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Maternal Oral Health and Pregnancy Outcomes

Inflammatory processes in the oral cavity can have a systemic affect as has been shown with atherosclerosis. These systemic affects are likely to influence the immune and metabolic more...

Supervisor(s): Eberhard, Joerg (Professor)

Pregnancy and Maternal Oral Health

Background: Recently, a number of studies have shown that poor oral health may impact on general health. Periodontal diseases have been identified as an independent risk factor for more...

Supervisor(s): Nanan, Ralph (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)

Investigating the development of infant food allergy in the context of a maternal diet rich in eggs and peanuts during pregnancy and lactation.

In this study, we will investigate how a maternal diet rich in eggs and peanuts influences the development of food allergies towards these foods. We will explore both innate as well more...

Supervisor(s): Nanan, Ralph (Professor)

Mitochondial DNA damage, potential target to reduce the development of renal disorders induced by maternal smoking .

Smoking rates are disproportionately high in disadvantaged populations, particularly in emerging economies, and increasing in women of child bearing age. more...

Supervisor(s): Saad, Sonia (Dr)

Impact of hyperglycaemia on hospitalised patients

We are looking at the relationship between hyperglycaemia and adverse hospital outcome in a variety of clinical situations. more...

Supervisor(s): Cheung, Ngai Wah (Associate Professor)

Opportunity Title: Cultural competency in rehabilitation counselling

Cultural competency is an essential skill for rehabilitation counsellors.  How do we increase cultural competency for rehabilitation counsellors?  more...

Supervisor(s): Pebdani, Roxanna Nasseri (Dr)

Attitudes towards sexuality and disability: A multi-phase study

Members of the general population hold negative attitudes towards the topics of sexuality and disability.  Exploring these attitudes and how to change them can have a lasting i more...

Supervisor(s): Pebdani, Roxanna Nasseri (Dr)

Longitudinal study of wellbeing and quality of life in remote Indigenous youth: The Bigiswun Kid Project

The *Bigiswun Kid project is the long-anticipated follow-up study to the internationally-recognised population-based study, the **Lililwan Project. This project was requested by th more...

Supervisor(s): Tsang, Tracey (Dr), Elliott, Elizabeth (Professor)

Adolescent Sexual Behaviours

We are looking to supervise students who have honours or a masters degree in the Social Science (Psychology or Sociology) or Health Sciences, to undertake research studies leading t more...

Supervisor(s): Skinner, Susan Rachel (Professor)