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.

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

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

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

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: 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: The 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

Diastolic dysfunction in acute myocardial infarction

23 February 2017 11:00am
Confirmation of candidature

Long-term consequences of altered neonatal adiposity

21 February 2017 1:00pm
Confirmation of candidature

ROTEM® Thromboelastometry in Obstetrics

31 January 2017 11:00am
Confirmation of candidature

Expanding the Structural Atlas of Peptide Toxins

31 January 2017 11:00am
Mid-candidature review

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