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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)

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)

Binocular rivalry: dynamics, suppression strength & feature tuning

How does the human visual system deal with ambiguity in its visual input, or discrepancies between each eye's image? We investigate these questions using binocular rivalry, a type o more...

Supervisor(s): Alais, David (Professor)

How does carbon affect soil structure?

Soil structure plays an important role in maintaining the quality of soil, mediating important biological, chemical and physical soil processes. Soil structure determines water rete more...

Supervisor(s): McBratney, Alex (Professor)

Structural Engineering

Visit our website at https://sydney.edu.au/engineering/our-research/infrastructure-and-transport/centre-for-advanced-structural-engineering.html We welcome applications from hi more...

Supervisor(s): Rasmussen, Kim (Professor), Wilkinson, Tim (Associate Professor), Ranzi, Gianluca (Professor), Shen, Luming (Associate Professor), Zhang, Hao (Dr)

Bioactive Lipid Modulation of Glycine Transporters and Glycine Receptors

A major focus of our work is on the design, synthesis and development of new bioactive lipids that inhibit glycine transporters. These compounds represent a new class of allosteric more...

Supervisor(s): Vandenberg, Robert (Professor)

Charcoal production during prescribed fire and its role in carbon turnover

Prescribed fires convert variable amounts of biomass into a variety of forms of ‘black carbon’.  Both the rate (and efficiency) of conversion and the forms of black more...

Supervisor(s): Adams, Mark (Professor)

Understanding the brain networks underlying cognition

The goal of this project is to understand the interplay between cognition and the underlying neural circuitry as measured using advanced Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) techniques. more...

Supervisor(s): Korgaonkar, Mayuresh (Dr), Grieve, Stuart (Professor)

Damage, fracture and fragmentation of concrete at high strain rates

The project aims to characterize and model concrete at high strain rates, and to study the damage, fracture and fragmentation of concrete subjected to high rate loads through an int more...

Supervisor(s): Shen, Luming (Associate Professor)

Dynamic deformation of polycrystalline metals under impact

The project aims to develop a physics-based crystal plasticity model for predicting the dynamic deformation of polycrystalline metals under the high-strain-rate and shock loading co more...

Supervisor(s): Shen, Luming (Associate Professor)