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Neighbourhood Approaches in Humanitarian Programming

This research seeks to unpack area-based, settlements, and neighbourhood approaches in humanitarian programming used in disasters and conflicts, exploring the effectiveness of these more...

Supervisor(s): Opdyke, Aaron (Dr)

Playground standards and fall height: is there evidence of their impact on paediatric head injuries?

The objective of the Australian Standard (AS) for Playgrounds (AS4685) is to minimize the risk of injury to playground users. It provides requirements for siting, designing and deve more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

Scaling Safe Construction in Humanitarian Shelter

This research seeks to investigate strategies to scale safe shelter and housing construction practice in the aftermath of disasters and conflicts in developing communities. Potentia more...

Supervisor(s): Opdyke, Aaron (Dr)

The impact of an Australian Standard on Trampoline Injuries

In Australia, the growing number of injuries sustained during the activity of trampolining (domestic environment) has prompted development and revision of an Australian Standard (AS more...

Supervisor(s): Sharwood, Lisa (Dr)

Development of a CFD based numerical approach in predicting wind loads on structures

The purpose of this research is to identify alternative approaches to traditional wind tunnel based design procedure and improve the current design standards. more...

Supervisor(s): Mohotti, Damith (Dr)

Blast and impact loadings on structures

The purpose of this research is to identify improve the current design approaches and develop innovative structural systems to mitigate damage caused by extreme loadings such as bla more...

Supervisor(s): Mohotti, Damith (Dr)

Development of smart materials impedance graded composite materials in blast and impact mitigation

The purpose of this research is to develop novel composite materials and structural systems which have wide range of applications. more...

Supervisor(s): Mohotti, Damith (Dr)

Evaluation of possible head Injuries in construction and sport fields

This research is geared towards studying the behaviour of a human head during the event of an impact in sport or construction fields. Experimental and numerical studies will be carr more...

Supervisor(s): Mohotti, Damith (Dr)

High strain rate behaviour of engineering materials

This study is a part of ongoing research to develop lightweight materials that can sustain severe loading conditions. The Split Hopkinson Pressure Bar (SHPB) method will be used for more...

Supervisor(s): Mohotti, Damith (Dr)

James Millner PHD Scholarship in Pharmacy

James Millner AM graduated from Pharmacy at the University of Sydney in 1947 and after returning home from being a prisoner of war during World War 2, he joined the family business, more...

Supervisor(s): Bero , Lisa (Professor)