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  • Geomicrobiology and BiogeochemistryGEOL30007

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    Geomicrobiology and biogeochemistry involve the study of interactions across interfaces of minerals, water, and microbes, and how such interactions impact environmental conditions and reflect evolution. This subject will survey the fundamental principles of geomicrobiology and biogeochemistry, ex...

  • Geology of Southeast AustraliaGEOL20001

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    Topics to be covered include: reconstruction of the geological architecture and the geological history of southeast Victoria; field identification of geological relationships between rock units, including the nature of volcanic eruptions; examination of the Ordovician shale, Permian till...

  • Coastal Environmental GeomorphologyGEOL90030

    Offered:AprilYear:2019

    Field observations and tasks include: nature and origin of the coastal materials, geomorphic processes, environmental history, coastal management topics such as hazard/risk assessment, steep coast dynamics, beach maintenance and nourishment, impact of marinas and other engineering structures, ind...

  • Tectonics & GeodynamicsGEOL30002

    Offered:FebruaryYear:2019

    This subject covers geological processes involved in large-scale tectonics and introduces advanced topics in structural and metamorphic geology. The subject will begin with a one-week pre-semester field trip to East Gippsland, where students will develop their geological mapping and structural an...

  • Structural and Metamorphic GeologyGEOL20002

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will investigate the structure and dynamics of planet Earth and the processes that control the mineral assemblages and fabrics of rocks in the Earth’s crust and mantle. Topics to be covered include: Structure of planet Earth from geophysical observations;Mantle convection and geodyn...

  • Advanced Field GeologyGEOL30009

    Offered:Winter TermYear:2019

    Depending on staffing and student numbers, excursion sites may include: Flinders Ranges of South Australia, where students will be introduced to the style of sedimentation and nature of deformation and exhumation of portions of the Adelaide Geosyncline;Broken Hill and regions within the Curnamon...

  • Earth Composition, Minerals and MagmasGEOL20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2019

    This subject will provide an understanding of the composition of the Earth in space and time. The first part of this subject will investigate the composition of the Earth on accretion and its differentiation into core, mantle and crust. This will be followed by an investigation of the minerals an...

  • Economic GeologyGEOL30006

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Topics covered include the geological setting and genesis of major metalliferous deposits; magmatic, magmatic hydrothermal, submarine hydrothermal and surficial deposits of major metalliferous and non-metallic resources will be integrated with fluid inclusions, stable isotope, petrographic and fi...

  • Earth Sciences Research Project Pt2ERTH90042

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence of four (part 1 to part 4) taken in successive semesters that together constitute the 125-point research project offered through the MSc Earth Sciences. The School of Earth Sciences is home to a large and diverse range of research programs. Our interests includ...

  • Earth Sciences Research Project Pt2ERTH40010

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    The School of Earth Sciences is home to a large and diverse range of research programs. Interests include the solid Earth, the fluid Earth (including our atmosphere and oceans) and processes that operate at the interface between these upon which all life on Planet Earth depends. Current research ...

  • Earth Sciences Research Project Pt4ERTH90050

    Offered:January, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence of four (part 1 to part 4) taken in successive semesters that together constitute the 125-point research project offered through the MSc Earth Sciences. The School of Earth Sciences is home to a large and diverse range of research programs. Our interests includ...

  • Earth Sciences Research Project Pt1ERTH90038

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence of four (part 1 to part 4) taken in successive semesters that together constitute the 125-point research project offered through the MSc Earth Sciences. The School of Earth Sciences is home to a large and diverse range of research programs. Our interests includ...

  • Urban Soils, Substrates and WaterERTH90028

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    Urban soils can present distinct and unique challenges to the land manager, landscape architect or horticulturist responsible for developing, maintaining or improving urban landscapes. Often compacted, contaminated, or otherwise unsuitable for plant growth, urban soils require assessment, solutio...

  • Earth Sciences Research Project Pt1ERTH90037

    Offered:March, JulyYear:2019

    This subject is part of a sequence of four (part 1 to part 4) taken in successive semesters that together constitute the 125-point research project offered through the MSc Earth Sciences. The School of Earth Sciences is home to a large and diverse range of research programs. Our interests includ...

  • Communication for Research ScientistsSCIE90013

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2019

    As a scientist, it is not only important to be able to experiment, research and discover, it is also vital that you can communicate your research effectively in a variety of ways. Even the most brilliant research is wasted if no one knows it has been done or if your target audience is unable to u...

  • Science and Technology InternshipSCIE90017

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

    This subject involves completion of an 80-100 hour science or technology work placement integrating academic learning in science areas of study, employability skills and attributes and an improved knowledge of science and technology organisations, workplace culture and career pathways. The placem...

  • Biomolecular Structure DeterminationSCIE90026

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    This subject provides an in-depth look into the methods, algorithms and techniques behind biomolecular structure determination. In particular, students will be exposed to prominent techniques in the field for example: X-ray Crystallography, Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and cryogenic-Electron ...

  • Science Research InternshipSCIE90018

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

    This subject allows students to undertake a 3-6 month internship with a host organisation in an area relevant to their potential career destination. Students may undertake a defined research project within the host organisation and/or participate in team-based research or business activities, whi...

  • Science CommunicationSCIE90012

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019Quotas apply

    Why is it essential that scientists learn to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences? What makes for engaging communication when it comes to science? How does the style of communication need to change for different audiences? What are the nuts and bolts of good science writing? What are...

  • Research Project in Comp Biology Pt2SCIE90024

    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....