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Cognitive bias in clinical decision making

My background in clinical and cognitive psychology has led me to focus on the factors that influence the important diagnostic and treatment decisions that health professionals make. more...

Supervisor(s): Cumming, Steven (Associate Professor)

Evidence based practice in speech pathology

Speech pathologists’ use of evidence based practice principles will be investigated with the aim of establishing ways to enable speech pathologists base their clinical decisio more...

Supervisor(s): Togher, Leanne (Professor)

Medical and Health Science Educational Research

Chris welcomes expressions of interest from doctoral candidates with interests in medical and health science education, with a particular focus on clinical learning, assessment and more...

Supervisor(s): Roberts, Chris (Associate Professor)

Automated 3-Dimensional Biomedical Registration for Whole-body Images from Combined PET/CT Scanners - Automatic Registration for 3D Whole-body Images from Combined PET/CT Scanners

More complete utilization of complementary information from modern multi-sensor medical imaging systems to facilitate a better clinical decision making. more...

Supervisor(s): Feng, David (Professor), Wang, Xiu Ying (Dr)

Identifying Markers of Social Anxiety Disorder and How They Change Following Successful Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment

Social Anxiety Disorder is one of the most-common mental health problems in young people and we conceptualise it as a gateway disorder that substantially increases risk for chronic more...

Supervisor(s): Guastella, Adam (Associate 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)

Identifying Markers of Social Anxiety Disorder and How They Change Following Successful Cognitive-Behavioural Treatment

Social Anxiety Disorder is one of the most-common mental health problems in young people and we conceptualise it as a gateway disorder that substantially increases risk for chronic more...

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

Towards a social network-inspired model for improving medical referrals in cancer care

This project is aimed at understanding how general practitioners (GP) tap into their professional network for making cancer patient referrals to appropriate specialist units. The so more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Patient preferences and willingness to pay for genomic information in cancer and cardiovascular disease

It is not clear how people value genetic or genomic health information, and traditional economic evaluation may not capture the full benefit of this service. This PhD will examine p more...

Supervisor(s): Morton, Rachael (Associate Professor)

The Cochrane Renal Group:systematic reviews of interventions and diagnostic test accuracy in Nephrology

There are a range of opportunities to undertake higher degrees looking at methodology of randomised trials, diagnostic test accuracy studies and systematic reviews. Several projects more...

Supervisor(s): Webster, Angela (Dr)