Geotechnics, soil science, geotechanics, geosystems, geophysicists, soil engineers, soils, soil sciences, geochemists, and soil engineers are all fields that need to be trained and have their research projects funded.
The University of Adelaide has just awarded a $250 and six months of research experience to a young geoteechician who will be joining the team.
The $250 grant from the Australian Research Council (ARC) is one of many that are set aside to fund young research scientists who are going to contribute to the national research agenda.
The ARC is part of the Australian Government and the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development.
The ARC is a national science and research organisation, supporting research in a range of disciplines, including earth, water, climate, chemistry, earth systems, ecology, and environmental science.
“We’re very fortunate to have this young scientist,” said Professor James Frawley, who heads up the ARC’s Geotechics Unit.
“This is a great example of the work we do with this team.”
Geotechnicists are the experts in the field and they work across all disciplines, but the biggest thing that we look for is somebody who’s passionate about this field.
“Geotechists study how the soil, sand, and rocks interact with one another and how this can affect the environment.
They also work to understand how these interactions are influenced by environmental factors such as weather and pollution.
The first graduate of the ARC graduate programme, 18-year-old Ben Thompson, is expected to begin his career at the University of Tasmania this autumn.
He is a former student of Professor Frawleys and is the first Geotecho graduate to join the university’s Geodechics team.
Geotecho has been awarded more than $1.5 million over the last three years and will be funding another $1 million over two years.”
I feel like I’m part of a family here.””
The students are great.
I feel like I’m part of a family here.”
Tasmania has been a fantastic university for me.
It’s a wonderful place to work.
“The ARC grant will enable Thompson to continue his work with the Geodecho team, including the construction of a geodesic dome, which is a large, dome-like structure that sits on the ground in a location where there are no roads and is able to support the team on its travels.”
The dome is going to be used for the development of an educational curriculum for our students and for a series of geotecho projects for our university,” Professor Frewleys said.”
This is one more example of what we are doing here at the ARC.
“Thompson will begin his research on geodesics at the Geodesic Dome in Hobart, Tasmania.
The Geodechanics team has worked on an experiment that was completed in January, with students using the dome to perform geotechatological measurements and other activities.”
One of the goals of the Geotechanical Unit is to help us understand how we can use the geotechaics to improve our land use practices,” Professor Tanya Pfeffer said.
The unit is an ARC-funded, multi-year research project funded by the Australian Science Foundation, and it is part-funded by the Tasmanian Government.
The geoteclast research was conducted in collaboration with a range, of institutions including the Australian National University and the University, of Tasmania.”
If we can learn something from our geotechemists, it could also be used to improve the behaviour of other geotecnical processes,” Professor Pfefer said.
This project will allow geotecologists to better understand how soil, soil products, and groundwater interact with each other in relation to climate change, drought, and other factors.”
They are a very exciting group of people,” Professor Thompson said.
He will be joined by fellow Geodecchists Ben Jones, a former member of the University’s Geodecchic Team, and Sarah Rafferty, a Geotechembologist who has spent the past three years studying how soil and other soils interact.”
What they are doing is looking at how soil can interact with groundwater,” Professor Jones said.
Professor Jones has worked at the Australian Centre for Geodetic Research for three years.
He has also worked on projects for the National Water and Atmospheric Research Centre, and the National Geodesics Centre.
Geodesic technology has also been used to understand and improve agriculture and aquaculture in Australia.
The Geodechi Lab at the NTNU has been developed by Professor Pferman and is now working to develop a new technology for the cultivation of fish and shellfish.