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Honours projects

Current students

James Anderson (2015) Using next generation sequencing to determine the effect of Dartmouth Dam on gene flow. [Supervisors: M Shackleton (MDFRC) and N Murphy (LTU)]. 

Dale Campbell (2015) Characterisation of the Chironomidae associated with sediment of permanent and temporary water bodies on the Ovens River floodplain, north-eastern Victoria.  [Supervisors:P Humphries (CSU), N McCasker (CSU) and D Nielsen(MDFRC)].

Cassandra King (2015) Investigating  gene flow between populations of two spined black fish that inhabit the upper reaches of the Ovens, King and Kiewa River Catchments. [Supervisors: N Murphy (LTU), M Shackleton (MDFRC) and RJ Stoffels (MDFRC)].

Recently completed students

Steven Scammel (2014) Carbon uptake by biofilms.  Honours Thesis, La Trobe University, Department of Environmental Management and Ecology, [Supervisors: E Silvester (LTU), G Rees (MDFRC) and R Cook (MDFRC)].

Jak Butler (2013) The effect of shading on biofilm community structure and composition in the Broken Creek at Nathalia. Honours Thesis, La Trobe University, Department of Environmental Management and Ecology, May, 84pp. [Supervisors: S Lawler  (LTU) and RJ Stoffels (MDFRC)].

Isobel Colson (2013) Effects of temperature, photoperiod and billabong characteristics on microinvertebrate diapause termination. Honours Thesis, Charles Sturt University,  November, 72pp. [Supervisors: P Humphries (CSU), N McCasker (CSU) and D Nielsen (MDFRC)].

Simon Mom (2013) Behavioural and metabolic responses to hypoxia of fishes with differing morphologies and lifestyles. Honours thesis, La Trobe University, Department of Environmental Management and Ecology, November, 49pp. [Supervisors: P Pridmore (LTU) and RJ Stoffels (MDFRC)].

Stuart Smith (2013) Distribution and growth rates of Carp gudgeon (Hypseleotris spp.) across the floodplain of the Ovens River. Honours thesis, La Trobe University, Department of Environmental Management and Ecology, May, 55pp. [Supervisors: P Pridmore (LTU) and RJ Stoffels (MDFRC)].