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Comparative process analysis

Process mining is a specialised form of data-driven process analytics, which aims at uncovering process behaviour from event logs. Process mining has proved its application across a range of industries such as finance, retail, healthcare, and education. Process mining encompasses a family of techniques related to process discovery, performance analysis, conformance checking, and variant process mining.This project deals with the fourth category, variant process mining. Variant process mining techniques help business analysts to understand why and how multiple variants of …

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy, Honours, Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Science
School
School of Information Systems

Chemicals that kill wildlife: an international and comparative study of Australia's approach to regulating the use and production of harmful chemicals

Certain chemicals like atrazine are well known to be very harmful to frogs, and a wide range of other wildlife and invertebrate species. Many countries around the world, except Australia, have banned the use of atrazine because of its harmful effects on important ecosystem markers like frogs.In this project we will first seek to identify chemicals that have been banned by most developed countries but not Australia. We will then identify and assess the regulatory and governance arrangements around atrazine …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Faculty of Business and Law
School
School of Law

Understanding international governance in Antarctica through cooperative game theory

Antarctica is governed by a coalition of 29 countries ('consultative parties') who must agree unanimously before a law can be passed. This project will apply theories from social network analysis and cooperative game theory to map relationships between the different parties, and to predict their behaviour on a series of important environmental issues.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy, Honours
Faculty
Faculty of Science
School
School of Mathematical Sciences
Research centre(s)

Centre for the Environment

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