Potential projects

Title Lab Research themes Degree type
3D modelling of navigation environments Zeil Lab - Ecological neuroscience
  • Higher degree by research
A candidate gene linking root development and stomatal physiology Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Acoustic communication in birds Magrath Lab - Behavioural ecology; acoustic communication; ornithology
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Anatomical coordination of water supply and demand Farquhar Lab - Coordination of CO2 fixation and transpiration in plants
  • Undergraduate
Australian alpine seed and seedling ecology Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Australian native truffle diversity Linde Lab - Population genetics, evolution, phylogeography and molecular phylogenetics of fungi
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Avoiding coral bleaching Takahashi lab - Photosynthesis under environmental stress
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Behavioural and evolutionary ecology of Australian finches Pryke Lab - Evolutionary and behavioural ecology
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Bioinformatic methods for epigenomic data analysis Foret Lab - Bioinformatics, genomics and epigenomics, Maleszka Lab - From molecules to behaviour
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Bioinformatics Summer Scholarship projects Solomon Lab - Wheat biosecurity
  • Summer scholar course
Biologically inspired membranes for the efficient desalination of water Corry Lab - Transport proteins and computational biophysics
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Brain development Arkell Lab - Early mammalian development
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Graduate entry medicine
  • Higher degree by research
Can cooperative species better handle environmental variability? van de Pol Lab - Climate change ecology
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Cancer metabolism Broer Lab - Membrane transport and nutrition
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Cell biology and metabolism of apicomplexan parasites van Dooren Lab - Cell biology and metabolism of apicomplexan parasites
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Characterisation of a gene family involved in the regulation of both root development and disease resistance: an entry point in deciphering cross talk between developmental and defense pathways. Masle Lab - Plant development, root:shoot communication and drought signaling
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Characterising the genomes of wheat stripe rust Rathjen Lab - Plant immunity
  • Advanced undergraduate degree
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Characterising the Zymospetoria tritici - wheat interaction Solomon Lab - Wheat biosecurity
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Characterization of low CO2 sensitive Arabidopsis photosynthetic mutants Badger Lab - Photosynthetic functional genomics
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Chromosomal evolution in the Social huntsman spider Delena cancerides Rowell Lab - Population genetics, karyology and phylogeography of terrestrial invertebrates
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Climate change and leaf eating mammals Foley Lab - Animal-Plant interactions
  • Honours
Co-evolution between Australian cuckoos and their hosts Langmore Lab - Avian evolutionary and behavioural ecology
  • Higher degree by research
Colour communication in frillneck lizards Pryke Lab - Evolutionary and behavioural ecology
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Colour vision in Australian marsupials Zeil Lab - Ecological neuroscience
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Coral development and comparative genomics Ball (Eldon) Lab - The molecular basis of coral biology, Foret Lab - Bioinformatics, genomics and epigenomics
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Defining the roles of novel enzymes in carotenoid biosynthesis Pogson Lab - Chloroplast to nuclear signalling: light, drought and carotenoids
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Design and evaluation of novel antimalarial drugs Martin Lab - Membrane transport proteins of the malaria parasite
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Development of a simple, inexpensive therapeutic cancer vaccine Fahrer Lab - Immunology
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Discovering new signaling molecules in plants Pogson Lab - Chloroplast to nuclear signalling: light, drought and carotenoids
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Diseases of amino acid transport Broer Lab - Membrane transport and nutrition
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Dissecting Rubisco catalysis in C3 and C4 plants Whitney Lab - Translational photosynthesis - bioengineering enzymes to adjust carbon fixation
  • Summer scholar course
  • Higher degree by research
Distribution of novel Escherichia species Gordon Lab - Population biology of micro-organisms
  • Honours
Diversification and macroevolution of Proteaceae Cardillo Lab - Biodiversity and conservation
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Diversity and coexistence in southwest Australian plant assemblages Cardillo Lab - Biodiversity and conservation
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Diversity and macroecology of island mammals Cardillo Lab - Biodiversity and conservation
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Diversity of Escherichia coli along the intestinal tract Gordon Lab - Population biology of micro-organisms
  • Honours
  • Graduate
Drug resistance in the human malaria parasite Martin Lab - Membrane transport proteins of the malaria parasite
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Duetting and female song in Australian passerines Langmore Lab - Avian evolutionary and behavioural ecology
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
E. coli within and among host dynamics in poultry Gordon Lab - Population biology of micro-organisms
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Eco-evolutionary feedbacks Kokko Lab - Evolutionary ecology
  • Higher degree by research
Ecology, genetics and physiology of animal-plant interactions Foley Lab - Animal-Plant interactions
  • Undergraduate
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Graduate entry medicine
  • Higher degree by research
Ecomorphology of fishes in extreme environments Fulton Lab - Ecology and evolution of fishes
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Ecophysiology of salinity and temperature tolerance in a changing world Ball (Marilyn) Lab - Ecophysiology of salinity and freezing tolerance
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Electrofishing effects on freshwater fishes Fulton Lab - Ecology and evolution of fishes
  • Honours
  • Graduate
Electrophysiology and molecular studies on stomata during drought Pogson Lab - Chloroplast to nuclear signalling: light, drought and carotenoids
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Elucidating the role of phenotypic plasticity and local adaptation in the evolution of Australian Pelargonium species Nicotra Lab - Plant physiological ecology, plant evolutionary biology, reproductive ecology
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Entropy, information theory and biodiversity Dewar Lab - Entropy in biological and physical systems
  • Undergraduate
  • Summer scholar course
  • Honours
  • Graduate
  • Higher degree by research
Environmental physiology of locusts Cooper Lab - Insect physiology, salt and water regulation
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Epigenetic integration of genomic and environmental information in honey bees Maleszka Lab - From molecules to behaviour
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research
Epigenomics of brain wiring and behaviour in honey bees Maleszka Lab - From molecules to behaviour
  • Honours
  • Higher degree by research

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