Research Project Subjects

Undertaking a research project is a fantastic way to develop practical scientific skills. It will also provide valuable experience to students considering honours, masters or a PhD in Science. The Science Research Project SCIE30001 is intended for undergraduate students who have achieved excellent results in the discipline related to the project.

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Science Research Project SCIE30001 is intended for undergraduate students who have achieved excellent results in the discipline related to the project. You can undertake a project in several disciplines within the Faculty of Science, and undertaking a research project is a fantastic way to develop practical scientific skills. It will also provide valuable experience to students considering honours, masters or a PhD in Science.

Note: Other departments, schools or faculties may also offer research projects (you should check with the relevant department/school/faculty).

SCIE30001 Science Research Project

Before enrolling into this subject, discuss your intention with the relevant discipline coordinator Links to important information
Area of Study: The following disciplines offer enrolment in this subject. Botany Associate Professor Andrew Drinnan, School of BioSciences
Chemistry - students should consult with the School of Chemistry about enrolment in either SCIE30001 Science Research Project or the alternative subject CHEM30013 Chemical Research Project Professor Richard O'Hair, School of Chemistry
Earth Sciences Professor David Phillps, School of Earth Sciences
Ecosystem and Forest Sciences Dr Chris Weston, School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences
Genetics Associate Professor Alex Andrianopoulos,
School of BioSciences
Geography Professor Barbara Downes, School of Geography
Zoology Professor Mark Elgar, School of BioSciences  
Application process
  1. Discuss potential projects with staff in the relevant school.
  2. Complete the Science Research Project Application Form - this form must be authorised and signed by the relevant school.
  3. The form should then be submitted to Stop 1. (Enrolment Variation Form).
  4. If the application is approved, Stop 1 will enrol you in the subject and will send you confirmation.
  5. If your application is not approved, you will be notified by Stop 1.
 

Sonia Poetrodjojo, Bachelor of Science with a major in Chemistry

"The Science Research Project was an awesome opportunity to see what goes on in the day-to-day life of a researcher. It gave me an extra push towards further study, and I can now definitely imagine myself as a researcher."

BIOM30003 Biomedical Science Research Project

Before enrolling into this subject, discuss your intention with the relevant discipline coordinator Links to important information
Area of Study: The following disciplines offer enrolment in this subject.
Anatomy & Neuroscience Dr Gary Hime
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Dr Leon Helfenbaum 
Microbiology & Immunology Dr Odilia Wijburg
Pathology Dr Vicki Lawson 
Pharmacology & Therapeutics Assoc Prof James Ziogas 
Physiology Professor Joel Bornstein 
Vision Science Dr Larry Abel 
Application process
  1. Discuss potential projects with staff in the relevant department/school.
  2. Complete the Biomedical Science Research Project Application Form - this form must be authorised and signed by the relevant department/school.
  3. The form should then be submitted to Stop 1.
  4. If the application is approved, Stop 1 will enrol you in the subject and will send you confirmation.
  5. If your application is not approved, you will be notified by Stop 1.
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ENST30002 Land and Environment Research Project

Before enrolling into this subject, discuss your intention with the relevant departmental coordinator Links to important information
Area of Study The following departments and schools offer enrolment in this subject

Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences

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Application process
  1. Discuss potential projects with staff in the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences.
  2. Complete the Land and Environment Research Project Application Form - this form must be authorised and signed by the relevant person.
  3. The form should then be submitted to the Stop 1. (Enrolment Variation Form).
  4. If the application is approved, Stop 1 will enrol you in the subject and will send you confirmation.
  5. If your application is not approved, you will be notified by Stop 1.
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