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Wheat heat tolerance

High-temperature extremes (i.e. heat waves) occur with unpredictable frequency and have been a significant detriment to wheat production in the northern region, and across Australia more...

Supervisor(s): Tan, Daniel (Associate Professor)

Reducing the Risk of Heat-related Morbidity and Mortality during Extreme Heat Events

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a project aimed at evaluating cost-effective and energy-efficient interventions for reducing the risk of cardio more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Heat wave survival strategies for the elderly

This project will assess the efficacy of various ecologically valid cooling interventions for the elderly and those without access to air conditioning during extreme heat events. more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Obesity and Risk of Overheating during Physical Activity in the Heat

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a project assessing the independent role of body fat on thermoregulatory capacity.  more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor), Caillaud, Corinne (Associate Professor)

Preventing Heat Exhaustion in Professional Tennis (able-bodied and wheelchair)

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a study aimed at contributing to the development an evidence-based Extreme Heat Policy for professional tennis more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Human heat acclimation for sporting events in different environments

The project will assess the optimal heat acclimation strategies for athletes preparing to compete in different environmental conditions. more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Are children at an elevated risk of overheating during exercise in the summer?

This project will assess the independent influence of developmental age of sweating capacity and core temperature regulation during exercise in the heat more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Body temperature regulation during pregnancy

This project will assess how thermoregulatory capacity is altered at different stages throughout pregnancy. This information will enable the development of safe exercise guidelines more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor), Edwards, Kate (Dr)

The anatomy and physiology of the intertidal marine isopod Cirolana harfordi

The intertidal isopod is a remarkably successful scavenger and predator and yet almost nothing is known about its development, anatomy and physiology, so this animal presents a uniq more...

Supervisor(s): Thomson, Murray (Dr)

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)