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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Professor Field: Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy), Mental Health
Gavin Andrews AO, MD, FRCPsych, FRANZCP is Professor of Psychiatry at UNSW at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia 2010. Professor Andrews has been an academic staff member of the School of Psychiatry at UNSW since 1964. He has published more than 600 papers and books,. In April 2017 his Hirsch index was 100 and he is on the ISI MostHighlyCited list for psychology and psychiatry with more...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Professor
Research Interests:Comparative and Evolutionary Neuroscience. Comparative neuroanatomy of marsupials and monotremes. Brain evolution among marsupials, monotremes and ratites. Sexual dimorphism in the brains of marsupials. Developmental neuroscience. Broad Research Areas:Anatomy, Neuroscience, Biological Anthropology, Embryology Qualifications:BMedSc MB BS UNSW, PhD Syd Society Memberships &...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Professor Field: Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy)
Qualifications: MB BS Monash, MD, FRANZCP, Diploma Infant Mental Health   Research Interests:  Prof Austin is the Director of the St John of God Health Care Chair Perinatal and Women’s Mental Health Research Unit, Sydney. She has a strong national and international profile in the field of perinatal mental health and is a lead researcher in a number of studies examining the impact of stress in...
Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Professor
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Senior Lecturer Field: Exercise Physiology, Motor Control, Human Movement and Sports Science, Neurosciences
Research Interests:My area of research expertise is adaptations of the nervous system in response to exercise, in particular the role of exercise to address weakness, pain and fatigue, which are prevalent symptoms of neuromuscular disorders. Investigations range from laboratory experiments on the adaptation of motor and sensory pathways in response to exercise, to using qualitative techniques for...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Emeritus Professor
Peter Barry is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Medical Sciences and Department of Physiology from 2003. He had also been a Conjoint Professor from 2002-2015.  Prior to that he had been a Professor of Physiology from 1994-2001, before he retired in 2002. His research is in membrane biophysics. He originally graduated from the University of Sydney (Australia) with a BSc (Hons) in Physics in...
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Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Visiting Fellow Field: Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
My research focusses on understanding how humans process and learn about the relationships between aspects of their surrounding environment, and how such learning shapes behavior. In particular I am interested in the processes involved in associative learning and in the development of testable computational models of human learning. I am also interested in comparisons between learning under...
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Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Senior Lecturer Field: Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology), Neurobiology, Neurosciences, Comparative Physiology, Neurogenetics
ABOUT ME   Biography My research is primarily focused on the field of nutritional neuroscience. This includes (1) the central nervous system regulation food intake and (2) the effects of macro and micro nutrients on the brain and behaviour. Education PhD, Nutritional Neuroscience, Deakin University, 2011 MBSc, Behavioural Neuroscience, La Trobe University, 2008 BBSc (Hons), Behavioural Science,...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Senior Research Fellow Field: Public Health and Health Services, Biomechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, Radiology and Organ Imaging
Research Interests:From a background in biomechanical engineering, the focus of my research is on how the nervous system responds to mechanical loading - both those loads which cause injury and those which are part of normal function. Our approach spans the range from the whole body (e.g crash testing) through individual tissues, and down to a molecular scale - integrating the data to gain an...
Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Lecturer