- Michelle FongAvailable to supervise research students
Michelle has successfully supervised Doctoral research theses and numerous capstone business projects in Master degree programs to completion. Michelle published widely in journals, books and conference proceedings and has been an assessor of manuscripts for journals, book chapters and conference proceedings.
- Business research
- Quantitative data analysis
- Tom ForsellUnavailable to supervise research studentsAvailable for media queries
Tom's area of research is in the development and measure of social capital in social networks especially in the field of leisure. His Club Social Capital Scale (CSCS) was highlighted in 2018 in Leisure Sciences and receiving interest around the world. He also is interested in research in Social Psychology of Leisure and its benefits and challenges to the individual.
- Benefits of participation in leisure on well being
- Community building and development
- Social capital in sport and recreation
- Sam FragomeniAvailable to supervise research students
Sam is a Professor in Structural Engineering at Victoria University, who has over 25 years teaching and research experience in the university sector. Sam has undertaken various of leadership roles including Head of Engineering (current role). He is author of over 100 high impact peer reviewed journal/conference papers, predominantly in the concrete structures area.
- Behaviour of Concrete structures
- Construction Materials
- Fire performance of structural elements
- Gary FryerAvailable to supervise research studentsAvailable for media queries
Dr Gary Fryer is an Associate Professor in Osteopathy at Victoria University. Extensively involved in osteopathic education, his research interests include the reliability of palpation, the use of osteopathic techniques by the international profession, the biomechanical and neurophysiological mechanisms effects of manual therapy, and an evidence-informed approach to practicing osteopathy.
- Effectiveness of manual therapy for pain
- Neurobiological mechanisms of osteopathic manipulative therapy
- Use of manipulative techniques by the osteopathic profession
- Evidence-based practice in osteopathy
- Electrophysiological measures
- Ancy GamageAvailable to supervise research students
Ancy is the course chair for the Human Resource Management (undergraduate) program, and is the site coordinator for Sunway College (Malaysia). Originally trained as a corporate lawyer, Ancy has previously worked in practitioner roles overseas. She brings to her academic role diverse industry experience from the banking sector, legal services and not-for-profit community organisations.
- Strategic human resource management
- Small business and not-for-profit sector
- Diversity management
- Innovative pedagogies