"We are now offering a research scholarship to a highly motivated PhD candidate to work within a research group addressing the functional role of plant silicon in resistance to climate change and insect herbivores. The project is funded through the Australian Research Council."
"We are now offering a PhD scholarship project on 'Research and operations to trial innovation glass and photovoltaic technologies in protected cropping'. This project is in collaboration with Swinburne University of Technology and Hort Innovation and the focus of this PhD project is to ingratiate the physiological, and biochemical response of major vegetable crops to the changes of innovation glass and photovoltaic technologies."
Scott Bevins, environmental scientist and graduate from Western Sydney University, has been spending his weekends since February 18th relocating hundreds of kangaroos from Bathurst's Mount Panorama with the Bathurst Kangaroo Project.
PhD student Jen Peters won the 2017 HIE Round of the annual Three Minute Thesis Competition, with a stellar presentation 'A look inside leaves'. Awarded Runner-Up was PhD student Jonathan Finch with his talk 'Very Niche Ecology' and People's Choice Award went to Kirsten Ball's fabulously enthusiastic talk 'Native under-vine for cheaper wine'.
Presenting a complex research story inside three minutes is a tough ask yet our students presented with flair and passion to showcase their research directions and how they are relevant to everyday people.
Our Soil Biology and Genomics theme focuses on how environmental change influences the amazing diversity of life in soils, including its fungi, bacteria and animals... Read more about Soil Biology And Genomics