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Des FitzGerald

Honorary Research Associate

Room 457, Maths-Physics Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 2420 (phone)

+61 3 6226 2867 (fax)

D.FitzGerald@utas.edu.au

Teaching Responsibilities

I teach introductory calculus and linear algebra and first statistics units.

Units

Publications

  • Identifying excellence in leading Australian - owned Information Technology firms: five emerging themes G R Lowry, G W Morgan and D G FitzGerald 1996 * Seventh Australasian Conference on Information Systems Australian Computer Society / ACIS, Hobart, Australia, 1996 (Proceedings) 419-429
  • Dual symmetric inverse monoids and representation theory D G FitzGerald and J E Leech 1998 * Journal of the Australian Mathematical Society (Series A) 64 345367
  • The ubiquity of power functions D G FitzGerald 1999 * Biometrical Journal 41 111118
  • Green's relations in some categories of strong graph homomorphisms D G FitzGerald 1999 * Semigroup Forum 58 445451
  • Representations of inverse monoids by partial automorphisms D G FitzGerald 2000 * Semigroup Forum 61 357362

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Fields of Research

  • Group Theory and Generalisations (010105)
  • Public Health and Health Services (111799)
  • Algebra and Number Theory (010101)
  • Innovation and Technology Management (150307)
  • Computer-Human Interaction (080602)
  • Information Systems (080699)
  • Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106)
  • Category Theory, K Theory, Homological Algebra (010103)
  • Epidemiology (111706)
  • Marketing (150599)
  • Primary Health Care (111717)
  • Architectural Science and Technology (incl. Acoustics, Lighting, Structure and Ecologically Sustainable Design) (120104)
  • Respiratory Diseases (110203)
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology (110308)
  • Applied Statistics (010401)
  • Organisational Planning and Management (150312)
  • Biological Mathematics (010202)
  • Combinatorics and Discrete Mathematics (excl. Physical Combinatorics) (010104)
  • Operations Research (010206)
  • Post-Harvest Fisheries Technologies (incl. Transportation) (070406)
  • Education (139999)
  • Information Systems Management (080609)
  • Stochastic Analysis and Modelling (010406)
  • Oncology and Carcinogenesis (111299)
  • Clinical Sciences (110399)
  • Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety (111705)
  • Mental Health Nursing (111005)
  • Nuclear Medicine (110313)
  • Operator Algebras and Functional Analysis (010108)
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine (110499)
  • Traditional Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Medicine and Treatments (110403)

Research Objectives

  • Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences (970101)
  • Health Related to Ageing (920502)
  • Information and Communication Services (899999)
  • Cancer and Related Disorders (920102)
  • Management (910402)
  • Education and Training Systems (930599)
  • Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma) (920115)
  • Men's Health (920504)
  • Processed Fruit and Vegetable Products (incl. Fruit Juices) (860108)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences (970117)
  • Environmental Health (920405)
  • Workforce Transition and Employment (939908)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences (970105)
  • Fixed Line Data Networks and Services (890101)
  • Residential Construction Design (870204)
  • Environmentally Sustainable Transport (889899)
  • Aquaculture Oysters (830104)
  • Rural Health (920506)
  • Measurement Standards and Calibration Services (910599)
  • Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards (960799)

Publications

Total publications

38

Highlighted publications

(7 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2010Journal ArticleFitzGerald DG, 'Factorizable inverse monoids', Semigroup Forum, 80, (3) pp. 484-509. ISSN 0037-1912 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00233-009-9177-6 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 4

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2008Journal ArticleEasdown D, East J, FitzGerald DG, 'A presentation of the dual symmetric inverse monoid', International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 18, (2) pp. 357-374. ISSN 0218-1967 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1142/S0218196708004470 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 14

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2005Journal ArticleEasdown D, East J, FitzGerald DG, 'Presentations of factorizable inverse monoids', Acta Universitatis Szegediensis, Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum, 71, (3-4) pp. 509-520. ISSN 0001-6969 (2005) [Refereed Article]

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2003Journal ArticleFitzGerald DG, 'A Presentation for the Monoid of Uniform Block Permutations', Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, 68, (2) pp. 317-324. ISSN 0004-9727 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/S0004972700037692 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 18

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2000Journal ArticleFitzGerald DG, 'Representation of inverse monoids by partial automorphisms', Semigroup Forum, 61, (3) pp. 357-362. ISSN 0037-1912 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/PL00006034 [eCite] [Details]

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1998Journal ArticleFitzGerald DG, Leech J, 'Dual symmetric inverse monoids and representation theory', Journal of Australian Mathematical Society Series A, 64 pp. 345-367. ISSN 0263-6115 (1998) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/S1446788700039227 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 22

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1996Journal ArticleFitzGerald DG, 'Normal Bands and Their Inverse Semigroups of Bicongruences', Journal of Algebra, 185, (2) pp. 502-526. ISSN 0021-8693 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1006/jabr.1996.0337 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

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Journal Article

(20 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Dolinka I, East J, Evangelou A, FitzGerald D, Ham N, et al., 'Enumeration of idempotents in diagram semigroups and algebras', Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A, 131 pp. 119-152. ISSN 0097-3165 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jcta.2014.11.008 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Ham N

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2015Meszaros D, Markos J, FitzGerald DG, Walters EH, Wood-Baker R, 'An observational study of PM10 and hospital admissions for acute exacerbations of chronic respiratory disease in Tasmania, Australia 1992-2002', BMJ Open Respiratory Research, 2, (1) pp. 1-8. ISSN 2052-4439 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/bmjresp-2014-000063 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5

Co-authors: Meszaros D; Walters EH; Wood-Baker R

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2013FitzGerald DG, 'Mitsch's order and inclusion for binary relations and partitions', Semigroup Forum, 87, (1) pp. 161-170. ISSN 0037-1912 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00233-012-9453-8 [eCite] [Details]

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2012East James, FitzGerald DG, 'The semigroup generated by the idempotents of a partition monoid', Journal of Algebra, 372 pp. 108-133. ISSN 0021-8693 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jalgebra.2012.09.014 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 11

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2011FitzGerald DG, 'On Divided-difference semigroups', International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 21, (1-2) pp. 179-191. ISSN 0218-1967 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1142/S0218196711006121 [eCite] [Details]

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2011FitzGerald DG, Lau KW, 'On the Partition Monoid and Some Related Semigroups', Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, 83, (2) pp. 273-288. ISSN 0004-9727 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/S0004972710001851 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

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2010FitzGerald DG, 'Factorizable inverse monoids', Semigroup Forum, 80, (3) pp. 484-509. ISSN 0037-1912 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00233-009-9177-6 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 4

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2008Easdown D, East J, FitzGerald DG, 'A presentation of the dual symmetric inverse monoid', International Journal of Algebra and Computation, 18, (2) pp. 357-374. ISSN 0218-1967 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1142/S0218196708004470 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 14

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2008Gill GF, Geraghty DP, FitzGerald DG, 'Did General Practice Health Assessments of Older Australians improve Equity?', Australian Health Review, 32, (3) pp. 488-493. ISSN 0156-5788 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/AH080488 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Gill GF; Geraghty DP

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2008Kow F, Yu L, FitzGerald DG, Grewal DS, 'Understanding the factors related to the consumers' choices of oysters in Australia: an empirical study', Journal of Foodservice, 19, (4) pp. 245-253. ISSN 1748-0140 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0159.2008.00112.x [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Kow F

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2006Lau KW, FitzGerald DG, 'Ideal Structure of the Kauffman and Related Monoids', Communications in Algebra, 34, (7) pp. 2617-2629. ISSN 0092-7872 (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/00927870600651414 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 13

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2006Liu Y, Kow F, Grewal D, FitzGerald DG, 'Consumer purchase behaviour for oysters: an empirical study in some state capital cities of Australia', International Journal of Consumer Studies, 30, (1) pp. 85-94. ISSN 1470-6423 (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1470-6431.2005.00456.x [eCite] [Details]

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2005Easdown D, East J, FitzGerald DG, 'Presentations of factorizable inverse monoids', Acta Universitatis Szegediensis, Acta Scientiarum Mathematicarum, 71, (3-4) pp. 509-520. ISSN 0001-6969 (2005) [Refereed Article]

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2004Gill GF, Blackmore K, Geraghty DP, FitzGerald DG, 'The impact of residential socio-economic profile on medical service utilisation and nursing home attendance claims by older Australians', Australian Journal of Primary Health, 10, (3) pp. 137-144. ISSN 1448-7527 (2004) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Gill GF; Blackmore K; Geraghty DP

2003FitzGerald DG, 'A Presentation for the Monoid of Uniform Block Permutations', Bulletin of the Australian Mathematical Society, 68, (2) pp. 317-324. ISSN 0004-9727 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/S0004972700037692 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 18

Tweet

2000FitzGerald DG, 'Representation of inverse monoids by partial automorphisms', Semigroup Forum, 61, (3) pp. 357-362. ISSN 0037-1912 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/PL00006034 [eCite] [Details]

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1999FitzGerald DG, 'The ubiquity of power functions', Biometrical Journal, 41, (1) pp. 111-118. ISSN 0323-3847 (1999) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1521-4036(199903)41:1<111::AID-BIMJ111>3.0.CO;2-S [eCite] [Details]

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1999FitzGerald DG, 'Green's relations in some categories of strong graph homomorphisms', Semigroup Forum, 58, (3) pp. 445--451. ISSN 0037-1912 (1999) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/BF03325440 [eCite] [Details]

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1998FitzGerald DG, Leech J, 'Dual symmetric inverse monoids and representation theory', Journal of Australian Mathematical Society Series A, 64 pp. 345-367. ISSN 0263-6115 (1998) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/S1446788700039227 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 22

Tweet

1996FitzGerald DG, 'Normal Bands and Their Inverse Semigroups of Bicongruences', Journal of Algebra, 185, (2) pp. 502-526. ISSN 0021-8693 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1006/jabr.1996.0337 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

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Conference Publication

(16 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2008Scott JL (invited plenary paper), Bruno RB, Monsour R, Nuwayhid F, FitzGerald DG, et al., 'From the therapy room to the real world: Preliminary results from a pilot RCT of a self-help coping program (ProCOPE) for men with early stage prostate cancer, and their loved ones', Proceedings of the 4th Australian Health & Medical Research Congress, 16-21 November 2008, Brisbane, Queensland, pp. 285. (2008) [Plenary Presentation]

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Co-authors: Scott JL (invited plenary paper); Bruno RB

2007Gill GF, Geraghty DP, FitzGerald DG, 'Does having general practice health assessments delay entry of older Australians into residential aged care facilities?', Proceddings of the 50th RACGP Annual Scientific Convention, 4-7 Oct, 2007, Sydney, pp. 80. (2007) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Gill GF; Geraghty DP

2005Gill GF, Blackmore K, Geraghty DP, FitzGerald DG, 'Better identification of dementia in older rural Tasmanians: A consequence of who gets a health assessment in Tasmania', PHCRED Tasmania, 24 Nov 2005, Launceston, pp. 1. (2005) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Gill GF; Blackmore K; Geraghty DP

2004Easdown D, East J, FitzGerald DG, 'Braids and Factorizable Inverse Monoids', Proceedings of the Workshop Semigroups and Languages, 27-29 November 2002, Lisbon, Portugal, pp. 86-105. ISBN 981-238-917-2 (2004) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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2004Gill GF, Blackmore K, Geraghty DP, FitzGerald DG, 'Are health assessmensts of older persons by family practice a worthwhile investment? A report from Australia', Proceedings of Wonca 2004, 13-17 Oct 2004, Orlando, Florida, USA, pp. 22. (2004) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Gill GF; Blackmore K; Geraghty DP

2004Gill GF, Geraghty DP, Blackmore K, FitzGerald DG, 'Health assessments of older patients: lessons from Australia', Proceedings of Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Conference, 15-17 July 2004, Wellington, NZ, pp. 23. (2004) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Gill GF; Geraghty DP; Blackmore K

2004Gill GF, Geraghty DP, Blackmore K, FitzGerald DG, 'Equity of access to health services for Australians 75 years and over', Proceedings of the 2004 General Practice of Primary Health Conference, 2-4 June 2004, Brisbane (2004) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Gill GF; Geraghty DP; Blackmore K

2004Hisham N, Campton PF, FitzGerald DG, 'A tale of two cities: A study on the satisfaction of asynchronous e-learning systems in two Australian universities', Proceedings of the 21st ASCILITE Conference , 5-8 December 2004, Perth WA , pp. 395-401. ISBN 0-9751702-3-6 (2004) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Campton PF

2004Lau KW, FitzGerald DG, 'The Kauffman and related monoids', Aust MS 04 Program, 28 September -1 October 2004, Melbourne, pp. 36-37. (2004) [Conference Extract]

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2003Gill GF, Blackmore K, Geraghty DP, FitzGerald DG, 'The impact of an ageing population on the demand for GP services', General Practice and Primary Health Care Research Conference, 18-20 June, 2003, Canberra, pp. 144-145. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Gill GF; Blackmore K; Geraghty DP

2003Gill GF, Blackmore K, Geraghty DP, FitzGerald DG, 'Are general practice health assessments of older Australians a good investment? A comprehensive analysis of the first three years of Medicare Benefits Schedule items 700 and 702', Australasian Journal on Ageing, 12-14 November, 2003, Hobart, Tasmania, pp. 10. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Gill GF; Blackmore K; Geraghty DP

1999Griggs HE, FitzGerald DG, 'Beyond the bottom line - Managing to survive in the Human Services sector: a cross disciplinary study of the impact of top team training and education on organisational performance', ANZAM '99 Conference Proceedings, 1 - 4 December 1999, Hobart, pp. 1 - 2. ISBN 0 85901 852 0 (1999) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Griggs HE

1998Morgan GW, Lowry GR, FitzGerald DG, 'Development of Staff Characteristics ans Service Stability in Leading Australian-owned Information Technology Firms', Proceeding of Software Engineering: Education and Practice, January 26-29, 1998, Dunedin, New Zealand, pp. 96-103. ISBN 0-8186-8828-9 (1998) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Morgan GW; Lowry GR

1998Morgan GW, Lowry GR, FitzGerald DG, 'Development of Staff Characteristics ans Service Stability in Leading Australian-owned Information Technology Firms', Software Engineering: Education & Practice Conference, January, Dunedin, pp. 96-103. ISBN 0-8186-8828-9 (1998) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Morgan GW; Lowry GR

1996Lowry GR, Morgan GW, FitzGerald DG, 'Identifying Excellence in Leading Australian - Owned Information Technology Firms: Five Emerging Themes', Australasian Comference on Information Systems (ACIS'96), Hobart, pp. 419-429. (1996) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Lowry GR; Morgan GW

1996Lowry GR, Morgan GW, FitzGerald DG, 'Organisational Characteristics, Cultural Qualities and Excellence in Top Australian-Owned Information Technology Firms', Information Systems Conference of New Zealand, Palmerston North, pp. 72-86. (1996) [Refereed Conference Paper]

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Co-authors: Lowry GR; Morgan GW

Contract Report, Consultant's Report

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2016Dewsbury M, Law T, Potgieter J, Fitz-Gerald D, McComish B, et al., 'Scoping study of condensation in residential buildings - Final report', Australian Building Codes Board; Department of Industry Innovation and Science, Hobart, Australia, 23 September (2016) [Contract Report]

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Co-authors: Dewsbury M; Law T; Potgieter J; McComish B; Chandler T; Soudan A

Other Public Output

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
1995Blest DC, FitzGerald DG, Hallam CB, 'More cash for maths: Uni', The Examiner, Launceston, 12 August 1995 (1995) [Media Interview]

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Co-authors: Blest DC; Hallam CB

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

7

Total funding

$167,842

Projects

Validation of GHG emissions model (2013)$610
Funding
RightShip Pty Ltd ($610)
Scheme
Consultancy
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
FitzGerald DG
Year
2013
Determining the Best Ways to Provide Psychological Support to Tasmanian Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and Their Loved One: What Works and for Whom? (2009)$77,000
Funding
Cancer Council of Tasmania ($77,000)
Scheme
Grant-Cancer Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Scott JL; Bruno RB; FitzGerald DG; Monsour M; Nuwayhid F
Year
2009
Determining the Best Ways to Provide Psychological Support to Tasmanian Men Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer and Their Loved One: What Works and for Whom? (2008)$80,000
Funding
Clifford Craig Foundation ($80,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Scott JL; Bruno RB; FitzGerald DG; Monsour M; Nuwayhid F
Year
2008
The Relationship between Air Pollution and health Outcomes in the Launceston Region over a Decade 1992-2002 (2003)$3,482
Funding
Clifford Craig Foundation ($3,482)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Wood-Baker R; Markos J; FitzGerald DG; Meszaros D; Walters EH
Year
2003
Frozen Vegetable Mixtures (2002 - 2004)$750
Funding
Simplot Australia ($750)
Scheme
Repetitive Activity
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
FitzGerald DG
Period
2002 - 2004
General Practice Aged Care Health Assessments in Australia: Who gets one? (2002)$4,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($4,000)
Scheme
Grant-Institutional Research Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
FitzGerald DG; Gill GF
Year
2002
Air Pollution, Environmental Health & Respiratory Disease Launceston & Upper Tamar Valley - Tasmania (2000)$2,000
Funding
Clifford Craig Foundation ($2,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
FitzGerald DG
Year
2000

Research Supervision

Current

1

Completed

6

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDAnalytical Tools for Estimating Predator Diets in Marine Ecosystems2011

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDThe Planar Modular Partition Monoid
Candidate: Nicholas Charles Ham
2016
PhDFairly Amenable Semigroups
Candidate: Joshua Thomas Deprez
2014
MastersStatistical Methodology for Tab Charts: Data Reduction Techniques in Laser Ablation Analyses
Candidate: Chi Ho Yung
2008
MastersMethodological Issues in the Investigation of the Relationship Between Particulate Air Pollution and Visits to the Launceston General Hospital owing to Respiratory Conditions Between 1992 and 2001
Candidate: Robyn Lee Reaburn
2006
PhD"No man is happy who does not think himself so": The Subjective Well-Being of Adolescents
Candidate: Karena Joy Jessup
2005
PhDDirected graphs and combinatorial properties of groups and semigroups
Candidate: Stephen John Quinn
2002