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Muscular anatomy of rabbits and hares

European rabbits by CSIRO

Honours project: Hopping versus running - study the comparative muscular architecture and biomechanics of rabbits and hares.

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Can graphene and cement stop PFAS from contaminating our environment?

Australia PFAS map

Honours project: Evaluate the leaching behaviour of PFAS from contaminated soil stabilised and solidified with cement and graphene.

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Grape berry responses to extreme heat

Viticulture and Oenology students Waite campus vineyard

Honours project: Discover how the biochemistry and physiology of grape berries respond to extremely high temperatures.

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Slender skinks: The evolution of elongated and limbless lizard bodies

Gronovi's Dwarf Burrowing Skink (Scelotes gronovii)  Image by Marius Burger (Public Domain)

Honours project: Learn cutting-edge morphometric methods to examine the vertebral column diversity using sphenomorphine skinks.

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Stop the spot: Almond bacterial spot disease in Australia

Almond trees

Honours project: Uncover the morphological features, genetic diversity and the host- pathogen relationship among bacteria and stone fruits.

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Activity of novel xylanases from a new Australian crop, Plantago ovata (psyllium)

Plantago ovata (psyllium) by Stan Shebs (CC by 3.0)

Honours project: Study the biology of psyllium, a plant whose seeds are used as a key ingredient in the gluten-free food industry.

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What is the effect of yeast diversity on secondary ‘malolactic’ fermentation outcome?

Sumby grape microbiome

Honours project: Explore the interactions encountered during winemaking by creating artificial diversity systems and investigating the effect of adding or removing yeast species has on malolactic fermentation.

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Where does the acid in wine come from?

Viticulture and oenology students in Waite vineyard

Honours project: Can you help find the missing link in grape berry biochemistry?

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Battleground of the grapevine: Shiraz Disease under the microscope

Plant scientists examining grapevines

Honours project: Help us understand disease progression and cultivar-specific grapevine defence responses to Shiraz Disease.

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Computer Science researchers receive Google Research Scholar Program grant

Chuengsatiansup and Wagner standing on the University of Adelaide's lawn with "making history" in the background

Dr Chitchanok Chuengsatiansup and Dr Markus Wagner from the School of Computer Sciences have recently been awarded funds from the Google Research Scholar Program.

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