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Emerging parasitic disease: epidemiological, diagnostic and experimental approach

The project Emerging parasitic diseases: epidemiological, diagnostic and experimental approach will focus on development and elucidation of the epidemiology of newly or neglected di more...

Supervisor(s): Slapeta, Jan (Dr)

An investigation into symbiosis between virulent Rhodococcus equi and protozoa

Can virulent Rhodococcus equi replicate within protozoa found in the soil and gastrointestinal environment of the foal? more...

Supervisor(s): Muscatello, Gary (Dr)

Bioinformatics approach to Cryptosporidium identity: database prospects

The Bioinformatics approach to Cryptosporidium identity: database prospects study will examine (i) the applicability of web based platform to clinical and field data and (ii) develo more...

Supervisor(s): Slapeta, Jan (Dr)

The impact of rider technique on the welfare of horses

This project will examine best practice in equestrian technique with a focus on dressage training more...

Supervisor(s): McGreevy, Paul (Professor)

Virulent Rhodococcus equi decontamination strategies on horse farms

An investigation into potential disinfectant agents that could be used on farms to reduce environmental virulent Rhodococcus equi burdens. more...

Supervisor(s): Muscatello, Gary (Dr)

Application of new DNA sequencing and genotyping technologies in animal health and improvement

Multiple doctoral research opportunities exist to explore the use of new DNA sequencing technologies to advance our understanding of the genomic biology. more...

Supervisor(s): Wade, Claire (Professor)

Improving smallholder beef health & production in Cambodia and Laos through developing a biosecure market-driven production system and enhancing village-based biosecurity for livestock disease risk management

Opportunity exits for a PhD candidate to work within an ACIAR project aimed at identifying the preferred interventions that can improve smallholder beef health & production in C more...

Supervisor(s): Bush, Russell David (Dr)

Using a one health framework to promote food and nutrition security

The One Health framework enables human, animal and crop health professionals to work together with social scientists such as anthropologists and economists to tackle complex problem more...

Supervisor(s): Alders, AO, Robyn (Associate Professor)

Vaccines, poultry and the poor women farmers and reseachers making a difference in Africa

Seventy percent of the world's rural poor rely on raising livestock for their day to day living. They contribute to both poverty alleviation and food security. Livestock not only pr more...

Supervisor(s): Alders, AO, Robyn (Associate Professor)

Infra-red thermography and radio frequency identification for detection of stress of livestock in lairage

A PhD project funded by the Australian Meat Processor Corporation is available aiming to maintain high standards of animal welfare of livestock during lairage in abattoirs. This wil more...

Supervisor(s): Gonzalez, Luciano (Associate Professor)