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Adaptation to variable climate and mitigation of greenhouse emissions in the beef industry

The Livestock in Future Landscapes Program seeks to understand how livestock interact with the environment and how these interactions determine the efficiency of production (growth, more...

Supervisor(s): Gonzalez, Luciano (Associate Professor)

Light-harvesting complexes: adaptation and efficiency

Different light-harvesting strategy and flexible regulatory mechanism for maximising light-energy capture and their potential application for increasing the biomass and crop product more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Human heat acclimation for sporting events in different environments

The project will assess the optimal heat acclimation strategies for athletes preparing to compete in different environmental conditions. more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Genomics and the Evolution of Pathogen Virulence

• Evolution of pathogen virulence.• Examining the evolution and spread of two viral agents of rabbit biocontrol in Australia – myxoma virus (MYXV) and rabbit haemorr more...

Supervisor(s): Holmes, Edward (Professor)

The Evolution of Viral Emergence

• Understanding the evolutionary mechanisms by which viruses cross species boundaries and emerge in new hosts.• Revealing the evolutionary and ecological determinants of v more...

Supervisor(s): Holmes, Edward (Professor)

Comparative Viral Phylodynamics

• Phylodynamics.• Comparative analysis of viral genome sequence data.• Explaining successful cross-species transmission and emergence. more...

Supervisor(s): Holmes, Edward (Professor)

Improving productivity, profitability, sustainability, and animal health and welfare of extensive and intensive beef cattle production using automatic monitoring and management systems

The Livestock in Future Landscapes Program seeks to understand how livestock interact with the environment and how these interactions determine the efficiency of production (growth, more...

Supervisor(s): Gonzalez, Luciano (Associate Professor)

Machine learning for visual recognition

This research project aims to develop new machine learning methods for various visual recognition tasks such as object/scene recognition, face and human gait recognition, activity r more...

Supervisor(s): Xu, Dong (Professor)

Investigating the genomic diversity of the adaptive and innate immune systems in wild pigs and peccaries

This project focuses on elucidating the genetic diversity and differentiation of the adaptive and innate immune systems in wild pigs (Suidae) and peccaries (Tayassuidae)  more...

Supervisor(s): Gongora, Jaime (Associate Professor)

Obesity and Risk of Overheating during Physical Activity in the Heat

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a project assessing the independent role of body fat on thermoregulatory capacity.  more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor), Caillaud, Corinne (Associate Professor)