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Experimental Ecology of Marine Organisms

We supervise projects in experimental marine ecology; we would like to support you to develop your own research interests in marine ecology. more...

Supervisor(s): Coleman, Ross (Professor), Figueira, William (Associate Professor)

How can animals cope with climatic variability?

Research to discover how the environment affects animal function, and if and how animals can compensate for environmental variability. more...

Supervisor(s): Seebacher, Frank (Professor)

Black Carbon in Soils

Carbon emissions during bushfires may be very large for southern forests in Australia. This may be offset in part by the deposition of black carbon or charcoal to the soil surface. more...

Supervisor(s): Adams, Mark (Professor), Bell, Tina (Associate Professor)

Plant-microbe communication - the stimulation of bacterial sulfatases

The roots of all crop plants are surrounded by a myriad of other organisms, including bacteria, fungi, protozoa and invertebrates. This community plays a crucial role in maintaining more...

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

Political Economy

Political Economy at the University of Sydney is taught by the largest grouping of political economists at any Australian university. It is recognised as a leading centre of economi more...

Supervisor(s): Konings, Martijn (Dr), Anderson, Tim (Dr), Bryan, Dick (Professor), Dunn, Bill (Dr), Stilwell, Frank (Professor), Rosewarne, Stuart (Dr), Chester, Lynne (Associate Professor), Cahill, Damien (Dr), Schroeder, Susan (Dr), Barrett, Jennifer (Associate Professor), Hill, Elizabeth (Dr), Fernandes, Sujatha (Professor), Bryant, Gareth (Dr)

Science-driven, integrated management of Sydney estuary, NSW

This proposal is for the construction of a comprehensive spatial database with which managers can interrogate, in real time, all available physical, chemical and environmental infor more...

Supervisor(s): Birch, Gavin (Associate Professor)

Charcoal production during prescribed fire and its role in carbon turnover

Prescribed fires convert variable amounts of biomass into a variety of forms of ‘black carbon’.  Both the rate (and efficiency) of conversion and the forms of black more...

Supervisor(s): Adams, Mark (Professor)

Plant-microbial interactive effects on soil carbon in relation to soil structure

Maintaining healthy soils is vital for sustaining terrestrial life on earth.  The functioning of soil is to a large degree defined by its structure.  Soil structure affect more...

Supervisor(s): Dijkstra, Feike (Associate Professor)

Archaeology

Archaeology provides a vivid understanding of how the past informs our present.  The department specialises in classical archaeology of the Mediterranean (Greece and Italy), th more...

Supervisor(s): Hiscock, Peter (Professor), Betts, Alison (Associate Professor), Fletcher, Roland John (Professor), Miller, Margaret (Professor), Robinson, Ted (Dr), Beaumont, Lesley (Associate Professor), Faulkner, Patrick (Dr), Flexner, James (Dr)