Could we use new drugs to replace ventilators which damage the lungs in critically ill patients? Could co-design and augmented reality be the answer to motivating older adults to exercise for stroke rehabilitation?
These questions are being addressed through three Faculty of Science research projects awarded a total of $450,000 in funding from the Health Research Council’s Explorer Fund. Overall the University received $1.35 million for nine research projects.
School of Biological Sciences Professor Anthony Phillips has been awarded $300,000 over two years for two research projects and Dr Danielle Lottridge is awarded $150,000 for her project investigating the use of virtual reality to help stroke patients in their rehabilitation.
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