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Cellular mechanisms of opioid tolerance and dependence

Tolerance and dependence that contribute to opioid addiction will be studied using patch clamp analyses of cellular and synaptic electrophysiology in brain slices and behavioural co more...

Supervisor(s): Christie, Macdonald (Professor)

Groundwater Protection with Geosynthetics Clay Liners: Behaviour under Unsaturated Conditions

Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) are engineered systems made of bentonite clay sandwiched between two geotextiles and used in conjunction with high-density polyethylene geomembranes more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Spatio-temporal geodata mining

Observations suggest that fundamental evolutionary cycles on Earth, including major sea-level fluctuations and pulses of deep Earth resource formation are linked to tectonic and dee more...

Supervisor(s): Muller, Dietmar (Professor), Chandra, Rohitash (Dr)

The therapeutic potential of oxytocin in alcohol related harms

Alcohol is the most widely abused recreational drug in the world and arguably the most harmful. Acute alcohol intoxication can result in disability or death through alcohol related more...

Supervisor(s): McGregor, Iain (Professor)

Audiovisual time perception

To survive successfully humans must accurately perceive the passage of time. Time scales range from subsecond (e.g.: motor coordination; multisensory integration) to many hours (sle more...

Supervisor(s): Alais, David (Professor)

Binocular rivalry: dynamics, suppression strength & feature tuning

How does the human visual system deal with ambiguity in its visual input, or discrepancies between each eye's image? We investigate these questions using binocular rivalry, a type o more...

Supervisor(s): Alais, David (Professor)

Intervention in adolescents with substance use

Early intervention for adolescent substance use in a paediatric hospital - the Service for Addiction Medicine in Youth (SAMY). more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Hot-swappable and High-efficient Grid-connected Power Electronics System for Photovoltaic Modules

This project involves the analysis of hot-swappable and high-efficient grid-connected power electronics system for photovoltaic modules. more...

Supervisor(s): Lu, Dylan (Associate Professor)

‘Productive Ageing’ – Ageing and productivity in the workforce

This program is being conducted as part of the Health and Productivity research program led by Professor Hal Kendig at the University of Sydney node of the ARC Centre of Excellence more...

Supervisor(s): O'Loughlin, Kate (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)