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Current Research Students

The University of Adelaide provides a stimulating environment for postgraduate research students.

Find the Institute's current postgraduate research students and their dissertation topics below.

  • 2013 Intake
    Name Field of Research
    Omar Breik Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis in the Management of Airway Obstruction in Children: A Systematic Review
    Zhili Chen The effectiveness of disease management interventions on health-related quality of life of patients with established arthritogenic alphavirus infections: A systematic review
    Kathryn Davis The Experience of a Vibrant Learning Culture for Nurses Continuing Professional Development: A Systematic Review.
    Xenia Doorenbosch Predisposing Factors in Recurrent Raised Intracranial Pressure Post Cranial Vault Remodelling for Non-Sydromic Craniosynostosis : A Systematic Review
    Heather Glaser The Effectiveness of Laser Treatments for Onychomycosis in Adults in the Community: A Systematic Review
    Michelle Hodgkiss Summarise the Evidence of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Serum Levels as an Additional Prognostic Marker in Adult High Dependency/Intensive Care Patients and Elucidate It's Use in Adult High Dependency Burn Injury
    Christine Hunt What Are the Risk Factors Associated With Drug Resistant Organism Acquisition in Residents of Residential Aged Care Facilities? : A Systematic Review
    Janelle Jacobson Carers’ Experiences When the Person They Have Been Caring For, Permanently Enters a Residential Aged Care Facility: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies
    Allana King A systematic review: of Nursing Leadership Styles and Ability to Effectively Influence Change and Teams
    Scott King The Experiences of Nurses Engaging With Online Learning Environments in an Acute Care Setting : A Systematic Review
    Terrence Leane Intravenous Fentanyl Analgesia With Midazolam Induced Sedation +/- Local Anaesthesia, For Short Painful Procedures: A Systematic Review
    Trish McReynolds Audit and Feedback: Effects on Improving Clinical Outcomes for Residents in Aged Care Facilities : A Systematic Review
    Stephanie Newell Real Time and Non - Real Time Patient Feedback Tools in the Hospital Setting and Their Influence on Improving Patient Care : A Systematic Review
    Kerry Peek Muscle Strength in Adults With Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review of Manual Muscle Testing, Isokinetic and Hand Held Dynamometry Clinimetrics
    Prapaphan Pensuk The Liverpool Care Pathway in end-of-life care: a systematic review
    Dagmara Riitano The Effectiveness of Interventions to Improve Academic and School Outcomes in Children and Adolescents in Out-Of-Home Care: A Systematic Review
    Morne Scheepers The Effectiveness of Surgical Versus Conservative Treatment for Unilateral Spondylolysis of the Lumbar Spine in Athletes: A Systematic Review
    Manuel Vivera The effectiveness of Ayurvedic oil based nasal instillation(Nasya) medicines  for the treatment of facial paralysis (Ardita) : A systematic review
    Stephen Walters The Experience of Participants Involved in Injured Worker Rehabilitation: An Integrative Medicine Approach Versus a Conventional Medicine Approach: A Systematic Review
    Carline Whiteford Effectiveness of Nurse-Led Clinics on Clinical Outcomes in Adults With Chronic Ear, Nose and Throat Complaints: A Systematic Review
    Kylie Eddy Health Professionals’ Experience of Teamwork Education in Acute Hospital Settings: A Systematic Review
    Adrian Elliot The Effectiveness of High-Intensity Interval Training in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: A Systematic Review
    Jo Sutherland 30 Day All-Cause Post-Operative Mortality for Older Patients in Developed Countries Undergoing Elective Colorectal Surgery : A Systematic Review
    Megan Mathews Does Co Enzyme Q10 Improve 5 and 10-Year Survival Rates For Women With Breast Cancer? : A Systematic Review
    Vicki Elves The Professional Benefits of High Fidelity Simulation for Qualified Nurses Working in Acute Care : A Systematic Review
  • 2011-2012 Intakes
    Name Field of Research
    Robyn Armstrong The effect of anaesthetic in adults undergoing Fibreoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES): A systematic review
    Kerry Brack The experiences of residents with dementia living in Specific Dement Units, their partner, family and staff. A systematic Review.
    Jacinta Byrth Health professionals’ perceptions and experiences regarding open disclosure: a systematic review of qualitative evidence
    Sally Cavenett The effectiveness of total surface bearing compared to specific surface bearing prosthetic socket design on health outcomes of adults with a trans-tibial amputation: A systematic review
    David Wing Keung Chu The Effectiveness of Nickel-Titanium versus Stainless Steel Instrumentation for Non-Surgical Endodontic Therapy: A Systemic Review
    Lynn Costi Women's experience of diabetes and diabetes management in pregnancy: A systematic review of qualitative evidence
    Suzanne Dawson Carers' experiences of seeking help for relatives with first-episode psychosis: a systematic review of the qualitative evidence
    Bernd Froessler Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of pre-operative anaemia management with intravenous iron: A systematic review
    Catherine Isam Patient/Caregiver-Clinician Satisfaction with Shared Decision Making: A Comprehensive Systematic Review
    Edward Ko Ko Aung The association between suicidality and treatment with Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors in older people with major depression: a Systematic Review
    Matthew Kowald A Systematic review of appropriateness and effectiveness of management strategies used for the Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia in the residential care setting
    Yee Mei Lee Lee Prognostic Factors for Risk Stratification of Chemotherapy-induced
    Febrile Neutropenia in Adult Cancer Patients: a Systematic Review with Meta-analysis
    Stephanie Martin The effect of early oral feeding compared to standard oral feeding following total laryngectomy: a systematic review
    Mark McMillan Influenza vaccination in pregnant women: a Systematic Review of effectiveness and adverse effects evidence
    Carmel Mercer The Experiences of Aboriginal Health Workers and Health Professionals Working Collaboratively in the Delivery of Health Care to Aboriginal Australians: A Systematic Review
    Gordon Parbery Epidemiological association between chlorinated water and overall risk of cancer: A systematic review
    Kai Robinson First attempt success using intraosseous as an alternative to intravenous vascualr access in Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest: A Systematic Review
    Marissa Romano The Diagnostic Test Accuracy of Clinical Swallow Assessment for Oropharyngeal Aspiration
    Melissa Saliba The relationship between parents' responsiveness to their infant's early communication and its subsequent growth, within the current societal context: A comprehensive systematic review
    Neema Shekhar The effectiveness of vitamin C for the prevention of premature rupture of membrane (PROM) and preterm premature rupture of membrane (PPROM) in pregnant women
    Lynda Staruchowicz Effectiveness of Follow up care provided by stoma care nurses: a systematic review
    Peter Stroud Obstacles to the take-up of health-care provision by adult males in rural and remote areas of Australia: A systematic review
    Anita Taylor The Experience and Effectiveness of Nurse Practitioners in Orthopaedic Settings: A Comprehensive Systematic Review
    May Thwin Isolated Sagittal Synostosis: a systematic review of post-operative outcomes of craniectomy versus cranial vault remodelling for isolated non-syndromic synostosis of the sagittal suture.
    Catalin Tufanaru The Quality of Husserlian Phenomenological research in the Health Sciences: A Methodological Systematic Review
    Jessica Tyndall Impact of findings from grey literature on the outcomes of systematic reviews on interventions to prevent obesity among children: an overview of systematic reviews
    Margaret Walker The effectiveness of different fasciotomy wound management treatment options following compartment syndrome: A systematic review
    Tracey Yeend The effectiveness of a fermented wheat germ extract as an adjunct therapy in the treatment of cancer: A systematic review
Name Field of Research
Omar Breik Mandibular Distraction Osteogenesis in the Management of Airway Obstruction in Children: A Systematic Review
Zhili Chen The effectiveness of disease management interventions on health-related quality of life of patients with established arthritogenic alphavirus infections: A systematic review
Kathryn Davis The Experience of a Vibrant Learning Culture for Nurses Continuing Professional Development: A Systematic Review
Xenia Doorenbosch Predisposing Factors in Recurrent Raised Intracranial Pressure Post Cranial Vault Remodelling for Non-Sydromic Craniosynostosis : A Systematic Review
Heather Glaser The Effectiveness of Laser Treatments for Onychomycosis in Adults in the Community: A Systematic Review
Michelle Hodgkiss Summarise the Evidence of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D Serum Levels as an Additional Prognostic Marker in Adult High Dependency/Intensive Care Patients and Elucidate It's Use in Adult High Dependency Burn Injury
Christine Hunt What Are the Risk Factors Associated With Drug Resistant Organism Acquisition in Residents of Residential Aged Care Facilities? : A Systematic Review
Janelle Jacobson Carers’ Experiences When the Person They Have Been Caring For, Permanently Enters a Residential Aged Care Facility: A Systematic Review of Qualitative Studies
Allana King A systematic review: of Nursing Leadership Styles and Ability to Effectively Influence Change and Teams
Scott King The Experiences of Nurses Engaging With Online Learning Environments in an Acute Care Setting : A Systematic Review
Terrence Leane Intravenous Fentanyl Analgesia With Midazolam Induced Sedation +/- Local Anaesthesia, For Short Painful Procedures: A Systematic Review
Trish McReynolds Audit and Feedback: Effects on Improving Clinical Outcomes for Residents in Aged Care Facilities : A Systematic Review
Stephanie Newell Real Time and Non - Real Time Patient Feedback Tools in the Hospital Setting and Their Influence on Improving Patient Care : A Systematic Review
Kerry Peek Muscle Strength in Adults With Spinal Cord Injury: A Systematic Review of Manual Muscle Testing, Isokinetic and Hand Held Dynamometry Clinimetrics
Prapaphan Pensuk The Liverpool Care Pathway in end-of-life care: a systematic review
Dagmara Riitano The Effectiveness of Interventions to Improve Academic and School Outcomes in Children and Adolescents in Out-Of-Home Care: A Systematic Review
Morne Scheepers The Effectiveness of Surgical Versus Conservative Treatment for Unilateral Spondylolysis of the Lumbar Spine in Athletes: A Systematic Review
Manuel Vivera The effectiveness of Ayurvedic oil based nasal instillation(Nasya) medicines  for the treatment of facial paralysis (Ardita) : A systematic review
Stephen Walters The Experience of Participants Involved in Injured Worker Rehabilitation: An Integrative Medicine Approach Versus a Conventional Medicine Approach: A Systematic Review
Carline Whiteford Effectiveness of Nurse-Led Clinics on Clinical Outcomes in Adults With Chronic Ear, Nose and Throat Complaints: A Systematic Review
Kylie Eddy Health Professionals’ Experience of Teamwork Education in Acute Hospital Settings: A Systematic Review
Adrian Elliot The Effectiveness of High-Intensity Interval Training in Patients With Coronary Heart Disease: A Systematic Review
Jo Sutherland 30 Day All-Cause Post-Operative Mortality for Older Patients in Developed Countries Undergoing Elective Colorectal Surgery : A Systematic Review
Megan Mathews Does Co Enzyme Q10 Improve 5 and 10-Year Survival Rates For Women With Breast Cancer? : A Systematic Review
Vicki Elves The Professional Benefits of High Fidelity Simulation for Qualified Nurses Working in Acute Care : A Systematic Review
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