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A comprehensive analysis of injuries in surfing: epidemiology, aetiology, biomechanics and injury prevention

This project aims to define common injury patterns in professional and non-professional surfers, discover likely mechanisms of injury through biomechanical analysis, and finally ide more...

Supervisor(s): McKay, Marnee (Dr), Pappas, Evangelos (Professor)

Socio-Technical Futures Lab – Machine Vision

Emerging technologies such as machine vision, AR/VR, AI and recommendation systems raise profound questions about the relationship between technology and society, and how these tech more...

Supervisor(s): Goggin, Gerard (Professor), Carter, Marcus (Dr)

The impact of an Australian Standard on Trampoline Injuries

In Australia, the growing number of injuries sustained during the activity of trampolining (domestic environment) has prompted development and revision of an Australian Standard (AS more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

Mapping the biogeography of harmful blue-green algae across Australia

There is evidence that the distribution and abundance of harmful blue green algae is changing in Australia. However, the evidence of this is generally limited to a number of reports more...

Supervisor(s): Van Ogtrop, Floris (Dr)

Optimal model of follow-up care after treatment of localised melanoma

Most melanomas are detected by patients or family members between scheduled visits; even more might be detected if patients are trained in how to self-examine their skin and have a more...

Supervisor(s): Dieng, Mbathio (Dr)

Playground standards and fall height: is there evidence of their impact on paediatric head injuries?

The objective of the Australian Standard (AS) for Playgrounds (AS4685) is to minimize the risk of injury to playground users. It provides requirements for siting, designing and deve more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

Clinical and community applications of placebo and nocebo effects

Over the last two decades, a wealth of experimental studies has helped us to uncover the psychological mechanisms of placebo and nocebo effects. But a critical remaining question is more...

Supervisor(s): Colagiuri, Ben (Associate Professor)

Clonal events leading up to cancer initiation

We are seeking passionate Ph.D. and Masters candidates to conduct a research project on the cellular evolution of pre-cancerous tissue to tumour formation. We particularly encourage more...

Supervisor(s): Tu, Thomas (Dr), George, Jacob (Professor)

STUDIES OF VARIABLE OR CONSERVED SURFACE PROTEIN SITES OF NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS AS EPITOPES FOR STRAIN-SPECIFIC VACCINES OR BROAD-STRAIN (UNIVERSAL) VACCINES

The gram-negative Neisseria Meningititis (NM) remains a significant microbial problem and particularly lethal for the very young. Serogroup B strains are particularly troublesome an more...

Supervisor(s): Lynch, Garry (Dr)

An analysis of purposeful heading in football (soccer).

This project will analyse purposeful heading in football (soccer) and explore injury reduction strategies. more...

Supervisor(s): Peek, Kerry (Dr), Elliott, James (Professor), McKay, Marnee (Dr)