A Summer in the Freezing Southern Ocean

Paige Maroni (right), searching rock samples for benthic biota hauled from the depths of the Southern Ocean.

Marshall Waters, Reporter

April 13, 2020

When you picture a PHD student, do you think of a woman on the deck of a ship surveying off the coast of Antarctica, sifting through muck looking for organisms living at extreme depths in freezing water and high seas? This is exactly where UWA PhD student, Paige Maroni, decided to spend her summer. RV investi...

Perth Pot Plant PhD Study

Danica-Lea Larcombe will be gathering quite a collection of pot plants for her PhD. Photo Credit: Kimberley McGivern

Kimberley McGivern, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Do you love the idea of  owning indoor plants, but can’t even be trusted with a cactus? Then PhD candidate Danica-Lea Larcombe, of ECU, has an offer for you. Ms Larcombe is calling on Perth citizens to participate in her PhD study, that will explore the possible relationships between the microbiota...

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