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Identification of exotic bacterial and viral pathogens in imported ornamental fish and managing the disease risks posed by these fish to the Australian aquaculture industries

The project will provide a comprehensive study into the identification of nationally and internationally significant pathogens carried by ornamental fish imported to Australia. &nbs more...

Supervisor(s): Becker, Joy (Associate Professor)

Evolution of vertebrate pregnancy

Our lab, within the School of Life and Environmental Sciences, focuses on understanding the evolution of viviparity, placentae, and reproductive complexity, using a variety of model more...

Supervisor(s): Whittington, Camilla (Dr), Thompson, Michael B. (Emeritus Professor)

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)

Red blood cell enucleation

Prior to entering the blood stream, developing erythroid or red blood cells condense and expel their nucleus. This unusual process occurs millions of times per minute in a healthy a more...

Supervisor(s): Fraser, Stuart (Dr)

Evolution of viviparity in lizards

We offer a range of opportunities to build on our research program examining the evolution of reproductive complexity in reptiles. Please see our website for examples of the work we more...

Supervisor(s): Whittington, Camilla (Dr), Murphy, Christopher R (Professor)

The anatomy and physiology of the intertidal marine isopod Cirolana harfordi

The intertidal isopod is a remarkably successful scavenger and predator and yet almost nothing is known about its development, anatomy and physiology, so this animal presents a uniq more...

Supervisor(s): Thomson, Murray (Dr)

Assessing complex physiochemical relationships controlling sedimentary dioxins in Sydney estuary

Trophic magnification and food web bioaccumulation models will determine sediment concentrations and distributions necessary to reduce tissue levels to acceptable levels and coupled more...

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

RNA-based biomarkers to understand and predict disease progression

RNA-based biomarkers are becoming increasingly important due to their stability and sensitivity of detection. This project will use in vitro, in vivo and clinical sample analysis b more...

Supervisor(s): Hardikar, Anandwardhan (Associate Professor)

Guided Self-Organisation and Swarm Engineering

Funding is available for applicants interested in carrying out fundamental and applied research in the field of complex systems. The research will involve theoretical work as well a more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Identifying the causes of fibrosis after kidney transplantation

This is a PhD project. The successful applicant will be top up scholarship. This study will lead to publish high quality of papers and apply a new NHMRC project grant. more...

Supervisor(s): O'Connell, Philip (Professor)