Our People

Faculty: Medicine & Health Role: Adjunct Professor
Current Appointments: Professor of Psychiatry and Chair of Schizophrenia Epidemiology at UNSW Consultant Psychiatrist, St Vincent’s Hospital Qualifications: Vaughan Carr graduated in medicine from the University of Adelaide in 1972 and received his training in psychiatry at the University of Rochester (1974-78) and Yale University (1978-80) in the USA. He was appointed Professor of...
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Faculty: Medicine & Health Role: Visiting Fellow Field: Epidemiology, Statistics
Research Interests:Dr Natacha Carragher joined NDARC in November 2008 and is employed as a Senior Research Fellow. Her research interests include the epidemiology of mood disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder, discriminating between substance-induced and independent major depressive disorder, and the application of latent variable modelling techniques to epidemiological data. She is also...
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Faculty: Medicine & Health Role: Associate Professor Field: Neurosciences, Autonomic Nervous System, Cardiology (incl. Cardiovascular Diseases), Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
Research Interests    I am a neuroscientist and my main research interest is in the organisation of the brain network that controls the autonomic and behavioural responses to emotional stress (anxiety, fear). I am primarily interested in cardiovascular and thermogenic responses to stress. We work in rats.    Broad Research Areas    Neuroscience Cardiovascular Disease Pharmacology Specific...
Helen Christensen
Faculty: Medicine & Health Role: Professor
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Faculty: Science Role: Scientia Fellow (Level C) Field: Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology), Neurosciences, Epigenetics (incl. Genome Methylation and Epigenomics)
Dr Kelly Clemens is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology, Faculty of Science, UNSW. She has studied at the University of Otago and University of Sydney, with post-doctoral experience at the University of Bordeaux, France, and Macquarie University, Sydney, before establishing her own laboratory at UNSW in 2012.
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Faculty: Engineering Role: Visiting Fellow Field: Control Engineering
Dr David Clements has research interests that include: Systems Theory: Fundamental notions of equivalence and the relations between them in linear systems theory. Analysis of non-linear models for control, especially mechanical systems. Numerical Algorithms; Development of reliable, accurate and efficient numerical algorithms for control design. In particular, solutions of Riccati equations and...
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Faculty: Science Role: Professor Field: Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance, Sensory Systems
ABOUT ME   Biography The primary research focus of my laboratory is vision, how context affects our perception, and how our visual awareness might be related to the underlying neural processing. Education PhD, University College London, 1994 - 1996 MSc, Sussex University, 1991 – 1992 MA, Pembroke College, Cambridge, 1985 - 1989   RESEARCH   Research Grants 2012 – 2014 National Health and Medical...
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Faculty: Medicine & Health Role: Professor
Research Interests: The broad research aim is to understand motor control and its disorders in humans, using both normal volunteers and selected patients with well-characterised abnormalities. One major theme is the role of vestibular reflexes in motor control as well as their diagnostic role, a second is understanding the causes of postural instability in neurological disease such as Parkinson's...
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Faculty: Medicine & Health Role: Conjoint Associate Professor Field: Neurogenetics, Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Associate Professor Antony Cooper is Head of both the Neurodegeneration & Neurogenomics Program and Neuroscience Division at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research.  Research Interests Our main focus is to identify the underlying disease mechanism(s) of Parkinson’s Disease so as to identify and develop Neuroprotective therapies, especially those to slow/stop disease progression.  Intensive...
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Faculty: Science Role: Head of School
I am an applied mathematician.  I use dynamical systems analyses, stochastic modelling and queueing theory, amongst other techniques to answer questions arising from fields other than mathematics.  My research is in mathematical modelling, particularly in biomedicine and biology. The investigations in which I am currently involved range from understanding the dynamics of fundamental protein-...