Areas of Specialisation
Research within the department is grouped into three areas of specialization /clusters. 1) CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH: Cardiac Phenomics, Central Cardiovascular Regulation, Fetal, Postnatal & Adult Physiology and Disease, Behaviour & Blood Pressure. 2) MUSCLE AND EXERCISE: Exercise Physiology and metabolism, Basic and Clinical Myology, Confocal & Fluorescence Imaging; 3) NEUROPHYSIOLOGY: Enteric Neuroscience, Molecular Neurophysiology.
536-496 Physiology Research Project (75 points):
This involves undertaking an original, supervised research project. A written report (thesis), not exceeding 10 000 words, is to be submitted at the end of the program. In addition, assessment includes two oral presentations and supervisor's assessment of student's research performance.
536-497 Physiology Advanced Coursework (25 points):
The advanced coursework subject comprises the following a literature review, a statistics assignment and an ethics assignment. Attendance and participation in departmental seminars, ethics seminars and statistics lectures is also required.