Potential honours projects and supervisors


Dr. Laurent Ailleres

Structural Geophysics & 3D Modelling

Prof. Julie Arblaster

Climate extremes, decadal variability and the role of the Antarctic ozone hole in shifting storm tracks.

Dr Robin Armit

Structural Geology, Structural Geophysics, Proterozoic tectonics

Prof. Peter Betts

Tectonics, structural geology, structural geophysics

Mr. Barrie Bolton

Environmental geochemistry and Economic geology

Prof. Joel Brugger

Synchrotron Geoscience & Geochemistry

Dr. Fabio Capitanio

Geodynamics and Basin Analysis

Prof. Ian Cartwright

Hydrochemistry, groundwater, Surface water, Isotope tracers in Hydrogeology

Prof. Sandy Cruden

Experimental Tectonics and Structural Geology

A/Prof. Dietmar Dommenget

Large-Scale Climate Dynamics

Dr. Andrew Frierdich

Low-temperature Geochemistry and Mineralogy, Environmental Science, Sustainable ore-processing

Dr. Aillie Gallant

Drought and climate/climate change, rainfall and climate/climate change and climate science communications

Dr. Lachlan Grose 

Enabling 3D Stochastic Geological Modelling

Dr Andrew Gunn

Geomorphology, Planetary Surfaces, Atmospheric Boundary Layer, Deserts

Prof. Christian Jakob

Effects of clouds and convection on Australia's climate and weather-climate interactions

Dr. Richard Jones

Glaciology, geomorphology, past climate change.

Prof. Reid Keays

Economic Geology and Lithogeochemistry; application of PGE Geochemistry on Ni-Cu-PGE Deposits

Dr. Adam Kessler

Biogeochemistry, or how nutrients such as carbon, oxygen, nitrogen and iron interact with the environment

Dr. Felicity McCormack

Ice sheet modeller, ice dynamics, Antarctica, and understanding climate variability and change

A/Prof. Shayne McGregor

Theory, Observations and Modelling, understanding climate variability and change

A/Prof. Oliver Nebel

Geochemist, focus on high temperature processes.

Dr. Yona Nebel-Jacobson

Lu-Hf, U-Pb, zircons, general isotope geochemistry/analytical methods and techniques

Prof. Michael Reeder

Dynamical and Tropical Meteorology/Numerical modelling

A/Prof. Ruth Reef

Coastal scientist interested in energy, sediment, carbon and nutrient fluxes on the coast and the marine shelf


Prof. Liz Ritchie-Tyo

Tropical cyclone studies

Prof. Steven Siems

Climate science, Micrometeorology and Numerical modelling

Dr. Martin Singh

Tropical climate and climate change, convection

Dr. Anja Slim

Fluid dynamical problems in geosciences and in industry.

A/Prof. Andy Tomkins

Economic Geology & Planetary Science

Prof. Roberto Weinberg

Structural Geology, Granites & Crustal Fluid Flow

Prof. Chris Wilson

Structural geology, Tectonics, gold deposits, Glaciology, Microstructure and Numerical modeling

A/Prof. Vanessa Wong

Soil Science, Land and Water Management, Environmental Science, Coastal Wetland Soils, Soil Biogeochemistry

Dr. Xuan Zhu

GIS and Environmental Management