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Novel inhalation formulation to improve quality of life of cystic fibrosis sufferers

Respiratory infection is the number one cause of death world-wide with limited therapies other than tablet or intravenous injection. This multi-faceted PhD project will focus on dev more...

Supervisor(s): Traini, Daniela (Professor)

Biological flocculation of suspended particle matter in nutrient-rich acqueous ecosystems

This project is aimed to investigate the flocculation dynamics of biomineral suspended particle matter (SPM) in turbulently-stirred waters. The objective is to assess the effect of more...

Supervisor(s): Maggi, Federico (Dr)

Magnetic resonance micro-imaging of human and animal tissue.

Use of magnetic resonance microimaging of human and animal tissue to study disease processes. more...

Supervisor(s): Bourne, Roger (Dr)

Evaluation of complementary forages for the Australian dairy industry

This PhD research opportunity will use small-plot field studies to test aspects of forage production and quality, cows’ preference and effects on soil characteristics and heal more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor)

Fuels and chemicals from biomass

This research involves investigating the production of fuels and chemicals from biomass through novel processing routes that have minimal environmental impact. more...

Supervisor(s): Montoya, Alejandro (Dr), Harris, Andrew (Professor)

Dynamics of litterfall and fine fuels after fire in sclerophyll forests and woodlands.

Litterfall is a dynamic process and subject to major seasonal variation.  In eucalypt forests and woodlands, droughts may induce significant (e.g. +50%) increases in annual lit more...

Supervisor(s): Adams, Mark (Professor)

Soil Organic Carbon amount and turnover time in perturbated soil systems using radioactive carbon signature

The project is aimed at modeling the stock and turover time of carbon-based soil organic matter using 12C and 14C observations in non-stationary systems. The modeling foresees the u more...

Supervisor(s): Maggi, Federico (Dr)

Integrated soil ecosystem modeling

This project is aimed improve the highly mechanistic model TOUGHREACTN for soil biogeochemistry by including plants interaction and climate. The aim is to provide modelers and decis more...

Supervisor(s): Maggi, Federico (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)

Forage-based rations for high yielding dairy cows

This research opportunity will look at ways of overcoming the nutritional limitations of high-forage based diets as feed sources for high yielding dairy cows. more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor)