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Self-Healing Clay-Polymer Mixtures: Towards a New Material

The project will develop new clay-polymer mixtures that enhance the ability of clay to self-heal developing fractures, hence helping the emergence of autonomously-repairing geotechn more...

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

Nonlinear integrated photonics

Professor Benjamin Eggleton's breakthroughs in nonlinear optics of chalcogenide glasses have let to his deomonstations of new ultrafast optical devices for telecommunications applic more...

Supervisor(s): Eggleton, Benjamin (Professor)

Cohesive Crack Model in Coupled Hydro-Mechanical Theory of Partially Saturated Soils

The fissuring and healing of clay is modeled using a novel approach, within a finite-element framework, that will allow the design of new materials and new geotechnical structures w more...

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

A Value-Based Approach to Vulnerability and Adaptation to Climate Change

New approach for building adaptation to climate change is developed while taking into account local and institutional values.Please contact the supervisor directly at the following more...

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

Inverse Methods for Characterising Hydraulic Properties of Soils Under Unsaturated Conditions

New indirect methods for estimating material properties of partially saturated soils are developed based on infiltration tests and inversion of multi-phase hydro-mechanical equation more...

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

Discontinuous Discrete Methods for Solving the Multi-phase Hydro-mechanical Behaviour of Partially-saturated Soils

The goal of the project is to develop robust finite-element type solvers of the equations describing the multi-phase hydro-mechanical behaviour of partially saturated soils, hence a more...

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

ASSESSING THE SUSTAINABILITY OF GLOBAL TOURISM FROM SOCIAL, ENVIRONMENTAL AND ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES

This project will employ multi-region input-output analysis (Isard 1951; Leontief 1953) and a comprehensive global database (Lenzen et al. 2012a; Lenzen et al. 2013; Lenzen et al. 2 more...

Supervisor(s): Malik, Arunima (Dr), Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)

Evaluation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.

An opportunity exists to undertake a PhD as part of a project entitled Implementation of a novel clinical pathway of care for common musculoskeletal disorders in primary care.  more...

Supervisor(s): Rebbeck, Trudy (Dr), Ferreira, Paulo (Associate Professor), Simic, Milena (Dr), Evans, Kerrie (Dr)

Preclinical Research in Medicinal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Therapeutics

Preclinical Research in Medicinal Cannabis and Cannabinoid Therapeutics. more...

Supervisor(s): Arnold, Jonathon (Associate Professor)