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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)

Exploring the neurobiology of Parkinson’s disease with multimodal techniques

This study will examine the neurobiology underlying some of the most troubling features of Parkinson's disease. This opportunity will utilise a range of novel neuroimaging, neurophy more...

Supervisor(s): Lewis, Simon (Associate Professor), Naismith, Sharon (Associate Professor)

Discrete Element Simulations of Human Crowds

In an increasingly populated world the importance of building architecture that is able to handle dense events is becoming increasingly significant. Crowd events cover a wide scope more...

Supervisor(s): Alonso-Marroquin, Fernando (Dr)

Early processing of emotional faces in dementia

Decoding facial features (identity, sex, emotion) is a complex ability that most humans do effortlessly. This ability is eroded in individuals with frontotemporal dementia and other more...

Supervisor(s): Piguet, Olivier (Professor)

Riboflavin for corneal collagen cross-linking

Most of the clinical research evaluating outcomes of treatment for keratoconus is limited mainly owing to two reasons: 1. low sample size, and 2. short follow-up period. The Save Si more...

Supervisor(s): Watson, Stephanie (Professor), Kandel, Himal (Dr)

Amygdala integrity in frontotemporal dementia

The amygdala, a complex brain region with numerous projections to other brain regions, is known to play a central role in processing emotional information.  Evidence indicates more...

Supervisor(s): Piguet, Olivier (Professor)

Motivation, Engagement and Individual Choice Pathways Network

Our network offers a coherent identity and collegial support structure for academics and research students who have affiliated interests in motivation, engagement and individual c more...

Supervisor(s): Watt, Helen (Professor), Anderson, Judy (Associate Professor), Ginns, Paul (Associate Professor), Kim, Minkang (Dr), Bartimote-Aufflick, Kathryn (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)

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)

Using Human Psychopharmacology Assessments to identify Unique Markers of Mental Ill-Health and Treatment Response

This research focuses on using plasma hormonal assessments to determine relationships of peripheral hormone levels and a range of mental health outcomes. This is primarily a psychop more...

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