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Success and the city: how bats adapt to the pressures of urban environments

The rapid expansion of cities worldwide is introducing unprecedented environmental conditions, forcing species to adjust or go locally extinct. Insectivorous bats are one group of m more...

Supervisor(s): Threlfall, Caragh (Dr), Hochuli, Dieter (Professor)

Understanding the impact of psychosocial work conditions on medication use

The aim of this research is to better understand the association between psychosocial work conditions and risk for medication use in working adults more...

Supervisor(s): Tan, Edwin (Dr)

Cumulative modeling of Maternal Immune Activation to assess risk factors of common neurodevelopmental disease

Neurodevelopmental disorders such as epilepsy, autism, Tourette syndrome or ADHD affect 10% of children. There is increasing evidence that maternal inflammation whilst pregnant, ter more...

Supervisor(s): Hofer, Markus (Dr)

Using the soundscape at Seal Rocks to develop a noise impact model for Australian fur seals at Seal Rocks

In order to evaluate the impact of increasing human disturbance on the health and viability of the Australian fur seal population at Seal Rocks, Victoria, this project will use an a more...

Supervisor(s): Gray, Rachael Beverly (Dr)

Past climate and environmental impacts on Great Barrier Reef paleoecology over the past 9,000 years.

This project will investigate the links between environmental stress/disturbance, climate, and coral reef composition, diversity and structure by investigating episodes of reef grow more...

Supervisor(s): Webster, Jody (Professor)

E-Coach-supported Digital SlEEp Therapy for Older ADults with Cognitive Impairment – the ExCEED Study

We are seeking a Master/PhD student to conduct a three-part study: (a) user experience qualitative study of older people's perceptions of Sleepfix; (b) randomised control trial of t more...

Supervisor(s): Gordon, Christopher (Dr), Hoyos, Camilla (Dr)

A complex systems approach to colony collapse in honeybees

Honeybee colonies around the world are under threat due to an array of interacting stressors some of which can cause colonies to collapse suddenly and with little warning. This proj more...

Supervisor(s): Latty, Tanya (Dr)

Molecular Mechanism of Insulin Resistance

Insulin resistance is a major physiological problem that is associated with an inability of insulin to regulate glucose and lipid metabolism. We now know that metabolism is central more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Develop point-of-care microfluidic technologies for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases

We are developing a clinically useful, rapid and high throughput profiling microdevices for thrombosis and coagulation. It will be extremely useful for patients with diabetes, obesi more...

Supervisor(s): Ju, Lining (Arnold) (Dr)

Women’s Heart Disease

Multiple projects are available targetting all areas of women’s heart disease and heart health including female-predominant conditions such as spontaneous coronary artery diss more...

Supervisor(s): Zaman, Sarah (Associate Professor)