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Community building through online social networks: evolution and engagement

With the advent and constant evolution and application of interactive Web2.0 technology, online social media such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter have fostered development and mai more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Modelling social network structure, technology use and care coordination

This project uses theories from social networks and information systems to construct a model for understanding how network (structure, position and ties) and social technology use i more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Social networks model for Open Source Drug Discovery

Using an open source drug discovery approach, current research shows that it is possible to find an improved synthesis of drugs for diseases (e.g. a tropical neglected disease such more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Social capital, brokerage, technology use and performance of project-based workers: Real estate agents in NSW, Australia

Studies on how individuals seek for both relational and non-relational information have been documented in organizational psychology, organization behavior and communication studies more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Towards a social network-inspired model for improving medical referrals in cancer care

This project is aimed at understanding how general practitioners (GP) tap into their professional network for making cancer patient referrals to appropriate specialist units. The so more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Towards a social network-inspired model for understanding evidence uptake and pain management in cancer care

This project is aimed at understanding treatment processes and decisions made by medical practitioners (e.g. nurses) involved in cancer care. In particular, we aim to model the role more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

‘Productive Ageing’ – Ageing and productivity in the workforce

This program is being conducted as part of the Health and Productivity research program led by Professor Hal Kendig at the University of Sydney node of the ARC Centre of Excellence more...

Supervisor(s): O'Loughlin, Kate (Associate Professor)

Parallel Stochastic Optimization Algorithms

This project is investigating the application of unorthodox optimization techniques such fuzzy logic, genetic algorithms, neural networks, simulated annealing, ant colonies, Tabu se more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Self-Assembly and Self-Organization in Complex Distributed Systems

The aim of this project is use a range of algorithmic techniques (graph theoretic, game theoretic, information theoretic) to study and gain insight into the processes of self-assemb more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

‘Attitudes towards Ageing’

This attitudinal research program is being led by Dr Kate O’Loughlin as part of ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR). We aim to investigate people&rs more...

Supervisor(s): O'Loughlin, Kate (Associate Professor)