Honours projects

What can I study for my honours degree? Discover an honours project or area of science that you want to explore.

 

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Project title Supervisors Recommended honours enrolment Keywords
It’s space water, but not as we know it  
Saving megafauna from bacteria  
Fossils under a new light  
Albitite metasomatism and links to copper mineralisation: A case study from the Mt Lofty Ranges  
Rare metal ore potential of the Tertiary Peak Ranges volcanics, Central QLD  
Origin of Koppamurra: Australia’s first ionic clay hosted rare earth element prospect  
Chromium isotope tracing of subduction-zone fluids: Analysis of eclogite-facies veins from the Monviso Massif, Italy  
Tracing metal pathways from host to vein using traditional and novel metal isotopes  
What role do mafic magmas play in metal transport from mantle to crust?  
Petrogenesis of magmas in the Antillanca volcanic complex (Southern Chile) over space and time  
What goes down, must come up? Tracking sediment input to subduction zone magmas using radiogenic and stable Sr isotopes  
Compositional controls on physical properties: new constraints from laboratory measurements  
The Curnamona Cube  
What type of structure is that?  
Drainage landscapes of the Australian Continental Shelf  
Determining fluid flow in the subsurface using fault and fracture mapping  
Fault stability and sustainable fluid pressures for CO2 storage in the Cooper Basin  
Textures and chemistry of pyrite in the Padthaway Ridge region, Delamerian Orogen: define geochemical halos and vectors to VHMS mineralisation  
Unravelling metal source and transport in the Cu-Mo prospects of Delamerian Orogen using iron isotopic systematics  
Nanosatellites and multi-sensor geophysics: New technologies for Earth, Moon and Mars  
Hot water: The impact of fluid flow on crustal radioactivity  
Depths of erosion: A global map of denudation  
The fire down below: Heat generation in the lower crust  
Untapped potential: How did the Mount Gunson sediment-hosted Cu deposits form?  
Dating ore-remobilising fluids in the Olympic Cu-Au province  
Constraining the deformation history of the ‘Top End’ in relation to mineral prospectivity  
Crustal evolution through the lens of apatite crystals  
Uncovering the low temperature thermal history of Queen Mary Land, Antarctica  
Isotope tracing of ammonium in the Coorong lagoons: From where is that nitrogen coming from?  
Biogenesis of landscapes: insights from new isotope techniques and paleo-soils from WA  
Building a terrestrial planet: Chromium isotope constraints on metal-silicate differentiation  
Effects of bushfires on the estuarine systems of Kangaroo Island: Insights from metal isotopes and satellite imaging approach  
The Adelaidean… But in New South Wales… What is that all about!?!  
What’s beneath the Murray?  
Beneath the Never-Never: be the first to explore under Southeast Northern Territory  
Why are only some peraluminous granites hot?
  • Tectonics
  • Solid earth processes
  • Earth sciences
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
Control of organ development in barley by MADS-box transcription factors
  • Barley
  • Plant genetics
  • Seed reproduction
  • Flowers
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
Can compost reduce diseases in potato?
  • Compost
  • Potatoes
  • Soil-borne pathogens
  • Water use efficiency
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
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
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
Brown snake envenomation in cats: are two antivenom doses better than one?
  • Snake venom / Snake bites
  • Companion animals
  • Cats
  • Assessment, treatment, outcome
  • Veterinary medicine
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Cattle colostrum programming for a healthy life
  • Production animal health
  • Ruminant science
  • Animal nutrition
  • Agriculture
  • Epigenetic programming
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Does anxiety in dogs affect heart function?
  • Heart health
  • Animal physiology
  • Animal behaviour
  • Anxiety
  • Companion animal health
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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 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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Efficacy of Trazodone to reduce anxiety in shelter dogs
  • Companion animal health
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal welfare
  • Sedation, anaesthesia and analgesia 
  • Dogs
  • 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
Evaluate changes in the cognitive ability of sheep due to disease development
  • Cognition
  • Animal behaviour
  • Anxiety
  • Health and disease
  • Production animal health
  • 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
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
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 mutations associated with skin and wool growth in sheep
  • Production animal health
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Wool quality
  • Agriculture
  • Bioinformatics
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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 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 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
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 
  • 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
Maternal nutrition and child development
  • Children
  • Child development
  • Executive function
  • Reproductive health
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
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
  • 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
Optimising fodder beet grazing management for beef cattle
  • Production animal health
  • Agriculture
  • Animal nutrition
  • Optimal stocking rates
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Reptile welfare assessment tool development
  • Animal welfare
  • Reptiles
  • Affective state
  • Zoos
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
Trans-Tasman cattle maternal efficiency
  • Production animal health
  • Animal breeding
  • Reproductive biology
  • Genetic selection
  • Animal and veterinary science
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
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
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
Veterinary neurological disorders
  • Pathobiology, infectious disease & public health
  • Neuroscience
  • Human neurological diseases
  • Animal behaviour
  • Animal and veterinary science
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