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  • Plant Growth ProcessesAGRI20026

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    The production of plant food and fibre involves the manipulation of plant growth and development to achieve desired levels of yield and quality. This subject considers how crop and pasture canopies grow by acquiring resources from the environment, how plants allocate resources to different growth...

  • Australia in the Wine WorldAGRI20030

    Offered:February, July, SeptemberYear:2019

      The content includes: Wine in society and human cultureEvolution of the grapevineViticulture and winemakingMain grape varieties of the world and their distributionBasic sciences of winemakingEuropean Wine Regions France, Italy, Spain and PortugalWorld wine regionsMajor Australian wine regions...

  • Innovation Change & Knowledge TransferAGRI30011

    Offered:JulyYear:2019

    Students will use case studies in agricultural systems to explore how learning and practice change occur in natural resource management and agriculture. The subject will provide students with an understanding of how and why people take up knowledge and information and as well as the impediments t...

  • Industry ProjectAGRI30005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the definition and development of an industry-related project, and develops skills in project management, problem solving and planning and reporting investigations. The topic involves or draws on a specific and defined industry issue, and may be developed in relation to a pe...

  • Industry Project Part 2AGRI30036

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Please refer to AGRI30035 Industry Project Part 1

  • Diseases of Poultry & Aquatic IndustriesVETS90090

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject focuses on emergency diseases of poultry and aquatic species. The poultry and aquatic industries share several features in common with respect to emergency animal disease. These include the high stocking densities of susceptible animals and the dependence upon effective biosecurity ...

  • Food & Water:Global Issues Local ImpactsAGRI30012

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Globally there is a broad range of issues identified as impacting on the future of our planet. These issues include climate change, water availability and quality, waste and recycling, energy, biodiversity, salinity and land degradation, biotechnology and genetically modified organisms, changing ...

  • Monitoring Food and Nutrition IntakeNUTR30002

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject will introduce students to the concepts of human food history, the food supply system food composition and processing, contemporary food supply and intake, nutrition assessment and monitoring at the individual and population level, nutritional standards of reference, dietary advice an...

  • Behaviour of Farm & Companion AnimalsANSC90005

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Formerly BIOL90024 This subject aims to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the study of the research methods of animal behaviour; domestic animal behaviour, its causation and its biological function; and the application of animal behaviour principles to animal b...

  • Outbreak Assessment at Population LevelVETS90093

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Outbreak epidemiology combines the need to fully describe an outbreak with the need to design control options. This subject will, through a series of lectures and assignments, inform students on the functions of response epidemiologists as per the Australian Veterinary Emergency Plan (AUSVETPLAN)...

  • Communication in Disease EmergenciesVETS90084

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    During emergency situations, effective public communications have been shown to be of crucial importance. Gaining public trust and co-operation during any emergency is a function of ensuring that the right messages are targeted at the appropriate times to the right audiences using the most approp...

  • Outbreak ResponseVETS90094

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Controlling and eradicating a disease outbreak requires the use of a combination of strategies, as well as knowledge of the consequences of a disease and its response strategy on the economy and the broader community. This subject will, through a series of lectures and assignments, cover the vari...

  • Therapeutic LandscapesHORT90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject you will study research, applications and practice of therapeutic landscapes across social, community, horticultural and education settings. The content includes methods and approaches used in therapeutic horticulture, horticultural therapy programs, planning, design and construct...

  • Industry Project Part 1AGRI30035

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject involves the definition and development of an industry-related project, and develops skills in project management, problem solving and planning and reporting investigations. The topic involves or draws on a specific and defined industry issue, and may be developed in relation to a pe...

  • Structuring Emergency Disease ResponsesVETS90091

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In essence, an Emergency Animal Disease response has many similarities to that of a military campaign, and formal structures have been developed to manage responses. These structures are based on the Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System (AIIMS) and are described in detail in the ...

  • Management in Disease EmergenciesVETS90085

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Managing an emergency response and the various components of such a response will require the ability to plan and manage effectively. This subject will impart to students the knowledge required to plan and execute response components using a project management template. A series of lectures and ...

  • Advanced Topics in NutritionNUTR30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject critically examines a range of key aspects of the application of human nutrition, along with current fields of research investigation adding to the understanding of nutrition science. These include, but are not limited to: sports nutrition, nutritional genomics, nutrient‐gene interac...

  • Simulation ExerciseVETS90095

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Simulation exercises are often used to train animal health staff and others in responding to outbreaks, and to test systems developed for outbreak responses. This course will use a series of lectures to give students appropriate information on planning, conducting and evaluating exercises and the...

  • Exploring French Wine, Food and CultureAGRI50001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject would consist of three preparatory learning sessions before embarking on the French field trip. Following this field trip students will be required to complete an assignment on the French wine industry and how it reflects on French culture, influences the global wine industry, and in ...

  • Nutrition Policy and Public HealthNUTR30001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject critically examines the science, policy and politics of the relationship between food, nutrition and health. A key focus will be how nutrition scientific knowledge is interpreted and translated into nutrition, food and agricultural policies and regulations. The social, economic, comm...