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Biofabrication and tissue engineering

Biofabrication and tissue engineering seeks to create 3D scaffolds containing cells to heal defected tissue.People suffering from tissue loss often have to have autografts (where tissue is transferred from one part of their body to the other, leading to 2 sites of surgery and associated morbididy)We use scanning modelling and 3D printing to create 3D scaffolds that can perfectly fit the defect site and may contain cells or growth factors to stimulate new tissue formation - this circumvents the need …

Study level
Vacation research experience scheme
Faculty
Science and Engineering Faculty
School
School of Mechanical, Medical and Process Engineering
Research centre(s)
Centre for Biomedical Technologies

Substitute decision-making and supported decision-making laws

Associate Professor Shih-Ning Then is interested in talking to students with interests in the areas of guardianship and substitute decision-making, supported decision-making laws and practice, or healthy decisions by and for those with decision-making impairments.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Law
Research centre(s)

Australian Centre for Health Law Research

Privacy and cybersecurity

Mark is interested in supervising student projects relating to most aspects of privacy law, data protection / information privacy and the regulation of cybersecurity, particularly in automated decision-making frameworks.He is particularly interested in the following topics:Conceptual and legal aspects of privacy law in relation to ubiquitous collections of sensorised dataPrivacy and cybersecurity implications of smart home technologies and infrastructuresInformation privacy implications of automated forms of regulation (e.g. RegTech)Regulatory models of data portability

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Law
Research centre(s)
Centre for Data Science

Women and climate change

In 2017, a Gender Action Plan was adopted by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The plan has two main goals:To enhance the participation of women within international climate negotiationsTo respect, promote, and ensure consideration of gender equality and the empowerment of women in the implementation of the Convention and the Paris Agreement.This plan creates obligations for national governments to get women involved in making climate science and policy and to get women involved in implementing climate policy.Rowena …

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Law
Research centre(s)

Regulation of waste

The next looming environmental crisis is the waste crisis. Regulation is desperately needed to encourage a shift towards a circular economy - defined as a system-wide innovation that aims to redefine products and services to design waste out, while minimising negative impacts (Ellen Macarthur Foundation).Rowena is interested in supervising empirical research projects looking at the following topics:Waste reduction strategies of Australian governmentsRegulation needed for a circular economyInternational trade of waste and associated agreementsSustainable fashionFood wastePlastic reductionE-waste

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Law
Research centre(s)

Legal education

Associate Professor Judith McNamara is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the topic of legal education. She is particularly interested in areas such as Compassion in legal education, Experiential learning, and Community lawyering, pro bono and community legal education.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Law
Research centre(s)

Narrative politics, policy and political activism

Dr Erin O'Brien is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the topics of activism and campaigning, political decision making, or narrative politics and policy.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Justice
Research centre(s)
Centre for Justice

International human rights law (environment and climate change)

Dr Bridget Lewis is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the topics of environmental justice and human rights protections in energy and natural resource policies, climate change mitigation and adaption, or international human rights law (environment and climate change).

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Law
Research centre(s)

Sexuality, gender, criminal justice and queer criminology

Associate Professor Matthew Ball is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the topics of applied research exploring the experiences of LGBTI/queer communities in criminal justice contexts (victimisation, policing, punishment) and theoretical research - seeking projects that push the conceptual boundaries of, and seek to 'queer' the discipline.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Justice
Research centre(s)
Centre for Justice

Youth justice

Associate Professor Kelly Richards is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the topics of youth justice and sexual offending.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Justice
Research centre(s)
Centre for Justice

Homicide and forensic criminology

Dr Claire Ferguson is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the topics of homicide investigations, forensic criminology, offender behaviour at crime scenes, offender decision making, sexual abuse allegations or domestic homicide.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Justice
Research centre(s)
Centre for Justice

Responsibility to Protect

Senior Lecturer Andrew Garwood-Gowers is interested in talking to students who wish to undertake research on the topics of public international law, use of military force and the responsibility to protect.

Study level
PhD, Master of Philosophy
Faculty
Faculty of Law
School
School of Law
Research centre(s)

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