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We offer a diverse range of postgraduate research projects that come with living stipend scholarships.

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Detecting key concepts from low-quality data for better decision

Develop data analytics techniques – covering data understanding and enhancement, model development and fitting, and novelty detection – to aid decision-making in high-stake scenarios when data are less trustworthy.

Supervisor
Dr Miao Xu
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Information and computing sciences
Detecting key concepts from low-quality data for better decision

Effect of physiological status on goat methane emissions

Investigate the relationship between a goats physiological status and its methane emissions to better understand their contribution to Australia's Carbon footprint.

Supervisor
Dr Sarah Meale
Location
Gatton
Research areas
Agricultural, veterinary and food sciences
Effect of physiological status on goat methane emissions

Exoplanet direct imaging with the James Webb Space Telescope

Work on James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) exoplanet imaging, and the related kernel phase and coronagraphy modes of JWST by applying automatic differentiation and machine learning to enhance images.

Supervisor
Dr Benjamin Pope
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Physical sciences
Exoplanet direct imaging with the James Webb Space Telescope

How bacteria form antibiotic resistant biofilms

Dissect the structure, function and regulation of biofilms produced by antibiotic-resistant bacterial pathogens.

Supervisor
Professor Mark Schembri
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Biological sciences
How bacteria form antibiotic resistant biofilms

Metal-organic framework glass thin film membranes for gas separation

Help develop practical high-performance supported metal-organic framework (MOF) glass thin film membranes for gas separation by researching how to eliminate interfacial defects and grain boundaries.

Supervisor
Dr Rijia Lin
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Engineering
Metal-organic framework glass thin film membranes for gas separation

New approaches to measuring single-molecule protein dynamics

Develop methods to incorporate novel-solvatochromic fluorophores into proteins and study the interaction of GPCR or G-protein conjugates using single-molecule dynamics and other techniques.

Supervisor
Dr Sebastian Furness
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Biological sciences, Biomedical and clinical sciences
New approaches to measuring single-molecule protein dynamics

Preventing diabetes through taking small steps for big changes

Help to reduce diabetes through understanding the effectiveness, uptake, and implementation of a diabetes prevention program in community-based settings.

Supervisor
Professor Genevieve Healy
Location
UQ St Lucia Campus
Research areas
Health sciences
Preventing diabetes through taking small steps for big changes

Tapping into non-English-language science in tackling global environmental challenges

Conduct multilingual synthesis of evidence on global environmental challenges, test the importance of non-English-language science, and explore methods of multilingual evidence synthesis.

Supervisor
Dr Tatsuya Amano
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Environmental sciences, Language, communication and culture
Tapping into non-English-language science in tackling global environmental challenges

Transition from Primary to Secondary School: Supporting Successful Education Pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students

Understand why First Nations students see a steep drop in school outcomes as they transition into secondary schooling. The aim is to develop culturally embedded strategies to support students.

Supervisor
Dr Azhar Hussain Potia
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Education, Indigenous studies
Transition from Primary to Secondary School: Supporting Successful Education Pathways of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students

Understanding how predictions modulate visual perception

This project will use cognitive neuroscience methods to explore how predictions impact how the brain processing incoming perceptual information.

Supervisor
Dr Margaret Moore
Location
St Lucia
Research areas
Psychology
Understanding how predictions modulate visual perception