Honours information session

Thursday May 6 2.30pm

Join us for a short online session to discover why honours could be the right choice for you.

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Coorong water quality

Coorong National Park - water research

Ben Cordia [CC BY-SA 4.0]

Dive into freshwater ecology research by examining wave activity increase sediment resuspension and nutrient concentrations in the Coorong.

Study freshwater ecology

Professor Justin Brookes leads a research group that conducts research in two main areas: water quality for human consumptions and water for the environment.

Change to land-use and modified hydrology has changed nutrient loading and biodiversity in aquatic ecosystems, including estuaries, lakes, rivers and wetlands. We study how plant and animal physiology; populations and community assemblages respond to changes in flow and biogeochemistry.

We are particularly interested in productivity and the transfer of material from one trophic level to another.

We conduct a lot of research in partnership with the water industry. This is particularly focussed on cyanobacteria and water quality in drinking water reservoirs.


Tagged in Honours projects - Ecology and environmental science, Honours projects - Justin Brookes, Honours projects - Virginie Gaget, Honours projects - Deb Furst

STEM Careers Night: On-campus and online

Whether you're still at high school or planning to join us mid-year, taking a break from study or rethinking your career path, come chat with us at our STEM Careers Night.

You and your parents are invited to join us on campus on Tuesday 18 May to see what’s available in the world of STEM.

STEM Careers Night