One of the many advantages of completing your HDR at UQ is knowing that you will be supported every step of the way. UQ Medicine has a milestone process tailored to the specific skills and attributes required in your field of research.

Harnessing host-microbe interaction to modulate immune response in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

3 August 2020 1:30pm3:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Miss Rabina Giri
Venue: TRI 7092
Org: MRIU

Modelling Global Treatment Coverage for Mental Disorders

3 August 2020 3:00pm5:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Ms. Kara Jaeschke
Venue: SPH Boardroom 210
Org: SPH

Nursing experiences of antimicrobial prescribing and stewardship in the intensive care unit

5 August 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mayne Medical Building Room 319A in Herston
Venue: Zoom
Org: SPH

Measurement of quality of life and quality of care in residential aged care facilities to inform economic analyses

6 August 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dao Nguyen Tran (Alice)
Venue: Boardroom, Level 6, UQ Oral Health Centre, 288 Herston Road, Herston
Org: CHRS

Sleep and the Circadian System in Parkinson's Disease Onset and Progression

6 August 2020 1:00pm2:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mr, Nicholas Garner
Venue: Zoom- Please email nicholas.garner@uq.net.au for a link
Org: SBMS

Deciphering the Influence of Macrophages on Endothelial Progenitors

7 August 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Ms. Seen Ling Sim
Venue: TRI and Zoom
Org: UQDI

Tailoring and trialling a mHealth intervention for the management of hypertension in an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.

12 August 2020 10:00am11:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mr Andrew Goodman
Venue: Via WebEx.
Org: SPH

Elucidating the factors that regulate the migration of living and artificial mesenchymal stem/stromal cells to the liver

12 August 2020 11:15am1:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Miss Anastasia Brooks
Venue: Brisbane TRI, Level 7, Room 7093; Zoom meetings will be provided by anastasia.brooks@uq.net.au
Org: UQDI

Elucidating the factors that regulate the migration of living and artificial mesenchymal stem/stromal cells to the liver

13 August 2020 11:15am1:15pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Miss Anastasia Brooks
Venue: Brisbane TRI, Level 7, Room 7093; Zoom meetings will be provided by anastasia.brooks@uq.net.au
Org: UQDI

Using Systems Dynamics methods to solve wicked health problems: Solomon Islands case study

19 August 2020 3:00pm4:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Ms Claire Brereton
Venue: Room 601/602 and Zoom https://uqz.zoom.us/j/96109326521
Org: CHSR

Infectious complications following kidney transplantation

21 August 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dr Samuel Chan
Venue: JB Petrie Room, Level 2, ARTS Building 31, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, QLD, 4102
Org: PAHC

Forgotten Fathers

27 August 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Alka Kothari
Venue: RBWH, Herston
Org: RBWH

The development and implementation of a physical activity intervention for patients with severe mental illness in a forensic setting

28 August 2020 8:30am10:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Katherine Moss
Venue: Zoom link; katherine.moss@uqconnect.edu.au
Org: SPH

Osteal macrophages as therapeutic targets for fracture repair

28 October 2020 4:00pm5:30pm
Thesis Review Milestone
Candidate: Lena Batoon
Venue: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/2692999070
Org: RBWH

Effectiveness of a Hydrogel Dressing as an Analgesic Adjunct to First Aid for the Treatment of Acute Paediatric Burn Injuries

31 July 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Ms Maleea Holbert
Venue: Level 5, Room 003, Centre for Children's Health Research, South Brisbane
Org: CHRC

Milestone Seminars

31 July 2020 12:00pm2:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: George Tay
Venue: Zoom
Org: CHRC

Enhancing access to quality care: the case of nurse navigation

31 July 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Ms Clare Hannan-Jones
Venue: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/98687825634
Org: SPH

The role of the skin microbiota in cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma

31 July 2020 9:00am10:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Annika Krueger
Venue: 7092
Org: UQDI

Behaviour Change in Children after General Anaesthesia

30 July 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Paul Lee-Archer
Venue: Centre for Children’s Health Research, South Brisbane. Room TBA.
Org: CHRC

The contribution of asthma to stillbirth and adverse pregnancy outcomes in an Australian population

30 July 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Jui Das
Venue: Zoom (https://uqz.zoom.us/j/92874620117)
Org: MRIU

Unique T cell receptors in autoimmune disease: biomarkers and therapeutic targets

29 July 2020 1:00pm2:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Pascale Wehr
Venue: TRI, Room 7093
Org: UQDI

Investigating the Underlying Mechanisms of Diabetes-Induced Susceptibility to Tuberculosis

29 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dr. Minh Dao Ngo
Venue: Translational Research Institute
Org: MRI-UQ

The clinical utility of measuring sarcopenia and frailty in the nutrition assessment of potential liver transplant recipients.

29 July 2020 8:30am10:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mrs Heidi Johnston
Venue: Seminar Room 2004, Translational Research Institute, Woollongabba 4102
Org: PAHC

Human papillomavirus associated oropharyngeal cancer: a novel salivary modality for monitoring disease response and surveillance

27 July 2020 12:30pm2:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Zhen Yu Liu
Venue: https://qut.zoom.us/j/99481190073
Org: RBWH

Technology Assisted Psychotherapy via Telehealth Videoconferencing for Anxiety in Persons with Cognitive Impairment

24 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Gabriela Pacas Fronza
Venue: 502, UQCCR, Herston
Org: UQCCR

Exploratory Analysis of the Response to AMR in Two Divisional Hospitals in Fiji

23 July 2020 1:00pm2:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: James Harris
Venue: Conference Room, School of Public Health, Herston
Org: RBWH

Assessing the association between the use of chronic disease medications and the risk of ovarian cancer

23 July 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Karen Tuesley
Venue: TBC
Org: SPH

WNT expression as a signature of immune modality

23 July 2020 9:30am10:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Rhiannon Bolton
Venue: Small seminar room 2004, r.bolton@uq.edu.au
Org: UQDI

SELFIE LPR: Systematic evaluation of laryngopharyngeal focused investigations and examinations for the diagnosis of LPR

23 July 2020 7:30am9:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Nathan Quigley
Venue: Zoom
Org: RBWH

Validating Candidate ALS genes in Drosophila

21 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Miss Amber Kewin
Venue: Room 412 (FAF), Ottohirschfeld, Building 81, St Lucia

Org: SBMS

The burden of Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in Africa

20 July 2020 4:00pm5:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Semira Hailu
Venue: Level 3/Board Room/Aubigny place
Org: MRIU

Gene variants in Angelman syndrome and related disorders: relationship to phenotype and neuronal function

17 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Mark Williams
Venue: Zoom. Contact mgwill@live.com.au for details
Org: CHRC

Quality and Safe Use of Clozapine

17 July 2020 9:30am22 July 2020 11:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mr. Timothy Tanzer
Venue: Zoom
Org: PAHC

Defining patterns of inflammatory marker expression associated with suspicious skin rashes

16 July 2020 3:00pm4:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Mr Timothy Liu
Venue: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/95813666595
Org: UQDI

Extracellular matrix control of adult hippocampal neural precursor cell activity by hyaluronic acid.

15 July 2020 2:30pm4:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Mr Saurabh Bandhavkar
Venue: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/93434357217
Org: MRIU

Prescription opioids dispensing: trends and risk of unintentional overdose

15 July 2020 10:15am11:00am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Mr. Adeleke Adewumi
Venue: Zoom
Org: SPH

Milestone Seminars

14 July 2020 2:30pm3:30pm

A long look at global and locus-specific regulation of LINE-1 retrotransposons in cancer

14 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Nathan Smits
Venue: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/98283636925?pwd=TU9FcWlRQ29nWDVpUjFtYjF1MlZwQT09
Org: MRI-UQ

A long look at global and locus-specific regulation of LINE-1 retrotransposons in cancer

14 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Nathan Smits
Venue: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/98283636925?pwd=TU9FcWlRQ29nWDVpUjFtYjF1MlZwQT09
Org: MRI-UQ

By their own young hand: Self-harm and suicide attempts in young people with psychotic experiences

13 July 2020 8:30am10:00am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Ms Emily Hielscher
Venue: Zoom
Org: QIMRB

Using proteomics to understand the mechanisms of asthma exacerbations and how macrolides can reduce exacerbations.

10 July 2020 1:00pm2:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Miss Lisa Jurak
Venue: TRI, rm 2003
Org: UQDI

Microneedling and Ablative Fractional CO2 Laser for the Treatment of Hypertrophic Burns Scars in Children

10 July 2020 9:00am10:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mr Brandon Meikle
Venue: CCHR Level 5 Seminar Room 003
Org: CHRC

Statistical modelling of the spatial patterns and body site distributions of naevi in the adult general population in Queensland

8 July 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dilki Jayasinghe
Venue: Room 3000, Translational Research Institute, 31, Kent Street, Woolloongabba
Org: CHSR

Critical Ethnography of Methamphetamine Recovery: Thesis Review

7 July 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Mr Samuel Brookfield
Venue: Zoom
Org: SPH

Military deployment health: insights from the words of Australian Defence Force personnel

7 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Ms Catherine Runge
Venue: 210, Public Health Building/Zoom
Org: SPH

Modelling approaches to predict human skin absorption of drugs and other chemicals

7 July 2020 9:30am11:00am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Prof. Michael S Roberts
Venue: 7094 TRI Level-7, Brisbane, QLD. Zoom link: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/98508461167
Org: UQDI

The Drivers of Brucellosis Transmission in Jordan: A System Dynamics Approach

6 July 2020 10:00am11:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Haitham Taha
Venue: 418 Public Health Building, Herston
Org: SPH

The elimination of trachoma in Queensland

3 July 2020 2:00pm3:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Kathleen Lynch
Venue: Zoom
Org: CHRC

OXA-48 and NDM producing K. pneumonia Infections: Trick to Treat

1 July 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Burcu Isler
Venue: UQ Centre for Clinical Research The University of Queensland Level 8, Building 71/918, Room 802, Level 8, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital, Herston QLD 4029, Australia
Org: UQCCR

The Spatiotemporal Epidemiology of Trauma in Queensland

30 June 2020 8:00am9:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Adam Mahoney
Venue: Teleconference (Microsoft Teams or similar)
Org: RBWH

Wearing masks to reduce exposure to traffic-related air pollution and improve respiratory health in children

29 June 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Hong Le
Venue: Zoom
Org: CHRC

The role of NFIX in regulating gliogenesis within the developing and injured spinal cord

26 June 2020 1:00pm2:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Ms Elise Matuzelski
Venue: Zoom
Org: RBWH

Analysing the role of candidate neurological disease genes at synapses in Drosophila

26 June 2020 10:00am11:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Miss Sarah Kerwin
Venue: Rm412, #81 Otto Hirschfield, St Lucia
Org: SBMS

Targeting receptor activator of NF-kB pathways in combination immunotherapy

26 June 2020 8:15am9:45am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Elizabeth Ahern
Venue: Seminar room 2, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Herston, QLD
Org: QIMRB

Investigating the Role of Insulin-Growth Hormone (GH) Balance in Obesity

25 June 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Mr Zhengxiang Huang
Venue: Room 409A, Building 64, St Lucia
Org: SBMS

Compassion Focused Group Therapy for Adult Female Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

24 June 2020 4:00pm5:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Ms Lisa McLean
Venue: Zoom
Org: RBWH

Health status of Queensland adolescents with intellectual disability

24 June 2020 9:00am11:00am
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Mr. Tran Tuan Anh LE
Venue: Board room, level 3, Aubigny Place, Mater Hospital
Org: MRIU

Clinical trial of nicotine vaporisers for smoking cessation among priority populations living with co-morbidities

22 June 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Miss Noor Al-Hashemy
Venue: Zoom
Org: SPH

Milestone Seminars

12 June 2020 9:15am10:15am

Milestone Seminars

11 June 2020 2:15pm3:15pm

Regulation of carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in vivo by macrophages.

9 June 2020 2:00pm3:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Jesse Masson
Venue: Zoom
Org: MRIU

Multi-modal evaluation of autoimmune encephalitis: from antibody binding to brain network dysfunction

5 June 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dr Andrew Swayne
Venue: Level 7 Meeting Room, Translational Research Institute
Org: PAHC

Improving the approach to stillbirth investigation in Australia

3 June 2020 10:30am12:30pm
Confimation of Candidature
Candidate: Tania Marsden
Venue: Zoom/Board room L3 Aubigny Place Mater Health Services
Org: MRIU

Analysis of the Distribution and Implications of Gipie (HkRP3) Expression in Hormone-Receptor Positive Breast Cancer

2 June 2020 4:00pm5:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Emma-Anne Karlsen
Venue: Zoom
Org: UQDI

Reaching Queensland mothers during the perinatal period in a digital age

1 June 2020 9:00am11:30am
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Sheridan Guyatt
Venue: Boardroom, Whitty Building
Org: MRIU

Understanding the role of exosomes in cancer progression

29 May 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Chintan Bhavsar
Venue: TBA
Org: SBMS

Assessing effects of antibiotics on gut microbiome - preliminary findings

25 May 2020 3:00pm4:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dr Sanmarie' Schlebusch
Venue: Zoom/Teams
Org: CCR

Analysis of markers of progression and recurrence in Breast Cancer

21 May 2020 6:00pm8:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Caroline Cooper
Venue: Zoom
Org: UQDI

The effectiveness of mHealth aftercare app for chronic alcohol and substance abuse

20 May 2020 2:00pm4:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Melinda Symon
Venue: Zoom
Org: RBWH

Nutrition supplementation and gut health in chronic kidney disease

20 May 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Catherine McFarlane
Venue: Zoom
Org: CHSR

Optimising prescribing in older people with dementia

19 May 2020 3:00pm4:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Leila Shafiee Hanjani
Venue: Zoom
Org: CHSR

Evaluating the connectedness and confidence of Indigenous Australian suicide gatekeepers trained in suicide prevention

18 May 2020 2:30pm4:45pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Richard Henshaw
Venue: ZOOM
Org: RURL

Investigating the role of Neurofibromatosis 1 and the WNT/β-catenin pathway in Metaplastic Breast Cancer

14 May 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Emarene Kalaw
Venue: Zoom
Org: CCR

Infection control in small animal veterinary practices

8 May 2020 10:00am11:45am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Angela Willemsen
Venue: 321, School of Public Health
Org: SPH

Immune profiling salivary gland carcinoma

6 May 2020 2:00pm4:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr James Nightingale
Venue: Zoom
Org: UQDI

An investigation into the factors influencing glucose control in cystic fibrosis.

1 May 2020 1:00pm2:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Rebecca Keating
Venue: Mater Research, Aubigny Place
Org: MRCU

Educating General Practitioners in Working with Autistic Adults

1 May 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Pia Bradshaw
Venue: Zoom
Org: MRIU

Predicting outcomes in patients with kidney disease using novel machine learning models

30 April 2020 2:00pm4:15pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr. Marina Wainstein
Venue: Zoom
Org: RBWH

Cripto: control of male germ cell pluripotency during development

30 April 2020 2:00pm3:45pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Guillaume Burnet
Venue: Functional Anatomy Facility Room , Otto Hirschfeld (81-412)
Org: SBMS

The Effect of Technology, Models of Care and Healthcare Organisation on Risk and Outcomes in Cardiac Intensive Care Patients

30 April 2020 10:30am12:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Daniel Mullany
Venue: UQ Tutorial Room 2 at TPCH
Org: PCHN

The role of epigenetic modifiers in Melanoma.

27 April 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Gregory Kelly
Venue: Zoom
Org: QIMR

Infant siblings at increased likelihood of autism: developmental trajectories and RCT of a very early intervention for alteration of developmental outcomes

23 April 2020 9:00am11:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Andrea McGlade
Venue: Rm 401-402, Children's Health Research Centre, 62 Graham St, South Brisbane 4101
Org: CHRC

Infant siblings at increased likelihood of autism: developmental trajectories and RCT of a very early intervention for alteration of developmental outcomes

23 April 2020 9:00am11:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Andrea McGlade
Venue: Rm 401-402, Children's Health Research Centre, 62 Graham St, South Brisbane 41010
Org:CHRC

Breastfeeding in Women With Type 2 Diabetes: Rate, Secretory Activation and Factors Affecting Sucess

22 April 2020 3:00pm5:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dr Fiona Britten
Venue: TBA
Org: CCR

Deconstructing health workers curriculum in Papua New Guinea through stories within the Pasin conceptual framework

21 April 2020 1:00pm3:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Irene Semos
Venue: Zoom
Org: RBWH

Dietary Patterns and Cardiometabolic Outcomes among Young Adults in Australian : A Longitudinal Study

21 April 2020 10:00am11:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Tolassa Wakayo Ushula
Venue: Zoom
Org: SPH

Comparison of epidemiological models for predicting Ross River virus disease in Queensland, Australia

20 April 2020 2:30pm4:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Wei Qian
Venue: Level 3 Boardroom, Aubigny Place, South Brisbane
Org: MRIU

eConsults between GPs and adult medicine physicians

17 April 2020 3:30pm5:15pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Joel Petre
Venue: Zoom
Org: PCCU

The Biology of Vascular Injury Associated with Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices

17 April 2020 3:00pm5:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Andrew Haymet
Venue: Zoom
Org: PCHN

Aspects of posterior segment therapeutic targeting in retinal diseases

16 April 2020 9:00am11:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Slawomir Andrzejewski
Venue: Zoom
Org: GRNS

Asymmetric Division in Mammalian Oocytes

14 April 2020 2:00pm4:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Jessica Greaney
Venue: 502, UQCCR, Herston
Org: CCR

Genetic engineering of tumour-infiltrating monocytes to inhibit metastatic breast cancer

9 April 2020 1:30pm3:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Moustafa Sherif
Venue: Zoom
Org: UQDI

Venom peptide modulators of acid-sensing ion channels – a putative drug target for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders and stroke

8 April 2020 11:00am1:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Elena-Laura Budusan
Venue: Zoom
Org: SBMS

3D printing to augment post-traumatic orbital reconstruction

3 April 2020 3:00pm4 April 2020 4:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Alexander, Murray-Douglass
Venue: Room NHB 8041, Level 8, Ned Hanlon Building, RBWH

Targeting mutations in Keratinocyte cancers: a chronic field disease

3 April 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Ho Yi Wong
Venue: TRI
Org: UQDI

Role of nucleic acid binding proteins in oocyte development and female fertility

2 April 2020 2:00pm3:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Goutham Narayanan Subramanian
Venue: Room no 502, UQCCR, Herston campus
Org: CCR

Understanding the dynamics of non-occupational Australian bat lyssavirus exposures in Queensland

1 April 2020 10:30am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Eryn Wright
Venue: Room 321, SPH building, Herston
Org: SPH

The in vivo roles of Sirtuin 1 and 3 in age- and obesity-related decline in female fertility

31 March 2020 9:00am10:00am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Juvita Iljas
Venue: Room 68-306, Chemistry Building 68, St. Lucia
Org: CCR

Estimating population-based need for mental health services

30 March 2020 11:00am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Imogen Page
Venue: SPH Boardroom
Org: SPH

Design and Development of Topical Semisolid Delivery System based on Product Critical Quality Attributes

30 March 2020 10:30am12:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Maryam Dabbaghi
Venue: Room 7092, level 7, Translational Research Institute, PA hospital
Org: UQDI

Identification of clinically useful plasma miRNA as non-invasive biomarkers for early staged Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinoma (NSCLC)

26 March 2020 6:00pm7:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Chin Fung Kelvin Kan
Venue: Ochsner Academic Center Classroom 3
Org: UQDI

Management of Therapeutic Anticoagulation in a Digital Hospital Environment

26 March 2020 2:00pm4:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Jodie Austin
Venue: Seminar room 2003, TRI Building, PAH campus
Org: CHSR

Equities in essential health services in Nepal: Unraveling determinants and drivers

26 March 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Resham Bahadur Khatri
Venue: Zoom meting ID: 473942536
Org: SPH

Recognition of the work and understanding concepts of “health” and “health care” of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers in urban South East Queensland

25 March 2020 3:00pm4:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Janet Stajic
Venue: UQ Poche Centre for Indigenous Health, 31 Upland Road, St Lucia
Org: PCCU

The obstetric and perinatal burden associated with preterm birth

23 March 2020 7:30am9:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Grace Boyd
Venue: Board Room, Whitty Building, Mater Hospital
Org: MRIU

An assessment of T-Cell response to myeloperoxidase peptides in persons with MPO-ANCA Associated Vasculitis: A story of death and proliferation

19 March 2020 10:30am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Matthew Terrill
Venue: 6000, TRI
Org: UQDI

Neuromechanical Determinants of Muscle Shape Change and Gearing

19 March 2020 8:00am10:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Nicole Yvette Kelp
Venue: 132, Sir Llew Edwards 14, St Lucia Campus
Org: SBMS

Maternal Dietary Patterns before Pregnancy and Its Effects on Birth Outcomes, Child Health, and Well-being

18 March 2020 3:00pm5:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dereje Gete
Venue: Public Health Building, Boardroom
Org: SPH

Investigating the immunopharmacology of the complement C5a receptors, C5aR1 and C5aR2

17 March 2020 12:30pm2:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Xaria Li
Venue: Executive Board Room, 65-307
Org: SBMS

Combined stem cell therapy and hypothermia for hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy

16 March 2020 10:30am12:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Elliot Teo
Venue: 402, UQCCR, Herston
Org: CCR

State-of-the-art imaging and genetic testing for phaeochromocytomas and paragangliomas: the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital Experience

13 March 2020 8:30am10:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Simon Ryder
Venue: Room 906, Level 9, Health Sciences Building, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Herston
Org: RBWH

Proteomics of HPV+ve oropharyngeal cancer: Predicting who won't respond

10 March 2020 11:30am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Christopher Jackson
Venue: Ward 1D Conference Room, Princess Alexandra Hospital
Org: PAHC

Design, Development and Testing of Technology Assisted Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Treat Anxiety in Parkinson’s Disease

28 February 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Karthick Thangavelu
Venue: Room 502, Level 5, Bldg 71/918, UQCCR, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Campus, Herston
Org: CCR

Arts on Our Mind: the effectiveness of creative activities in promoting mental wellbeing and reducing psychopathological symptoms in children of families with a mental illness

27 February 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Adam Ka-Ho Lo
Venue: Conference Room, K Floor, Mental Health Centre, Royal Brisbane Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
Org: RBWH

Assessment of the impact of centralisation of major upper gastro-intestinal surgery, for cancer, in Queensland

26 February 2020 9:30am10:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Aaditya Narendra
Venue: Cancer Council Queensland
Org: PAHC

Reducing the risk of intrapartum fetal compromise with sildenafil citrate

25 February 2020 7:30am9:00am
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dr Jessica Turner
Venue: Board Room, Whitty Building, Mater Campus
Org: MRIU

Chinese Australian clinician navigations of the health system: intersections of culture, identity and cross cultural communication

19 February 2020 2:30pm4:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Cai Fong
Venue: Room 4311, Oral Health Building (0883), Herston
Org: STLU

Effect of Arylamine N-acetyltransferase 1 on Breast Cancer Sensitivity to Chemotherapeutics

19 February 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Courtney McAleese
Venue: Executive Boardroom 65-307, St Lucia
Org: SBMS

Understanding meiosis initiation in mammalian germ cells

18 February 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Ka Man Fiona Cheung
Venue: Rm 307, Skerman Building (65), St Lucia
Org: SBMS

SCF-UBIQUITIN LIGASE DEPENDENT REGULATION OF BNIP3 AND NIX MITOPHAGY RECEPTORS

14 February 2020 10:00am11:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Giang T Nguyen DIen
Venue: 409A, MacGregor building (64), St Lucia
Org: SBMS

Improving the quality of clinical information included in electronic medical imaging requests in Australia

12 February 2020 3:00pm4:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Chelsea Castillo
Venue: Telepresence room, PA Telehealth Centre
Org: CHSR

Investigating the maladaptive immune response to traumatic spinal cord injury

12 February 2020 2:30pm4:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Trisha Jogia
Venue: Ortho Conference Room (1.2A.1) at the Princess Alexandra Hospital
Org: SBMS

Preventing dysfunction caused by prenatal alcohol exposure

12 February 2020 2:30pm4:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Sophia Young
Venue: Level 5 Seminar room, Centre for Children's Health Research
Org: CHRC

The Role of Arylamine N-Acetyltransferase 1 in Mitochondrial Function in Health and Disease

11 February 2020 10:00am11:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Choudhury Choudhury
Venue: FAF (81-412), UQ, St Lucia
Org: SBMS

The role of non-clinical services in promoting functional recovery from depression in young adults in Australia

10 February 2020 1:30pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Kate Gossip
Venue: SPH boardroom, Herston
Org: SPH

Studying the pathophysiology of early P. falciparum and P. vivax infection using the IBSM model

7 February 2020 4:00pm5:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr John Woodford
Venue: Student Seminar Series, Central Building Auditorium, QIMR-Berghofer, Herston
Org: QIMR

Osseointegrated implants in head and neck cancer patients

7 February 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Darius, Khadembaschi
Venue: RBWH Meeting Room, NHB, 8041
Org: RBWH

Computerized Methods for De-Commingling Mixed Human Skeletal Assemblages: New Automated Approaches using Centroid Banding

7 February 2020 9:00am10:00am
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Jeffrey Lynch
Venue: Executive meeting room, Skerman building 65, St Lucia
Org: SBMS

Prevalence and incidence of diseases, and other health states in adolescents with intellectual disability

7 February 2020 8:30am8 February 2020 10:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mr. Tran Tuan Anh Le
Venue: Board room, level 3, Aubigny Place, Mater Hospital
Org: MRIU

The impact of hypothyroidism during pregnancy on maternal and fetal outcomes

5 February 2020 2:00pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Nykola Kent
Venue: N202, Hawken Engineering Building (50), UQ St Lucia
Org: SBMS

A combinational approach to improve tolerance induction

4 February 2020 2:00pm4:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Md Anayet Hasan
Venue: TRI Room 2004
Org: UQDI

Characterizing the Function and Regulation of cGAS During Mitosis

4 February 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Jihyeon Kim
Venue: 2004, TRI
Org: UQDI

Behavioural and psychological symptoms within Residential Aged Care: current Australian statistics and development of a new management approach

4 February 2020 10:30am12:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Rachel Brimelow
Venue: Meeting Room, Level 5, UQCCR
Org: CCR

Cutaneous Malignancy Extending to the Temporal Bone

31 January 2020 5:30pm6:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Michael Schachtel
Venue: Princess Alexandra Hospital - room TBD
Org: PAHC

Improving the understanding and management of perineural tumour spread via the orbit

31 January 2020 4:00pm5:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Lachlan Crawford
Venue: Ward 1D Conference Room, Level 1, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba
Org: PAHC

The Significance of different sub phenotypes in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome for effective treatment

31 January 2020 3:00pm4:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr. Karin Wildi
Venue: Conference Room, St. Andrews War Memorial Hospital
Org: PCHN

The difference in coagulation disturbances of the acute respiratory distress syndrome subphenotypes

31 January 2020 3:00pm5:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Samantha Livingstone
Venue: St Andrews War Memorial Hospital - Conference Room
Org: PCHN

Exploring the SR-mitochondrial link in skeletal muscle across a spectrum of RYR1 Ca2+ leak

31 January 2020 3:00pm4:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Crystal Seng
Venue: Otto Hirschfeld Building, Rm 412 (Functional Anatomy Facility)

miRCaT: microRNA in Cardiac Transplantation

31 January 2020 2:00pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Hollier O'Neill
Venue: Training Centre 1, St. Andrews War Memorial Hospital, Spring Hill

Strategies to Improve the Use of Antimicrobials in Hospitalized Indonesian Patients

31 January 2020 2:00pm4:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Eko Setiawan
Venue: UQCCR Level 8
Org: CCR

Methanogenic archaea and their role gastrointestinal health and disease

31 January 2020 1:00pm3:00pm
Mid-candidature Review
Candidate: James Volmer
Venue: Room 7095, Translational Research Institute
Org: UQDI

Co-design and evaluation of the effectiveness of a personalised digital health intervention in improving self-efficacy for women diagnosed with gestational diabetes.

30 January 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Uthara Nair
Venue: Princess Alexandria Hospital Telehealth Centre

The differential expression of proteins and miRNA in NSCLC-derived exosomes

29 January 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Kekoolani Visan
Venue: Central Building, Level 10 Meeting Room, QIMR Berghofer
Org: QIMR

Mechanisms of p75 and Trk Neurotrophin Receptor Signalling

29 January 2020 10:00am11:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Jacinta Conroy
Venue: Lvl 4 meeting room, MacGregor (64)
Org: SBMS

Negative pressure wound therapy in the acute management of paediatric burn injuries

28 January 2020 10:00am12:00pm
Mid-candidature Review
Candidate: Cody Frear
Venue: Level 5 Seminar Room, Centre for Children’s Health Research

Enhanced topical delivery of compounds targeting early stage human melanoma

24 January 2020 12:00pm2:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Farzaneh Forouz
Venue: TRI (TBA)

ECMO and MSCs thesis review

23 January 2020 11:00am1:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Jonathan Millar
Venue: Boardroom, Lvl 3 Clinical Sciences Building, TPCH

The utility of a synbiotic and adjunct hypnotherapy in children with Autism and comorbid gastrointestinal disorders

22 January 2020 11:00am1:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Leanne Mitchell
Venue: CCHR, seminar room 501
Org: CHRC

The role of Endovascular Progenitors in Melanoma Progression

22 January 2020 10:00am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: James Dight
Venue: 6000, TRI
Org: UQDI

Testing potential therapeutic agents for MS : Is EAE the best animal model for testing of potential therapeutic agents in MS?

17 January 2020 2:00pm4:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Aakanksha Dixit
Venue: Room 402, UQCCR, Herston
Org: CCR

Regulation of Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Initiation and Progression by Exosomal Proteins and miRNAs

14 January 2020 2:00pm4:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Shayna Sharma
Venue: UQCCR
Org: CCR

Impact of severe maternal morbidity on adverse perinatal outcomes

24 December 2019 1:30pm1:45pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Tesfaye Mengistu
Venue: Whitty Building, Ground Floor, Board Room
Org: MRIU

Characterisation of Fetal, Neonatal and Childhood cardiac function in fetuses

24 December 2019 8:30am10:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Alison Lee-Tannock
Venue: Whitty Building Board Room, Mater Hospital
ORG: MRIU

Progress Towards Universal Health Coverage in the United States of America

20 December 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Richard Minh Trung Lu
Venue: 0887-210 - Public Health Building, Boardroom, Herston, QLD
Org: SPH

Pathogenic mechanisms in COPD and lung cancer

18 December 2019 12:00pm2:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Hannah O'Farrell
Venue: Room 2, UQ Northside Clinical School, The Prince Charles Hospital
Org: PCHN

The Role of the cGAS Pathway in Determining Cell Fate Following Disruption of Mitosis

18 December 2019 9:00am11:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Enaam Alghamdi
Venue: 2003, TRI
Org: UQDI

Reproductive ageing and cardiovascular disease

16 December 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dongshan Zhu
Venue: Room 418, 887 Building, SPH

Understanding how phosphorylation and redox modifications regulate cardiac ryanodine receptor-type 2 activity to produce an arrhythmogenic phenotype in advanced heart failure.

16 December 2019 2:00pm4:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate:Dr Alexander Marcus Dashwood
Venue: Prince Charles Hospital UQ seminar room 2
Org: PCHN

Systems genomics of autism spectrum disorder

13 December 2019 12:00pm2:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Chloe Yap
Venue: 2004, TRI

Psychotropic medication use in people with intellectual disability in Australia

13 December 2019 8:30am10:30am
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Menghuan Song
Venue: Presentation Room, Level 3, Mater Research Institute
Org: MRIU

Treating Chronic Kidney Disease using Plant extract of Bush Pumpkin

12 December 2019 10:30am12:00pm
Mid-candidature Review
Candidate: Muhammad Ali Khan
Venue: UQ Health Science Building, Herston

The psychosocial and behavioural impact of genetic testing for familial melanoma

12 December 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Clare Primiero
Venue: Room 3000, TRI
Org: UQDI

Kidneys on Fire: Targeting identifying the role of proximal tubule cell mitochondrial dysfunction in inflammasome activation in human chronic kidney disease (CKD)

11 December 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Kurt Giuliani
Venue: Level 6, Bancroft Auditorium, QIMR

Registrar initiation of oversight, support and advice from their supervisors in general practice training

10 December 2019 2:00pm4:00pm
Mid-candidature Review
Candidature: Dr Nancy Sturman
Venue: Room 836, Health Sciences Building, RBWH, Herston 4029

Exploring resistance of renal cell carcinoma (RCC) to targeted therapy

10 December 2019 1:00pm3:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Hossam Kamli
Venue: 5000, TRI
Org: SBMS

Theranostics: Molecular Imaging and Radionuclide Therapy for Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

10 December 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Mid-candidature Review
Candidate: Dr Tahleesa Cuda
Venue: Room 906, Level 9, UQ Health Sciences Building, RBWH Campus
Org: MRIU

The airway epithelium: oxidative stress and cellular senescence

10 December 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Mid-candidature Review
Candidate: Ayaho Yamamoto
Venue: Seminar room, level 5, CCHR
Org: CHRC

Anti-viral immune responses to Rhinovirus

9 December 2019 3:00pm5:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Sai Praneeth, Narla
Venue: 5000, TRI
Org: UQDI

Role of pseudogenes in human biology and cancer

6 December 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Robin-Lee Troskie
Venue: Room 2004, TRI
Org: MRIU

Milestone Seminars

3 December 2019 3:45pm4:45pm

Elucidating the genetic and environmental aetiology of chronic pain

3 December 2019 11:30am1:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mischa Lundberg
Venue: Room 4078, TRI
Org: UQDI

Hypnosis for Procedural Pain and State Anxiety in Paediatric Burns Patients

29 November 2019 9:00am11:30am
Mid-candidature Review
Candidate: Daly Geagea
Venue: Level 5, Seminar Room 5 - CCHR
Org: CHRC

The phenomenon of increasing rates of singleness in Indonesia: an exploratory examination of the reasons, coping approaches, and cultural impacts in the context of rapid modernisation

27 November 2019 1:30pm3:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Karel Karsten Himawan
Venue: Telepresence Room, Center for Online Health, Bldg. 1, G Floor, PA Hospital
Org: RBWH

Characterization of the Human Duodenal Microbiome in Health and Disease

22 November 2019 3:00pm5:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Ayesha Shah
Venue: TRI
Org: PAHC

Molecular mechanisms underlying neurodevelopmental disorders

18 November 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Sabrina Oishi
Venue: Small Meeting Room 65-313 (Skerman)
Org: SBMS

mHealth for Dementia Awareness and Support with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples

14 November 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Georgina Hobson
Venue: Telepresence Room, PAH Telehealth Centre, Woolloongabba
Org: CHSR

Nutrition-Sensitive Social Safety Net Programs: The impact of large-scale cash transfer programs on child and maternal nutrition status

14 November 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Hilary Floate
Venue: 418 SPH Building, Herston
Org: SPH

Brain is a target organ of chronic graft versus host disease

11 November 2019 12:00pm2:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Samreen Shaikh
Venue: Biomedical Sciences Room 409A, UQ St Lucia Campus
Org: SBMS

Role of microglia in traumatic brain injury

8 November 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Emily Willis
Venue: Level 7 Seminar Room, Queensland Brain Institute
Org: SBMS

NiCHe: Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up of Children with Congenital Heart Disease

8 November 2019 8:30am10:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Gautam Dagur
Venue: CCHR
Org: MRIU

Modifiable lifestyle factors and their influence on bone health in young children with cerebral palsy

7 November 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Camilla Davenport
Venue: Level 5, Seminar Room, 62 Graham Street, Centre for Children’s Health Research, South Brisbane.
Org: CHRC

The effect of opioid analgesics on pituitary function

7 November 2019 10:30am12:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Andrea Lamprecht
Venue: Room 7094, TRI
Org: PAHC

Impact of residential greenspace on the mental health of Australian women

5 November 2019 2:15pm3:45pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Tafzila Akter Mouly
Venue: Room 210, School of Public Health
Org: SPH

Effects of long-term maternal air pollution exposure on children’s health and development

5 November 2019 1:00pm2:15pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Salma Mohamed Ahmed
Venue: School of Public Health, room 210
Org: SPH

Effect of Maternal Obesity and Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) on the Placental Exosome Trafficking During Gestation

5 November 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Nanthini Jayabalan
Venue: 702, UQCCR
Org: CCR

The influence of environmental exposures on incidence of respiratory infections

4 November 2019 11:00am5 November 2019 12:45pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Igor Popovic
Venue: Room 211, School of Public Health
Org: SPH

The Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Living with HIV in Banten Province Indonesia: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Methods

31 October 2019 10:00am11:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dyah Juliastuti
Venue: Room 0887-418, School of Public Health
Org: SPH

The CKD.QLD Cardiovascular and Renal Endpoints in Diabetic patients with CKD Treated in Specialist renal care settings (CKD-CREDiTS) study.

30 October 2019 2:00pm4:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dr. Ken-Soon Tan
Venue: Conference room, level 8, Centre for Chronic disease, Herston campus
Org: RBWH

Investigating the molecular mechanisms of macrophage polarization in Cystic Fibrosis

30 October 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Mohammed Monzur Morshed
Venue: Level 5 Seminar Room, CCHR
Org: CHRC

Environmental risk factors associated with age-standardised birthweight in Queensland, Australia

29 October 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Mrs Dwan Vilcins
Venue: L6 Seminar room, Child Health Research Centre, 62 Graham St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
Org: CHRC

Developing rapid diagnostics for antibiotic resistant bacteria

24 October 2019 3:30pm5:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mr. Abdulrahman Ayfan
Venue: Level 8, UQCCR
Org: UQCCR

Biomarkers of Early Diagnosis and Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease: Inflammation, Fibrosis and Oxidative Stress

24 October 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Evan Owens
Venue: UQ Health Sciences Seminar Room 921
Org: SBMS

Evaluating text message-delivered, extended contact interventions targeting healthy weight, diet and physical activity

23 October 2019 9:30am11:00am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Ms Jennifer Job
Venue: Room 210, Level 2 SPH, Herston
Org: SPH

The Roles of Tumour Self-Seeding in Progression, Chemoresistance, and Metastases of Liver Cancer

22 October 2019 10:00am11:30am
Candidate: Mr Haotian Yang
Venue: rm 7094 TRI
Org: MRIU

Optimising antimicrobial dosing in critically ill patients on ECMO

21 October 2019 10:30am12:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Ms Vesa Cheng
Venue: Room 802, UQCCR
Org: UQCCR

Targeting Epithelial Cell-derived IL-23p19 to Improve Intestinal Barrier Integrity in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

18 October 2019 9:00am10:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Miss Jackie Creagh
Venue: rm 7093 TRI
Org: MRIU

Sex differences in frailty: The male-female health-survival paradox and the Frailty Index.

17 October 2019 3:00pm5:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Emily Gordon
Venue: PAH Telehealth Conference Room
Org: CHSR

Milestone Seminars

16 October 2019 2:15pm3:15pm

Relation between Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI in children with physical disabilities and brain structure, function and neuroplasticity on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).

4 October 2019 3:30pm5:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Swetha Philip
Venue: Child Health Research Centre, 62 Graham Street, South Brisbane
Org: CHRC

ICU of the Future - how redesigning the ICU environment can improve patient outcomes

3 October 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Candidate: Oystein Tronstad
Venue: Critical Care Research Group conference room
Level 3, Clinical Sciences Building, The Prince Charles Hospital
Org: UQCCR

Appraisal of a smoking cessation campaign in Central Queensland: The “10,000 Lives” Initiative

3 October 2019 10:30am12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Md Arifuzzaman Khan
Venue: Rm 210, SPH Building
Org: SPH

Humidified high flow nasal oxygenation in obese patients

1 October 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Confirmation of Canidature
Candidate: Louis Guy
Venue: Anasesthetic department RBWH
Org: RBWH

Magnetic Resonance Imaging: A valid imaging alternative for assessment of orbital fractures

30 September 2019 4:30pm6:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Thomas Cooper
Venue: Room 906 UQ Health Sciences Building, RBWH Campus
Org: RBWH

Melatonin as a therapeutic agent for post-concussion syndrome after mild traumatic brain injury

27 September 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Karen Barlow
Venue: CHRC 601
Org: CHRC

PRIME: Preterm Birth and its Impact on the Maturation of Executive Function

25 September 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Ms. Yashna Sagar
Venue: Centre for Children’s Health Research, Queensland Children’s Hospital
Precinct, South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Org: CHRCCentre for Children’s Health Research, Queensland Children’s Hospital
Precinct, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Structural and Functional Characterisation of the Thrombopoietin Receptor and its Negative Regulator, LNK in Myeloid Malignancies

25 September 2019 10:00am12:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Mrs Christine Lee Mei Mei
Venue: Room 3000, TRI
Org: MRIU

Structure-function relationships of the mucosa-associated microbiota in Crohn's disease

20 September 2019 2:00pm4:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mr Jing Jie Teh
Venue: rm 7094, TRI
Org: MRIU

Exploring the characteristics and service needs of carers for adults with mental illness to inform mental health service planning

12 September 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Sandra Diminic
Venue: Level 2 Boardroom, School of Public Health building
Org: SPH

Understanding the mechanism of action for intravenous immunoglobulin treatment in acute spinal cord injury

12 September 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Ellen Gillespie
Venue: Executive Board Room, Room 307, Skerman Building 65 St Lucia
Org: SBMS

Influencing sedentary time in the workplace: Understanding behaviour change through accumulation patterns, temporal variations and use of strategies

4 September 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Thesis Review:
Candidate: Mrs Samantha Stephens
Venue: Room 211, Building 887 (Public Health Building, Herston Campus, Herston
Org: SPH

Development of an assay for T and B cell response to myeloperoxidase epitopes in MPO ANCA-associated vasculitis

3 September 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Matthew Terrill
Venue: TRI Room 2071
Org: UQDI

Infectious complications following kidney transplantation

30 August 2019 1:30pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Samuel Chan
Venue: Level 2, James JB Petrie Conference Room, Building 31, Ambulatory Renal and Transplant Services, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba, QLD, 4102
Org: PAHC

Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Youth with Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Depression-Understanding Mindfulness in the Context of Inflammation and Depression

21 August 2019 10:30am12:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Dr. Tatjana Ewais
Venue: Conference room, level 1, Mater Medical Centre, Mater Hospital Campus, Stanley Street, South Brisbane, Qld 4101
Org: PAHC

Evaluating the use of a mHealth application for improving access and delivery of multidisciplinary healthcare support for Australian bariatric surgery patients

16 August 2019 1:30pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Ms Belinda Coldebela
Venue: PA Telehealth, PA Hospital

Identifying sources and genetic diversity of Campylobacter in Australia

16 August 2019 10:00am11:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Liana Varrone
Venue: SPH Boardroom, 2nd floor public health building
Org: SPH

Intraoperative cell salvage as an alternative to allogeneic (donated) blood transfusion: An evaluation of immune related adverse outcomes.

16 August 2019 9:30am11:00am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Michelle Roets
Venue: Central auditorium, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, 300 Herston Road, Herston, QLD, 4006
Org: QIMR

Mitigating the health impacts of air pollution in Australia. From research to policy.

13 August 2019 1:30pm3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Clare Walter
Venue: Mayne Medical Boardroom, level 3.
Org: SPH

Targeting peritoneal immunity to improve outcomes of patients with decompensated cirrhosis

13 August 2019 1:00pm4:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Isanka Umayangani Ratnasekera
Venue: 7094, TRI Wooloongabba
Org: MRIU

Microfinance Initiatives and Non-Communicable Diseases in Sri Lanka: Linking Health and Development

12 August 2019 3:30pm4:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Miss Gabriela Fernando
Venue: Rm 210 (Board Room), Level 2 – The School of Public Health, UQ (Herston Campus)
Org: SPH

The development and implementation of a physical activity intervention for patients with serious mental illness in a forensic setting

12 August 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Katherine Moss
Venue: Room 210, Public Health building
Org: SPH

Rethinking Model of Specialist Outpatient Diabetes Care Using eHealth (REMODEL)

9 August 2019 9:00am10:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr. Anish Menon
Venue: Meeting Room, Telehealth Centre, Main Building, Princess Alexandra Hospital. ( 07 31768187)

Phenotypic and Genotypic correlations in a cohort of patients with multiple primary melanoma.

8 August 2019 3:30pm9 August 2019 5:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review/Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Erin McMeniman
Venue: Room 5000, Level 5, TRI building, Campus of Princess Alexandra Hospital
Org: UQDI

Ecology of Reef Manta Rays Mobula alfredi: Habitat Use, Threats and Connectivity

8 August 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Asia Haines
Venue: Rm 307, Skerman Blg 65, St Lucia Campus
Org: SBMS

Cryopreserved sheep platelets are functional and suitable for preclinical transfusion model

6 August 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Ms Gabriela Simonova
Venue: The Prince Charles Hospital Education Centre

Cryopreserved sheep platelets are functional and suitable for preclinical transfusion model

6 August 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Ms Gabriela Simonova
Venue: Prince Charles Hospital Education Centre

Situation, Determinants and Practices of Infant and Young Child Nutrition in Indonesia

6 August 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Mrs Ha'i Raga Lawa
Venue: SPH room 211, Building 887

Punitive Drug Policy and Compulsory Addiction Treatment in Asia (Philippines, China, Malaysia and Thailand

2 August 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Frances Hunt
Venue: Rm #210, School of Public Health Building (887) Herston Campus

The role of SETDBl/2-mediated H3K9me3 in drug-tolerant cancer

1 August 2019 3:00pm4:30pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Mr Joachim Torrano
Venue: Seminar Room 2003, Translational Research Institute, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Woolloongabba QLD

Discovery of genetic biomarkers for personalised treatment in oesophageal adenocarcinoma

31 July 2019 8:00am9:30am
Thesis Review
Candidate: Ms Sandra Brosda
Venue: Room 7092, TRI
Org: UQDI

UV-C light to prevent airborne cross-infection with Pseudomonas aeruginosa in cystic fibrosis centres

29 July 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Tham Nguyen Thi
Venue: Room 211, Level 2 of SPH building

Unique T cell receptors in autoimmune disease: biomarkers and therapeutic targets

28 July 2019 12:00pm1:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Miss Pascale Wehr
Venue: Translational Research Institute, Room 3000

A multidimensional approach to subclassifying Triple Negative Breast Cancer, with exploration of lncRNA involvement in DNA methylation.

26 July 2019 1:30pm3:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Korinne Northwood
Venue: R505 B6, UQ St Lucia Campus

Asymmetry and vulnerability in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

26 July 2019 12:30pm2:00pm
Thesis Review
Candidate: Dr Matthew Steven Devine
Venue: Neurology conference room, level 7, Ned Hanlon building, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Pharmacokinetics of Antimycobacterial Drugs in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis and Latent Tuberculosis

26 July 2019 12:00pm2:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr Andrew Burke
Venue: Room 802 UQ CCR

Does Poverty In The Early Life Course Lead To Young Adult Disruptive Behaviour (YADB) ?

25 July 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Dr William Bor
Venue: Room 211, Public Health Building , Herston Campus , UQ.

Improving Graft Outcomes in Liver Transplantation

23 July 2019 8:00am9:30am
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Miss Raji Baidya
Venue: Tutorial Room 2 , Greenslopes Clinical Unit, School of Clinical Medicine
Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland, Lower Lobby Level, Administration Building, Greenslopes Private Hospital, Newdegate Street

By Their Own Young Hand: Self-Harm and Suicide Attempts in Young People with Psychotic Experiences

22 July 2019 10:00am11:30am
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Ms Emily Hielscher
Venue: Seminar Room, Level 4, UQCCR, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

Longitudinal development of self-care performance in children with cerebral palsy, and its relationship to manual ability.

18 July 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Mrs Andrea Burgess
Venue: Level 6, Centre for Children’s Health Research,
62 Graham Street, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition, cancer stem cells and drug resistance: the mechanistic link and clinical relevance in hepatocellular carcinoma

17 July 2019 2:30pm4:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review
Candidate: Ms. Ritu Shrestha
Venue: UQ Tutorial Room, Greenslopes Clinical Unit, Greenslopes Private Hospital, Greenslopes, Brisbane

EndoVascular Progenitor Physiology in Fibrotic and Inflammatory Vascular Diseases

17 July 2019 1:00pm2:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Mr Jilai Zhao
Venue: TRI – UQDI – Level 6 Rm 6000

A multi-centre, randomised waitlist-control trial investigating a parent assisted social skills group program for adolescents with brain injuries: The Friends Project

17 July 2019 10:00am11:30am
Confirmation of Candidature
Candidate: Ms Rose Gilmore
Venue: Level 5 Seminar Room. Centre for Children’s Health Research, 62 Graham St, South Brisbane, 4101.

Quality of life outcomes post-major burn injuries in adults – a longitudinal exploratory study.

16 July 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Candidate: Ms Martha Druery
Venue: Conference Room, Level 8 UQCCR, Herston

Monitoring the ryanodine receptor 1 function and t-system calcium regulation in health and disease

16 July 2019 12:00pm1:30pm
Candidate: Mr Aldo Meizoso Huesca
Venue: 305 Skerman Building (65), Campus St Lucia

Defining patterns of inflammatory marker expression associated with suspicious skin rashes

16 July 2019 10:00am11:30am
Candidate: Mr Timothy Liu
Venue: Meeting Room 5000, Translational Research Institute, Woolloongabba

The LEAF Study: Long-term Experiences of Impact and Adaptation of Families with a Child with Transposition of the Great Arteries

10 July 2019 8:00am9:30am
Candidate: Ms Karen Eagleson
Venue: Level 3 Board Room, Aubigny Place, Mater Hospital Campus, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Investigating novel regulators of adult hippocampal neurogenesis

5 July 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Candidate: Mr Saurabh Bandhavkar
Venue: Room 2003, Translational Research Institute

Co-administration of Cannabis with Tobacco among Young Adults in Australia

5 July 2019 10:30am12:00pm
Candidate: Mr. Abdullah Alghamdi
Venue: 210 - 887 Public Health Building, Herston Campus.

Development of early predictors of long-term neurodevelopmental outcome for preterm infants.

4 July 2019 8:00am9:30am
Candidate: Dr Luke Jardine
Venue: Room 402 UQCCR

Hypnosis for Acute Procedural Pain and State Anxiety with Paediatric Burns Patients: A Feasibility Study

2 July 2019 11:30am1:00pm
Candidate: Miss Daly Geagea
Venue: Level 5, Seminar Room 5 - CCHR

Increasing understanding of the health and experiences of contemporary Australian military personnel

2 July 2019 10:00am11:30am
Candidate: Catherine Runge
Venue: 210 Public Health Building

The impact of deficient antigen presentation on the tumour microenvironment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma

28 June 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Candidate: Dr Clare Gould
Venue: Room 2004 at the Translational Research Institute

A mobile based multidisciplinary virtual clinic for patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes: A Randomised Controlled Trial, MoTER-ACS project

28 June 2019 11:30am12:30pm
Candidate: Nazli Ghafouryan Gomish Bashi
Venue: The Prince Charles Hospital

The role of Per1 in entrainment of circadian rhythms

28 June 2019 10:00am11:30am
Candidate: Miss Pureum Kim
Venue: TBC

Environmental Enrichment for infants; parenting with Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: The effect on maternal mental health and the parent-child relationship in families of infants at risk of Autism Spectrum Disorder

27 June 2019 12:00pm1:30pm
Candidate: Miss Kavindri Kulasinghe
Venue: Level 5 Seminar Room, Centre for Children’s Health Research, South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Enhancing detection and management of Mycobacterium abscessus complex infection in children with cystic fibrosis

26 June 2019 9:00am10:30am
Candidate: Ms Amanda Kay Bordin
Venue: Room 702, Level 7, The University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research, Herston

AURORA (Australian Ustekinumab Real-World Observational Research)

25 June 2019 2:00pm3:30pm
Candidate: Dr Yoon-Kyo An
Venue: r7094, TRI
Long Title: An Australian multicentre, prospective observational cohort study to evaluate the real-life experience of Ustekinumab in patients with moderate to severe Crohn’s disease

Towards Optimising Neurodevelopment in Very Preterm Infants

14 June 2019 10:30am12:00pm
Candidate: Melissa Lai
Venue: 402 UQCCR

A Framework for Children’s Environmental Health Decision Making in the Solomon Islands

12 June 2019 12:00pm1:15pm
Candidate: Ms Claire Brereton
Venue: CCHR Conf Room 701/702

A Framework for Children’s Environmental Health Decision Making in the Solomon Islands

12 June 2019 12:00pm1:30pm
Candidate: Claire Brereton
Venue: Conf room 701/702

The role of CD8+ T-cells in the regression of squamous cell carcinoma

5 June 2019 9:30am11:00am
Candidate: Mrs Zhen Zeng
Venue: Room 2003, TRI, Woolloongabba

Cutaneous Malignancy Extending to the Temporal Bone

4 June 2019 8:00am9:30am
Candidate: Dr Michael Schachte
Venue: TBC Princess Alexandra Hospital

Investigating the molecular mechanisms of macrophage polarization in cystic fibrosis

9 October 2018 12:30pm10 October 2018 1:30am
Confirmation of Candidature

Detailed characterisation of Metaplastic Breast Cancer

22 February 2018 2:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature

Asymmetric Division in Mammalian Oocytes

13 February 2018 2:00pm

Confirmation of Candidature

Optimising prescribing in older people with dementia

13 February 2018 12:00pm

Confirmation of Candidature

Determinants of outcome following a bloodstream infection

2 February 2018 11:00am
Confirmation of Candidature

Milestone review

22 December 2017 12:30pm
Confirmation of Candidature

Underlying Mechanisms of Ventricular Arrhythmias

20 December 2017 12:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature

Post hospitalisation behaviour change in children

7 December 2017 10:30am
Confirmation of Candidature

Role of DNA damage in female germ-cell development

5 December 2017 3:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature

Obesity paradox in people with chronic conditions

28 November 2017 3:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review

Rethinking Model of Diabetes Care Using eHealth

27 November 2017 1:30pm
Mid-Candidature Review

Trends in acute rejection

24 November 2017 2:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature

Post hospitalisation behaviour change in children

23 November 2017 9:00am
Confirmation of Candidature

Milestone review

21 November 2017 8:30am9:30am
Mid-Candidature Review

A combinational approach to improve tolerance induction

26 October 2017 2:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature

Measles vaccine virus dynamics in children

6 October 2017 9:30am

Confirmation of Candidature

Atrial Fibrillation in Critical Care

5 October 2017 5:00pm
Confirmation of Candidature

A laboratory study of primary CNS lymphoma

4 October 2017 9:00am
Mid-Candidature Review

Prochlorperazine - a clinically usable Akt inhibitor

27 September 2017 2:00pm
Mid-Candidature Review

Mitral Annular Geometry In Mitral Regurgitation

31 August 2017 7:30am
Confirmation of Candidature

MRD in childhood acute myeloid leukaemia

24 July 2017 1:30pm

Confirmation of Candidature

Post hospitalisation behaviour change in children

13 July 2017 9:00am
Confirmation of Candidature

Enhanced Topical Delivery for Melanoma Therapy

12 July 2017 12:00pm

Confirmation of Candidature

Enhanced Topical Delivery for Melanoma Therapy

29 June 2017 3:45pm
Confirmation of Candidature

Role of E-selectin in the tumor microenvironment

16 May 2017 2:00pm
Confirmation of candidature

SETDB2-mediated drug tolerance in melanoma

2 May 2017 2:00pm
Confirmation of candidature

Metabolic approaches to treat traumatic brain injury

10 April 2017 11:00am
Confirmation of candidature

The prevalence and management of ketones in pregnancy

28 March 2017 9:30am
Confirmation of candidature

Expanding the Structural Atlas of Peptide Toxins

31 January 2017 11:00am
Mid-candidature review

ROTEM® Thromboelastometry in Obstetrics

31 January 2017 11:00am
Confirmation of candidature

Severe infections in critically ill children

27 January 2017 1:15pm
Confirmation of candidature

Microcirculation in Head Injury

1 December 2016 7:30am
Mid-candidature review