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Does fast weight loss promote eating disorders in obese women?

This project aims to determine whether very low energy diets (VLED) may contribute to the development of disordered eating in obese women. more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)

Combating Obesity in Pharmacy (COP) Study

This study aims to explore possibilities to initiate an accredited training program for weight management in pharmacy. more...

Supervisor(s): Chaar, Betty (Dr)

Meal replacements – an educational tool for longer-term healthy eating?

This project aims to determine whether very low energy diets (VLEDs) based on meal replacements differ from food-based diets in terms of teaching people to self-select a healthy die more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)

The effect of simulated shift work on food desirability and metabolism

The aim of this research is to ascertain the impact of a simulated night shift rotation on food desirability in order to increase our understanding of the mechanisms that underpin i more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, Craig (Dr), Comas Soberats, Maria (Dr)

A study to investigate the efficacy of dexamphetamine compared to placebo for treating obesity complicated by obstructive sleep apnoea

The project represents a new approach to the pharmacological treatment of obesity. It uses dexamphetamine but unlike most drug trials using appetite suppressants, the focus is on th more...

Supervisor(s): Poulton, Alison (Dr)

Cystic fibrosis related diabetes

To determine if a low glycaemic index diet improves control in CFRD and/or slows the progression of impaired glucose tolerance to CFRD more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Developing Molecular biomarkers in sleep disorders

This project will explore potential biomarkers for a range of sleep disorders including obstructive sleep apnoea, insomnia and circadian phase disorders. more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, Craig (Dr), Grunstein, Ron (Professor)

Understanding recurrent falls and tailoring intervention for prevention

Understanding recurrent falls and tailoring intervention for prevention more...

Supervisor(s): Canning, Colleen (Professor), Allen, Natalie (Dr), Paul, Serene (Dr)

‘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)

Eyewitness memory

I am recruiting a PhD student to investigate the characteristics and limitations of memory for stressful events. Furthermore, we are also interested in how stressful events can infl more...

Supervisor(s): Paterson, Helen (Dr)