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Development of an international consortium of accelerometry studies to understand the effects of physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and sleep on long-term health outcomes

This opportunity will involve working on the development of a large international consortium of accelerometry (wearable motion sensors) studies that examine the effects of physical more...

Supervisor(s): Stamatakis, Emmanuel (Professor)

Neighbourhood Approaches in Humanitarian Programming

This research seeks to unpack area-based, settlements, and neighbourhood approaches in humanitarian programming used in disasters and conflicts, exploring the effectiveness of these more...

Supervisor(s): Opdyke, Aaron (Dr)

Computerised image analysis of musculoskeletal diagnostics and surgical planning

This research opportunity covers the projects for Diagnostic Imaging Theme of the ARC Centre for Innovative BioEngineering,  a multidisciplinary collaboration among researchers more...

Supervisor(s): Kim, Jinman (Associate Professor), Feng, David (Professor), Kumar, Ashnil (Dr)

A New Therapeutic Strategy to Overcome Multidrug Resistance by Exploiting Drug-Transporters to Target Untreatable Cancers

We recently have discovered a frontier strategy for overcoming drug resistance mediated by P-glycoprotein (Pgp) in the lysosome. Identifying new targets for resistant cancers are cr more...

Supervisor(s): Jansson, Patric (Dr)

Deconstructing the Galaxy - in search of giant waves

For the first time, we are able to probe the Milky Way in 6 dimensions - i.e. 3D spatial position, 3D kinematic motion - for millions, even billions of stars.  We can slice the more...

Supervisor(s): Bland-Hawthorn, Joss (Professor)

Discontinuous Discrete Methods for Solving the Multi-phase Hydro-mechanical Behaviour of Partially-saturated Soils

The goal of the project is to develop robust finite-element type solvers of the equations describing the multi-phase hydro-mechanical behaviour of partially saturated soils, hence a more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Inverse Methods for Characterising Hydraulic Properties of Soils Under Unsaturated Conditions

New indirect methods for estimating material properties of partially saturated soils are developed based on infiltration tests and inversion of multi-phase hydro-mechanical equation more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Scaling Safe Construction in Humanitarian Shelter

This research seeks to investigate strategies to scale safe shelter and housing construction practice in the aftermath of disasters and conflicts in developing communities. Potentia more...

Supervisor(s): Opdyke, Aaron (Dr)

Understanding the effects of dog ownership on human health and human physical activity.

This stream of research aims to further knowledge on how dogs influence mental and physical health; and on dog walking as an intervention to increase human physical activity and i more...

Supervisor(s): Stamatakis, Emmanuel (Professor)

ASSESSING THE SUSTAINABILITY OF GLOBAL TOURISM FROM SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES

This project will employ multi-region input-output analysis (Isard 1951; Leontief 1953) and a comprehensive global database (Lenzen et al. 2012a; Lenzen et al. 2013; Lenzen et al. 2 more...

Supervisor(s): Malik, Arunima (Dr), Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)