- Rochelle EimeAvailable to supervise research studentsAvailable for media queries
Rochelle is the Director of the Sport and Recreation Spatial program of research. Key areas include participation levels and trends, influences on participation, value of sport (health benefits of participation), and places to play (the nexus between facilities and participation).
- Sport participation
- Sport facilities
- sport and health
- George EliasAvailable to supervise research students
George has a strong passion and experience in the area of athlete development and strength and conditioning/rehabilitation. He is currently an active researcher with a number of interests and has a strong teaching profile
- Performance enhancement in sport and in the general public
- Musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation
- Recovery in athletes
- Elite and junior athlete development
- Athletic performance monitoring
- Nir EynonAvailable to supervise research studentsAvailable for media queries
Nir Eynon’s research is focused on genetics, epigenetics, and molecular transducers of exercise responses in athletes, and both healthy and diseased population. He is leading the multi-centre Gene SMART study.
- Genetics and adaptation to training in health and disease
- Exercise/muscle physiology
- Epigenetics and exercise responses
- Charlotte FabianssonUnavailable to supervise research students
Charlotte Fabiansson is a Senior Lecturer in Sociology in the College of Arts & Education. Her research interests are within the perception of risk, violence and harassment in public settings, sociology of youth, young adults' everyday life, and ethnic diversity.
- Community belonging
- Perception of risk and risky behaviour
- Societal gambling
- Sociology of youth
- Damian FarrowSupervisor availability unknownAvailable for media queries
Professor Damian Farrow is an expert on understanding the factors critical to sport expertise and talent/skill development. Holding a joint appointment between Victoria University and The Australian Institute of Sport, he conducts applied research and provides service to a range of national sports organisations focused on the development of athlete skill and coach education.
- Junior sport
- Skill acquisition
- Sport expertise
- Talent development
- Mike FaulknerAvailable to supervise research students
Professor Faulkner's students have researched all the major wireless standards since GSM (i.e. 3G, 4G, and 5G) and are embarking on 6G. He fosters close relationships with key companies in the area as a practical work approach with high impact. His group's research contributed to VU's engineering impact rating of 'high' as assessed by the Australian Research Council (2019).
- Electronic and telecommunications engineering
- Digital signal processing in control communications and biomedical engineering'
- Wireless and mobile technologies
- Julie FenleyAvailable to supervise research students
Dr Julie Fenley is a Research Archivist at Victoria University's Aboriginal History Archive, which contains materials collection by Gary Foley over a lifetime of Indigenous political struggle. Her research centres around the status of minority groups, with a particular focus on Indigenous history. She also has research interests in public history and heritage, and archive and museum studies.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
- Australian history and politics
- Public history and cultural heritage
- Archives and museum studies
- Citizenship theory and minority rights
- Alessandra FerriAvailable to supervise research studentsAvailable for media queries
Alessandra is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow specialised in the physiology and pathophysiology of muscle oxidative metabolism. As an exercise physiologist, she is passionate about the concept of "Exercise is Medicine," and her main interest is to understand the role of exercise to improve muscle health, physical function and quality of life in different clinical populations.
- Clinical exercise physiology
- Exercise is Medicine
- Exercise and Motor Neuron Disease
- Muscle Oxidative Metabolism