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Prevention of cardiac side effects of cancer treatment

This project will investigate a novel drug combination therapy that has potential benefits in cancer treatment induced heart failure by targeting Na+-K+ pump function. more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Chia-chi (Dr), Ramussen, Helge (Professor)

Obesity and Risk of Overheating during Physical Activity in the Heat

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a project assessing the independent role of body fat on thermoregulatory capacity.  more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor), Caillaud, Corinne (Associate Professor)

Reducing the Risk of Heat-related Morbidity and Mortality during Extreme Heat Events

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a project aimed at evaluating cost-effective and energy-efficient interventions for reducing the risk of cardio more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Light-harvesting complexes: adaptation and efficiency

Different light-harvesting strategy and flexible regulatory mechanism for maximising light-energy capture and their potential application for increasing the biomass and crop product more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Cyanobaterial photoregulatory mechanisms, pigmentation varieties and their evolutionary significance

The red-shifted chlorophylls contain an extra formyl group compared to chlorophyll a in cyanobacteria. The oxygen atom in the formyl group requires oxygen molecules as one important more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Cognitive bias in clinical decision making

My background in clinical and cognitive psychology has led me to focus on the factors that influence the important diagnostic and treatment decisions that health professionals make. more...

Supervisor(s): Cumming, Steven (Associate Professor)

Dynamic Responses of Granular Materials to Impact Loading

This project aims to experimentally investigate the dynamic responses of granular materials to high strain rates loading using split Hopkinson bar. The experimental data will be use more...

Supervisor(s): Shen, Luming (Associate Professor)

Wheat heat tolerance

High-temperature extremes (i.e. heat waves) occur with unpredictable frequency and have been a significant detriment to wheat production in the northern region, and across Australia more...

Supervisor(s): Tan, Daniel (Associate Professor)

Improving treatments in childhood apraxia of speech

My research comes from my clinical experiences and a drive to do better, more effective speech pathology. more...

Supervisor(s): McCabe, Tricia (Professor), Ballard, Kirrie (Professor), Purcell, Alison (Dr)