News: Honours projects - Food and Nutrition Science
Seafood provides a range of nutrients essential to human health, yet its quality largely depends on local environmental conditions. Furthermore, seafood provenance is often prone to uncertainty due to mislabelling of imported products or illegal fishing practices.
Honours project: In collaboration with AE Cranwell & Sons, investigate the causes of oedema in brussel sprouts.
Honours project: Faba bean is a nutrient dense and drought tolerant legume crop with a great potential as a sustainable protein source.
Honours project: Study the biology of psyllium, a plant whose seeds are used as a key ingredient in the gluten-free food industry.
Honours project: Examine plant-based protein in relation to sustainability, diet quality and human health.
Honours project: Investigate the molecular basis of extrorse anther outcrossing mechanism in flowering plants.
Honours project: Fermentation of wild yeasts to create Australia's first agave spirit.
Honours project: Wine scientists are seeking students to work on multi-disciplinary research projects that aim to discover new yeast species and unravel the chemistry behind Aboriginal fermentations.