QUT will lead research on a $14 million national project which aims to catapult Australia’s growing bioproducts industry while advancing the war on waste.
A study of Australian wildflower communities is improving understanding of how climatic stress controls plant diversity, based on the strategies different species use to survive, grow and reproduce.
As a ‘Future Fellow,’ Dr Scott Johnson from the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE) will receive more than $900,000 in funding from the Australian Research Council to conduct the ‘Time to prime: Using silicon to activate grass resistance under higher CO2’ project.
Dingoes could be the antidote to Australia’s destructive red fox populations, but only if reintroduced to areas humans have removed them from, according to international research.
Research by the University of Adelaide has shown that consumers are much more influenced by wine label descriptions than previously thought.