earth’s upper mantle and oceanic crust: Insights from Oman ophiolite
  • Chromium isotopes
  • Ophiolite
  • Magmatic processes
  • Redox
A forensic search for America down under using a new age dating tool
  • Metamorphism
  • Garnet
  • Tectonics
‘Forensic’ geomorphology evidence for palaeoenvironmental change on Kangaroo Island
  • Palaeoclimate
  • Sedimentology
  • OSL dating
What goes down, must come up? Tracking sediment input to subduction zone magmas using radiogenic and stable Sr isotopes
  • Volcanoes
  • Volcanic systems
  • Melt formation
  • Deep carbon cycle
  • Geochemistry
  • Mineral and energy systems
  • Tectonics and solid earth processes
The Proterozoic planetary pivot: oxygen, snowballs and metals
  • Sedimentary basins
  • Geoscience
  • Mineral exploration
  • Tapley Hill Formation
Reconstructing megafauna histories and palaeoenvironmental change at Naracoorte cave palaeontological sites
  • Megafauna extinction
  • Palaeoclimate
  • OSL dating
Crustal evolution through the lens of apatite crystals
  • Continental crust
  • Continents evolution
  • Mineral and energy systems
  • Tectonics and solid earth processes
Transcription factors controlling seed development
  • Arabidopsis
  • Seed
  • Plant
  • Gene
  • Genetics
Genes controlling seed development
  • Protein
  • Seed
  • Genetics
  • Flower
  • Gene
Fruit fly control: CRISPR mutagenesis of the yellow2 gene
  • Genetics
  • Fruit flies
  • CRISPR gene editing
  • Agriculture
  • Pest control
Rhizopus arrhizus: fantastic fungi and how to control them
  • Dr Caterina Selva 
  • Prof Vincent Bulone
  • Microbiology
  • Fungi
  • CRISPR
  • Microscopy
  • Genetics
Gene therapy to treat inherited brain disease
  • Prof Maria Fuller
  • Dr Jennifer Saville
  • Dr Nathan Rout-Pitt
  • Dr Ainslie Derrick-Roberts
  • Gene therapy
  • Genetic diseases
  • Inherited metabolic disorders
  • Neurological disorder
How does scent work impact dog management and behaviour?
  • Animal behaviour
  • Companion animal
  • Dog training
  • Scent
  • COVID detector dogs
  • Sniffer dogs
How will mangrove fishes respond to climate change in South Australia?
  • Environmental change
  • Mangroves
  • Marine ecology
  • Marine biology
  • Field work
  • Biodiversity
Uterine priming and pig fertility
  • Gilt
  • Uterine priming
  • Pig fertility
  • Production animals
  • Pig breeding
Bone abnormalities in genetic disease
  • Bone disease
  • Cell models
  • Treatment
  • Genetic diseases
Dust exposure and airway inflammation in horses fed round bale hay
  • Horses
  • Equine asthma
  • Bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF) cytology
  • Breathing zone particle exposure
  • Respirable particle exposure
Is apple cider vinegar good for newborn piglets?
  • Piglet
  • Pig breeding
  • Gut health / Digestive health
  • Microbiome
  • Production animals
How does Vitamin D improve piglet performance?
  • Piglets
  • Vitamin D
  • Light
  • Immune function
  • Production animals
Management of cats in local councils of Australia
  • Companion animals
  • Animal management
  • Animal welfare
  • Animal behaviour
  • Policy
  • Local government
Investigating the role of perineuronal nets as a non-cellular mechanism of emotion and mood
  • Animal welfare
  • Emotion
  • Animal behaviour
  • Neurobiology
Using rodent grimace scales in biomedical research
  • Rats and mice
  • Biomedical science
  • Grimace scales
  • Pain
  • Laboratory animals
  • Implementation science
Sheep Pain Mitigation Trial
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal welfare
  • Production animals
  • Livestock
  • Neuroscience
Battleground of the grapevine: Shiraz Disease under the microscope
  • Grapevine
  • Disease
  • Virus
  • Microscopy
  • Gene expression
  • Viticulture
  • Wine
A missing link in grape berry biochemistry: where does the acid in wine come from?
  • Grapevine
  • Acidity
  • Climate change
  • Enzymes
  • Plant science
  • Biochemistry
  • Winemaking
Activity of novel xylanases from a new Australian crop, Plantago ovata (psyllium)
  • Dietary fibre
  • Sustainability
  • Protein expression
  • Enzymes
  • Glycobiology
  • Biochemistry
What is the effect of yeast diversity on secondary ‘malolactic’ fermentation outcome?
  • Microbiology
  • Biotechnology
  • PCR
  • Chemical analysis
  • Oenology / winemaking
Can graphene and cement stop PFAS from contaminating our environment?
  • Fire-fighting foams
  • Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances
  • Remediation
  • Solidification
  • Soil and water contamination
  • Environmental impact
Fighting fire-fighting foams: Carbon materials for mitigating PFAS contamination
  • Fire-fighting foams
  • Per and polyfluoroalkyl substances
  • Remediation
  • Carbon-based materials
  • Soil contamination
  • Environmental impact
Slender skinks: The evolution of elongated and limbless lizard bodies
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Comparative anatomy
  • Herpetology
  • Morphometrics
  • Reptiles and animals
Stop the spot: Almond bacterial spot disease in Australia
  • Stone fruits
  • Fruit trees
  • Microscopy
  • Genetic characterisation
  • Agriculture
Grape berry responses to extreme heat
  • Grapevine
  • Ethanol
  • Metabolism
  • Enzymes
  • Physiology
Hopping vs running: comparative muscular architecture of rabbits and hares
 
  • Comparative anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Veterinary bioscience
  • Invasive species
What hare is it there? Genetic diversity of Australia’s invasive hares
  • Genetics
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Mammology
  • Molecular biology
  • Taxonomy
  • Invasive species
Can the novel IVOS biosensor diagnose mastitis in dairy cows?
  • Biomarkers
  • Biosensors
  • In vivo oxidative stress
  • Isoprostanes
  • Production animal health
  • Cattle and herds
Designing nutritious and sustainable yoghurt from legumes?
  • Food formulation
  • Plant protein
  • Nutrition
  • Health
  • Sustainability
  • Food technology
  • Broad beans, fava beans, faba beans
How will the trees of urban Adelaide respond to climate change?
  • Dr Kate Delaporte 
  • A/Prof Doug Bardsley
  • Dr Stefan Caddy-Retalic
  • Plant science
  • Urban forest
  • Climate change
  • Horticulture
  • Waite Aboretum
  • Urban planning
  • Conservation
How do native plants affect the supply of phosphorus to soils?
  • Nutrient cycling
  • Soil and plant chemical analysis
  • Fertilisers
  • Organic compounds
  • Soil ecosystems
  • Native plant growth and production
Does eating cruciferous vegetables protect us against breast cancer?
  • Cancer research
  • Mammospheres
  • Pluripotency genes
  • Isothiocyanate
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug discovery
  • Anticancer agents
Advanced plasma polymer coatings for slow nutrient release fertilisers
  • Plasma
  • Coating
  • Slow release fertiliser / Fertilizer
  • Hydrophobic
  • Food production
Optical fibres in space for high bandwidth and black hole detection
  • Gravitational waves
  • High power lasers
  • Optical fibre
  • Precision measurement
  • Space
Spacecraft radiation environment modelling
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Particle energies, fluxes and fluences 
  • Space science and astrophysics
  • Spacecraft orbiting
Sounding the ionosphere using software define radio (SDR)
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Sounder transmissions
  • High-frequency radio signals
  • Global positioning systems (GPS)
  • Real-time ionospheric models
It’s space water, but not as we know it
  • Physics
  • Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Moon
  • Environmental luminescence
Saving megafauna from bacteria
  • Fluorescence
  • Optics and sensors
  • Conservation
  • Biofilm
  • Naracoorte Caves' fossils
  • Palaeontology
Fossils under a new light
  • Fossil analysis
  • Palaeontology
  • Fluorescence
  • Optics, imaging and sensors
Deep learning for better cellular imaging
  • Microscopy
  • Super-resolution
  • Malaria
  • Mammalian cells
  • Optical imaging
  • Programming / Coding
Testing for irradiated foods
  • Food irradiation
  • Food labelling
  • Physics
  • Food Irradiation Testing
  • Optically-stimulated luminescence
Improving salt tolerance in grapevines
  • Salinity
  • Grapevines
  • Roots
  • Abiotic stress
  • Agriculture
Enhancing wheat yield and drought tolerance
  • Wheat yield
  • Drought
  • Stomata signalling 
  • Plant Accelerator
Lactation oestrus and breeding in sows
  • Production animals
  • Lactation oestrus
  • Ovulation
  • Fertility
  • Pigs / Piglet
Exploring the fundamentals of photo-induced chemical reaction mechanisms
  • Photocatalysis
  • Hydrogen
  • Renewable energy
  • Mass spectrometry
A CRISPR genome editing approach to improve vetch seed quality
  • Legume
  • Vetch
  • Plant breeding
  • Synthetic biology
Understanding pollination processes between bees and flowers
  • Pollination
  • Bees
  • Canola
  • Outcrossing
  • Flowers
Advanced yeast for challenging bioprocesses
  • Fermentation
  • Biotechnology
  • Bioprospecting
  • Directed evolution
  • Yeast
Aboriginal fermentations: Discovering their chemistry and new yeast species
  • Microbiology
  • Bioprospecting
  • Biotechnology
  • Sequencing
  • Ecology
Structural characterisation of protein misfolding in amyloid diseases
  • Protein folding
  • Protein structure
  • Amyloid disease
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Structural biology
  • Alzheimers disease
  • Parkinson’s Disease
Structural characterisation of snake venom proteins
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Protein structure
  • Snake venom
Evaluation of efficacy and adoption of Numnuts, local anaesthesia for lamb marking
  • Numnuts
  • Lamb marking
  • Pain relief
  • Analgesia
  • Animal welfare
Hydrogen: green and renewable energy sourced from sunlight and water
  • Renewable energy
  • Hydrogen
  • Photocatalysis
  • Nanomaterials
Photocatalytic degradation of persistent organic pollutants (POPs)
  • Environmental remediation
  • Catalysis
  • Nanomaterials
  • Photocatalysis
Evaluate the efficacy of a Mycoplasma vaccine to produce an immune response in sheep
  • Production animals
  • Vaccine
  • Mycoplasma
  • Immunity
  • Lameness
Reconstructing the evolutionary history of extinct species and past animal populations using ancient DNA
  • Ancient DNA
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Palaeogenomics
  • Phylogenetics
  • Bioinformatics
Advanced research in plant hormones focussing on strigolactones and auxin
  • Plant hormones
  • Molecular biology
  • Genome editing
  • Root
  • Branching
Impact of thermal environment and melatonin on body temperature and reproduction
  • Heat stress
  • Animal reproduction
  • Sheep
  • Pigs
Koala health and disease in South Australia
  • Native wildlife
  • Wildlife conservation biology
  • Koala health and disease
  • Ecology and environmental science
Designing organic semiconductor interfaces for advanced flexible electronics
  • Electronics
  • Photovoltaics
  • Statistical mechanics
  • Renewable energy
  • Functional materials
Understanding T cells in autoimmune disease
  • Immunity
  • Autoimmunity
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • T lymphocytes
  • Microbiology and immunology
Controlling inflammation during influenza infection
  • Viral infection
  • Regulatory T cells
  • Cytokines
  • Microbiology and immunology
Discovery of new genes that promote T cell activity against cancer
  • Cancer
  • Immunotherapy
  • T cell migration
  • CRISPR-Cas9
  • Microbiology and immunology
Disease resistance in plants: Oat
  • Genetics, genetic mapping
  • Genomic selection, genomics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Agriculture
  • High performance computing
Disease resistance in plants: Chickpea
  • Genetics, genetic mapping
  • Genomic selection, genomics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biostatistics
  • Agriculture
  • Fungi
  • High performance computing
Synthesis and structuralisation of Metal-organic Frameworks (MOF)
  • Porous materials
  • Materials chemistry
  • Synthesis
  • Properties
  • Nanomaterials
Environmental monitoring: Teasing out real biodiversity patterns from sampling biases
  • Biodiversity mapping
  • Sampling methods
  • Vegetation monitoring
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Spatial sciences
Environmental monitoring: What is the extent of canopy dieback in a refugial forest?
  • Ecosystem monitoring
  • Tree dieback
  • Terrestrial plant ecology
  • Climate change
  • Environmental monitoring
  • Spatial sciences
Agave spirits: Using wild yeasts to ferment fructose
  • Yeast
  • Sugar
  • Fermentation
  • Fructose
  • Food chemistry
  • Winemaking
Are compostable plastics really what they say on the packet?
  • Compostable plastic
  • Microplastics
  • Plants
  • Biomass
  • Recycling
Made-in-SA: Advanced materials derived from local growers’ agricultural waste
  • Materials
  • Biomaterials
  • Nanomaterials
  • Materials synthesis
  • Renewable materials
Unlocking rare noble gases from mineral fluid inclusions: A window into Earth’s ancient history
  • Fluid inclusions in minerals
  • Noble gas isotopes
  • Radioactive waste disposal
MicroRNA regulation of breast cancer metastasis
  • microRNA
  • Breast cancer
  • Metastasis
  • Gene regulation
How do cancer cells become aggressive?
  • microRNA
  • Cancer
  • Alternative splicing
  • CRISPR
  • Gene regulation
Acoustic attraction of oysters: restoring oyster reefs
  • Wildlife and restoration ecology
  • Marine biology / Marine ecology
  • Diving
  • Underwater sounds
  • Coastal ecosystems

 

Three-dimensional (3D) printing of optical calibration objects for high resolution medical imaging
  • Optics applications
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Tomography
  • Medical imaging
  • 3D printing
Four-dimensional (4D) in-vivo biophotonics for metabolism and pain in real time
  • Optics, lasers and photonics
  • Biochemical sensing
  • Molecular biology
  • Molecular pathology
  • Cell and plant signalling
  • Abiotic stress tolerance
  • Drought tolerance
  • Grain quality
  • Plant biology and biochemistry
  • Animal physiology
Acoustic communication in alpacas
  • Animal behaviour
  • Social behaviour
  • Communication
  • Mammals
Active and passive measurement of atmospheric trace gases
  • Climate change
  • Weather and climate modelling
  • Space and atmospheric physics
  • Lidar detector
  • Optics
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
Animal comparative physiology
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Animal nutrition
  • Physiological ecology
  • Conservation physiology
  • Heat stress in birds
  • Animal and veterinary science
Antioxidant status and equine gastric ulceration syndrome
  • Horse nutrition
  • Gastric ulcers
  • Equine health
  • Novel supplements
Aquatic plant photosynthesis as a driver of large pH changes in wetlands
  • Aquatic plants
  • Ecophysiology
  • Plant physiology
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
A sweet treat? Salmonella in raw egg based desserts
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Food and nutrition
  • Food safety
  • Bacteriology
  • Molecular biology
  • Animal and veterinary science
Australian zeolite for ammonia control in aquarium fish tanks
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Aquaculture
  • Animal behaviour
  • Marine biology
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Can citizen science save the planet?
  • Bandicoot
  • Citizen science
  • Design thinking
  • Transformational change
  • Wildlife conservation
Cat sensitivity to the insecticide permethrin
  • Companion animal health
  • Cat biology
  • Molecular biology
  • Animal and veterinary science
Catalytic activity of metal clusters on surfaces
  • Metal clusters
  • Catalysis
  • Photocatalysis
  • Nanoscience
  • Nanotechnology
Cellular-stress induced activation of non-TFEB regulated lysosomal genes
  • Cell signalling
  • Gene regulation
  • Genetics
  • Nutrition and metabolism
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
Chironomids in extreme environments
  • Invertebrate physiology / ecology
  • Non-biting midges
  • Insect habitats
  • Hydrology
  • Entomology
Citizen Science: using people power to drive research
  • Wild Orchard Watch (WOW)
  • Citizen science
  • Communicating science
  • Native flora
  • Orchids
  • Environmental surveillance monitoring
  • Ecological data
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
Communicate to collaborate: tailoring science communication within the scientific community
  • Communicating science
  • Industry collaboration
  • Research infrastructure
  • Ecosystem monitoring
  • Open source data
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
Creating resources on how to interact with sea snakes
  • Science communication / education
  • Marine biology / ecology
  • Workplace safety
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Wildlife conservation
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
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
Design of biomimetic coatings to understand plant-pathogen relations
  • Surface coatings
  • Microscopy
  • Plant pathology
  • Fungal pathology
  • Biomimetic models
Determining the effect of protein quality control to astrocyte stress responses
  • Neurological diseases
  • Cell stress
  • Protein degradation
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Digestive tract health of greenlip abalone
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Aquaculture
  • Animal nutrition
  • Marine biology
  • Animal and veterinary science
Directed evolution of proteins in vivo
  • Synthetic biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics 
  • Mathematical modelling
Do gut microbes promote migratory fattening in shorebirds?
  • Animal and veterinary bioscience
  • Migratory birds
  • Gastrointestinal physiology
  • Metabolism
  • Broiler chickens 
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Do sheep hang out with other sheep who have similar personalities?
  • Animal personality
  • Animal behaviour
  • Social behaviour
  • Networks
  • Sheep
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
EchidnaCSI: a citizen science platform for outreach, engagement, communication and education
  • Citizen science
  • Social media
  • STEM education
  • School engagement
  • Video editing
  • Ecology
  • Genetics
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 pre-partum hCG on farrowing performance of older parity sows & their piglets viability
  • Production animal health
  • Animal breeding
  • Reproductive health
  • Pigs
  • Agriculture
  • Animal and veterinary science
Effective field theory
  • Quantum Chromodynamics
  • Structure of matter
  • EFT
  • Effective Field Theories
  • Large Hadron Collidor
  • Theoretical physics
  • QCD
  • Quarks
  • Gluons
  • Hadrons
Effect of micronutrients on the growth of wheat in sodic soils
  • Farming systems
  • Plant phenotyping
  • Molecular biology
  • Plant nutrition
  • Plant growth
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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: Koalas
  • Wildlife population / conservation
  • Survey design
  • Animal imaging
  • Remote sensing
  • Unmanned Research Aircraft Facility
  • Spatial science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Equine lameness & biomechanics
  • Equine health
  • Equine lameness
  • Biomechanics
  • Minimal invasive surgery
  • Horses
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Diving in the dark: morphological diversity of subterranean beetles
  • Morphological evolution of animals
  • Evolutionary biology,
  • Entomology
  • Morphometrics
  • Anatomy
  • Insects
Examining perceived wine complexity and how it impacts consumer preference
  • Sensory science
  • Wine chemistry
  • Consumer behaviour
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Factors affecting fertility of female pigs
  • Fertility and reproduction
  • Production animals
  • In vitro embryo production
  • Animal and veterinary science
Flu vaccine
  • Vaccine research
  • Influenza virus
  • Infectious disease
Fossil history of selected plant taxa
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Australian flora / plants
  • Palaeontology
  • Climate change
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Future carbon emissions – comparing the responses of land plants with marine plants
  • Wildlife and restoration ecology
  • Marine ecology
  • Plant physiology and evolution
  • Climate change
Transition metal clusters; the third dimension of the Periodic Table of Elements
  • Metal clusters
  • Catalysis
  • Photocatalysis
  • Nanoscience
  • Nanotechnology
Genetic survey: Why does my Pomeranian dog have a blue tongue?
  • Inherited 
  • Genetic mutation
  • Blood disorder
  • Methemoglobinaemia
  • Companion animal health
  • Animal and veterinary science
Genomic consequences of major ecological transitions in evolution
  • Evolution and conservation of reptiles
  • Conservation genetics
  • Marine ecology
  • Biodiversity
  • Genomics
Genetic mutations associated with skin and wool growth in sheep

 

  • Genetic mutations
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biomarker discovery
  • Production animal health
  • Animal and veterinary science
Genetics of lamb survival
  • Production animal health
  • Ruminant science
  • Animal welfare
  • Agriculture
  • Sheep
  • Genetic analysis
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Genome biology and mammal gene evolution
  • Genetics / evolution
  • Animal evolution / conservation
  • Monotreme genomics
  • Field ecology 
  • Molecular biology
Global change ecology and conservation
  • Climate change
  • Global change biology
  • Planetary health
  • Macroecology
  • Conservation biology
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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)
  • Animal and veterinary science
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)
  • Animal and veterinary science
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-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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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 environmental factors influence sheep movement, space use and social behaviour?
  • Environmental influence
  • Animal movement
  • Social behaviour
  • Networks
  • Sheep
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Improving drought and salt tolerance of wheat
  • Plant biology
  • Plant biochemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Plant phenotyping
  • Plant genotyping
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 sheep reproduction via pregnancy scanning
  • Animal reproduction
  • Lamb survival
  • Foetal health
  • Production animal health
Improving survival of new born piglets & sow performance
  • Production animal health
  • Reproductive biology
  • Pigs
  • Agriculture
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Predicting concentration-gradient-driven fluid flow in 2D membranes
  • 2D material
  • Membrane
  • Desalination
  • Renewable energy
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Isolation & evaluation of protein pattern of koala retroviruses
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Molecular biology
  • Viral infectious diseases
  • Wildlife
  • Animal and veterinary science
JAZ2 is important for Treg function
  • Molecular immunology
  • Autoimmune therapy
  • Health and medical sciences
Knowledge of delegated legislation in biomedical research
  • Animal law
  • Research animals
  • Codes of practice
  • Animal ethics
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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 
  • Animal and veterinary science
Maternal caffeine supplementation on thermoregulation & survival of new born lambs
  • Production animal health
  • Reproductive biology
  • Animal nutrition
  • Sheep
  • Agriculture
  • Animal and veterinary science
Sensory drivers of food intake
  • Personalised nutrition
  • Diet quality
  • Sensory attributes of foods
  • Food choice
  • Food acceptance
Maternal supplementation to improve lamb survival
  • Neuroprotectant
  • Sheep
  • Lamb survival
  • Merino
  • Maternal supplementation
  • Production animal 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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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 and analysis of cell survival data from hadron therapy
  • Proton therapy
  • Hadron therapy
  • Cancer treatment
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 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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Plant-based protein, sustainability and diet quality
  • Plant protein
  • Sustainability
  • Diet quality 
  • Vegan / Vegetarian
  • Human 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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Optical coherence tomography for intra-operative assessment of osteoarthritis
  • Optical imaging
  • Optics
  • Medical imaging
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Optical coherence tomography
  • Health and medical science
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
Oyster reef restoration to boost reproduction and survival
  • Wildlife and restoration ecology
  • Marine ecology
  • Coastal ecosystems
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Petroleum Geology & Geophysics
  • Petroleum
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
Physical enrichment of zebrafish held for research
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Animal behaviour
  • Stress
  • Marine biology
  • Aquaculture
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Predicting the movement and development of cloud for dynamically scheduling astronomical observations
  • High energy astrophysics
  • Infra-red
  • Gamma rays
  • Cherenkov Telescope Array
Prevalence of lungworm in cats in South Australia
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease & public health
  • Companion animal health
  • Parasites
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Quantum technologies theory
  • Quantum theory technology
  • Quantum physics
  • Theoretical physics
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 marine life using ancient DNA
  • Ancient DNA
  • Marine paleo-biology
  • Sediment
  • Genomics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Data analysis
Reduced-dimensionality representations of soft matter
  • Theoretical chemistry
  • Computational chemistry
  • Physical chemistry
  • Chemical physics
Resveratrol and fetal growth
  • Reproductive immunology
  • Health and medical sciences
  • Microbiology
Resolving the taxonomic status of bandicoots and gliders for conservation management
  • Molecular ecology and phylogeography
  • Molecular genetics
  • Population genetics
  • Bioinformatics
  • Animal conservation
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
Retinal energy metabolism and links to eye disease
  • Energy metabolism
  • Retina
  • Eye health
  • Mitochondria
  • Disease
Re-vegetating South Australia
  • Evolutionary ecology
  • Australian flora / plants
  • Palaeontology
  • Climate change
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 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
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
Small field dosimetry with beryllium oxide ceramic fibre optic dosimeters
  • Medical physics
  • Radiation detectors
  • Radiotherapy
  • Medical imaging
  • Monte-Carlo smulatons
  • Dosimetry
  • Royal Adelaide Hospital
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
Testing the gamete competition theory of the evolution of anisogamy
  • Evolutionary biology
  • Molecular evolution
  • Population genetics
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
Thermal imaging of lamb temperature to help boost survival
  • Production animal health
  • Ruminant science
  • Thermography
  • Medical imaging
  • Animal and veterinary science
TLR4 and Treg cells in early pregnancy
  • Reproductive immunology
  • Health and medical sciences
  • Microbiology
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
Transmission of Salmonella from broiler breeder to progeny
  • Salmonella
  • Meat type chicken
  • Breeder flock
  • Prevalence
  • Molecular microbiology
  • Veterinary microbiology
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
Ubiquitin signalling in human diseases
  • Membrane trafficking
  • Ubiquitin signalling
  • GPCR
  • Cancer
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
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
Microbiome of native Australian mammals
  • Microbiome
  • Native mammals
  • Microbial ecology
  • Evolution
  • Ecology
  • Animal and veterinary science
Unwrapping the 3D genome to map autoimmune disease
  • Molecular immunology
  • Diabetes
  • Health and medical sciences
  • Population health
  • Genetics
Use of drones to assess the performance of wheat in sodic soils
  • Farming systems
  • Imaging techniques
  • Remote sensing
  • Field phenotyping
  • Plant nutrition
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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Water quality – denitrification & nutrient loads
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Hydrology
  • Wastewater
  • Denitrification
Water quality - disinfecting water with chlorine
  • Freshwater ecology
  • Hydrology
  • Health
  • Tap water
Water restriction practices in broiler breeder hens: effect on egg albumen composition
  • Poultry
  • Maternal effects
  • Osmolarity
  • Innate immunity
  • Albumen
  • Production animal
What causes PCDH19-epilepsy?
  • Genome editing
  • CRISPR gene therapy
  • Genetic mutations
  • Intellectual disability
What's the best diet for a zebrafish?
  • Animal nutrition
  • Biochemistry
  • Aquaculture
  • Marine biology
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease and public health
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
Zika virus infection of the placenta
  • Viral pathogenesis
  • Infectious diseases
  • Population health
  • Virology