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  Novel Approaches to Engaging Land Managers in Monitoring the Impact of Agri-Environment-Climate Schemes
  Dr K Prager, Prof S Redpath
Applications accepted all year round

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Agri-environment-climate schemes (AECS) are a voluntary policy mechanism to incentivise and compensate farmers for undertaking environmental measures as part of their land management.
  Sustaining partnership approaches – evaluating effectiveness, health and longevity of agri-environmental collaboratives
  Dr K Prager, Dr T Potts
Applications accepted all year round

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A multitude of partnerships have developed between actors from the farming, environment, conservation, community, business and government sectors.
  Understanding Farmers Burn Practices and How They Change in Northern Mozambique
  Dr A Arnall
Application Deadline: 15 November 2019

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There is growing interest in understanding how small-scale farmers in different parts of the world organise their agricultural and land-burning activities.
  Data synthesis and integration for improved climate impact assessment, modelling and policy
  Dr R Cornforth, Dr E Tarnavsky
Applications accepted all year round

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Climate change is already demonstrated in changes in the frequency and severity of extreme weather events.
  Physical activity, energy expenditures, and time use in agriculture and rural livelihood
  Dr G Zanello
Applications accepted all year round

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The limited uptake of agricultural innovations with proven productivity-enhancing potential and the translation of productivity increases into improvements in nutrition are two major development challenges facing Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs).
  Agronomic investigations of Australian native rice species to support Indigenous enterprise development in the Northern Territory, Australia.
  Dr S Bellairs, Dr P Wurm
Application Deadline: 24 October 2019

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About the opportunity. This CRC Future Food Systems project focusses on agronomic investigations into Australian native rice. It is part of a broader research program into the commercialisation of Australian native rice species.
  Antibiotics removal from wastewater using microalgae
  Dr A Escudero, Dr J Roberts, Dr C Hunter
Applications accepted all year round

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SCEBE-19-020. The ability of disease causing and other bacteria to render current antibiotics ineffective due to acquiring antibiotic resistance (AMR) is predicted to kill 10 million people every year by 2050 without action.
  Business and community engagement and the satellite campus (SF19/EIS/CHARLES)
  Prof D Charles, Dr R Nyuur
Applications accepted all year round

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One characteristic of the increasingly ‘entrepreneurial university’ has been its shift from a single city base to a multi-campus and multi-national operation.
  Novel strategies for the diagnosis and treatment of snakebites
  Dr S Vaiyapuri
Applications accepted all year round

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Snakebites represent a major neglected tropical disease affecting several million people worldwide and resulting in as many as 150000 deaths each year.
  Expanding the Evidence Base Through Inter-Sectoral Partnerships for Action on Health Equity
  Dr L D'Ambruoso, Prof I Theodossiou, Prof P Abbott
Applications accepted all year round

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Described as the single most critical development failure of the past 30 years, the majority of births, deaths and causes of death in Africa and Asia are never recorded.
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