Peter Harrison currently supervises students conducting research into the reproduction of reef corals, the effects of bleaching and pollution stress on coral.

Distinguished Professor Peter Harrison

Faculty of Science and Engineering

Associate Professor Christina Aggar

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: Interprofessional education and workforce development, primary health care and chronic illness

Dr Alex Barwick

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: diabetes, chronic disease, lower limb

Dr Kyle Bennett

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: skill acquisition, expertise, youth sport

Dr Joanne Bradbury

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: nutritional pharmacology, complementary medicine, mental health

Dr Jessica Browne

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: middle ear disease, infection and immunity, antimicrobial activity

Dr Andrea Bugarcic

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: Molecular and cell biology, herbal medicine and evidence use in clinical practice

Dr Paul Butterworth

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: chronic disease, mental health, diabetes

Professor Andrew Cashin

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: autism and other developmental disabilities

Dr Yingyan (Lisa) Chen

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: knowledge translation, cardiovascular research, mix-methods study.

Dr Mike Climstein

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: clinical exercise physiology, water-based research: surfing, stand up paddleboarding, swimming, surf lifesaving, skin cancer, world master games/veteran athletes

Dr Sheri Cooper

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: chronic disease management, public health nutrition, food literacy

Associate Professor Rosanne Coutts

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: Sport and exercise science, Sport and exercise psychology, exercise physiology

Dr Zachary Crowley-McHattan

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: neuromuscular control and adaptation, skill acquisition and motor learning

Dr James Donnelly

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: Applied psychology and neuropsychology (e.g., dementia, chronic illness, brain injury, wellness, parenting), psychophysiology (e.g., EEG as an index of emotion), mindfulness and meditation

Associate Professor Michelle Donelly

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: inclusive communities, participation and engagement, occupational performance

Associate Professor Roger Engel

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: Chronic respiratory disease, allied health services, rehabilitation

Dr Kitty-Rose Foley

Principal Supervisor

Health, wellbeing and participation for children, adolescents and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Dr Kathomi Gatwiri

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: trauma and adverse experiences, decolonizing education/practice, race and Immigration

Associate Professor Wendy Gilleard

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: adaptation to increased mass and dimensions as seen in pregnancy and obesity

Professor Anne Graham

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: children and young people's wellbeing, children and young people's participation, ethical research and practice involving children

Professor Iain Graham

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: health policy domestic and international, primary care and mental health, evidence based care linked to role and scope of practice

Professor Peter Hassmen

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: sport and exercise psychology, overtraining syndrome and burnout in athletes and coaches, mental health in sport

Dr Louise Horstmanshof

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: transition, ageing, developing the health workforce

Professor Mark Hughes

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: aged care, social work practice, LGBTIQ issues

Professor John Hurley

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: all mental health related topics, emotional intelligence, education for health professionals

Professor Marie Hutchinson

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: health of vulnerable populations, health workforce, clinical outcomes

Dr Elaine Jefford

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: maternity, women's health, education

Dr Desiree Kozlowski

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: emotional intelligence, gender, pleasure - especially its links with health, creativity, resilience, productivity, and wellbeing

Dr Richard Lakeman

Principal Supervisor

Research interests:Positive psychology, psychotherapy, programme evaluation

Associate Professor Romy Lauche

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: Complementary, traditional and integrative medicine, chronic disease management, clinical research

Associate Professor Matthew Leach

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: evidence-based practice, health services research, complementary and integrative medicine

Dr Mitchell Longstaff

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: cognitive psychology, memory/working memory, movement science/motor control

Associate Professor Deb Massey

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: acute care, patient safety, mixed methods

Associate Professor Bernice Mathisen

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: speech pathology, spiritual care in allied health, swallowing in children and adults

Associate Professor Rudi Meir

Co Supervisor

Research interests: sports specific conditioning and training, exercise technique, thermoregulation and fluid status in sport

Associate Professor Gail Moloney

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: Social and community psychology, with broad interests in drawing from theory to understand and design strategiesand interventions for pressing social and health issues .

Dr Beth Mozolic-Staunton

Co-Supervisor to MSc only

Research interests: paediatrics, health promotion, developmental disability

Dr Paul Orrock

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: clinical effectiveness, clinical reasoning, problem/cased based learning

Dr Anna Praskova

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: career developmental psychology, psychometrics and scale development, career calling and meaningful work

Dr Stephen Provost

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: psychophysiology, learning, experimental analysis of human behaviour

Dr Basia Radlinska

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: trauma, mental health, neuroscience

Dr Alexia Rohde

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: Evidence-based practice, assessment and diagnostics, acquired communication disorders, clinically-relevant epidemiological research.

Dr Nedeljka Rosic

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: medicinal science, environmental stress, host-microbe interaction

Dr Nasim Salehi

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: Public health/health promotion, health services management/healthcare leadership, health and community services, social capital, social determinants of health, social policy and practice, social psychology, mental health and wellbeing, health psychology, citizen science, digital health, health education

Dr Christina Samios

Principal Supervisor

Psychological Adjustment and Wellbeing, Meaning-Making and Positive Psychological Processes, Couple Adjustment and Interpersonal Relationships

Dr Janet Schloss

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: Clinical trials - nutraceuticals, herbal medicine, medicinal cannabis, diet; oncology and chronic disease, medicinal cannabis

Dr Kirstine Shrubsole

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: implementation science, stroke rehabilitation, acquired communication disorders

Dr Christopher Stevens

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: environmental physiology, sports training, sports performance

Dr Christian Swann

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: Sport and exercise; goal setting; psychology of performance

Professor Jon Wardle

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: Public Health and Health Services, Health Policy and Health Law, Complementary, traditional and integrative medicine

Dr Nicola Whiteing

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: rural and remote, workforce, preparation for practice - clinical and curriculum

Dr John Whitting

Co-Supervisor

Research interests: applied biomechanics, sports technique, muscle-tendon mechanics

Dr Heather Winskel

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: psycholinguistics, language and reading, cross-cultural and cognitive psychology

Associate Professor Jacqueline Yoxall

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: forensic psychology, malingering, psychological assessment

Professor Shi Zhou

Principal Supervisor

Research interests: neuromuscular responses and adaptations to exercise and training, exercise testing and intervention for selected populations, effects of hypoxia intervention on exercise performance and hyperglycemia

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