Our People

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering Role: Visiting Snr Research Fellow
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Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Associate Director Field: Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology
Dr Angela Nickerson is a Lecturer at the School of Psychology, UNSW Australia, and Director of the Refugee Trauma and Recovery Program. Her research focuses on understanding the psychological mechanisms underpinning refugee and post-conflict mental health, and developing effective interventions for traumatic stress reactions in refugees. She is also interested in the impact of policy on refugee...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Senior Lecturer
Dr Stephen Palmer is a Program Director at Novogen Ltd and Conjoint Senior Lecturer at UNSW Australia. He is a former member of the Cellular and Genetic Medicine Unit in the School of Medical Sciences with research interests in understanding the role of the gene GTF2IRD1 in brain development and human behaviour and its contribution towards the characteristic features of Williams-Beuren syndrome....
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Professor
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Professor
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Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Professor
Joel Pearson is a Psychologist, Neuroscientist and public intellectual working at the forefront of science, innovation and agile science. Joel is a National Health and Medical Research Council fellow and A/Prof. of Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of New South Wales, Sydney Australia. He is the director of the Pearson Lab, a multidisciplinary agile Cognitive Neuroscience research group...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Senior Lecturer Field: Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology), Neurosciences, Learning, Memory, Cognition and Language
Research Interests:Identification of individuals at risk of dementia early in the course of the disease is central to our research programme. The overarching objective is to characterise the changes in cognition, behaviour and social interactions that represent early indicators of progressive neurodegenerative brain disorders, such as frontotemporal dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, and to define...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Senior Lecturer Field: Cellular Nervous System, Neurosciences, Nervous system and disorders
Dr. John Power is a Senior Lecturer within the Department of Physiology and the Neuroscience Honours Coordinator.  He leads Neuroplasticity in Memory and Addiction Group within the Translational Neuroscience Facility.  Dr. Power is an expert in the cellular basis of memory formation.  His previous research has contributed to our understanding of the biophysical changes that underlie aging and...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Chair of Brain Sciences Field: Neurosciences, Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics, Radiology and Organ Imaging
Research Interests: I use interdisciplinary approaches to understand how the biochemistry of the brain underlies brain function, and vice versa. A range of (mostly) collaborative projects crosses basic and more applied research, centred around the use of magnetic resonance technology both in vivo and in vitro. Broad Research Areas: Neuroscience, Metabolism, Neuropsychology, Neurology, Drug...
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Faculty: Faculty of Engineering Role: Adjunct Associate Professor Field: Biomedical Engineering, Signal Processing, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Pattern Recognition and Data Mining, Biomedical Instrumentation, Biosensor Technologies
  ** PLEASE NOTE: I am now located at University Colleged Dublin, Ireland ** Background: A/Prof Stephen Redmond is an adjunct academic staff member with the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering at The University of New South Wales (UNSW), having previously been a full-time academic staff member from 2008-2018. He is currently a Senior Research Fellow in Robotics and Sensing at University...