School of Life and Environmental Sciences research
The School of Life and Environmental Sciences harbours a wide-ranging research portfolio, covering a variety of areas as diverse as wildlife and conservation biology, plant biotechnology, biochemistry, ecology, synthetic chemistry, marine biology, evolutionary biology, biomedical sciences, trace metal biology, biomolecular sciences, toxicology, palaeobiology, environmental sciences, bioinformatics, aquaculture, physiology, geographic information systems, and forensic science.
Our research endeavours at making a positive difference towards expanding knowledge and finding solutions, from molecules to global ecosystems.
School research publications and output
Assoc Prof Giovanni Turchini
Associate Head of School (Research & Warrnambool)
Phone: +61 3 55633312
Strategic Research Centres associated with the school
Find out more about our research:
Environmental Management and
Integrative Physiology and
Sensory Ecology and Behaviour
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