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Passive joint range of motion in stroke: Are we measuring the right thing?

This is an exciting postgraduate research opportunity to investigate to what extent unwanted muscle activity affects measures of joint range of motion after stroke. The findings fro more...

Supervisor(s): Diong, Joanna (Dr)

Electrical Impedance Tomography for stroke, biophysical monitoring and medical device design

This project will involve simulation and test of an impedance spectroscopy device using electrical impedance models and saline based phantoms for its applicability in monitoring str more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor), Jin, Craig (Associate Professor), Leong, Philip (Professor)

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)

Walk Again: Enabling Standing and Walking after Neurological Impairment

This project is a cluster of research studies investigating health benefits of Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES), neurorobotics and other "blue sky" assistive technologies for more...

Supervisor(s): Davis, Glen (Professor)

Novel Electrodes for rapid electrophysiological recording

Rapid monitoring of emergencies including heart attack and stroke are limited by electrode movements.  This project aims at using a range of methods to improve electrodes inclu more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor), Jin, Craig (Associate Professor), Leong, Philip (Professor)

Molecular Dynamics of Glutamate Transporters

The aim of this project is to develop a molecular model for the mechanism of glutamate transport and through this we expect to identify novel means of pharmacologically manipulating more...

Supervisor(s): Ryan, Renae (Associate Professor)

Investigation of the Demands of Participation in Physical Disability Rugby League

Physical Disability Rugby League is a sport that was created in Sydney to allow persons with physical disability to play league (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yV04gbXUURo). Curren more...

Supervisor(s): Fornusek, Che (Dr)

Assessing changes to myocardial proteins subsequent to experimental heart attack

Post translational changes to key cardiac proteins in the hearts of diabetic rats after experimental heart attack more...

Supervisor(s): Witting, Paul (Dr), Hambly, Brett (Associate Professor)

The fetal environment, pregnancy, and cardiovascular risk.

Opportunity exists for research higher degree study on projects related to the fetal environment, pregnancy and cardiovascular risk. These potentially include epidemiological analys more...

Supervisor(s): Skilton, Michael (Dr)

The Microvascular Basis of Alzheimer-like dementias

We are exploring the neuropathology of dementia, with a focus on the role of microvascular degeneration as the precipitating cause of Alzheimer-like dementias. more...

Supervisor(s): Stone, Jonathan (Professor)