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Sleep and circadian health

Several research opportunities are available, all of which revolve around the new and emerging areas of sleep and circadian epidemiology. The overarching aim of these projects is to more...

Supervisor(s): Bin, Yu Sun (Dr)

Sleep and Cancer: The role of intermittent hypoxia

Background: Recent epidemiological studies have shown that patients with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) have higher rates of cancer and cancer mortality however the underlying mecha more...

Supervisor(s): Cook, Kristina (Dr), Cistulli, Peter (Professor)

Early interventions to enhance sleep spindles and optimise memory consolidation in older adults: A high-density EEG sleep study

This study will test exciting new treatment approaches to improve cognition in older people. It involves a clinical trial to deliver an early pharmacological intervention to enhance more...

Supervisor(s): D’Rozario, Angela (Dr)

The autonomic consequences of sleep apnoea: A critical role for PACAP

We are interested to have Honours, Masters and PhD students join our team to investigate the role of PACAP and it's receptors in several models of sleep apnoea. We have exciting evi more...

Supervisor(s): Farnham, Melissa (Dr)

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)

Exploring how markers of brain structure and function relate to lifestyle factors and clinical trajectory in individuals ‘at risk’ for dementia

This study offers a unique and rare opportunity to work with the Healthy Brain Ageing Program at the Brain and Mind Centre. This one-of-a-kind clinic offer early diagnosis and inter more...

Supervisor(s): Duffy, Shantel (Dr)

Improving Service Quality in Community Pharmacy

This study aims to develop methods to reliably measure consumers' assessment of the quality of service provided by community pharmacies. Furthermore, we aim to use the survey to tes more...

Supervisor(s): Carter, Stephen (Dr), Schneider, Carl (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)

Preclinical Research in Medicinal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Therapeutics

Preclinical Research in Medicinal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Therapeutics. more...

Supervisor(s): Arnold, Jonathon (Associate Professor)