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Investigation of the lifestyle factors associated with low back pain, factors that determine a positive alliance between patients and therapists and motion analysis and muscle recruitment in low back pain.

This research aims to investigate the best management for low back pain as well as establish the lifestyle factors associated with the prevalence of the condition and the motor cont more...

Supervisor(s): Ferreira, Paulo (Associate Professor), Refshauge, Kathryn (Professor)

Remote sensing of animal function

Using the latest technologies available for remote sensing of animal function (e.g. internal probes) this PhD opportunity will develop a research program with the overall goal of im more...

Supervisor(s): Garcia, Sergio (Yani) (Professor)

A study to investigate the efficacy of dexamphetamine compared to placebo for treating obesity complicated by obstructive sleep apnoea

The project represents a new approach to the pharmacological treatment of obesity. It uses dexamphetamine but unlike most drug trials using appetite suppressants, the focus is on th more...

Supervisor(s): Poulton, Alison (Dr)

Obesity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents.

Studies on various aspects of obesity and insulin resistance in children and young people - covering management, prevention and pathophysiology. There is potential for a range of di more...

Supervisor(s): Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Cowell, Chris (Professor)

Significance of Osteopontin and its splice variants in alcoholic liver disease

Alcohol induced Opn and Opn isoforms play a role in the progression of alcoholic liver injury mediated via integrin and non-integrin receptor binding. more...

Supervisor(s): Seth, Devanshi (Dr)

Catalysis of Sustainable Processes

Available projects involve the development of novel catalysts for the generation of hydrogen by splitting water with sunlight, for biomass conversion, for green industrial oxidation more...

Supervisor(s): Masters, Tony (Associate Professor)

New insights into the low back pain problems: opportunities for doctoral studies

Our understanding of back pain is still in its infancy, despite decades of focussed study, and therefore many opportunities exist for PhD students to explore the full spectrum of is more...

Supervisor(s): Refshauge, Kathryn (Professor), Ferreira, Paulo (Associate Professor)

Health Governance, Law and Ethics

Sydney Law School offers one of the nation's leading postgraduate programs in health and medical law. Health law provids wide-ranging interdisciplinary coverage of contemporary lega more...

Supervisor(s): Magnusson, Roger (Professor), Allars, Margaret (Professor), Cashman, Peter (Professor), Stewart, Cameron (Professor)

International Law

Sydney Law School prides itself on its international focus. It is one of the few Law Schools in the country where students must complete at least one unit in International Law. The more...

Supervisor(s): Kinley, David (Professor), Nottage, Luke (Professor), Bath, Vivienne (Professor), Stephens, Tim (Professor), Mowbray, Jacqui (Associate Professor), Magnusson, Roger (Professor)