Dr Niru Mahendran

Conjoint Research Fellow

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 52095


Research Interests

  • Improving stroke recovery and rehabilitation
  • Understanding active ingredients of clinical rehabilitation
  • Improving physical activity and secondary prevention in people with neurological conditions
  • Understanding the impact of impairments and activity limitations on participation in people with neurological conditions


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Physiotherapy, The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Available Projects

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Journal Article

Conference Publication

Other Outputs

  • Mahendran, Niruthikha (2015). Ambulation recovery after stroke. PhD Thesis, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, The University of Queensland. doi: 10.14264/uql.2015.901

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.