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Acoustic, spatial and informational cues used to solve the cocktail party problem

This project examines the many acoustic cues and cognitive processes underlying our ability to understand what someone is saying in the noisy, everyday listening environment. more...

Supervisor(s): Carlile, Simon (Associate Professor)

Novel inhalation formulation to improve quality of life of cystic fibrosis sufferers

Respiratory infection is the number one cause of death world-wide with limited therapies other than tablet or intravenous injection. This multi-faceted PhD project will focus on dev more...

Supervisor(s): Traini, Daniela (Associate Professor)

Lipid Modulation of Glycine Transporters

Endocannabinoids are a class of lipid-based compounds that have multiple sites of action. One of these compounds, N-arachidonyl-glycine, is analgesic and has potent inhibitory actio more...

Supervisor(s): Vandenberg, Robert (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)

Medicinal Chemistry and Biology - Development of Novel Anti-Tumour Agents for Cancer Treatment

This project is involved in the exciting development of novel drugs for the treatment of cancer and other conditions. more...

Supervisor(s): Richardson, Des (Professor)

Role of Vitamin D and other compounds in protection of skin cells from UV

This study examines how vitamin D compounds protect skin from sun or UV-induced DNA and other damage. more...

Supervisor(s): Mason, Rebecca (Professor)

Regulation of growth factor signaling in the eye and its implications for normal lens biology and pathology.

Fibroblast growth factors play an essential role in regulating lens cell behaviour. Antagonists of FGF receptor signalling, Sef and Sprouty, are expressed in the lens and are import more...

Supervisor(s): Lovicu, Frank J. (Associate Professor), McAvoy, John (Professor)

How reliable are body composition monitoring scales?

This project aims to determine the accuracy and precision of body composition monitoring scales that are commonly available to the general public (e.g. wireless tracking devices). more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)

Patient preferences and willingness to pay for genomic information in cancer and cardiovascular disease

It is not clear how people value genetic or genomic health information, and traditional economic evaluation may not capture the full benefit of this service. This PhD will examine p more...

Supervisor(s): Morton, Rachael (Associate Professor)

Elastic tissue engineering: regenerative medicine of skin or artery

You will engineer tissue repair constructs from extracellular matrix using elastin, which is an essential component of the skin and artery. more...

Supervisor(s): Weiss, Tony (Professor)