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Footwear and Lower Limb Health

The project conducts basic research into functional aspects of physical activity requiring support from the lower limb in disease and health and the effect of footwear on efficiency more...

Supervisor(s): Fong Yan, Alycia (Dr)

Biosensors and arrays for detection of disease

The ability to attach functional proteins, antibodies and enzymes to surfaces underpins the development of the next generation of implantable medical devices, biosensors and protein more...

Supervisor(s): Bilek, Marcela (Professor)

Dysferlin and defective membrane repair in muscular dystrophy

We are studying a form of muscular dystrophy caused by deficiency of the protein dysferlin. Dysferlin patients have a primary defect in skeletal muscle membrane repair, and are unab more...

Supervisor(s): Cooper, Sandra (Dr)

Competitive migration of proteins within droplets and particles during spray drying

The objectives of this project are to assess what types of proteins are most effective as encapsulating materials for spray-dried sticky materials such as sugars and how and why the more...

Supervisor(s): Langrish, Timothy (Professor)

Targeted delivery of anticancer agents

An ideal anticancer agent is one that is inert as it moves around the body, is selectively taken up by cancer cells, and is activated once inside those cells. The multiple oxidation more...

Supervisor(s): Hambley, Trevor (Emeritus Professor)

Understanding slip and designing new slippery surfaces

Investigation of the properties of surfaces that affect the slip of liquids at solid interface, with the potential to develop more energy-efficient microfluidic devices. more...

Supervisor(s): Neto, Chiara (Associate Professor)

Computer Supported Learning and Cognition

The CoCo Research Centre was created at the University of Sydney in 2003. Our primary goal is research. We study innovative uses of advanced learning technologies, in order to gain more...

Supervisor(s): Reimann, Peter (Professor), Goodyear, Peter (Professor), Markauskaite, Lina (Dr), Jacobson, Michael (Professor)

Cellular mechanisms of opioid tolerance and dependence

Tolerance and dependence that contribute to opioid addiction will be studied using patch clamp analyses of cellular and synaptic electrophysiology in brain slices and behavioural co more...

Supervisor(s): Christie, Macdonald (Professor)

Brain Network Structure and Dynamics

This research area is concerned with developing better understanding of the structure of the brain, especially through modeling the dynamics and interactions of its neuronal network more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor)

Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project (CHAMP)

CHAMP is a large epidemiological study of ageing in men, with a particular focus on Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis and urinary incontinence. more...

Supervisor(s): Cumming , Robert G (Professor)