PhD (Psychiatry) University of Newcastle, Australia, 2009-2014

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours 1st Class, University Medal), University of Newcastle, Australia, 2005-2008


Selected achievements and awards

Jennie Thomas Medical Research Travel Grant, 2018

American Psychosomatic Society Young Investigator Colloquium, 2016

Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) PhD Student Travel Award, 2012

Faculty of Health Best Research Higher Degree Publication, 2012

Highly commended presentation, Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research Annual Conference, Sydney, NSW, 2010

Travel Award, Annual Meeting of the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society, Dublin, Ireland, 2010


Individual Grants and Employment Positions

Research Fellow, University of Newcastle

Newcastle, Australia
February 2016-present

European Union Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow, VU Medical Research Center

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
May 2015-November 2016

Australian Government Endeavour Postdoctoral Research Fellow, VU Medical Research Center

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
January 2015-April 2015

Senior Project Officer, Hunter Institute of Mental Health, HNE Health

Newcastle, Australia
September 2013-July 2014

Research Manager, Suicide Prevention Projects, HNE Health

Newcastle, Australia
August 2011-September 2013

Research Officer, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle

Newcastle, Australia
January 2010-August 2011