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Understanding autism and its treatment

We have recently established an Autism Research group within the Brain and Mind Research Institute. We seek to substantially advance knowledge about autism and to lead the worl more...

Supervisor(s): Guastella, Adam (Associate Professor)

People with intellectual disability as victims or offenders in the criminal justice system

The Centre for Behavioural Sciences invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified graduates who would like to undertake PhD studies particularly in the area of intellectua more...

Supervisor(s): Hayes, Susan (Emeritus Professor)

Understanding social problems in youth mental health

To improve cognitive-behavioural interventions and develop a better understanding of the interaction between biological and psychological processes. My current interests focus more...

Supervisor(s): Guastella, Adam (Associate Professor)

Maternal autoimmunity increases risk of neurodevelopmental problems in offspring.

Maternal autoimmunity is a recognised risk factor for autism and other neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders in the offspring. It is well established in humans and animal mod more...

Supervisor(s): Dale, Russell (Professor), Hofer, Markus (Dr)

Utility of Cerebrospinal fluid proteomics to define molecular mechanisms in brain disease of childhood.

Brain diseases of childhood are very common and result in significant disability, and cost to the nation. Common diseases include epilepsy, cerebral palsy, autism and mental health more...

Supervisor(s): Dale, Russell (Professor)

Developmental Disability and Literacy Project (DDLP)

We are seeking research students (Honours, Masters and PhD) to be part of the DDLP. more...

Supervisor(s): Arciuli, Joanne (Associate Professor)

Mechanisms of brain development

The role of Ten_m proteins in brain development more...

Supervisor(s): Leamey, Catherine (Dr)

Time-series biomarkers of neurological disorders

This research will develop a new machine learning framework for finding and quantifying patterns of brain dynamics that distinguish patients with brain disorders from healthy contro more...

Supervisor(s): Fulcher, Ben (Dr)

Family-based influences on child development and conduct problems

Conduct problems (e.g., oppositional, defiant, and aggressive behaviour) often first emerge in the toddler/preschool years, and can forecast a range of other mental health problems more...

Supervisor(s): Hawes, David (Associate Professor)

Digital health technologies (including Telehealth) for rural children in Australia

Improving access to care for children living in rural AustraliaPurpose:To increase access to early assessment, intervention and sustainable paediatric and allied health services in more...

Supervisor(s): Martiniuk, Alexandra (Dr)