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How invasive cancer cells negotiate the 3D tissue environment

My team uses cell biology approaches to discover the cellular machinery that allows deadly, invasive cancer cells to negotiate the surronding 3D environment. more...

Supervisor(s): O'Neill, Geraldine (Associate Professor)

Development of advanced materials for porous burner reactors

The project will involve; materials development, laboratory scale batch preparation and testing (both in the porous burner, and using advanced analytical techniques), managing the p more...

Supervisor(s): Harris, Andrew (Professor)

Image analysis of the kinematics and size reduction of grains in cataclasis

The experimental challenges in this research will be quite unique in that we will endeavor to see and thereafter analyse the kinematics and the grain size reduction using two novel more...

Supervisor(s): Einav, Itai (Professor)

Behaviour and design of steel storage racks

Steel storage racks are used in about 40% of the production-distribution-consumption cycle of all goods. They are common structures and yet, limited guidance on their design is avai more...

Supervisor(s): Rasmussen, Kim (Professor)

A Novel Approach of Inhibiting Pancreatic Cancer Metastasis via Targeting Tumour Micro-Environment Induced Autophagy

Targeting autophagy and metastasis in pancreatic cancer via NDRG1 Pancreatic Cancer (PC) is highly metastatic with the highest mortality of all cancers (~93%). The pancreatic tu more...

Supervisor(s): Sahni, Sumit (Dr)

Investigation of virulence genes upregulated in coinfection between P. aeruginosa and other species

Identify the set of genes diffrentially expressed when P. aeruginosa is grown in coculture with three other infecting species. Select genes with virulence/persistence characteristic more...

Supervisor(s): Manos, Jim (Dr)

Interaction buckling of stainless steel structural members

The focus of this project is on thin-walled prismatic stainless steel structural members failing by interaction of local and overall buckling. more...

Supervisor(s): Rasmussen, Kim (Professor)

Behaviour of LiteSteel Beams (Hollow Flange Channels)

This project involves the researching the structural behaviour of LiteSteel Beams. more...

Supervisor(s): Wilkinson, Tim (Associate Professor)

In-situ transmission electron microscopy nanoindentation investigation of the deformation behaviour of metallic amorphous/crystalline composites

This project aims to apply the in-situ TEM nanoindentation technique to understand external force induced interaction between crystalline phases and the amorphous matrix. more...

Supervisor(s): Liao, Xiaozhou (Professor)

Understanding slip and designing new slippery surfaces

Investigation of the properties of surfaces that affect the slip of liquids at solid interface, with the potential to develop more energy-efficient microfluidic devices. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Professor)