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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)

New technologies for detecting, counting and identifying pollinators in the field

This project will leverage advances in image processing and machine learning to develop new techniques for high throughput sampling of pollinator populations in crops.  Th more...

Supervisor(s): Latty, Tanya (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)

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)

Understanding how leaves develop

Plants utilize "boundaries" of genes expression to help decide where to position and how to shape leaves. This project will investigate how these boundaries control plant developmen more...

Supervisor(s): Heisler, Marcus (Associate Professor)

Understanding how cell polarity is patterned in plants

The symmetrical arrangements of leaves and flowers have long fascinated artists and mathematicians alike for hundreds of years. Using live-imaging, molecular biology and genetics, t more...

Supervisor(s): Heisler, Marcus (Associate Professor)

Improved Heat Tolerance in Chickpea

Through the Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) ‘Developing sustainable cropping systems for cotton, grains and fodder’ the University of Sydney will fund two Ph more...

Supervisor(s): Kaiser, Brent (Professor)

Rhizobia stability and performance in Kabuli Chickpea

Through the Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) ‘Developing sustainable cropping systems for cotton, grains and fodder’ the University of Sydney will fund two Ph more...

Supervisor(s): Kaiser, Brent (Professor)

Exploring the Virosphere

The total universe of viruses - the virosphere - is vast but very poorly characterised, with more than 99.99% of viruses still to be discovered.  The goal of this project will more...

Supervisor(s): Holmes, Edward (Professor)