Higher Degree Research (HDR) - Research Seminars

The School of Architecture and Built Environment's Higher Degree Research students present to staff and students of the School on their current research at regular lunch time research seminars. The seminars are held during trimester on Wednesday's between 1 and 2 pm. Each students presents for 20 minutes followed by a 10 minute question time. Click here to view the 2014 trimester 1 schedule.

HDR Students

Student name Supervisor name Thesis title
Yuhainis Abdul Talib Dr Priya Rajagopalan Facilities management strategies for healthcare buildings
Normila Ahmad Prof Anthony Mills Contractor's Performance Model In The Tender Preparation Process In The Construction Industry
Suriati Ahmad Prof David Jones Mining Cultural Landscape: Assessment and Benchmarking Kinta Valley Former Mining Landscape, Malaysia
Tarek Mohamed Farouk Abdelaal Ahmed Dr Priya Rajagopalan Enhancing energy performance in Healthcare Facilities
Alfan Dr David Beynon Architecture dialect on Jami Air Tiris Mosque in Riau Province Indonesia
Huda Khaleefa Alsalmi Prof Hisham Elkadi Developing a GIS linked decision support system for sustainable built environment in Abu Dhabi, UAE
Suzanne Barker Dr Simone Leao Managing changes to the built form in towns: developing a community engagement methodology using psychometric tools
Daniela Bertol Prof Hisham Elkadi Form mind body space time: physical movement and mental states
Ivy Qiu Blackman Dr Hilary Davies Cost Estimating Efficiency and Accuracy of Residential Building
Anthony Butz Dr John Rollo 'Anlaby' Garden and Landscape Significance Assessment
Dina El Kordy                                      Dr John Rollo Sustainability Indicators in early Islamic settlements
Yolanda Esteban Dr John Rollo Adopting a computational approach to modelling future growth through sustainable development initiatives within the urban context
Alexandra Florea                              Dr Mirjana Lozanovska The revival of the rural space
Zhe Geng Prof David Jones Exploration on the Authenticity of Cultural Landscape Conservation and Succession of Urban Historic District in China
Fiona Kate Gray Dr Mirjana Lozanovska Rudolf Steiner's theoretical conceptions manifested in contemporary organic architecture
John Herron Dr John Rollo Looking for Sanity in Coastal Planning Deliberations
Xiancun Hu Dr Chunlu Liu Innovative productivity measurement and forecasting of the construction industry
Diasana I Dewa Gede Agung Dr Mirjana Lozanovska Sustainability of traditional housing extensions in rural area as tourism facilities in developing countries (a study of traditional housing extensions as home-based enterprise towards ....
Parisa Izadpanahi Prof Hisham Elkadi The Role of Children's Participation in Creating Effective Learning Environment
Suzette Jackson Prof Hisham Elkadi The regeneration of existing cities through local food resilience
Elmira Jamei

Dr Priya Rajagopalan

The effect of vegetation on urban micro climate
Gavin Keeney Prof David Jones Visual agency in arts and architecture
Inji Mohei El Dine Kenawy Prof Hisham Elkadi Cultural diversity  and comfort in outdoor public places
Hussein Madi Dr Mirjana Lozanovska Housing design from the past into the future in Libya
Leila Mahmoudi Farahani Dr Mirjana Lozanovska A study of sense of community in residential environments
Mario Mendez                                  Prof Anthony Mills The Role of Critical Success Factors and Innovation in Alliance Contracting
Liyana Mohamed Yusof Prof David Jones Adaptable House: A comprehensive study of the appropriateness of design criteria in Australia for Malaysia context
Bahareh Motamed Dr Davisi Boontharm The Role of Colour in City life (Social and Environmental Health)
Gregory Pitts A/Prof Mark Luther A Parametric approach to cohesive building systems
Phillip Roos Prof David Jones Integration Model for Sustainable Design and Climate Change Resilience in Settlements and Related Transport Infrastructure
Jeremy Schluter Dr Mirjana Lozanovska Towards an urban Melbourne: middle city urban infill investigations
Michael Sharman Prof Hisham Elkadi Parametric Urbanism: integrated design approaches
Shilpi Tewari Dr David Beynon Changing Neighbourhood Character in Melbourne - Pluralism and Multiculturalism in Planning
Dennis Neale Williamson Dr Simone Leao

Improvements to climate change adaptation responses for natural resource management (NRM) planning in rural Australian landscapes

Ross Wissing Dr Davisi Boontharm Towards sustainable residential landscapes in Geelong
Nasim Yazdani Dr Mirjana Lozanovska Architectural Psychology
Hong Yi Prof David Jones The evaluation of eco-museums success in China - case study of Soga Miao's eco-museum
Ni Made Yudantini Prof David Jones The impact of Balinese traditional landscape for sustainability of Balinese housing development

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