Current Seed Science research projects are:

Restoration Seedbank Initiative

Chief Investigators: Prof. Kingsley Dixon, Dr David Merritt. BHP Billiton Iron Ore 2013-2017.

Integrated conservation of Ricinocarpos brevis

Chief Investigator: Dr Shane Turner. Cliffs Asia Pacific Iron Ore Pty Ltd 2013 – 2016.

Integrated conservation of Androcalva perlaria

Chief Investigator: Dr Shane Turner. Grange Resources 2010 – 2014.

Genetic survey, provenance evaluation and seed conservation of three key tree species at Weeli Wolli Creek

Chief Investigators: Dr Paul Nevill, Dr Lucy Commander, Dr Siegy Krauss, Dr David Merritt. Rio Tinto Hamersley Iron Pty Ltd 2010 – 2013.

Investigating seed biology and optimising seed management to improve rehabilitation outcomes in the Pilbara

Chief Investigators: Mr Todd Erickson, Dr David Merritt, Dr Shane Turner, Prof. Kingsley Dixon. BHP Billiton Iron Ore 2008-2013.