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Environmental Law

Environmental Law has expanded to meet the needs of both Australian environmental specialists and those from other countries. International and comparative environmental law units a more...

Supervisor(s): Lyster, Rosemary (Professor), Black, Celeste (Associate Professor), Stephens, Tim (Professor)

Rehabilitation of Estuarine Ecosystems: Boosting biodiversity and ecosystem function

Sydney Harbour still has significant sediment contamination. Much is a legacy from past industry with ongoing inputs now controlled. Despite this, much of the waterway remains degr more...

Supervisor(s): Coleman, Ross (Professor), Vila-Concejo, Ana (Associate Professor)

REGIONAL ECONOMIC DYNAMICS IN CHINA AND WHAT THEY MEAN FOR SUSTAINABILITY

This project will employ structural decomposition analysis and a comprehensive Chinese database (Wang et al. 2015; Wang 2017) to analyse changes in China’s economic structure more...

Supervisor(s): Malik, Arunima (Dr)

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)

Portfolios of crop choices and water licences

Under increased climate variability and increased pressure on water resources, agricultural producers face difficult choices in terms of what corps to grow and which water to buy or more...

Supervisor(s): Vervoort, Willem (Associate Professor), Ancev, Tihomir (Dr)

Structural application of recycled fibre reinforced polymer (rFRP) composites

The objective of the project is to develop more sustainable infrastructures. more...

Supervisor(s): Hadigheh, Ali (Dr)

VULNERABILITY AND RESILIENCE IN FOOD AND NUTRITION PROVISION

Primary producers of agricultural commodities and consumers of food items desiring a balanced nutrition and health are linked by a global supply-chain system, in which demand and su more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (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)

Self-Healing Clay-Polymer Mixtures: Towards a New Material

The project will develop new clay-polymer mixtures that enhance the ability of clay to self-heal developing fractures, hence helping the emergence of autonomously-repairing geotechn more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Cohesive Crack Model in Coupled Hydro-Mechanical Theory of Partially Saturated Soils

The fissuring and healing of clay is modeled using a novel approach, within a finite-element framework, that will allow the design of new materials and new geotechnical structures w more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)