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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)

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)

PhD in Advanced Livestock Systems

This project will enable a step-change in livestock productivity and welfare both in Australia and internationally through novel, collaborative and interdisciplinary research. more...

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

Rehabilitation of Estuarine Ecosystems: Boosting biodiversity and ecosystem function

Sydney Harbour still has significant sediment contamination. Much is a legacy from past industry with ongoing inputs now controlled. Despite this, much of the waterway remains degr more...

Supervisor(s): Coleman, Ross (Professor), Vila-Concejo, Ana (Associate Professor)

Any spot on the shore? The things that drive the spatial distribution of intertidal animals

There is still a major issue in animal ecology; what controls the spatial arrangements of animals. Most of the research underpinning our understanding of spatial distributions in ma more...

Supervisor(s): Coleman, Ross (Professor)

Can encrusting seaweeds defend themselves? A new direction in marine ecology

Many plants in the terrestrial biomes can turn defences against herbivory on and off in response to specific cues from consumers or nearby herbivory events. This can modify the beha more...

Supervisor(s): Coleman, Ross (Professor)

Portfolios of crop choices and water licences

Under increased climate variability and increased pressure on water resources, agricultural producers face difficult choices in terms of what corps to grow and which water to buy or more...

Supervisor(s): Vervoort, Willem (Associate Professor), Ancev, Tihomir (Dr)

Scaling hydrological models from continent to catchment

A major question in hydrology revolves around scaling, that is, how we translate model results from for example a continental scale to a finer catchment or local scale. This is part more...

Supervisor(s): Vervoort, Willem (Associate Professor)

Do hydrological models cope with complex Australian catchments?

Climate change and rapid land use change has forced a rethink on hydrological models. Non-stationarity (where trends in time-series are non-linear or non-uniform) is now the norm, a more...

Supervisor(s): Vervoort, Willem (Associate Professor), Bishop, Thomas (Associate Professor), Van Ogtrop, Floris (Dr)

A sensor driven approach to assessing health in honey bee colonies

This project aims to optimise honey bee colony health by developing low-cost sensor arrays. The supervisory team for this project also includes Dr Ash Rahman (Data61) and Dr Jo more...

Supervisor(s): Latty, Tanya (Dr)