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Mathematics education

This research examines students’ understanding of key mathematical concepts as well as the processes involved in the learning of mathematics in early childhood and among prima more...

Supervisor(s): Bobis, Janette (Associate Professor)

Dynamics of gymnasts and divers

Geometric and dynamic phase in non-rigid body dynamics, with applications in biomechanics. more...

Supervisor(s): Dullin, Holger (Professor)

Brain Network Structure and Dynamics

This research area is concerned with developing better understanding of the structure of the brain, especially through modeling the dynamics and interactions of its neuronal network more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor)

Plasma Nonlinear and Stochastic Dynamics

This research area involves investigating the physics of nonlinear and stochastic interactions in plasmas, which also have wide applications in allied fields such as nonlinear optic more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor)

Visual Development and Dynamics of Perception

This research area will apply and test quantitative physiologically-based models of the development and response properties of primary visual cortex, to better understand how visual more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor)

Modular representation theory of symmetric groups and their Hecke algebras

The representation theory of the symmetric groups is a very dynamic and active field with many challenging open problems. more...

Supervisor(s): Mathas, Andrew (Professor)

Integrable systems

The field of integrable systems is relatively young but has stimulated great interest amongst physicists (in the theory of random matrices, string theory, or quantum gravity) and ma more...

Supervisor(s): Joshi, Nalini (Professor)

Anthropology

Social and cultural anthropology is the study of different societies and cultures around the world: both what humans share in common, and what is special to different groups of peop more...

Supervisor(s): Mimica, Jadran (Dr), Macdonald, Gaynor (Dr), Maclean, Neil (Dr), Connor, Linda (Professor), Musharbash, Yasmine (Dr), Peters, Robbie (Dr), Woronov, Terry (Dr), Angosto Ferrandez, Luis (Dr), Schram, Ryan (Dr), Eickelkamp, Ute (Dr)

Sleep, Alertness and Circadian Dynamics

This research area is concerned with developing quantitative, physiologically-based, mathematical models of the diurnal, circadian, and ultradian processes that govern sleep dynamic more...

Supervisor(s): Robinson, Peter (Professor), Postnova, Svetlana (Dr)

Link between ATP supply and consumption in the maintenance of the shape of the red blood cell in normal and disease states

The link between the main energy supply (ATP from glycolysis) and its consumption by the cytoskeleton will be studied by using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy, compute more...

Supervisor(s): Kuchel, Philip (Emeritus Professor)