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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Associate Professor
Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Professor Field: Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology), Computer Perception, Memory and Attention, Gender Psychology
RESEARCH AREAS Development of emotion, attention, learning, and memory in the rat Developmental analysis of fear inhibition at the behavioural, neural, and pharmacologica levels Behavioural and neural analyses of memory Effects of early life trauma ACADEMIS CAREER BA, MA, PhD, Kent State University, USA
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Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Soc Sciences Role: Professor Field: Health Policy, Public Health and Health Services, Public Policy
Professor Alison Ritter, AO is an internationally recognised drug policy scholar and the Director of the Drug Policy Modelling Program (DPMP) at the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) at the University of New South Wales. She is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow leading a multi-disciplinary program of research on drug policy. The goal of the work is to advance drug policy through improving the...
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Associate Professor
Associate Professor Simon Rosenbaum is a Scientia Fellow in the School of Psychiatry, UNSW Sydney, and an honorary fellow at the Black Dog Institute. As an exercise physiologist, Simon’s research focuses on physical activity, mental illness, sport for development and global mental health. Simon has worked with a variety of groups including youth, veterans, emergency service workers and refugees....
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Senior Lecturer
Dr Joanne Ross is a Senior Lecturer at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre and has over 20 years experience in drug and alcohol research. Joanne was awarded her PhD in 1999 for her work on benzodiazepine use among heroin users, and is also a Clinical Psychologist. Her research interests include treatment outcomes for substance use disorder, and the development of clinical interventions...
Faculty: Faculty of Science Role: Conjoint Senior Lecturer
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Professor
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Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Scientia Professor Field: Psychiatry (incl. Psychotherapy), Geriatrics and Gerontology, Neurogenetics, Neurosciences
Perminder Sachdev AM, MBBS, MD, PhD, FRANZCP, FAAHMS is Scientia Professor of Neuropsychiatry at UNSW Sydney (UNSW), Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW, and Clinical Director of the Neuropsychiatric Institute, Prince of Wales Hospital in Sydney, Australia.  He graduated from the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1978 and completed his MD in...
Faculty: Faculty of Medicine Role: Conjoint Associate Professor
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Faculty: Faculty of Engineering Role: Professor Field: Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing, Knowledge Representation and Machine Learning, Intelligent Robotics
Claude Sammut is a Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering,  University of New South Wales. His early work on relational learning helped to the lay the foundations for the field ofInductive Logic Programming (ILP). With Donald Michie, he also did pioneering work in Behavioural Cloning. His current interests are focussed on Machine Learning applications in Robotics. He was the...