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Victoria University of Technology

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Faculty of Engineering and Science
Centre for Packaging, Transportation and Storage
http://dingo.vu.edu.au/~cpts/projects.htm
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Development of a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) based decision support tool for the Australian food and packaging industries
Chief Researcher: Sonneveld Assoc Prof K
Sponsor: CRC for International Food Manufacture and Packaging Science
Duration: 1996 - 2002
Descriptors: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE; IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Fields of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation
060299 Manufacturing and Process Technologies n.e.c.


Development of principles and framework for the integration of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) within the Australian food and packaging industry
Chief Researcher: Donker R B (PhD)
Supervisors: Sonneveld Assoc Prof K, Cocklin Prof C (Monash)
Sponsor: CRC for International Food Manufacture and Packaging Science
Duration: 1997 - 2000
Descriptors: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE; IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation


Development of principles and guidelines for the integration of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and Life Cycle Costing (LCC) for the Australian food and packaging industry
Chief Researcher: James K L (PhD)
Supervisors: Kloot Prof L, Sonneveld Assoc Prof K
Duration: 1998 - 2002
Descriptors: ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE; IMPACT ASSESSMENT; ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS
Fields of Research: 110212 Environment Economics
049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation


Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of packaging waste
management scenarios in Australia

Chief Researchers: Sonneveld Assoc Prof K, James K L,
Grant T (RMIT)
Sponsors: EcoRecycle Victoria; CRC for International
Food Manufacture and Packaging Science; CRC for Waste Management and Pollution Control; Australian Supermarket Institute; Beverage Industry Environment Council
Duration: 1998 - 1999
Descriptors: WASTE MANAGEMENT; WASTE MINIMISATION--DOMESTIC; ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE; IMPACT ASSESSMENT
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation

 

School of Life Sciences and Technology
[ Australian Science at Work Entry ]

Use of temporary pond microcosms for aquatic toxicity testing
Chief Researcher: Barry Dr M J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION -- FORECASTING; ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION--MONITORING
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation


Use of a daphnia bioassay to detect environmental endocrine disrupting chemicals
Chief Researcher: Barry Dr M J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION -- FORECASTING; ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION--MONITORING
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation


Aquatic toxicity testing
Chief Researcher: Barry Dr M J
Current Status: Ongoing
Descriptors: ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION -- FORECASTING; ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION -- MONITORING
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation


Innovative connection of renewable energy to the grid
Chief Researcher: Kalam Prof A
Sponsors: Eastern Energy; Powereorp; Brunswick Energy & Environmental Services,
Moreland City Council
Current Status: Ongoing for 3 years
Descriptors: ENERGY MANAGEMENT-- RENEWABLE ENERGY; ENERGY MANAGEMENT -- GREENHOUSE GAS
Field of Research: 049999 Earth Sciences n.e.c.


Genetic systems encoding heavy metal transport and resistance, and their applications in developing biosensor and bioremediation systems for heavy metal pollutants
Chief Researcher: Bhave Dr M
Current Status: Ongoing
Field of Research: 049902 Environmental Management and Rehabilitation

 


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