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Passive joint range of motion in stroke: Are we measuring the right thing?

This is an exciting postgraduate research opportunity to investigate to what extent unwanted muscle activity affects measures of joint range of motion after stroke. The findings fro more...

Supervisor(s): Diong, Joanna (Dr)

Eccentric exercise to improve joint range of motion

This is an exciting postgraduate research opportunity to investigate what components of eccentric exercise are effective at increasing joint range of motion in people with hemipares more...

Supervisor(s): Diong, Joanna (Dr)

Novel Electrodes for rapid electrophysiological recording

Rapid monitoring of emergencies including heart attack and stroke are limited by electrode movements.  This project aims at using a range of methods to improve electrodes inclu more...

Supervisor(s): McEwan, Alistair (Professor), Jin, Craig (Associate Professor), Leong, Philip (Professor)

Examining social cognition in dementia syndromes and with healthy ageing

This project examines how abilities which we usually take for granted, such as recognizing how someone else is feeling, and being able to empathise with them, can be affected in peo more...

Supervisor(s): Kumfor, Fiona (Dr)

What drives motivation?

This project aims to investigate the neural and behavioural mechanisms underpinning apathy in healthy adults and people with dementia. Loss of motivation and reduction in goal-direc more...

Supervisor(s): Kumfor, Fiona (Dr)

Amygdala integrity in frontotemporal dementia

The amygdala, a complex brain region with numerous projections to other brain regions, is known to play a central role in processing emotional information.  Evidence indicates more...

Supervisor(s): Piguet, Olivier (Professor)

Early processing of emotional faces in dementia

Decoding facial features (identity, sex, emotion) is a complex ability that most humans do effortlessly. This ability is eroded in individuals with frontotemporal dementia and other more...

Supervisor(s): Piguet, Olivier (Professor)