2017 Program of Events

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Wednesday 27 September
Time Mins Session
8.30am 30 Registration Opens
Ingkarni Wardli Atrium
9.00am 10 Welcome to ACUR and the University of Adelaide
Horace Lamb 1022 Lecture Theatre
Professor Philippa Levy, Pro-Vice Chancellor (Student Learning)
9.10am 10

Welcome to Country
Horace Lamb 1022 Lecture Theatre
Uncle Rod O’Brien

9.20am 30 Double keynote
Horace Lamb 1022 Lecture Theatre
(Re)searching for your future, Caitlyn Georgeson BA LLB student (The University of Adelaide)
The art of becoming a researcher in science, James Keal, PhD student and 2016 ACUR presenter (The University of Adelaide)
9.50am 10 Move to Parallel Sessions

Room 1
B17, Basement
Ingkarni Wardli

Room 2
B18, Basement
Ingkarni Wardli

Room 3
Conference room 715
Ingkarni Wardli

Room 4
2051, Barr Smith South

Room 5
2052, Barr Smith South

Room 6
2060, Barr Smith South

10.00am 20

Abnormal genetic changes in blood stem cells of pre-leukemic mice
Timothy An

Rose-Tinted Filters Can Mitigate the Visual Challenges of Using Pink Cricket Balls at Sunset
Joshua Adie

BLOOD, THE INK AND THE GUN: The contemporary work of tattoo artists
Anna Emsley

Embodied Learning of Scientific Knowledge: An fMRI Study
Mariam Chendeb

Support Portal for Improving Pass Rates for ‘The Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education Students’
Nicholas Gibson

Identifying the risk of injury from a device used to treat depression in adolescents
Wen Liang Loh and Shayara Perera

10.20am 20

The Timecourse of Body Perception Aftereffects
Syed Jafar

Trialling a Prototype Non-Invasive Technique to Determine Mango Ripeness
Tiffany Brown

Old Worlds, New Histories: Engaging with the Past Through Video Games
Hugh Hudson

Exploring the Relationships Between Brain Iron and the Nerve Insulating Substance Myelin
Seak Lin Ly

Literacy and Numeracy Test for Initial Teacher Education: Can a Digital Portal Improve Student Results for the Literacy Section of the Test?
Nicholas Lovett

Orthodontic retainers: how thin is too thin?
David Chubb

10.40am 20

The Importance of HSC70 Cell Surface Exposure in Mesenchymal Precursor Cells
Kirsten Smith

How at-risk are you at work? Understanding the relationship between risk perceptions, organisational commitment and employee Information Security Awareness
Andrew Reeves

Social identity in the twenty first century: The relationship between membership type, social identity and individual self-esteem across members of a web-based group, The Perth Pinup Community
Kelly Jackson

Mechanism of neuroprotection by mechano-growth factor, a muscle specific isoform of insulin-like growth factor 1
Courtney Subramaniam

Graduate teachers’ experiences in rural and remote Queensland: A literature review
Monica Erba

The Acceptability, Utility and Impact of a High-Flow Room Air Pump and Pursed Lip Simulator on the Relief of Shortness of Breath for People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Kylie McMahon

11.00am 20

Decomposing the Origin of Hofmeister Effects
Kasimir Gregory

Bringing the Suzuki-Miyaura Reaction into the Teaching Laboratory
Angus Olding

The Literacy Ability of Torres Strait Islanders and the Great Separation
Nicholas Sailor

MEC-17 overexpression leads to synaptic defects and activation of the DLK-1 neuronal remodelling program in C. elegans
Hanadi Hoblos

Retention rates of beginning teachers in rural and regional Queensland
Tayla Shanks

Red/Near Infrared Light Therapy — protection of retinal pigment epithelial cells from oxidative damage
Prajay Patel

11.20am 20 Morning Tea and Poster Display
Ingkarni Wardli Atrium
11.40am 20

Azithromycin, an antibiotic with potential to reduce bone loss associated with chronic gum disease
Alen Rahulan

Purification of Carbon Nanotubes for Lithium Sulfur (Li-S) Battery Application
Dea Rusly

Do grapevines have ecological memory of drought stress?
Matthew Howard and Michelle Huckel

Changes in Brainstem Cytokines in Normal Ageing and Motor Neuron Disease
Anuradha Tennakoon

Education in Astronomy: Computer-Based Resources And Undergraduate Learning
Kristina Kopychynski

Speeding in School Zones: Prospective Memory Failures on an Interrupted Driving Task in High ADHD Proclivity Individuals
Lauren Enrenfeld

12.00pm 20

Which self-peptides contribute to transplantation tolerance?
Eric Taeyoung Son

Speed and Size Illusion – the Effect of Orientation and Mode of Presentation
Padma Raghunathan

Green Energy from Bacteria: A Synthetic Answer to a Global Issue
India Boyton and Ali Asgher Ali

Evaluation of regional changes in phosphorylation of tau, a key protein that accumulates in neurodegenerative disease, following single severe versus repeated mild traumatic brain injury
Daniel Gutschmidt

Evaluation and Integration of Simulation Technologies for Teaching and Learning Physics
Raymart Walker

Losing control of how we perceive the world: What can attention tell us about addiction?
Jenny Le

12.20pm 20

Higher Dimensional Venn Diagram Analogues
Vanessa Thompkins

Design and Build a Continuous Hydrothermal Liquefaction system
Samantha Scott, Adrian Hoffman, Nien Yee Too and Stuart Smith

Climate change is boring: Insight and conceptualisation into climate change marketing strategies
Thanh Du

Are motor neuron abnormalities correlated with impaired motor function in a zebrafish model of ALS?
Katherine Robinson

The research-teaching nexus: students’ perceptions and experience of research-led education
Amanda Ling

Quantum Chaos in Lattice Models Using the Wigner Function
Ryan Kidd
12.40pm 30 Lunch and Poster Display
Ingkarni Wardli Atrium
1.10pm 50

Panel Session: Global Sustainability
Horace Lamb 1022 Lecture Theatre
Panel chair: Professor Philippa Levy, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)

2.00pm 10 Move to Parallel Sessions
2.10pm 20

Anti-inflammatory Effects of Colchicine on Lipoprotein and Cholesterol-crystal induced Macrophage Activation in vitro
Sanuja Fernando

Police Powers to compel access to encrypted devices and computer records
Esther Phipps and Gerald Manning

White Egalitarianism in 18th Century Jamaica
Calvin Oppy

The Thin White Line: Does Race Influence Body Size Misperception?
Lewis Gould-Fensom

The Closed-End Fund Discount and its Determinants in the Australian Equity Market
Brooke Peel

Neural regulation of vaginal contraction
Sam Kelsey

2.30pm 20

An evaluation of the chest pain pathway
Abdus Salam Raju

Resolving the Human-Rights Paradox: The Role for Australian Climate Law on Psychological Health
Kimberley Voss

Lessons from a tragedy: Quantifying environmental drivers of Athrotaxis mortality and survival during an extreme bushfire event
Aimee Bliss

Inside the Chinese Keyword sajiao: The Art of Feminine Persuasion
Jessy Wu

Illegal Phoenix Activity Within Australia: An Analysis of Legal and Ethical Issues
Julia Grigonis-Gore and Georgia Brazenall

Australian men’s experiences of support following pregnancy loss
Kate Obst

2.50pm 20

The impact and prevalence of pancreatic enzyme deficiency in type 2 diabetes
Michael Riceman

A Review of the Effectiveness of Indigenous Land Use Agreements
Soraya Pradhan

Ant abundance increases with grazing exclusion: response of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) to 90 years of non-native herbivore removal in a semi-arid rangeland system
Joel Driver

Studying my Facebook feed? Australians’ attitudes towards researchers’ use of social media data
Kate Lyall

Investigating the Role of Violent Music in Activating Aggressive Cognitions
Merrick Powell

Male gaze or female shade: the roles of intra- and intersexual selection in body dissatisfaction
Zoe Powell

3.10pm 20   Using genome-wide variants to determine the historical migration of chickens through South East Asia to the Islands of the Pacific
Pei Qin (Sabrina) Ng
Understanding the progression of blindness in koalas caused by the bacteria, Chlamydia pecorum
Danielle Madden
12-Month Outcomes of Patients Discharged on Different Antiplatelet Medications (Ticagrelor versus Clopidogrel) after Elective Stent Insertion
Dione Jones
Coarse Particle Recovery in Froth Flotation
Natasha Grobbelaar
How do Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Grow? Insights from Computational Chemistry
Gareth Elliott
3.30pm Day 1 of Conference Concludes
3.45pm ACUR Council Business Meeting
Room 2052, level 2, Barr Smith South
5.30pm Meet and walk to St Marks College (optional)
Barr Smith Lawns
6.00pm Dinner at St Marks College
46 Pennington Terrace, North Adelaide SA 5006

Thursday 28 September
Time Mins Session
8.30am 30 Registration Opens
Ingkarni Wardli Atrium
9.00am 10

Horace Lamb 1022 Lecture Theatre, Horace Lamb
Professor Philippa Levy, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)

9.10am 10 Move to Parallel Sessions

Room 1
B17, Basement
Ingkarni Wardli

Room 2
B18, Basement
Ingkarni Wardli

Room 3
Conference room 715
Ingkarni Wardli

Room 4
2051, Barr Smith South

Room 5
2052, Barr Smith South

Room 6
2060, Barr Smith South

9.20am 20

Perioperative Chemotherapy for Gastric Carcinoma: Not so ‘MAGIC’?
Raghav Goel

Is Butter A Villain? A Systematic Literature Review on the associated health risks of butter in comparison to margarine
Ali Asgher Ali

The Armed Forces Special Powers Acts and the Institutionalisation of Rape in India
Ashwina Krishnan

Crouzon Syndrome, Facing Reality
Alexander Khominsky

Public transport passengers’ fear of crime, and willingness to walk home from bus stops at night – a predictive spatial analysis conducted in Canberra, ACT
Matthew Flower

Witnessing the Unpresentable: Accelerationist Aesthetics in Gaspar Noé’s Carne, I Stand Alone and Irreversible
Luke Beattie

9.40am 20

Overcoming acquired resistance to CX-5461
Lachlan Arthur

Triage Documentation: An Examination of the Content and Patterns of Content
Michelle Jory

‘Separate the whore from the pure’: Assisted female migration and Crime in South Australia, 1856-1859
Tiana Blazevic

Utilisation of a sugar may dictate disease progression in Streptococcus pneumoniae
Vikrant Minhas

Streamlining Public Transport Intermodal Connections to Increase Ferry Ridership: Agent-based Simulation Study
Roy Zhu

Tasting Colours: The Existence and Nature of Gustatory-Colour Correspondences
Supreet Saluja

10.00am 20

The Relationship between Mental Health Literacy and CAM Beliefs in International Students
Yunhe Huang

The new normal: Variability across neuropsychological domains in typically developing children
Ellaina Andersson

Identifying opportunities to support residents in a women’s shelter by improving their oral health status through dental screening and ongoing referrals to support services
Ahmed Hassan, Dhanya Jacob and Shivani Kashyap,


A Conceptual Framework of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Application for Rail Transit Construction
Gillian Angliss

The Epidemiology of Bullying and Sexual Assault in South Australia
Sebastian Rositano

10.20am 20 Morning Tea and Poster Display
Ingkarni Wardli Atrium
10.40am 20 Response of opportunistic predatory birds to land-use change on roads and implications for avian prey species
Matthew Fielding

Looking Deeper — Using Deep—Learning to Identify Internet Communications Traffic
Clinton Page

Experience and perception of gender in the music industry in Australia
Hannah Fairlamb

Oral health Education and Interventions for Adolescent Mothers and their Children
Courtney Brown, Deanna Efstathiadis, Amber Jones and Bianca Stott


The Relationship of Resilience and Self-Compassion with Psychological Wellbeing
Shobhna Bag

11.00am 20 Shaping Urban Resilience: An Analysis of Post-Earthquake Recovery in Christchurch
Mark Poskitt

Using Community Structures to Improve Recommendation Systems
Tim Chard

Sport, Spectacle and Politics in Queensland Aboriginal Settlements
Catherine Sherwood

Contemporary Teaching: A Peer Based Reflection of the Flipped Classroom for Oral Health Students
Ruby Edmonds, Jenny Ngu and Joanne Weissgerber


Body Image Disturbance and the Role of Gender in Fat and Muscle Aftereffects
Edwina Keen

11.20am 10 Move to Keynote
11.30am 40

Horace Lamb 1022 Lecture Theatre, Horace Lamb
When do you become a researcher?
Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Australian National University

Judges deliberations
2052, Barr Smith South

12.10pm 10

Closing address and prize giving
Horace Lamb 1022 Lecture Theatre, Horace Lamb
Professor Philippa Levy, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning)

12.20pm 5 ACUR 2018 Announcement
12.25pm Conference Concludes
1.30pm 90 Workshop * (for academics and supervisors)
Implementing Undergraduate Research
Emeritus Professor Angela Brew, Macquarie University
Conference room 715, level 7, Ingkarni Wardli

* Pre-registration for this workshop is required. Registrations close 11.59pm on Thursday 21 September. For more information, and to register: https://acurworkshop.eventbrite.com.au