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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)

History of education, History curriculum, Colonial and Imperial History, Indian History

Tim is working on an Australian Research Council (ARC) grant concerning the disciplinarity of classroom language and he has published a book on the social history of Western Victori more...

Supervisor(s): Allender, Tim (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)

Linguistics

Linguistics studies the full range of aspects of human language. It investigates the phonetics, grammar and semantics or individual languages, but through this seeks to uncover the more...

Supervisor(s): Hyslop, Gwendolyn (Dr), Foley, William (Professor), Mahboob, Ahmar (Dr), Martin, James (Professor), Fedden, Sebastian (Dr), Enfield, Nick (Professor), Bednarek, Monika (Dr)

Water use characteristics (tree hydraulics) of resprouting eucalypts in Low and High Elevation Mixed Species Forests, north-east Victoria, southern NSW and the ACT

This project will quantify whole-tree water use in sub-catchments that were burnt in 2003, 2007 and 2009.  Resprouting eucalypts dominate many of the foothill forests and woodl more...

Supervisor(s): Adams, Mark (Professor)

Molecular Ecology, Evolution, and Phylogenetics

We supervise research in molecular ecology, molecular evolution, genomics, and phylogenetics more...

Supervisor(s): Ho, Simon (Professor), Lo, Nathan (Professor), De Bruyn, Mark (Dr)

Ethnomusicology

Ethnomusicology, the study of music (and dance) in culture, including world music, traditional and popular musics, preservation, sustainability and change of musics, and practice-ba more...

Supervisor(s): Webb, Michael (Dr), Marsh, Kathryn (Associate Professor), Barwick, Linda (Professor)

A nationwide bee breeding program

Honey bees are responsible for 1/3 of the food that we eat. There is a need to breed honey bee populations that are efficient pollinators and are robust to stressors such as pests a more...

Supervisor(s): Oldroyd, Benjamin (Professor), Chapman, Nadine (Dr)

Comparative and International Education Research Network

The Comparative and International Education Research Network uses innovative methodologies in cross-cultural research, critical policy studies, critical discourse analysis, and po more...

Supervisor(s): Chia, Yeow-Tong (Dr), McCormick, Alexandra (Dr), Thomas, Matthew A.M. (Dr), Bagnall, Nigel (Associate Professor), Allender, Tim (Professor), Welch, Anthony (Professor)