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The Men@Work Program – Identifying and addressing mental ill health and its risk factors in working men

A full-time postgraduate scholarship, funded by the Men@Work project is available for an enthusiastic candidate with a good honours degree in psychology or a related field to undert more...

Supervisor(s): Glozier, Nick (Professor)

Fitness to Practice Study

The aim of this study is to explore the occurrence of impairment in the profession and how best to address the problem in light of the existing programs available to other healthcar more...

Supervisor(s): Chaar, Betty (Dr)

Bioethics

Are you interested in the interaction between advances in biotechnology and society, or the complex relationship between morality, mental health and the law? Do you want to explore more...

Supervisor(s): Kerridge, Ian (Professor), Jordens, Christopher (Associate Professor), Mooney-Somers, Julie (Dr), Newson, Ainsley (Associate Professor)

Elucidating the mechanisms of action of transcranial direct current stimulation

The Brain and Mind Research Institute undertakes neuroimaging research into cognitive functioning and underlying brain processes in neuropsychiatric disorders. Major research themes more...

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

Absolute quantification of Glutamate and GABA using proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy

The Department of Psychological Medicine at Royal North Shore Hospital undertakes neuroimaging research into cognitive functioning and underlying brain processes in neuropsychiatric more...

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

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)

Research opportunities in sleep disturbance

Sleep disturbance and activity in Sri Lanka - prevalence and association with depression and metabolic syndromeSleep disturbance, activity and mood in the development of cardiometab more...

Supervisor(s): Glozier, Nick (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)

Young people who are homeless and or at risk of homelessness

Researching youth homelessness in collaboration with service providers more...

Supervisor(s): Steinbeck, Kate (Professor)

Brain and cognition markers of ADHD and treatment response

This research relies on using objective measures of brain & behaviour to assess ADHD and effectiveness of treatment with the goal of increasing confidence in clinical decisions. more...

Supervisor(s): Harris, Anthony (Associate Professor)