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Koala Health Hub, Koala Infectious Diseases Research Group

We are seeking expressions of interest in our PhD program or development of postdoctoral opportunities. Koala numbers have been in severe decline for many years and in most states t more...

Supervisor(s): Higgins, Damien (Associate Professor), Phalen, David Norton (Associate Professor)

Soil in relation to sustainable viticulture in the lower Hunter wine-growing area

The lower Hunter valley, centred on Pokolbin, is Australia’s oldest continuous wine-growing area. It produces wines of high distinction and quality. The University of Sydney F more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

The pharmacology and toxicity of synthetic cannabinoids

Synthetic cannabinoid containing products have become available in Australia since about 2010 with brand names such as Spice, Kronic, K2, Tai High and Zeus. Although these products more...

Supervisor(s): McGregor, Iain (Professor)

The therapeutic potential of oxytocin in alcohol related harms

Alcohol is the most widely abused recreational drug in the world and arguably the most harmful. Acute alcohol intoxication can result in disability or death through alcohol related more...

Supervisor(s): McGregor, Iain (Professor)

Mechanisms underlying the repellent effects of predator odours in rodents

Rodents show an innate fear towards the fur and skin odours of cats. This effect is remarkably shown in laboratory rats and mice that have never experienced an actual predator. This more...

Supervisor(s): McGregor, Iain (Professor)

Ecologically relevant heuristics and problem-solving by mammals

Foraging involves decision-making and problem-solving, and this is especially relevant in novel landscapes such as cities exploited by native species or natural landscapes invaded b more...

Supervisor(s): McArthur, Clare (Associate 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)

Sydney Asia Pacific Migration Centre

The Sydney Asia Pacific Migration Centre (SAPMiC) is a multidisciplinary network that collaborates with scholars, researchers and practitioners on migration issues across the Asia P more...

Supervisor(s): Piper, Nicola (Professor), Bogais, Jean Jonathan (Associate Professor), Boucher, Anna (Dr), Ford, Michele (Professor), Hill, Elizabeth (Dr), Mahboob, Ahmar (Dr), Peters, Robbie (Dr), Ramia, Gaby (Associate Professor), Rosewarne, Stuart (Dr), van Wichelen, Sonja (Dr), Winter, Bronwyn (Associate Professor)