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Honours and Minor Thesis projects

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Primary supervisor: Delvin Varghese

Radio is one of the primary modes in which communities across the world receive important information and build connection with wider society. Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have long been leveraging radio, and in particular Community Radio


In many parts of the world, audio is the preferred interface for social interactions. There has been a huge push towards audio-based interfaces for engaging marginalised communities in rural and Developing countries contexts.

Primary supervisor: Delvin Varghese

As part of this project, you will work closely with a community organisation or NGO (this can either be an organisation that you have existing links with or we will connect you with one of our partner NGOs). Working in collaboration with the org, you will find out challenges they face in giving voice to their communities/beneficiaries that can be addressed through social media (for instance, perhaps they want to run an awareness raising campaign about the difficulties faced by the community and they want the communities to be very involved in this).

Primary supervisor: Delvin Varghese

Traditionally many organisations prefer to work with text-based reports based on quantitative data collection.

These reports are used to share their insights and practices within their organisation, with other organisations, with donors and with community members.

In recent years, community generated qualitative data, in the form of audio or video content is more widely becoming a mode of data collection for organisations.

Primary supervisor: Lizhen Qu

This project is within the scope of the project “Artificial Intelligence in carDiac arrEst” (AIDE), which was led by Ambulance Victoria (AV) in Australia, involving a team of researchers at Monash University. This AIDE project has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool to recognise potential Out-of-Hospital-Cardiac Arrest (OHCA) during the Triple Zero (000) call by using transcripts produced by Microsoft Automatic Speech Recognition service.

Primary supervisor: Zachari Swiecki

Note that this project is available as an undergraduate winter scholarship project

Primary supervisor: Benjamin Tag

This project aims to extend the existing knowledge on emotion regulation, looking to detect the impact of extrinsic regulation experiences in immersive environments on players and spectators. We will apply a multimodal sensing approach to detect emotional changes in the player using biometric data (electrodermal activity, heart rate, speech analysis, eye movement, pupil dilation), movement signals, and conscious emotional experiences.

Primary supervisor: Benjamin Tag

This is a research-heavy project, looking for students with an interest in human behaviour and data analysis.

Primary supervisor: Benjamin Tag

In this project, we will look into how to make the physiological data of VR users visible to externals, e.g., a teacher watching a student learning in VR, or a supervisor watching a worker fulfil a task in VR.

Different studies have shown that fluctuations in cognitive load are expressed through changes in human physiology, such as temperature patterns on the face or pupil dilation. However, in users of VR headsets, the face and eyes are covered by the HMD.

Primary supervisor: Benjamin Tag

Human Perception and Cognition in Visualization is a field of research that focuses on understanding how people perceive and understand visual representations of data. Many questions about how investigating visual representations of data can influence user perceptions, decision-making, and memory, are unanswered.

Primary supervisor: Ron Steinfeld

Recently, program generation and optimisation techniques have been adapted to performance critical subroutines in cryptography. Codes generated/optimised by these techniques are both secure and their performance is highly competitive compared to hand-optimised code by experts [1].