Summer Vacation Research Scholarships Potential Projects

Students interested in applying for a Summer Vacation Research Scholarship over the 2017/2018 summer break can seek inspiration from and apply for the below advertised projects. Alternatively, applicants are welcome to search for Academic or Research staff via the BEES directory for a supervisor within their field of interest and make direct contact to develop a potential project.

For scholarship details and application link click here


Click here for additional projects listed on the Climate Change Research Centre webpage


Mating competition in humans: An exploration using big Twitter data

Supervised by: Dr Khandis Blake and Professor Rob Brooks


Do weather patterns predict at-sea pelagic bird distributions?

Supervised by: Professor Richard Kingsford


Unearthing Australia’s climate history: Sampling and radiocarbon dating subfossil Tasmanian huon trees

Supervised by: Professor Chris Turney


Assessing future changes in extreme surface fire weather and atmospheric instability

Supervised by: Associate Professor Jason Evans


Australian east coast lows in satellite wind data

Supervised by: Associate Professor Jason Evans


 Fire and the regeneration of plants: seed germination and soil properties

Supervised by: Mark Ooi


Siting of instruments for urban climate and air quality research in Sydney

Supervised by: Dr Melissa Hart, Dr Angela Maharaj and Dr Giovanni Di Virgilio