Research Staff

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Louise completed her honours degree in psychology at Macquarie University in 2012, with her thesis examining the role that different cultural values play in the psychological and academic adjustment...
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Mary-Ellen completed a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours at Macquarie University in 2015. Her honours research, which has been accepted for publication, examined perceptions of health and...
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Joanne Cassar is a clinical psychologist who has previously worked as part of the CREMS team delivering behavioural activation therapy to people with comorbid substance dependence and depression. Jo...
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Kellie Joined CRE in 2013 as a research psychologist working on the SHADE Early Psychosis project focusing on an internet based CBT intervention for problematic cannabis use in the Early Psychosis...
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Dr Katrina Champion joined NDARC in November 2011as a Research Assistant working on the CAP Study, a NHMRC funded randomised controlled trial of a combined universal and personality-targeted...
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Vanessa Clark is an Australian Postgraduate Award recipient and is in the final year of her PhD candidature at the University of Newcastle. Her thesis title is: Cigarette smoking and psychosis: An...
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Jenny Geddes is a Clinical Psychologist and Project Coordinator for iTreAD at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC), University of New South Wales. Jenny has worked clinically for...
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Erin Kelly is a registered Clinical Psychologist, currently employed as a Research Psychologist on an NHMRC funded randomised controlled trial of a substance use prevention program in adolescents....
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Ivana completed her honours degree in psychology at Macquarie University in 2012. Her thesis examined the effects of letter confusability on visual word recognition. Ivana is currently helping...
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Siobhan joined NDARC in 2015 after completing a Bachelor of Psychological Science majoring in Criminology (Honours) at the University of New South Wales. She is currently working as a Research...
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Briana joined NDARC in late 2016 after completing a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) at the University of Wollongong. Her honours thesis examined the role of semantics and phonology within verbal...
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Dana completed a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) majoring in Psychology and Neuroscience in 2016. Her thesis investigated protein synthesis in memory formation. Dana is now part of the NHMRC...
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Warren Logge is a PhD student at Macquarie University. He is a previous  graduate from the University of Sydney in B.LibStud with Honours in Psychology, and has previously worked for the...
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Sarah Masters is a Research Psychologist on an NHMRC funded randomised controlled trial of Behavioural Activation Therapy for individuals with co-morbid depression and substance use disorders. Sarah...
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Kristen completed her undergraduate degree in psychology (Hons I) at the University of Newcastle in 2012. She is currently undertaking her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the...
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Samantha McCrabb completed a Bachelor of Psychology at the University of Newcastle in 2013. During this time, Samantha also worked as a Research Assistant on numerous smoking cessation projects...
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Stacey joined NDARC in 2016 as a part-time Clinical Psychologist to assist with a longitudinal study of alcohol use in adolescents (‘RADAR’). She holds a Bachelor of Advanced Science (...
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Sonja Memedovic joined NDARC in January 2009 after completing a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) degree at the University of New South Wales. She initially worked on a project investigating the...
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Nina Pocuca is a research assistant at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (IHBI) at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT). She is working with the team at the National Drug and...
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Katrina Prior began working as a Research Officer at the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) in March 2013. She is currently working on the Activate Study, a randomised controlled...
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Julia Rosenfeld joined NDARC in 2007. She is currently employed as a Research Psychologist and is working on an NHMRC funded randomised controlled trial of a substance use prevention program in...
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Brad completed a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) majoring in Psychology in 2013. His thesis was an investigation into whether subconscious influences can determine risk attitudes. Brad is now part of...
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Mikki Subotic is a PhD student and research assistant on the Combined Alcohol & Social Phobia program. She has completed an Honours Degree in Psychology and holds a Graduate Diploma in...
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Nina is a Research Associate at the National Drug and Research Institute in Perth, WA. She completed her Master degree in Public Health at Maastricht University in The Netherlands, and specialised in...
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Rachel graduated from the University of Sydney in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) majoring in Psychology. Her honours thesis investigated the persistence of misinformation in memory and decision-...
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Jack completed his Bachelor of Psychology (Hons) in 2015 at the University of Newcastle. His honours thesis investigated the effect of inter-stimulus interval on electroencephalography (EEG)...