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Eccentric exercise to improve joint range of motion

This is an exciting postgraduate research opportunity to investigate what components of eccentric exercise are effective at increasing joint range of motion in people with hemipares more...

Supervisor(s): Diong, Joanna (Dr)

Investigation of the lifestyle factors associated with low back pain, factors that determine a positive alliance between patients and therapists and motion analysis and muscle recruitment in low back pain.

This research aims to investigate the best management for low back pain as well as establish the lifestyle factors associated with the prevalence of the condition and the motor cont more...

Supervisor(s): Ferreira, Paulo (Associate Professor), Refshauge, Kathryn (Professor)

Brass Studies

All members of the Brass Studies Unit are active performers as soloists or as members of Symphony and Chamber ensembles. Their work is documented in CDs, major motion pictures as we more...

Supervisor(s): Evans, Andrew (Mr)

Search for a cause: the role of astrocytes in the early pathology of Parkinson's disease

The projects in our lab are directed towards finding the cause of Parkinson’s Disease.  In particular we want to know what is the nature of the mechanism that sets the ne more...

Supervisor(s): Allbutt, Haydn (Dr)

Cricket and golf biomechanics

This project is a cluster of available studies on sports biomechanics with partucular emphasis on cricket and golf: Segment velocity contribution in cricket bowling  P more...

Supervisor(s): Ferdinands, Edouard Rene (Dr)

Dynamics of gymnasts and divers

Geometric and dynamic phase in non-rigid body dynamics, with applications in biomechanics. more...

Supervisor(s): Dullin, Holger (Professor)

Searching for Tatooine: the PAVO Planet Hunt

This project is one of the first to hunt for planets in orbit around double-star systems, and it will use a pioneering approach in advanced instrumentation to achieve an unprecedent more...

Supervisor(s): Tuthill, Peter (Professor)

Remote sensing of animal function

Using the latest technologies available for remote sensing of animal function (e.g. internal probes) this PhD opportunity will develop a research program with the overall goal of im more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor)

Asteroseismology: probing inside stars using stellar oscillations

Measuring oscillations in stars like the Sun using asteroseismology is a powerful new method for exploring their internal structures and testing physical theories. more...

Supervisor(s): Bedding, Tim (Professor)

Advanced Instrumentation and Computational Methods for in vivo Molecular Imaging

There are opportunities for physics and engineering graduates to undertake research leading to a PhD with the medical imaging physics group at the University of Sydney node of the N more...

Supervisor(s): Meikle, Steven (Professor)