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  • Biotechnology Research ProjectSCIE90016

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject provides students with the opportunity to design and conduct independent research under supervision. Specific research projects will depend upon the availability of appropriate expertise, but may address a broad range of biotechnology issues. Students will also develop skills in writ...

  • Ecosystem InternshipSCIE90027

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject involves the definition and development of an internship placement in collaboration with the host institution. It has at its core a workplace project that will allow students to develop skills in project management, problem solving, multi-disciplinary workplace practice, institutiona...

  • Critical Thinking in ResearchSCIE40001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will provide students with an opportunity to develop some critical thinking skills that are required for a variety of research activities. These skills will be gained from discussions, and critical evaluations, of some recently published research papers. In their written submissions,...

  • Industry Project in BiotechnologySCIE90015

    Offered:Year LongYear:2019

    This subject will provide practical insights into the role of science and scientific thinking within business, and the successful application of this perspective, along with communication and business tools, to work environments. Students will be assigned to syndicate groups to address a practica...

  • Metabolomics and ProteomicsSCIE90002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Proteomics and metabolomics analyse the final cellular state resulting from the interaction of the environment and cellular gene expression. Proteomic techniques describe the protein composition of a cell or tissue resulting from gene expression, post-transcriptional and post-translational modifi...

  • Human Sciences: Human/Nonhuman EncounterSCIE20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the second subject in a Human Sciences subject sequence that can stand alone, or contribute to the Human Sciences program in the BSc. The sequence and program seek to compare and contrast the ways that a variety of scientific disciplines understand ‘the human’, from standpoints at...

  • Scientists,Communication & the WorkplaceSCIE90006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the workplace environment and the range of competencies needed to operate effectively. Communication is central to success in the workplace, from proposing projects, consulting and influencing colleagues, through to reporting. Students will gain a range of communication skil...

  • Botany Research Project MinorBOTA90014

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject is the minor research component for the Master of Science – Botany. The research project provides an opportunity for independent research under supervision in the School of Botany, in the areas of environmental science, molecular biology and biotechnology, functional plant biology, m...

  • Research Project In GeoscienceGEOL90025

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The research project option within the Master of Geoscience will be available for students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for research to perform a short research project under the direction of a supervisor. The research project will build on the skills obtained in Practical Earth Scienc...

  • Renewable EnergySCIE90014

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject examines the science, technology and policy instruments of a broad range of renewable energy technologies including solar, wind and water as well as other thermal renewables. Specifically, the subject covers: Solar: Overview of the fundamental physics of solar radiation; Technical d...

  • Research Project in Comp Biology Pt1SCIE90019

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    The research project option within the Master of Computational Biology will be available for students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for research to perform a short research project under the direction of a supervisor. The research project will build on the skills obtained in the course....

  • Research Project in Comp Biology Pt2SCIE90022

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    The research project option within the Master of Computational Biology will be available for students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for research to perform a short research project under the direction of a supervisor. The research project will build on the skills obtained in the course....

  • Research Project in Comp Biology Pt2SCIE90023

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    The research project option within the Master of Computational Biology will be available for students who have demonstrated a strong aptitude for research to perform a short research project under the direction of a supervisor. The research project will build on the skills obtained in the course....

  • Science Research ProjectSCIE30001

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    The Science Research Project is an individual program of supervised research in which the student, in consultation with a supervisor, contributes to the design, execution and presentation of a research project. The project may be ‘stand-alone’ or part of a larger research program being undertaken...

  • Botany Research ProjectBOTA40001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This research project will provide experience in reviewing scientific literature, hypothesis testing, design of laboratory and/or field experiments, training in experimental techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and development of written and oral presentation skills. The research project...

  • Botany Research ProjectBOTA40006

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    This research project will provide experience in reviewing scientific literature, hypothesis testing, design of laboratory and/or field experiments, training in experimental techniques, data analysis and interpretation, and development of written and oral presentation skills. The research project...

  • Field BotanyBOTA30006

    Offered:Summer TermYear:2019Quotas apply

    This subject is structured around the fieldwork excursion in early February and covers the basic skills that are required to undertake a field-based botanical activity such as a flora survey or an environmental impact assessment, or to proceed to research in a field-based botanical discipline. To...

  • Plant Molecular Biology & BiotechnologyBOTA30005

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject will focus on processes that are unique to plants as well as current techniques for their investigation and manipulation in biotechnology, including genetic engineering and plant transformation. The subject includes study of the responses of plants to biotic and abiotic stress; cell ...

  • Vegetation Management and ConservationBOTA30004

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject provides a detailed knowledge of vegetation structure and natural values of Victorian plant communities and their assessment, including environmental limiting factors, threats due to land use, development and fragmentation, and management issues related to environmental impact assess...

  • BioSciences Minor Research Project Part2BIOL90030

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is Part 2 of the 50-point research project offered through the Graduate Diploma in Science (Advanced) stream in BioSciences. The subject involves laboratory and/or field-based experimental research in an area of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology or Molecular, Cell and Developmental Bi...