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Meeting the needs of parents following the early detection of permanent hearing loss in their newborn

This research project will use a qualitative research design to collect essential data that will begin to identify the issues and needs of parents when their newborn is diagnosed wi more...

Supervisor(s): Purcell, Alison (Dr)

Detection of Anomalous Variations in Dynamic Networks

The project aims to develop better algorithms for the modelling and study of dynamic networks. more...

Supervisor(s): Zomaya, Albert Y. (Professor)

Search for a cause: the role of astrocytes in the early pathology of Parkinson's disease

The projects in our lab are directed towards finding the cause of Parkinson’s Disease.  In particular we want to know what is the nature of the mechanism that sets the ne more...

Supervisor(s): Allbutt, Haydn (Dr)

Detecting smokers at risk of developing COPD

The applicant's research will be focussed on improving the understanding of underlying pathophysiology and the nature of early smoking related abnormalities in chronic obstructive p more...

Supervisor(s): King, Gregory (Associate Professor), Thamrin, Cindy (Dr)

Improving melanoma prevention, screening and surveillance in Australia

PhD and Masters research projects could include:- designing and testing interventions in clinical practice to reduce the incidence of melanoma or to improve early detection. - Imple more...

Supervisor(s): Cust, Anne (Associate Professor)

Towards a social network-inspired model for improving medical referrals in cancer care

This project is aimed at understanding how general practitioners (GP) tap into their professional network for making cancer patient referrals to appropriate specialist units. The so more...

Supervisor(s): Chung, Kenneth (Dr)

Elucidating the neural mechanisms of stress: a 13C-NMR study of glutamate and neuronal-glial interactions

13C-Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (13C-MRS) is an emerging imaging modality that allows the measurement of concentrations and synthesis rates of glutamate, glutamine and GABA with more...

Supervisor(s): Lagopoulos, Jim (Associate Professor)

Ultrasound assessment of cardiac function and haemodynamics in critically ill patients

The use of ultrasound to assess the cardiac function and haemodynamic status in critically ill patients. more...

Supervisor(s): Huang, Stephen (Professor)

Risk factors for melanoma and melanoma outcomes

PhD and Masters research projects could include studying specific and environmental causes of melanoma, risk prediction modelling to predict new melanoma or progression and mortalit more...

Supervisor(s): Cust, Anne (Associate Professor)

Identifying the emotional, cognitive and biological correlates of schizophrenia

Objective measures of emotion, cognition and brain function are the best predictors of real-world outcomes in schizophrenia, and these projects are aimed at identifying these marker more...

Supervisor(s): Williams, Lea (Professor)