Current honours projects

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Centre for Crop and Disease Management

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Chemistry

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Ecology

Camera trap catches in relation to vegetation and habitat structure

  • Title: Camera trap catches in relation to vegetation and habitat structure
    Supervisor: Dr Richard Harris
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Can a small desert passerine maintain evaporative water loss constancy under perturbing environmental conditions?

  • Title: Can a small desert passerine maintain evaporative water loss constancy under perturbing environmental conditions?
    Supervisor(s): Dr Christine Cooper, Dr Philip Withers (UWA)
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Can the quenda maintain evaporative water loss constancy under perturbing environmental conditions?

  • Title: Can the quenda maintain evaporative water loss constancy under perturbing environmental conditions?
    Supervisor(s): Dr Christine Cooper, Dr Philip Withers (UWA)
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Characterising the mineral and organic composition of rangeland soils with FT-IR spectroscopy.

  • Title: Characterising the mineral and organic composition of rangeland soils with FT-IR spectroscopy.
    Supervisors: Raphael Viscarra Rossel & Pogs Manalili
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Characterising the spatial-temporal variation of soil respiration in native forests

  • Title: Characterising the spatial-temporal variation of soil respiration in native forests
    Supervisor: Raphael Viscarra Rossel
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Comparative ventilatory physiology of marsupials

  • Title: Comparative ventilatory physiology of marsupials
    Supervisor: Dr Christine Cooper
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Comparison of vertebrate live trapping and camera trap data to monitor outcomes of cat and fox baiting programmes

  • Title: Comparison of vertebrate live trapping and camera trap data to monitor outcomes of cat and fox baiting programmes
    Supervisor: Dr Christine Cooper
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Do quail and pigeons disperse seeds of the shrub, Stachystemon, that only grows under isolated trees at Eneabba?

  • Title: Do quail and pigeons disperse seeds of the shrub, Stachystemon, that only grows under isolated trees at Eneabba?
    Supervisor: Dr Christine Cooper, Emeritus Prof Byron Lamont (Curtin)
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Endosymbiotic dinoflagellates of Swan River Jellyfish Phyllorhiza punctata 

  • Title: Endosymbiotic dinoflagellates of Swan River Jellyfish Phyllorhiza punctata 
    Supervisor: Dr Zoe Richards
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Fractionating soils to characterise their mineral-organic composition

  • Title: Fractionating soils to characterise their mineral-organic composition
    Supervisors: Raphael Viscarra Rossel & Pogs Manalili
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Invertebrate biodiversity within Perth’s lentic freshwater systems

  • Title: Invertebrate biodiversity within Perth’s lentic freshwater systems
    Supervisors: Dr Alison Blyth, Dr Mattia Saccó
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Nesting behaviour and spawning periodicity of scalyfins (genus Parma)

  • Title: Nesting behaviour and spawning periodicity of scalyfins (genus Parma)
    Supervisor: Dr Ben Saunders
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Oxidative damage and metabolic function during cryopreservation of endangered plant species

  • Title: Oxidative damage and metabolic function during cryopreservation of endangered plant species
    Supervisors: Prof Ricardo L. Mancera, Dr Eric Bunn
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Rhizosphere profiling using deep sequencing

  • Title: Rhizosphere profiling using deep sequencing
    Supervisor: Dr Claus Christophersen
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Scleractinian corals as depositories of environmental DNA

  • Title: Scleractinian corals as depositories of environmental DNA
    Supervisor: Dr Zoe Richards
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Sediment dynamic influences on fish grazing behaviour, Miri, Borneo

  • Title: Sediment dynamic influences on fish grazing behaviour, Miri, Borneo
    Supervisor: Dr Ben Saunders, Dr Nicola Browne, Assoc Prof Jennifer McIlwain
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Food and Agriculture

Bush food composition, nutritional profiling and safety research for food applications

  • Title: Bush food composition, nutritional profiling and safety research for food applications
    Supervisor: Dr Ranil Coorey
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Food Science

View all Food Science Honours projects available for 2020 below.

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