Dr Jayishni Maharaj

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Child Health Research Centre
Faculty of Medicine

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 56282


Jayishni Maharaj is a research fellow in the School of Human Movements and Nutrition Sciences and Centre of Children’s Research. Jayishni’s research is at the intersection of biomechanics, rehabilitative and computer sciences, focusing on exploring the relationship between structure, function and injury in the foot. In her current capacity as a research-focused fellow in the Neuromechanics lab Jayishni integrates biplanar X-ray radiography, modelling and simulation techniques to validate musculoskeletal foot models. At the Children’s Research Centre, Jayishni explores the effects of Botox on the structure and development of muscles in kids with Cerebral Palsy.

Research Interests

  • Biomechanics
  • Skeletal system and disorders
  • Rehabilitation sciences
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Computer Science


  • Doctor of Philosopy, The University of Queensland


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