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Improving clarity and simplicity of nutrition advice to the public

This project provides the opportunity to explore what the community understands and how it responds to the content and format of current nutrition guidance in Australia. With a grow more...

Supervisor(s): Gill, Timothy (Professor)

The food environment, food purchasing behaviour and dietary intake

This study provides an opportunity to go beyond the usual assessment of food intake to examine the broad range of factors within the environments in which we live and work to identi more...

Supervisor(s): Gill, Timothy (Professor)

Meal replacements – an educational tool for longer-term healthy eating?

This project aims to determine whether very low energy diets (VLEDs) based on meal replacements differ from food-based diets in terms of teaching people to self-select a healthy die more...

Supervisor(s): Salis, Amanda (Associate Professor)

CONNECTING NUTRITIONAL GEOMETRY WITH SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

The project will deal with connecting nutritional geometry principles developed by Profs Stephen Simpson and David Raubenheimer at the Charles Perkins Centre of the University of Sy more...

Supervisor(s): Lenzen, Manfred (Professor)

Feeding culling vegetables to ruminants

Sustainable agricultural production is essential as demand for food increases and environmental concerns heighten. Redirecting waste into alternate sectors of production increases s more...

Supervisor(s): Chaves, Alex (Dr)

Amino acid sensing mechanisms in human biology.

Amino acid sensing mechanisms determine how dietary protein regulates appetite and satiety, how feeding influences endocrine responses and how nutrition can direct cell fate in brea more...

Supervisor(s): Conigrave, Arthur (Professor)

Obesity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents.

Studies on various aspects of obesity and insulin resistance in children and young people - covering management, prevention and pathophysiology. There is potential for a range of di more...

Supervisor(s): Baur, Louise (Professor), Garnett, Sarah (Dr), Cowell, Chris (Professor)

Supporting and improving self-directed weight loss

This project provides the opportunity to be part of a new area of research that will involve a variety of research techniques including an online registry of dieters. People who los more...

Supervisor(s): Gill, Timothy (Professor)

Tailoring advice to individuals or groups to improve behaviour change and weight control

It has been clearly established for some time that individuals are less likely to respond to guidance and will benefit less if generic rather than individualised information on beha more...

Supervisor(s): Gill, Timothy (Professor)

MicroRNAs as Regulators of Cellular Programs

This project involves modeling the role of transcription factors and miRNAs in the control of systems implicated in maintaining and regaining optimal health. more...

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