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The foraging and behavioural ecology of mammalian herbivores: how they interact with the plants they eat and with the predators that want to eat them

Ecological interactions with mammalian herbivores: the ways in which plant, herbivores and predators respond to one another on an individual basis, and the implications for populati more...

Supervisor(s): McArthur, Clare (Associate Professor)

Are ecological interactions in urban landscapes disrupted by shifts in biodiversity?

There are numerous opportunities for research projects pursuing questions driven by the main themes in our research.  My research group uses multi-species multi-scale approache more...

Supervisor(s): Hochuli, Dieter (Professor)

The substitution and formation of red-shifted chlorophylls

Novel pigments and new directions in photosynthesis: past, now and future more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Spectral extension in photosynthesis: molecular mechanism of photosynthesis driven by red-shifted chlorophylls

Novel pigments and new directions in photosynthesis: past, now and future. There are five different forms of chlorophylls, Chl a, Chl b, Chl c, Chl d and Chl f. Chlorophyll a i more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Molecular mechanism of photo-regulation in cyanobacteria

Red-light perception and red-shifted chlorophylls: evolutionary consequences. The importance of red light is highlighted by the diversity of photoreceptors and the potential enhance more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

The influence of microbial interactions on mushroom production

Mushrooms are an economically important food source with an annual retail value in Australia of almost $700 million. Although edible fungi have been grown for many years, knowledge more...

Supervisor(s): Kertesz, Michael (Associate Professor)

Smart House Energy Management System

Utilities and customers will face significant economic challenges and need to be empowered with information and technologies to reduce electricity consumption, and related future co more...

Supervisor(s): Verbic, Gregor (Dr)

Participation of Wind Generation in Frequency Control

The increased integration of wind generation is accompanied with a growing concern about secure and reliable power system operation. For example, to cope with wind intermittency, th more...

Supervisor(s): Verbic, Gregor (Dr)

Expanding the scope of the Stetter reaction

Opportunities exist to build complex organic molecules using the organocatalytic Stetter reaction. more...

Supervisor(s): McErlean, Christopher (Associate Professor)

The anatomy and physiology of the intertidal marine isopod Cirolana harfordi

The intertidal isopod is a remarkably successful scavenger and predator and yet almost nothing is known about its development, anatomy and physiology, so this animal presents a uniq more...

Supervisor(s): Thomson, Murray (Dr)