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Neural Correlates of Chronic Cardiovascular Disease

Chronic cardiovascular disease (diabetes, obesity, heart disease) has a wide systemic physiological impact, including microstructural damage to the brain. Our group has an opportuni more...

Supervisor(s): Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Muscle oxygen uptake, muscle blood flow, mitochondrial capacity and muscle oxygen saturation as assessed by near-infrared spectroscopy in sports performance, health and disease

Near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) and functional Near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS muscle-mapping) are non-invasive and portable ambulatory techniques to assess muscle oxygen uptake more...

Supervisor(s): Davis, Glen (Professor)

Development of an international consortium of accelerometry studies to understand the effects of physical activity, sedentary behaviour, and sleep on long-term health outcomes

This opportunity will involve working on the development of a large international consortium of accelerometry (wearable motion sensors) studies that examine the effects of physical more...

Supervisor(s): Stamatakis, Emmanuel (Professor)

The autonomic consequences of sleep apnoea: A critical role for PACAP

We are interested to have Honours, Masters and PhD students join our team to investigate the role of PACAP and it's receptors in several models of sleep apnoea. We have exciting evi more...

Supervisor(s): Farnham, Melissa (Dr)

Understanding the effects of dog ownership on human health and human physical activity.

This stream of research aims to further knowledge on how dogs influence mental and physical health; and on dog walking as an intervention to increase human physical activity and i more...

Supervisor(s): Stamatakis, Emmanuel (Professor)

Harmful or beneficial aspects of oral facial tissue and environment to the cardiac regeneration: Periodontitis may worsen the outcome of cardiac function after injury whilst the orofacial stem cells may augment their regenerative capacity.

A rodent model of myocardial injury will be used to investigate cardiac function. We will investigate the detrimental effect of a chronic inflammatory disease (periodontitis) on car more...

Supervisor(s): Xaymardan, Munira (Dr), Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Understanding the impact of domestic violence on physical health

The aim for this research is to better understand the impact of domestic violence on physical health and wellbeing. The second phase of work will be to develop innovative strategies more...

Supervisor(s): Redfern, Julie (Associate Professor)

Imaging atherogenesis in a zebrafish model

This project will characterise immune cell dynamics during atherogenesis by live imaging, and investigate the importance of vascular remodelling and leakage in fuelling atheroma pat more...

Supervisor(s): Oehlers, Stefan (Dr), Britton, Warwick J (Professor)

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)

Australian National Physical Activity Survey For Spinal Cord Injury (ANPAS-SCI)

This project is a cluster of research studies around the planned Australian National Physical Activity Survey for Spinal Cord Injury (ANPAS-SCI) forth-coming in 2019-2022. more...

Supervisor(s): Davis, Glen (Professor)