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Chemical Biology of Siderophores

Studies of bacterial metal-management strategies have implications for treating iron overload disease and for better understanding bacterial pathogenic virulence. more...

Supervisor(s): Codd, Rachel (Dr)

Application of novel molecular imaging techniques to the study of cardiovascular disease

We have an opportunity for a PhD student to join our team developing and applying novel molecular imaging techniques to the study of cardiovascular disease. The Group study both an more...

Supervisor(s): Figtree, Gemma (Associate Professor), Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Medicinal Chemistry and Biology - Development of Novel Anti-Tumour Agents for Cancer Treatment

This project is involved in the exciting development of novel drugs for the treatment of cancer and other conditions. more...

Supervisor(s): Richardson, Des (Professor)

Muscle wasting and vitamin D

Muscle wasting and weakness are common, and associate with an increased risk of death. Therapies to improve muscle function are very limited, and understanding of the transcriptiona more...

Supervisor(s): Gunton, Jenny (Professor)

Tailoring biochar for environmental applications

Biomass-derived natural biochar, also referred to as black carbon, is ubiquitous in soils. Soil biochar can influence a number of biogeochemical processes, and serves as a sink for more...

Supervisor(s): Singh, Balwant (Professor)

Mineral-organic interactions in soil aggregation and protection of soil organic carbon

Soil organic matter (SOM) represents the largest terrestrial carbon pool. The mineralisation of SOM has a major impact on the global carbon cycle and therefore research is needed to more...

Supervisor(s): Singh, Balwant (Professor)

Assessing the feasibility of phytomining in Australia

The investigator in this project will conduct a series of experiments investigating the accumulation of metal species by different hyper-accumulator plants under various experimenta more...

Supervisor(s): Harris, Andrew (Professor)

How does carbon affect soil structure?

Soil structure plays an important role in maintaining the quality of soil, mediating important biological, chemical and physical soil processes. Soil structure determines water rete more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

Catalysis of Sustainable Processes

Available projects involve the development of novel catalysts for the generation of hydrogen by splitting water with sunlight, for biomass conversion, for green industrial oxidation more...

Supervisor(s): Masters, Tony (Associate Professor)

Self-assembled photonics

Self-Assembled photonics is fast becoming one of the leading photonic fabrication technologies since it is potentially compatible with fibre and integrated optics, including silicon more...

Supervisor(s): Canning, John (Honorary Professor)