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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)

The Physics of Shift Work

This project will investigate how shiftwork affects sleep and cognitive performance and what strategies can be used to optimize shiftworkers’ wellbeing. more...

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

The Physics of Jetlag

This project will investigate how transmeridian flying affects circadian clocks, sleep and health and develop new strategies to minimize jetlag. more...

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

Individual Predictions of Circadian Rhythms, Sleep and Alertness

The overarching goal of this project is to understand the different mechanism of individual variability in biological timing (both endogenous and environmental) and develop tools fo more...

Supervisor(s): Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

Modelling atmospheric plasma processes for biofunctionalization in additive manufacturing

This project will develop multiphysics models of atmospheric pressure plasma systems to engineer interfaces and biofunctionalised scaffolds in 3D bioprinting.  The Applied Phys more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

Insulin-mediated regulation of adipocyte lipolysis

Insulin, a hormone that is released after a meal, regulates many aspects of metabolism including a process called lipolysis that involves the release of fatty acids into the circula more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Unlocking the neural interface with synthetic synapses

Neuromorphic nanowire synthetic synapses will be integrated into a microelectrode array device to interface with retinal neuronal tissue to demonstrate proof-of-concept of vision re more...

Supervisor(s): Kuncic, Zdenka (Professor)

Integrated framework for assessing disaster resilient of infrastructures by optimising strengthening techniques

This research will develop a resilience based design (RBD) methodology for infrastreucture by optimising retrofit options with post disaster functionality after static, flood and ea more...

Supervisor(s): Hadigheh, Ali (Dr)