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  • Discrete Maths and Operations ResearchMAST20018

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2019

    This subject introduces the essential features of Operations Research methods, and also introduces the area of Discrete Mathematics with a focus on applications. Operations Research topics include mathematical modelling, linear programming, simplex methods, and duality theory. Discrete Mathematic...

  • Organic Chemistry IIICHEM30004

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject includes lecture and practical components. This lecture component is based on the Organic Chemistry lectures from the CHEM30016 course (12 lectures) and those from an approved module relating to Organic Chemistry chosen from the topics offered in CHEM30017 (12 lectures). A limited sel...

  • Ore Textures & BrecciasGEOL90042

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The course is designed to provide practical tools for exploration field professionals to identify and describe ore textures and breccias in mineralised systems.

  • Analysis of High-Dimensional DataMAST90110

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Modern data sets are growing in size and complexity due to the astonishing development of data acquisition and storage capabilities. This subject focuses on developing rigorous statistical learning methods that are needed to extract relevant features from large data sets, assess the reliability o...

  • Regolith GeoscienceERTH90031

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This course is focussed on regolith, a vital part of Australian landscapes that is becoming increasingly important in mineral exploration and land management. We begin by presenting basic and advanced concepts in the formation and evolution of regolith, including its physical and chemical charact...

  • Mathematics of RiskMAST90051

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Mathematical modelling of various types of risk has become an important component of the modern financial industry. The subject discusses the key aspects of the mathematics of market risk. Main concepts include loss distributions, risk and dependence measures, copulas, risk aggregation and alloca...

  • Mathematical BiologyMAST90011

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Modern techniques have revolutionised biology and medicine, but interpretative and predictive tools are needed. Mathematical modelling is such a tool, providing explanations for counter-intuitive results and predictions leading to new experimental directions. The broad flavour of the area and the...

  • Commutative and Multilinear AlgebraMAST90025

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The subject covers aspects of multilinear and commutative algebra as well as two substantial applications. Within multilinear algebra this includes bilinear forms and `multilinear products’ of vector spaces, such as tensor products. Commutative algebra concerns itself with properties of commutati...

  • Radical ChemistryCHEM90054

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will outline the fundamental steps important to radical chemistry and show how these principles can be used in the synthesis of important molecular frameworks.

  • Advanced Stochastic ModelsMAST90112

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject develops the advanced methods of stochastic processes and discusses possible applications of the models discussed in the course. The topics will include: Levy processes, large deviation theory, point processes and stochastic networks.

  • Project in Computational BiologySCIE90025

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    In this subject, students will apply the skills developed during the practical training subjects to solve an industry-relevant problem, either in industry or research. Working in teams or individually under only general guidance from staff members, they will be required to design, implement, anal...

  • Experimental MathematicsMAST90053

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Modern computers have developed far beyond being great devices for numerical simulations or tedious but straightforward algebra; and in 1990 the first mathematical research paper was published whose sole author was a thinking machine known as Shalosh B Ekhad. This course will discuss some of the ...

  • Placemaking : Design for LandscapeLARC90001

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    The Placemaking for Landscape is an elective studio. It will establish an interdisciplinary practice-type environment to work with community, traders and Council to design the transformation of an underutilized area in Newport through application of placemaking principles and guidelines. The stud...

  • Advanced Methods: TransformsMAST90067

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject develops the mathematical methods of applied mathematics and mathematical physics with an emphasis on integral transform and related techniques. An introduction is given to the calculus of variations and the Euler-Lagrange equation. Advanced complex contour integration techniques are...

  • CatalysisCHEM90052

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    Catalytic processes are ubiquitous in natural and synthetic systems. A firm base of knowledge on catalysis is an essential tool not only for students interested in synthesis but also those who seek a deeper understanding of biological and industrial processes. This subject provides an overview of...

  • Current Topics In Developmental GeneticsGENE90020

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will provide an in-depth coverage of cellular and developmental genetics with respect to recent advances and insights. This subject will extend basic knowledge in these areas gained during a student’s undergraduate degree and will consist of blocks of lectures, literature review and ...

  • Algebraic GeometryMAST90097

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This course is an introduction to algebraic geometry. Algebraic geometry is the study of zero sets of polynomials. It exploits the interplay between rings of functions and the underlying geometric objects on which they are defined. It is a fundamental tool in may areas of mathematics, including n...

  • Counselling SkillsGENE90003

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will not be offered until 2018.   This is primarily an experiential subject with a focus on the acquisition of skills. Psychoanalytic theory, systems theory, family theory and cognitive behavioural theory will be woven in when and as they relate to counselling practice. There will ...

  • Basin Evolution & Sequence StratigraphyGEOL90047

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This 6-day field workshop visits spectacular outcrops along Victoria’s Otway Coast in SE Australia between Port Campbell and Anglesea. The field geology is integrated with seismic, remote sensing, potential field, well and thermal history data and the workshop includes lectures on basin evolution...

  • Magnetism in ChemistryCHEM90046

    Offered:Not offered inYear:2019

    This subject will explore magnetochemistry in the context of isolated spins, discrete spin clusters and extended systems. Areas covered will include magnetic susceptibility, the mechanisms of magnetic exchange interactions, long range ordering in extended solids, spin crossover complexes and sing...