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Cognitive Flexibility and The Aging Brain

Cognitive flexibility refers to the capacity to adapt our behaviour in a fluid and dynamic manner in response to changing demands of the environment. This capacity is essential to e more...

Supervisor(s): Irish, Muireann (Associate Professor)

Clinical and community applications of placebo and nocebo effects

Over the last two decades, a wealth of experimental studies has helped us to uncover the psychological mechanisms of placebo and nocebo effects. But a critical remaining question is more...

Supervisor(s): Colagiuri, Ben (Associate Professor)

Accelerating perovskite solar cells for the real world

While perovskite solar cells have been the fastest advancing PV technology, what else is needed to accelerate the deployment of this technology in the real world? Why do demonstrate more...

Supervisor(s): Ho-Baillie, Anita (Professor)

Advanced organic electronics

This project aims to identify design rules for next-generation organic electronics, especially organic solar cells. It will use both computational simulations and experimental work more...

Supervisor(s): Kassal, Ivan (Dr)

Past climate and environmental impacts on Great Barrier Reef paleoecology over the past 9,000 years.

This project will investigate the links between environmental stress/disturbance, climate, and coral reef composition, diversity and structure by investigating episodes of reef grow more...

Supervisor(s): Webster, Jody (Associate Professor)

A complex systems approach to colony collapse in honeybees

Honeybee colonies around the world are under threat due to an array of interacting stressors some of which can cause colonies to collapse suddenly and with little warning. This proj more...

Supervisor(s): Latty, Tanya (Dr)

Insulin-mediated regulation of adipocyte lipolysis

Insulin, a hormone that is released after a meal, regulates many aspects of metabolism including a process called lipolysis that involves the release of fatty acids into the circula more...

Supervisor(s): James, David (Professor)

The power of perovskites

Metal halide perovskites have attracted global research attention in the last decade. While their application for solar is promising being the fastest advancing PV technology with m more...

Supervisor(s): Ho-Baillie, Anita (Professor)

Role-related conflicts in health and biomedicine

Those working in health and biomedicine often find themselves in situations in which role-related obligations compete and conflict with each other, or with personal (financial and n more...

Supervisor(s): Lipworth, Wendy (Associate Professor)

Strengthening systems for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health care equity

A range of higher degree research (HDR) student project opportunities exist. We are looking for talented and motivated candidates, who have a vision for equitable health care for Ab more...

Supervisor(s): Bailie, Ross (Professor), Passey, Megan (Associate Professor)