Between 2002 and 2010 Voice Project worked from the Macquarie Campus. When the company grew too large for Peter’s office they moved into an on-campus incubator.
The “Genes for Treatment” study is an international multi-site collaboration involving 15 institutions from Australia, UK, Europe and the US including Macquarie University.
Dr Ross Mackenzie’s work focuses on how the tobacco industry has responded to trade liberalisation to expand its operations in low and middle-income countries as well as its ability to influence domestic and global health governance.
Associate Professor Kay Bussey provides enabling research mentoring in a way that flows through the entire research ecosystem. From recently appointed postdoctoral researchers, to higher degree research candidates, through to final year undergraduate students – Associate Professor Bussey doesn’t leave anyone out.
In April 2013 Professor Jennie Hudson initiated a six-week team based writing challenge within the Centre for Emotional Health. The challenge was based on the fact that academics are more productive when they devote regular time to writing, rather than waiting for chunks of free time to materialise.
There are no current pharmacotherapies that have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration or the Therapeutic Goods Administration for methamphetamine dependence. Oxytocin is one possible treatment.
Over half of the Australian population will experience sexual difficulties, low mood, and anxiety at clinically significant levels, and often at the same time. When sexual dysfunctions occur at the same time as anxiety or depression they have a profoundly negative impact on quality of life.
Psychological therapeutic techniques for older adults are a neglected area of research. The number of people aged 65 and older is estimated to increase from 500 million in 2010 to 1.5 billion in 2050.
Ms Hannah Rapaport is conducting her honours research using an ultrasound technique that is sensitive to the metabolic demands of cognitive processes. Functional Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound assesses the sound of blood-flow to the brain.
One in 5 Australians will experience chronic pain in their life and approximately 1 in 10 Australians will experience a level of pain that leads to significant levels of anxiety, depression and disability. Unfortunately, research indicates Australians with chronic pain are missing out on specialist assessment and treatment.