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Teaching dumb agents to play smart games in economics

Economic game theory is one of the most powerful but  surprisingly simple tools we have to understand many of the key aspects of social interactions. This has included the evol more...

Supervisor(s): Harre, Michael (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)

Multimodal emotion recognition

This project aims to develop novel techniques for automatically recognizing emotions through combining physiology, behaviour, facial expressions and language. more...

Supervisor(s): Calvo, Rafael A. (Associate Professor)

The Perceptual Expertise of Skilled Game Players: What can they see that I can’t

With the ability to store millions of records of decisions people have made and the context in which they were made, we are left the interesting problem that we still do not know wh more...

Supervisor(s): Harre, Michael (Dr)

Dynamic Responses of Granular Materials to Impact Loading

This project aims to experimentally investigate the dynamic responses of granular materials to high strain rates loading using split Hopkinson bar. The experimental data will be use more...

Supervisor(s): Shen, Luming (Associate Professor)

Modelling and Stability of Power Networks with Renewable Generation

Most investigations on the impact of renewables on grid stability consider one stability type and one basic network.  Our aim is to develop principles that can be used to help more...

Supervisor(s): Hill, David John (Professor), Verbic, Gregor (Dr)

Towards a social networks model for understanding teaching and learning in the CPC

In this project, we are interested in understanding the role of social networks (both formal and informal) in learning. Theories in social learning suggest that students learn more more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Determining Value and Impact of the CPC through stakeholder analysis

The Charles Perkin Centre (CPC) officially launched in 2014 is the central hub and flagship of Sydney University to provide collaboration for interdisciplinary research amongst var more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Atomic structure, assembly and interactions of functional amyloids

This project aims to determine the atomic structure of functional amyloids and to examine how they interact with substrates. The insights obtained will be applied to the development more...

Supervisor(s): Kwan, Ann (Dr)

Soil-landscape dynamic modelling

Soil is the largest terrestrial store of carbon. Understanding causes and controls of spatial and temporal variation of this carbon pool is crucial for managing climate change, food more...

Supervisor(s): Minasny, Budiman (Professor)