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Postgraduate Scholarship - Seasonal Flu Vaccine Development Project

A full-time postgraduate scholarship is available for a suitably qualified candidate with a good honours degree in an interdisciplinary field, such as biochemistry, physical chemist more...

Supervisor(s): Kayser, Veysel (Associate Professor)

Bioethics

Are you interested in the interaction between advances in biotechnology and society, or the complex relationship between morality, mental health and the law? Do you want to explore more...

Supervisor(s): Kerridge, Ian (Professor), Jordens, Christopher (Associate Professor), Mooney-Somers, Julie (Dr), Newson, Ainsley (Associate Professor)

Interaction of viral and tuberculosis infections in the lung

This project will examine how two of the most important respiratory pathogens of humans, Influenza and Tuberculosis, interact and stimulate protective immune responses in the lungs. more...

Supervisor(s): Britton, Warwick J (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)

Development of fractal asperity microstructures and their effects on frictional properties

Hierarchical structures exhibiting self-affinity are abundant in nature. We seek to characterise how the evolution of such self-affine topographies is governed by microstructural pa more...

Supervisor(s): Hanaor, Dorian (Dr)

Novel delivery systems for the development of tuberculosis vaccines

This project aims to develop new generation vaccines to combat tuberculosis. more...

Supervisor(s): Triccas, Jamie (Dr), Britton, Warwick J (Professor)

The substitution and formation of red-shifted chlorophylls

Novel pigments and new directions in photosynthesis: past, now and future more...

Supervisor(s): Chen, Min (Professor)

Prevention of cardiac side effects of cancer treatment

This project will investigate a novel drug combination therapy that has potential benefits in cancer treatment induced heart failure by targeting Na+-K+ pump function. more...

Supervisor(s): Liu, Chia-chi (Dr), Ramussen, Helge (Professor)

Discovery and validation of new ceramide synthase inhibitors to treat metabolic disease

Ceramide synthase enzyme isoforms 1, 5, and 6, are heavily implicated as drivers of obesity, insulin resistance, and diabetes. Targeting these enzymes is expected to yield new thera more...

Supervisor(s): Don, Anthony (Associate Professor), Qi, Jacob (Dr)

Biological factories for nanoparticle synthesis

The aim of the project is to investigate this new method of nanoparticle synthesis. more...

Supervisor(s): Harris, Andrew (Professor)