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VULNERABILITY AND RESILIENCE IN FOOD AND NUTRITION PROVISION

Primary producers of agricultural commodities and consumers of food items desiring a balanced nutrition and health are linked by a global supply-chain system, in which demand and su more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)

Nutritional effects for oral health: Microbiome, caries experience and periodontal health

Nutrition is the major modifiable factor that influences ageing and age-related health. Yet the relationship between nutrition and age-related health is complex and poorly understoo more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Development of dehydrated silage for export and domestic forage markets

The shortage of land for forage production for ruminants in many countries (e.g., Japan, Korea and China) makes the unit cost of most forages greater than that of grains. As a resul more...

Supervisor(s): Chaves, Alex (Dr)

Feeding culling vegetables to ruminants

Sustainable agricultural production is essential as demand for food increases and environmental concerns heighten. Redirecting waste into alternate sectors of production increases s more...

Supervisor(s): Chaves, Alex (Dr)

CONNECTING NUTRITIONAL GEOMETRY WITH SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

The project will deal with connecting nutritional geometry principles developed by Profs Stephen Simpson and David Raubenheimer at the Charles Perkins Centre of the University of Sy more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)

A NEW APPROACH TO CALCULATING FOOD MILES

Originally launched in the UK in the mid-1990s, the food-miles concept was later applied in the USA, Canada and Spain. Food miles were calculated using a method that is deficient be more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)

The food environment, food purchasing behaviour and dietary intake

This study provides an opportunity to go beyond the usual assessment of food intake to examine the broad range of factors within the environments in which we live and work to identi more...

Supervisor(s): Gill, Timothy (Professor)

Remote monitoring solutions for beef cattle welfare and productivity

The focus of this PhD will be to develop and evaluate innovative methods to capture, analyse and optimise data derived from a range of technologies and sensors to optimise beef catt more...

Supervisor(s): Clark, Cameron Edward Fisher (Associate Professor), Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor)

Balance, Resistance and Interval Training Trial

BRAIN, or The BRaIN Training Trial (Balance, Resistance and Interval Training Trial) is a large, multi-national randomised controlled trial (RCT). The purpose of the trial the effic more...

Supervisor(s): Fiatarone Singh, Maria (Professor), Mavros, Yorgi (Dr)

Advanced sensor and data analytics in pasture-based dairy systems

The focus of this PhD will be to develop and evaluate innovative methods to capture, analyse and optimise data derived from a range of technologies and sensors to optimise individua more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor), Clark, Cameron Edward Fisher (Associate Professor)