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Health and Nutrition in Masters Athletes

Masters athletes (MA) are a relatively under-researched group, and while some international data exists, it is often sport-specific, across nationalities, or dated. The physiologica more...

Supervisor(s): Gifford, Janelle (Dr)

Food Security, Nutrition and Agrarian Change in Indonesia

For a middle income country, Indonesia experiences surprisingly high levels of stunting and malnutrition.  The relationship between income levels and food security is evidently more...

Supervisor(s): Neilson, Jeffrey (Dr), Pritchard, Bill (Professor)

Effect of maternal high glycemic index diets on offspring metabolic phenotype

We are uncovering fascinating effects of different sugars (glucose, fructose, sucrose and isomaltulose) on development of embryos and offspring.  High glucose fed mice are sign more...

Supervisor(s): Bell-Anderson, Kim (Dr)

Amino Acid Utilisation in Reduced Protein Diets

Chicken-meat is the dominant animal protein source in human diets in Australia.  This research will increase our future capacity to produce affordable, healthy chicken-meat wit more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Sonia (Dr)

The Gene Environment Interaction

-Interrogating how different diets interact with genetics in different inbred mouse strains -Examining the genetic and environmental influence on tissue specific metabolomics -Exam more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

Analysis of Human Responses to Intermittent Fasting

Analysis of human samples generated from intervention-based clinical trials of intermittent fasting. Our aim is to understand the molecular mechanisms mediating the beneficial pheno more...

Supervisor(s): Larance, Mark (Dr)

Evaluation of cereal grains in poultry diets including sorghum and wheat in broiler chickens

This project evaluates inclusion rates and nutritional strategy to improve utilisation of wheat and sorghum under drought and heat stressed conditions. more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Sonia (Dr), Selle, Peter (Dr)

Postgraduate Research Stipend to develop cannabinoids as potential therapeutics to treat myasthenia gravis

This Scholarship will provide a stipend towards the living expenses of a PhD student to learn to use intracellular electrophysiological recordings to develop cannabinoid compounds a more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, William (Bill) (Associate Professor)

Remote monitoring solutions for beef cattle welfare and productivity

The focus of this PhD will be to develop and evaluate innovative methods to capture, analyse and optimise data derived from a range of technologies and sensors to optimise beef catt more...

Supervisor(s): Clark, Cameron Edward Fisher (Associate Professor), Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor)

Advanced sensor and data analytics in pasture-based dairy systems

The focus of this PhD will be to develop and evaluate innovative methods to capture, analyse and optimise data derived from a range of technologies and sensors to optimise individua more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor), Clark, Cameron Edward Fisher (Associate Professor)