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University of Ballarat

http://www.ballarat.edu.au/research/
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The University of Ballarat is a regional institution with five campuses within the Central Highlands and Wimmera regions. The largest campus, at Mt Helen in Ballarat, is located just over one hour's drive from Melbourne.

The School of Science has active teaching and research programs in Environmental Management, Food Science and Technology, and Exploration and Environmental Geology. In particular, higher degree by research programs are offered at Masters and Doctoral level and many involve links with industry, government and business environments.

 

School of Science
Centre for Environmental Management
http://www.ballarat.edu.au/science/
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Impact of intensive silvaculture on biodiversity
Chief Researcher: Swayne E (PhD)
Supervisor: Westbrooke M
Sponsor: Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 300600 Forestry Sciences


Impact of European Carp, and potential commercial opportunities
Chief Researcher: Khan T (PhD)
Supervisor: Westbrooke M
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 300703 Aquaculture

 

Institute of Food and Crop Science
http://www.ballarat.edu.au/science/
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Accelerated evaluation and determination of genotype - environment interactions within imported cereal germplasm for animal feed, milling and malting
Chief Researchers: Greig R, Aldred Dr P, Fennell J
Sponsor: Wrightson's Research
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 300200 Crop and Pasture Production


Proteases in malt
Chief Researchers: Aldred Dr P, Greig R
Sponsor: Joe White Maltings
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 290101 Fermentation, Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology


Examination of the effects of various commercial enzyme preparations on beers produced from Australian malts
Chief Researchers: Greig R, Aldred Dr P
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 290101 Fermentation, Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology


Examination of the effects of process conditions on nutrient loss and antinutrient factors in Australian chickpeas
Chief Researchers: Wakeling L, Greig R
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 290101 Fermentation, Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology


An investigation of the development of tolerance to food-grade acids by potentially pathogenic bacteria
Chief Researchers: Russell C, Greig R
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 290101 Fermentation, Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology


Evaluation of predictive models in real food systems
Chief Researcher: Russell C
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 290101 Fermentation, Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology


Comparison of techniques used to isolate, identify, and enumerate lactic acid bacteria, and extending the viability of LAB in fermented foods
Chief Researcher: Russell C
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 290101 Fermentation, Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology


An examination of the efficacy of Aboriginal bush medicines from South Western Victoria
Chief Researcher: Russell C, Wakeling L
Sponsor: Australian All Natural
Current Status: Ongoing
Research Field Classification: 290101 Fermentation, Biotechnology and Industrial Microbiology

 


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