Identification of Mono-Floral Honeys From Pollen Chemistry


A PhD student is required to investigate a qualitative and quantitative HPTLC fingerprint for a wide range of honeys and the effect of storage and processing conditions on the honey phytochemical composition and bioactivity


  • Experience, skills and/ or a keen interest in chemistry, or similar 
  • Willingness to work as part of a large interdisciplinary team to achieve outcomes through a combination of planning, working independently & collaboration with other team members. 
  • Willingness to engage with external stakeholders such as private companies & government departments to effectively present scientific research results to this audience. 
  • Excellent interpersonal & oral communication skills
  • A limited fear of bees and bee stings. Bee allergies should be a consideration.


Assoc/Prof Cornelia Locher


If you are interested in applying this PhD program, please send your latest CV and a personal statement (addressing the requirements) to before 31 December, 2017.