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Plasma Nonlinear and Stochastic Dynamics

This research area involves investigating the physics of nonlinear and stochastic interactions in plasmas, which also have wide applications in allied fields such as nonlinear optic more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor)

Individual and team learning & performance in a virtual context: a social network & system dynamics approach

Traditionally, most social network studies have been associated with individual or organizational outcomes such as learning, coordination and performance. While such formal social n more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Computational study of the structure and dynamics of supercooled liquids

Amorphous or glassy solids represent one of the last great challenges for materials science, chemical physics and condensed matter physics. These important materials present us with more...

Supervisor(s): Harrowell, Peter (Professor), Hudson, Toby (Dr)

Information Thermodynamics at the Edge of Chaos

Funding is available for applicants interested in carrying out fundamental and applied research in the field of complex systems. The research will involve theoretical work as well a more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

Childhood- and Early- Onset Psychosis: Risk Factors

When the psychotic features of mental disorders such as schizophrenia appear in young adulthood, they have the potential to impair functioning in ways that can persist throughout li more...

Supervisor(s): Williams, Lea (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)

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)

Agent-based modelling, simulation and forecasting of epidemics

The research will involve theoretical work in information theory and network science, as well as computer agent-based simulations. It will aim to reveal fundamental theoretical conn more...

Supervisor(s): Prokopenko , Mikhail (Professor)

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)

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)