News: Honours projects - Rachel Burton
Improving plant process in a key Jurlique ingredient
Honours project: Work with international cosmetic company Jurlique to investigate one of their key root crop lines, by undertaking a complete extraction and analysis of the root.
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Activity of novel xylanases from a new Australian crop, Plantago ovata (psyllium)
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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Analysing compostable plastics
Honours project: Are compostable plastics really what they say on the packet? Research opportunities are available to test a new fully compostable type of plastic.
Agave spirits: Using wild yeasts to ferment fructose
Honours project: Fermentation of wild yeasts to create Australia's first agave spirit.
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