Researcher Profiles

Dr Andrea Yool

Professor and Head of Physiology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Andrea is the Director of Research Education for the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS) and Professor of Physiology at the University of Adelaide, South Australia.

Dr Lisa Yelland

NHMRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Yelland is an NHMRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children Theme at the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute and in the School of Population Health at The University of Adelaide. As a biostatistician specializing in maternal and infant health, her research broadly aims to improve the statistical quality of perinatal trials. She is currently investigating methods for designing and analysing such trials when clustering is present due to the inclusion of multiple births.

Dr Jianjun Xiang

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

My research interests mainly include environmental epidemiology (climate change, workplace heat exposure, and infectious diseases) and the relevant statistical methods required for it, such as time-series analysis, logistic regression analysis and qualitative research skills.

Currently, I am doing an AusAid project with aims to investigate the public health impact of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases due to climate change.

Dr Qi Wu

Senior Research Associate
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

I am currently working as a postdoc researcher at Australian Centre for Visual Technologies in the University of Adelaide.

Before that, I got my PhD degree in Media Technology Research Centre of Department of Computer Science, University of Bath, supervised by Dr. Peter Hall and Dr. Matthew Brown. My educational background is primarily in computer science and mathematics. I am holding MSc degree in Global Computing & Media Technology from University of Bath and BEng degree in Information and Computing Science from China Jiliang University, China.

Mr Junhua Wu

PhD Student
Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Junhua Wu is a current PhD candidate in the School of Computer Science, University of Adelaide. His main research areas are in bio-inspired algorithms and optimisation. He also has interests in machine learning, big data and search-based software engineering.

Miss Amy Wooldridge

PhD Candidate
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

PhD topic: Prenatal programming of postnatal allergy susceptibility (2013 - expected completion end March 2016)

Interested in: developmental programming, allergy, early origins of health and disease

Supervisors: Dr Kathryn Gatford (primary supervisor), Dr Karen Kind (co-supervisor), A/Prof Vicki Clifton (co-supervisor, University of Queensland), Dr Rob Bischof (co-supervisor, Monash University)

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Dr Susan Woods

Senior Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Susan is a young investigator with three co-first author Nature journal publications in the field of cancer research. In the lab of Nobel Laureate, J. Michael Bishop M.D., at University of California San Francisco, Susan added to her molecular techniques, honing her mouse skills and small RNA expertise, whilst being exposed to the wonderful intellectual stimulation and collaborative possibilities that working in such a large and innovative research community can bring. Susan then chose to work with Prof.

Dr Christopher Wong

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Christopher X Wong MBBS MSc MPH PhD is a medical doctor with broad clinical and research interests in cardiovascular medicine, heart rhythm disorders and public health.

Melanie Wittwer

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

PhD candidate at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Department of Cardiology investigating the incidence, management, and outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

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