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Health Governance, Law and Ethics

Sydney Law School offers one of the nation's leading postgraduate programs in health and medical law. Health law provids wide-ranging interdisciplinary coverage of contemporary lega more...

Supervisor(s): Magnusson, Roger (Professor), Allars, Margaret (Professor), Cashman, Peter (Professor), Stewart, Cameron (Professor)

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)

Exploring the link between international trade and the global obesity epidemic

The project aims to investigate the link between global trade patterns in food commodities and the global obesity epidemic. more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)

Self-Assembly and Self-Organization in Complex Distributed Systems

The aim of this project is use a range of algorithmic techniques (graph theoretic, game theoretic, information theoretic) to study and gain insight into the processes of self-assemb more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Resilience and distributed systems for a healthy society

This project aims to develop an understanding of the link between the nature of distributed systems and the resilience that underpins healthy future societies. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor), Vadas, Mathew (Professor)

Political Economy

Political Economy at the University of Sydney is taught by the largest grouping of political economists at any Australian university. It is recognised as a leading centre of economi more...

Supervisor(s): Konings, Martijn (Dr), Anderson, Tim (Dr), Bryan, Dick (Professor), Dunn, Bill (Dr), Stilwell, Frank (Professor), Rosewarne, Stuart (Dr), Chester, Lynne (Associate Professor), Cahill, Damien (Dr), Schroeder, Susan (Dr), Barrett, Jennifer (Associate Professor), Hill, Elizabeth (Dr), Fernandes, Sujatha (Professor), Bryant, Gareth (Dr)

Modelling the catastrophe of a crash in the financial markets

Crashes in the financial markets have a staggering impact on the social and economic health of a country but we still have very little understanding of their causes and how they spr more...

Supervisor(s): Harre, Michael (Dr)

Taxation Law

The Sydney Law School’s Taxation program is one of the world’s most respected and established. Since its inception, the Law School’s taxation staff members have ac more...

Supervisor(s): Cooper, Graeme (Professor), Apps, Patricia (Professor), Black, Celeste (Associate Professor), Vann, Richard (Professor)

Agent-based modelling, simulation and forecasting of epidemics

The research will involve theoretical work in information theory and network science, as well as computer agent-based simulations. It will aim to reveal fundamental theoretical conn more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)