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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)

Tailoring biochar for environmental applications

Biomass-derived natural biochar, also referred to as black carbon, is ubiquitous in soils. Soil biochar can influence a number of biogeochemical processes, and serves as a sink for more...

Supervisor(s): Singh, Balwant (Professor)

Indian Subcontinental Studies

Indian Subcontinent Studies deals with the languages and cultures of the Indian subcontinent. more...

Supervisor(s): Allon, Mark (Dr)

Cohort study of teenagers with ADHD

There is a lack of detailed information regarding the long term outcomes of Australian teenagers with a diagnosis of ADHD as they progress into adult life. We plan to recruit and mo more...

Supervisor(s): Poulton, Alison (Dr)

Developing a cost-effective treatment program for obesity using dexamphetamine

Obesity is a major problem for our local population in Penrith. Access to treatment is limited due to lack of resources within the public sector. We are working on developing a 6 mo more...

Supervisor(s): Poulton, Alison (Dr)

Arts, English and Literacy Education

The research activities in this area primarily concern the teachingof English in primary and secondary schools. Research initiativesinclude examining the use in the classroom of inf more...

Supervisor(s): Simpson, Alyson (Professor), Manuel, Jacqueline (Associate Professor), Callow, Jon (Dr), Curwood, Jen Scott (Associate Professor)

Effect of twinning on the hardening behaviour of magnesium alloys

The project aims to elucidate the competitive softening and hardening aspects of twinning during mechanical deformation of magnesium alloys. more...

Supervisor(s): Proust, Gwenaelle (Dr)

Biochemistry and cell biology of the cancer-associated enzyme telomerase

Telomerase is the enzyme responsible for lengthening the ends of chromosomes (telomeres), thereby allowing most cancer cells to divide indefinitely.  We are determining the mec more...

Supervisor(s): Bryan, Tracy (Associate Professor), Cohen, Scott (Dr)

Mechanisms of T cell migration and interactions in the tumor microenvironment

The project will use intravital two-photon microscopy to determine the molecules involved in interstitial T cell migration and the molecular mechanisms of T cell interactions with t more...

Supervisor(s): Weninger , Wolfgang (Professor)