AIBN offers Honours projects through enrolment in collaborating Schools at The University of Queensland. Summer and Winter research interns can continue to pursue their projects into an Honours degree.

What to do
  1. Select the Honours project advisor name to download a PDF document with contact details and additional project information.
  2. Contact the project advisor directly to discuss the project and arrange a meeting or visit to the AIBN lab.

Professor Debra Bernhardt

  • Transport in nanoporous systems
  • Computational studies of ionic liquids
  • Statistical mechanics of nonequilibrium fluids
  • Quantum mechanics for the design of new materials.

Professor Andrew Whittaker

  • Biodegradable polyurethanes as scaffolds for spinal cord repair (Dr Bronwin Dargaville & Dr Firas Rasoul)
  • Sulfamethazine-based hydrogels network and potential application for protein release and wound healing (Dr Truc Huynh)
  • Peptide Hydrogels for Cell Delivery (Dr Annette Dexter & Dr Fiona Filardo)
  • MRI Imaging Agents for Disease Detection (Dr Kris Thurecht, Associate Professor Idriss Blakey & Dr Hui Peng)
  • Novel Block Copolymer for Lithographic Application (Dr Imelda Keen).

Associate Professor Kris Thurecht

  • Polymer vectors for gene delivery
  • Polymer Theranostics: Imaging a Treatment in vivo.

Associate Professor Idriss Blakey

  • Development of Ionic Liquid/polymer “Iono-gels” as Conducting Materials

Professor Matt Trau

  • Microfluidic Devices for Capturing Rare Circulating Tumour Cells
  • Nanodevices/Nanobiosensors for Cancer Biomarker Proteins
  • DNA Nanomachinery for Early Breast Cancer Detection
  • Point-of-Care Diagnostics.

Additional contact information

Higher Degree by Research Manager

Tony Miscamble
T: +61 7 3346 3989
F: +61 7 3346 3973

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