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The impact of technology on gambling problems

Emergent technologies such as the Internet, blockchain, and mobile devices are contributing to the development of gambling problems and causing disproportionate risk for young peopl more...

Supervisor(s): Gainsbury, Sally (Associate Professor)

How online gambling and gaming are impacting mental health for young adults

Mental health disorders are one of the leading causes of burden of disease in youth. Greater understanding of the aetiology of behavioural addictions is essential to guide the devel more...

Supervisor(s): Gainsbury, Sally (Associate Professor)

The therapeutic potential of oxytocin in alcohol related harms

Alcohol is the most widely abused recreational drug in the world and arguably the most harmful. Acute alcohol intoxication can result in disability or death through alcohol related more...

Supervisor(s): McGregor, Iain (Professor)

Curing antibiotic resistance plasmid from Enterobacteriaceae

The project includes to understand the biology of antibiotic resistance plasmids and develop effective strategy to cure them more...

Supervisor(s): Kamruzzaman, Muhammad (Dr), Iredell, Jon (Professor)

Targeting abnormal immune function in the central nervous system to treat cognitive disorders.

There is a growing body of evidence that most neurocognitive disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, and neuropathic pain states involve abnormal immune activity within the central n more...

Supervisor(s): Johnston, Ian (Dr)

Using virtual reality environments to investigate cognitive function and psychological disorders

The School of Psychology has developed a large laboratory for developing immersive virtual environments. I am looking for students to use these tools to develop tests for assessing more...

Supervisor(s): Johnston, Ian (Dr)

Chemotherapy-induced neuropathic pain, fatigue, and cognitive impairments

Cancer and cancer treatments are associated with a wide range of side effects, including those of the nervous system. These present as neuropathic pain, fatigue, and cognitive impai more...

Supervisor(s): Johnston, Ian (Dr)

Characterising and compensating for partial volume effects in motion-compensated brain imaging of small animals

Partial volume effects resulting from the limited spatial resolution of positron emission tomography (PET) remain a key limitation to accurate quantification of PET image data. This more...

Supervisor(s): Meikle, Steven (Professor), Kyme, Andre (Dr)