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Human heat acclimation for sporting events in different environments

The project will assess the optimal heat acclimation strategies for athletes preparing to compete in different environmental conditions. more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate 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)

Are children at an elevated risk of overheating during exercise in the summer?

This project will assess the independent influence of developmental age of sweating capacity and core temperature regulation during exercise in the heat more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Obesity and Risk of Overheating during Physical Activity in the Heat

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a project assessing the independent role of body fat on thermoregulatory capacity.  more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor), Caillaud, Corinne (Associate Professor)

Heat wave survival strategies for the elderly

This project will assess the efficacy of various ecologically valid cooling interventions for the elderly and those without access to air conditioning during extreme heat events. more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Body temperature regulation during pregnancy

This project will assess how thermoregulatory capacity is altered at different stages throughout pregnancy. This information will enable the development of safe exercise guidelines more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor), Edwards, Kate (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)

Groundwater Protection with Geosynthetics Clay Liners: Behaviour under Unsaturated Conditions

Geosynthetic Clay Liners (GCLs) are engineered systems made of bentonite clay sandwiched between two geotextiles and used in conjunction with high-density polyethylene geomembranes more...

Supervisor(s): El-Zein, Abbas (Professor)

Preventing Heat Exhaustion in Professional Tennis (able-bodied and wheelchair)

This project provides a post-graduate research opportunity to work on a study aimed at contributing to the development an evidence-based Extreme Heat Policy for professional tennis more...

Supervisor(s): Jay, Ollie (Associate Professor)

Southeast Asian Studies

Visit the website for more information on Postgraduate Research in Southeast Asian Studies (administered by the Department of Indonesian Studies) in the Faculty of Arts and Social S more...

Supervisor(s): Djenar, Dwi Noverini (Dr), Ford, Michele (Professor), Vickers, Adrian (Professor)