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Awards & prizes

Holsworth alumni theses

Establishing, improving, and adapting the whole-sediment toxicity identification evaluation (TIE) for use in Australia
Tyler Mehler

Do anthropogenic changes to marine ecosystems result in the formation of ecological traps?
Valeriya Komyakova

A non-invasive tool for assessing pathogen prevalence in koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) populations: detection of Chlamydia pecorum and koala retrovirus (KoRV) DNA in genetic material sourced from scats
Faye Wedrowicz1,2 • Tom Saxton1 • Jennifer Mosse2 • Wendy Wright2 • Fiona E. Hogan

Can the native Rusty Fig, Ficus rubiginosa, beat climate change?
K. David Mackay

Differentiating pollutant-induced effects from non-contaminant stress responses in aquatic midges (Diptera: Chironomidae)
Bryant Samuel Gagliardi

Cooperative breeding in the Noisy Miner (Manorina melanocephala): The role of genetic relatedness, sex, extra-pair paternity and acoustic signals
Ahmad Barati

Comparing the Anti-Predator Behaviour of Australian Arid-Zone Birds with a Model Species, the Zebra Finch
Nicole E. Butler

Determining Cetacean – Cephalopod Trophic Interactions – An Isotope Approach
Christine Heather Jackson

The evolutionary significance of parthenogenesis and sexual reproduction in the Australian spiny leaf insect, Extatosoma tiaratum
Yasaman Alavi

Interactions between invasive predators, native mammals and fire in a forest ecosystem.
Bronwyn Alexsandra Karla Hradsky

Effects of natural iron fertilisation by baleen whales and Antarctic frill on the Southern Ocean carbon cycle
Lavenia Ratnarajah