Our People

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Faculty: Science Role: Associate Professor Field: Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology), Infectious Diseases, Radiology and Organ Imaging, Neurosciences not elsewhere classified
Cursus Neuro/Psychology undergraduate and graduate in France and U.K.; Neuropsychology PhD in Australia, Neuropsychology and neuroimaging Post-docs in US and Australia. Current: Senior Lecturer at UNSW Psychology. Lead & co-lead NeuroHIV studies/trials nationally and internationally. Chair of the NeuroCOVID International Neuropsychological Society (INS) Special Interest Group (SIG) Research...
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Faculty: Medicine & Health Role: Chair of Forensic Mental Health Field: Psychiatry, Mental Health, Epidemiology
Prof Kimberlie Dean was appointed to the Inaugural Chair in Forensic Mental Health at UNSW in 2011, a joint appointment with the Justice Health & Forensic Mental Health Network (JH&FMHN).  She also holds a Clinical Academic appointment as a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist  and is Academic Program Director for the Masters Forensic Mental Health. She is Head of the Discipline of Psychiatry...
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Faculty: Medicine & Health Role: Professor
Louisa is UNSW Scientia Professor and NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow and Deputy Director at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), Faculty of Medicine, UNSW. She was awarded her PhD in 2003, examining the comorbidity of drug use and mental disorders in the Australian population. She has honorary Professorial appointments at University of Melbourne’s School of Population...
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Faculty: Science Role: Professor of Psychology Field: Social and Community Psychology, Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology)
I am a Professor in the School of Psychology at UNSW. I am an experimental social-personality psychologist. My primary research focus is on the causes, consequences, and prevention of anger-driven aggression. Anger and aggression are serious problems throughout the world. The research in my lab has helped us understand the causes of these phenomena and how they can be regulated. My students,...
Faculty: External Engagement Role: Web Coordinator
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Faculty: Engineering Role: Associate Professor
Socrates Dokos is Associate Professor & Deputy Head of the Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, UNSW Sydney, where his research interests lie in computational modelling of electrical and mechanical properties of excitable tissues, having published over 160 journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings in this field. He has also published a sole-authored text on "Modelling...
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Faculty: Medicine (Transactional) Role: Conjoint Associate Professor Field: Medical Biochemistry and Metabolomics, Biochemistry and Cell Biology, Cancer Cell Biology, Neurobiology, Neurology and Neuromuscular Diseases
Research Interests: My research group uses sophisticated tools in biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology to investigate the control of physiology and pathology by small molecule metabolites, particularly lipid signalling metabolites. The powerful influence of lipid signalling molecules over our physiology is immediately evident in the fact that several of the most successful...
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Faculty: Science Role: Associate Director Field: Psychology and Cognitive Sciences, Cognitive Science, Decision Making
ABOUT ME Personal Website: www2.psy.unsw.edu.au/Users/CDonkin/  Biography My research interests are in Cognitive Psychology. I am interested in memory, decision-making, attention, and categorization. My work is in developing quantitative models for cognition. More recently, I have also become interested in Bayesian statistics. Education PhD in Quantitative Psychology (University of Newcastle,...
Faculty: Medicine (Transactional) Role: Conjoint Associate Professor
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Faculty: Medicine & Health Role: Chair, Infant and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Research Interests: In the area of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, special areas of focus include epidemiology, genetic underpinnings, neurocognitive processes and clinical presentation of neurodevelopmental disorders such as Tourette Syndrome, Autism, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Other areas of interest include anxiety in young children and...