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Exercise intervention for the treatment of substance use and mental health

This project will be based in a hospital environment and involve evaluating the effect of exercise on mental health symptoms and substance use rehabilitation. These projects are ide more...

Supervisor(s): Morley, Kirsten (Dr)

Obesity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents.

Studies on various aspects of obesity and insulin resistance in children and young people - covering management, prevention and pathophysiology. There is potential for a range of di more...

Supervisor(s): Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Cowell, Chris (Professor)

Remote sensing of animal function

Using the latest technologies available for remote sensing of animal function (e.g. internal probes) this PhD opportunity will develop a research program with the overall goal of im more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor)

Evaluation of complementary forages for the Australian dairy industry

This PhD research opportunity will use small-plot field studies to test aspects of forage production and quality, cows’ preference and effects on soil characteristics and heal more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor)

Predictors of exercise uptake and adherence in older people with recent hospital stays.

This project will investigate predictors for exercise uptake and adherence in older people who have recently been in hospital. An observational study will be conducted among subject more...

Supervisor(s): Sherrington, Cathie (Associate Professor)

Mapping genes for nerve disease

Our laboratory has an exemplary track record for mapping genes for inherited peripheral neuropathies. Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) neuropathy is a degenerative disorder of the peripher more...

Supervisor(s): Kennerson, Marina (Associate Professor), Nicholson, Garth (Professor)

Transient risk factors for falls: a case-crossover study

This project will investigate the contribution of transient risk factors (footwear, alcohol consumption, acute infections, dizziness) in falls in older people who have had recently more...

Supervisor(s): Sherrington, Cathie (Associate Professor)

What determines memory T cell responses following immunisation for tuberculosis?

This will provide excellent training in cellular immunisation and vaccine development against a major human pathogen more...

Supervisor(s): Britton, Warwick J (Professor)

Brain and Emotion Markers of ADHD and Treatment Response

This research relies on using objective measures of brain & behaviour to assess ADHD and effectiveness of treatment with the goal of increasing confidence in clinical decisions. more...

Supervisor(s): Williams, Lea (Professor)

To identify new mechanisms used by pathogenic mycobacteria to secrete virulence proteins

This project aims to identify new mechanisms employed by pathogenic mycobacteria to secrete virulence proteins into the extracellular environment more...

Supervisor(s): Triccas, Jamie (Dr)