Health research is an area of strength in UTS’s research strategy. The strategy is underpinned by a significant five-year investment and has a focus on collaborative and interdisciplinary research; innovative technological approaches; commitment to researcher development and strengthening the relationship between research and teaching and learning.
UTS Physiotherapy has a research-intensive culture with internationally renowned researchers in physiotherapy practice, clinical collaborations, leading postdoctoral fellows and research students to actively improve health outcomes.
Doctor of Philosophy (C02063)
Master of Physiotherapy (Research) (C03059)
The following supervisors are open to receiving expressions of interest:
Transcranial magnetic stimulation; Clinical neurology; Motor Neuron Disease; Spinal cord injury rehabilitation; Magnetoencephalography (MEG); Stroke rehabilitation; Diabetic neuropathy; Peripheral nerve excitability; Chronic pain and fibromyalgia
Transcranial magnetic stimulation, stroke, dystonia
UTS Physiotherapy has the research facilities, strong networks and collaborations to enable high impact research onsite and in clinical settings. The Clinical Neurostimulation Laboratory features cutting edge Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation and neuro-navigational tools, to allow research into mechanisms of brain recovery during rehabilitation. Research currently undertaken within the lab investigates novel therapies for promoting brain plasticity to facilitate recovery of movement disorders. Our highly trained researchers are using brain stimulation techniques to treat dystonia and stroke patients.
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We welcome expressions of interest from enthusiastic researchers at all career stages.
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