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How does Vitamin D improve piglet performance?

Piglets by Paul Anderson from Pixabay

Honours project: Measure the impact of exposure to UV light on growth, serum levels of vitamin D, and immune function in nursing piglets.

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Uterine priming and pig fertility

Pig by Reinhard Thrainer from Pixabay

Honours project: This pig fertility project will explore the influence of pre-breeding seminal components on gilt fertility.

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Is apple cider vinegar good for newborn piglets?

Piglets by benj500 from Pixabay

Honours project: This study will look at supplying an acid to newborn pigs to establish gut health and microbial populations.

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Dust exposure and airway inflammation in horses fed round bale hay

Horses round bale by Surita Du Preez

Honours project: Investigate dust exposure and pulmonary inflammation in horses fed round bale hay using a metal, round bale feeder.

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Bone abnormalities in genetic disease

SA Pathology researchers WCH

Honours project: Learn about bone dynamics in inherited metabolic disorders with the ultimate aim of uncovering new opportunities for therapeutic intervention.

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How will mangrove fishes respond to climate change in South Australia?

Walking through the mangroves

Honours project: Learn how mangrove fishes will respond to climate change by studying the distribution, behaviour and physiology of these fishes in the field and in the laboratory.

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Rhizopus arrhizus: Fantastic fungi and how to control them

Rhizopus arrhizus

Honours project: Rhizopus arrhizus is a fast-growing fungus that spoils our food - it also has a huge biotechnological potential.

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Transcription factors controlling seed development

Cover 3 mod Transcription factors controlling seed development

Honours project: Participate in a plant breeding project understanding seed development in flowering plants.

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Fruit fly control: CRISPR mutagenesis of the yellow2 gene

Queensland fruit fly (Bactrocera tryoni)

Honours project: Help generate a sterile fruit fly strain with a visible marker to facilitate easy tracking of sterile males after release.

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Marta Sved Scholarship applications now open

Marta Sved Scholarship, female mathematics student

The Marta Sved Scholarship is an exciting opportunity to support three female students looking to study mathematics at the University of Adelaide. Applications close 8 October.

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