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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)

Feeding sulfate to plants: Plant-microbe communication in the rhizosphere

The roots of all crop plants are surrounded by a myriad of other organisms, including bacteria, fungi, protozoa and invertebrates. This community plays a crucial role in maintaining more...

Supervisor(s): Kertesz, Michael (Associate Professor)

Media and Communications

The Department of Media and Communications is a fast growing department in the Faculty of Arts. With highly qualified staff drawing on extensive professional experience it actively more...

Supervisor(s): Brevini, Benedetta (Dr), Martin, Fiona (Dr), Le Masurier , Megan (Dr), Werder, Olaf (Dr), Mann, Alana (Dr), O'Donnell, Penny (Dr), Avieson, Bunty (Dr), Chesher, Chris (Dr), Hutchinson, Jonathon (Dr), Hobbs, Mitchell (Dr), Nip, Joyce (Dr), Dwyer, Tim (Associate Professor), Carter, Marcus (Dr), Humphry, Justine (Dr)

Medical diagnostics for neonates in the developing world

There is an urgent clinical need to develop diagnostic devices to assess the health of newborns. For example the World Health Organisation estimates that malnutrition contributes to more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor), Jin, Craig (Associate Professor), Leong, Philip (Professor)

Meeting the needs of parents following the early detection of permanent hearing loss in their newborn

This research project will use a qualitative research design to collect essential data that will begin to identify the issues and needs of parents when their newborn is diagnosed wi more...

Supervisor(s): Purcell, Alison (Dr)

Synaptic signalling therapies for anti-acetylcholine receptor myasthenia gravis

This project will use a mouse model to test potential treatments for the autoimmune disease, anti-acetylcholine receptor myasthenia gravis. more...

Supervisor(s): Phillips, William (Bill) (Associate Professor)

Electrical Impedance Tomography for stroke, biophysical monitoring and medical device design

This project will involve simulation and test of an impedance spectroscopy device using electrical impedance models and saline based phantoms for its applicability in monitoring str more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor), Jin, Craig (Associate Professor), Leong, Philip (Professor)

Impedance tomography for cardiac imaging: high speed tomography

This project will involve the development of a high speed 3D Electrical Impedance Tomography device for chest imaging to determine pulmonary and cardiac function. more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor), Jin, Craig (Associate Professor), Leong, Philip (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)