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Can brain neurochemicals distinguish headache types and pain types?

An opportunity exists for a PhD scholarship to investigate whether brain neurochemicals can distinguish between headache types and pain types. Work undertaken by our research team t more...

Supervisor(s): Rebbeck, Trudy (Dr), Refshauge, Kathryn (Professor)

Passenger health, well-being and performance after long-haul flight: Influence of physical fitness

Most of the current recommendations to improve wellbeing and limit long-haul flight disturbances are based on pharmacological aids that target isolated aspects of the travel experi more...

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

I-engage: A multicomponent intervention using human-centred technology to enhance knowledge and skills in self-monitoring physical activity and food choices in adolescents

This project aims to develop a unique intervention designed to increase participation in moderate to vigorous physical activity (PA) and to guide food choices in adolescents. Imple more...

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

Self-Healing Clay-Polymer Mixtures: Towards a New Material

The project will develop new clay-polymer mixtures that enhance the ability of clay to self-heal developing fractures, hence helping the emergence of autonomously-repairing geotechn more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Cohesive Crack Model in Coupled Hydro-Mechanical Theory of Partially Saturated Soils

The fissuring and healing of clay is modeled using a novel approach, within a finite-element framework, that will allow the design of new materials and new geotechnical structures w more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

A Value-Based Approach to Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change

New approach for building adaptation to climate change is developed while taking into account local and institutional values.Please contact the supervisor directly at the following more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Performance of granular matrix under heavy haul cyclic loading

The project aims to examine the performance of granular material under repeated (cyclic) loads relevant to road and rail applications. Based on discrete element simulations of spher more...

Supervisor(s): Alonso-Marroquin, Fernando (Dr)

The global analysis of liver protein complexes during the response to intermittent fasting

In animals, short periods of nutrient deprivation, such as intermittent fasting, have been shown to provide benefits with regard to cancer risk/treatment and ageing. Our aims are to more...

Supervisor(s): Larance, Mark (Dr)

Novel therapy to prevent and treat kidney fibrosis

Progressive kidney disease is a global health burden most commonly caused by diabetes and obesity, which are dramatically on the rise. In Australia, 1 in 3 adults are at risk of dev more...

Supervisor(s): Saad, Sonia (Dr), Pollock, Carol (Professor)

Discrete Element Simulations of Human Crowds

In an increasingly populated world the importance of building architecture that is able to handle dense events is becoming increasingly significant. Crowd events cover a wide scope more...

Supervisor(s): Alonso-Marroquin, Fernando (Dr)