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Sleep and circadian health

Several research opportunities are available, all of which revolve around the new and emerging areas of sleep and circadian epidemiology. The overarching aim of these projects is to more...

Supervisor(s): Bin, Yu Sun (Dr)

Traumatic spinal surgery procedures, timing and patient outcomes across NSW

A prospective observational study has recruited patients across NSW with acute traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) over 3 years. Patient data and follow up interviews have been augm more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

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)

Implementation science within the cancer care context

We are seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a PhD program in implementation science within the cancer care context. This pro more...

Supervisor(s): Shepherd, Heather (Dr), Butow, Phyllis (Professor), Shaw, Joanne (Dr)

Evaluation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.

An opportunity exists to undertake a PhD as part of a project entitled Implementation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.  more...

Supervisor(s): Rebbeck, Trudy (Dr), Ferreira, Paulo (Associate Professor), Simic, Milena (Dr), Evans, Kerrie (Dr)

Harnessing the power of electronic medical records with data analytics in back pain

This program of research will evaluate the use of digital technology and data analytics to drive practice change and improve healthcare for back pain. more...

Supervisor(s): Machado, Gustavo (Dr), Maher, Chris (Professor)

Investigating integration of online psychological therapy into the cancer care context.

We are seeking expressions of interest (EOI) from highly motivated candidates interested in pursuing a PhD program investigating integration of online psychological therapy into the more...

Supervisor(s): Shaw, Joanne (Dr), Butow, Phyllis (Professor), Shepherd, Heather (Dr)

Exercise during chemotherapy: examining the potential for intra-infusion exercise

Can cancer patients safely exercise whilst receiving their chemotherapy infusion, and could it benefit treatment and symptoms? more...

Supervisor(s): Edwards, Kate (Dr)

Playground standards and fall height: is there evidence of their impact on paediatric head injuries?

The objective of the Australian Standard (AS) for Playgrounds (AS4685) is to minimize the risk of injury to playground users. It provides requirements for siting, designing and deve more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

The impact of an Australian Standard on Trampoline Injuries

In Australia, the growing number of injuries sustained during the activity of trampolining (domestic environment) has prompted development and revision of an Australian Standard (AS more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)