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Monthly Archives: September 2015

Cookstoves for the developing world

Dr Cris Birzer develops humanitarian technologies for resource-constrained countries and regions

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Conservation drones

Dr Lian Pin Koh is helping to protect threatened tropical ecosystems through the use of drone technology

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Zeroing in on type 1

Identifying the likely environmental triggers behind the rapid rise of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes

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Assoc Prof. Jeremy Thompson

Working in reproductive health, across both humans and livestock, Jeremy explores the determinants of developmental potential within mammalian oocytes and early embryos.

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Indigenous health and tobacco cessation

Tobacco use for Indigenous Australians is 2.5 times greater than the non-Indigenous Population. PhD candidate, Kristin Carson seeks to close this gap.

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Sarah Catalano

Sarah’s research relates to Marine Parasitology and Molecular Evolution. Her PhD has added a wealth of knowledge to dicyemid faunal composition and ecology in Australian waters

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Harsha Padmanabhan

PhD Student Harsha is developing non-invasive gene therapy treatment for Cystic fibrosis patients, in the form of an aerosol spray.

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Dr Giang Nguyen

ARC Future Fellow Giang Nguyen seeks to better predict collapse at underground mine sites by understanding the way materials behave under various environmental and load conditions

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A softer place to land

Showing the way for improved quality of care for parents of stillborn babies Australia-wide

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Infertility and Clinical In Vitro Fertilisation

Dr Deirdre Zander-Fox is improving clinical IVF laboratory technology to benefit infertile patients

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Alexander Robson

Alexander’s research in Structural Geology involves analysis of the subsurface geology in the Ceduna Sub-Basin.

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Dr Cris Birzer

The development of humanitarian technologies for resource-constrained countries and regions can help save millions of lives every year, and improve the quality of life for billions

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Dr Deirdre Zander-Fox

Working on improving clinical IVF laboratory technology, Deirdre is particularly interested in the impact of the environment during embryo development.

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Decanting greater market intelligence

Informing our wine industry’s growth strategies through a world-first database of global wine grape production

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Vintage innovation

Helping our wine industry modulate flavour and alcohol levels in the face of climate and market change

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Prof. Deb White

Deb’s research focuses on the treatment of patients with chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML) and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL).

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Dr Damien Fordham

Damien, an ARC Future Fellow working in the University’s Environment Institute, conducts research focused on the causes and consequences of extinction

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Dr Anna Goldsworthy

Anna’s research takes the form of creative practice and she has multiple projects underway involving both her chosen disciplines: music and writing

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Assoc Prof. Simon Baxter

Simon’s research focuses on identifying genetic mutations that cause insecticide resistance.

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Dr Michael Sheng

Advancing the Web technologies – and particularly Web of Things ( WoT) is the main research focus for Michael Sheng.

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Pedal to the metal

Enhancing industrial chemical production with the world’s first porous nanomaterial for analysing catalytic reactions

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Passing the remote

Giving developing countries the power to protect their threatened tropical ecosystems through unique “conservation drones”

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Kristin Carson

Kristin’s PhD focuses on on treatment options for tobacco cessation, particularly among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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Returning the gaze

Raising awareness and informing debate on the growing threat of digital surveillance, ‘big data’ and identity profiling

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An ally emerges in the east

Partnering with Shanghai Jiao Tong University to enhance the agriculture and health of Australia and China

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