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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)

Physiotherapy and minimisation of medication use in people with knee osteoarthritis: opportunity for cohort studies and clinical trial research

Exercise is a proven and recommended therapy for people with knee osteoarthritis.  However, many people with this condition rely on medication for management of their symptoms. more...

Supervisor(s): Simic, Milena (Dr)

Athlete Development and Performance Network

Our purpose is to form research collaborations that will enhance athlete development and performance by providing contemporary evidence-based approaches rather than relying on tra more...

Supervisor(s): O'Connor, Donna (Professor), Burns, Kellie (Dr), Georgakis, Steve (Dr), Cotton, Wayne (Dr)

Investigating the development of infant food allergy in the context of a maternal diet rich in eggs and peanuts during pregnancy and lactation.

In this study, we will investigate how a maternal diet rich in eggs and peanuts influences the development of food allergies towards these foods. We will explore both innate as well more...

Supervisor(s): Nanan, Ralph (Professor)

Will a novel form of oral peanut immunotherapy induce regulatory immune responses and modify the gastrointestinal microbiome ?

In this part of the study, we will investigate the immunological mechanisms involved in the desensitization process. This will include the effects of short chained fatty acids in th more...

Supervisor(s): Nanan, Ralph (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)

Mixing, transport and water quality in reservoirs and lakes

The project aims to investigate mixing and scalar transport in natural water bodies under the effects of natural and artificial forcing. more...

Supervisor(s): Lei, Chengwang (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)

Microscale Technology and 3D Printing for Therapeutic Delivery and Tissue Engineering

Dr. Kang is working in the area of drug delivery / testing and tissue engineering by using micro- and nano- scale technologies.For drug delivery, several drug-device combination pro more...

Supervisor(s): Kang, Lifeng (Dr)

Understanding the utility and yield of Next generation sequencing gene panels for the diagnosis of genetic movement disorders in children

Movement disorders are common in children, and include tics, dystonia, chorea, myoclonus and tremor. Other than tics, these disorders often have a genetic basis, which is ‘mon more...

Supervisor(s): Mohammad, Shekeeb (Dr)