Student Collaborations

List of students who have had collaboration with SHFR:


  • Kim Hawkins, Master: Psychology – Vestibular Function in Parkinson Patients (2017-present day)
  • Lily Anne Baccon, Hons: Psychology – Social Virtual Reality (2017)
  • Luca Lo Verde, PhD (Italy) – Time Perception in Virtual Reality (2017)


  • Johnny Wang, Hons: Psychology – Thermo-regulatory Measures as Markers for Susceptibility of Cybersickness
  • Kai Cheng, PhD: Psychology – Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, 360-degree videos and 3D printing. Integrated patient-orientated otology anatomy for education and clinical applications. (2016-present day)
  • Killa Zhou, Master: Engineering – XY tilt platform for Computerized Dynamic Posturography. (2016-2017)


  • Nicholas Ridder, TCP: Psychology – Point of Regards, real versus Virtual Reality in a supermarket.
  • Rosemary Julia Menzies, TCP: Psychology – Virtual Reality Fidelity.
  • Ker Leet Lau, Hons: Psychology – Drive Simulator and Perceived Control.


  • Leigh McGarvie, PhD: RPAH – Causes of poor vestibular compensation to peripheral vestibular loss. (2013-present day)
  • Elisabeth Magdas: Human interaction and response to Virtual Environments (2013 – 2015)


  • Philip D’Rozario, BEng Hons: Engineering – Designing a low cost system to measure Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potentials (VEMPs).
  • Clare Calderwood, Hons: Psychology – Improving Eyewitness Memory: Training an Internal Feature Focus for Unfamiliar Faces.


  • Julian Baudinet, Hons: Psychology – Arousal and Gambling Mode Preference.
  • Iain Brown, PhD: ACFR – Correlation of affective and cognitive variables in computer based tasks.
  • David Bosanquet, MSc: Psychology – Impaired driving skills in current methamphetamine users.
  • Katie Hooton, PhD: University of Otago – Vestibular testing: Video Head-impulse and posturogaphy.
  • David Szmulewicz, PhD: Royal Vic Eye & Ear – Eye Movement Responses in CANVAS patients. (2011-2013)


  • Daniella Luppiano, Hons: Psychology – Improving Eyewitness Identification: Training for Internal Feature Focus.


  • Frances Corkin, Hons: Health Sciences – Vergence eye movements elicited by approaching images on a fronto-parallel screen.
  • Jodie Attard, Hons: Health Sciences – Use of an eye tracking system to validate a simulator to test visual driving skills.
  •  Susab Wardle, PhD: Psychology – Stereopsis in human visual perception.
  • Anthony Halperin, PhD: Uni Penn – Med – Pupillometry and Dysautonomia in Chagas Disease and Diabetes in Santa Cruz (2009-2010)
  • Andrew Bradshaw, PhD: RPAH – Accurate VOR Gain Measurement in the Video Head Impulse Test (2009-11)


  • Sandie Copeland, MSc: Health Sciences –The Effect of Colour on the Ability to Read Road Signs.
  • David Bosanquet, DCP/MSc: Psychology – An analysis of the driving ability of dependent methamphetamine users. (2008-2009)
  • Amanda Parker, PhD: Psychology – Auditory influences on binocular rivalry.
  • Tobias Grundeiger, PhD: Psychology, UQ – ICU simulator study on prospective memory and visual cues. (2008-2010)


  • Kristof Buytaert, PhD: AUREA – Vestibular and Optokinetic Input of Evoked Potentials and Ocular Responses.  (2007-11)
  • Robby Vanpauwen, PhD: MedSci  AUREA – Unilateral centrifugation and ocular vestibular evoked myogenic potentials. (2007-11)
  • Omio Abedin, BEng Hons: Engineering – The effect of centrifical force on the floating utricular macula.


  • Samanthi Goonetilleke, PhD: Pschology – Human occular torsion and perception of line orientation. (2004-07)


  • Blossom Stephan, PhD: Psychology – Prosopagnosia and face scanning. (2002-03)