Psychiatry Research Seminars

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Professor Michael Kidd AO FAHMS

"Learnings from COVID-19: Rapid change to health systems"

Wednesday 24 July 2024, 4-5pm

John & Betty Lynch Seminar Room
Level 3, Neuroscience Research Australia
Barker Street (corner of Easy St), Randwick
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Professor Nick Glozier

"Are we creating a more vulnerable society?"

Wednesday 22 May 2024, 4-5pm

Professor Perminder Sachdev AM

Toward a global epidemiology of cognitive ageing and dementia: the COSMIC collaboration

Wednesday 24 April 2024, 4-5pm

Professor Ronald Rapee AM

The management of paediatric anxiety disorders: An overview of recent directions in the field

Wednesday 27 March 2024, 4-5pm

Professor Matthew Kiernan AM

Translations in Clinical Neuroscience

Wednesday 24 February 2024, 4-5pm

Associate Professor Janice Fullerton

Bipolar disorder - familial risk, physical health comorbidities & functional outcomes

Wednesday 27 September 2023, 4-5pm

Professor Colleen Loo, Dr Adriano Moffa, Dr Stevan Nikolin and Dr Donel Martin

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation in psychiatry: past, present and future

Wednesday 23 August 2023, 4-5pm

Professor Melissa Green
Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health, UNSW Sydney

"Preventing Self-harm and Suicidal Ideation in Young People Using ‘Big Data’

Wednesday 26 July 2023, 4-5pm

Scientia Professor Bernard Balleine
School of Psychology, UNSW Sydney

"Using Behaviors Neuroscience to Revealthe Nature of Psychiatric Disorders"

Wednesday 28 June 2023, 4-5pm

Professor Angela Nickerson

Professor, School of Psychology, UNSW Sydney
Director of the Refugee Trauma and Recovery Program 

"Coping with Uncertainty: Understanding the Impact of External and Internal Factors on Refugee Mental Health"

Wednesday 24 May 2023, 4-5pm

Associate Professor Christopher Ryan

Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, St Vincent's Hospital
Adjunct Professor, UNSW Sydney 

"The Harms of Involuntary Treatment"

Wednesday 26 April 2023, 4-5pm

Associate Professor Lindsay Squeglia

Clinical Psychologist, Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) 

"Adolescent Substance Use: Using Neuroscience to Inform Treatment and Outreach"

Wednesday 22 March 2023, 4-5pm

Scientia Professor Helen Christensen AO

Scientia Professor of Mental Health, UNSW and Board Director, BDI

"Addressing Psychiatry’s Biggest Challenges with AI and Technology"

Wednesday 22 February 2023, 4-5pm

Scientia Professor Vlado Perkovic (Dean, UNSW Medicine)
Scientia Professor Philip Mitchell
Professor Kimberlie Dean (Head, Discipline of Psychiatry & Mental Health)

"Celebrating 60 Years of Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health"

Wednesday 23rd November 2022, 3.30pm-5pm

Associate Professor Jane Kohlhoff

Associate Professor, Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health, UNSW Sydney

"(Very) Early Mental Health Intervention and Precention: Keeping Toddlers in the Picture"

26 October 2022, 4-5pm

Professor Julian Trollor, Dr Rachael Cvejic, Dr Simone Reppermund, Dr Tim Watkins, Dr Janelle Weise, Dr Preeyaporn Srasuebkul

Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry, UNSW Sydney

"Utility of Data Linkage in Disability and Mental Health Research"

28 September 2022, 4-5pm

Professor Kimberlie Dean

Head, Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health, UNSW

"Are People with Mental Illness at Greater Risk of Being Victims or Perpetrators of Violence?"

24 August 2022, 4-5pm

Professor Perminder Sachdev AM

Scientia Professor of Neuropsychiatry and Co-Director of CHeBA, UNSW

"A Classification of Neurodegenerative Disorders Based on Biomarkers - Is This The Future?"

27 July 2022, 4-5pm

Professor Sarah Medland

Professor, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute

"Using Genetics to Study Individual Differences in Mental Health and Neuroscience"

25 May 2022, 4-5pm

Associate Professor Ceren Acarturk

Associate Professor, Koc University, Turkey 

"Scalable Psychosocial Interventions for Syrian Refugees"

27 April 2022, 4-5pm

Professor Michael Farrell

Director, NDARC

"Opioids Use and Use Disorders in Australia"

23 March 2022, 4-5pm

Professor Gordon Parker

Scientia Professor, Discipline of Psychiatry & Mental Health and Black Dog Institute

"Burnout: The Current Hot Topic"

23 February 2022, 4-5pm

Professor Jennie Hudson

Director of Research, Black Dog Institute

"Improving Outcomes for Children and Young People with Anxiety Disorders"

24 November 2021, 4-5pm

Professor Susan Rees

Professor, School of Psychiatry

"Intimate Partner Violence and Mental Disorders - a Masterclass for Practitioners and Educators"

27 October 2021 4-5pm

Professor Andrew Page

Director, Huntington Disease Service, Westmead

"The impact of physical distancing policies during COVID-19 pandemic on health and well-being among Australian adolescents"

22 September 2021 4-5pm

Professor Clement Loy

Director, Huntington Disease Service, Westmead

"Gene Therapy and Clinical Trials in Huntington Disease"

25 August 2021 4-5pm

Professor Maree Teesson AC

Director, Matilda Centre

"The 'Health4Life' Initiative: An inovative digital approach to health and well-being for secondary school students"

28 July 2021 4-5pm

Professor Melissa Green

Professor of Psychiatry, UNSW Sydney

"Detecting Risk for Mental Illness in Childhood"

23 June 2021, 4-5pm

Associate Professor Jackie Curtis

Director, Mindgardens Neuroscience Network

“Keeping the Body in Mind: Physical Healthcare for People Experiencing Mental Illness”

May 2021

Professor Phillipa Hay

Foundation Chair of Mental Health, Western Sydney University

“Eating Disorders: Contemporary conceptualisations, distribution and determinants, and treatment”

April 2021

Dr Daniel Lin

Senior Lecturer, School of Psychiatry

"Revisiting The Genetic Architecture Of Autism Through Clinical Heterogeneity"

March 2021

Professor John McGrath

Niels Bohr Professor, University of Queensland

"Comorbidity within mental disorders"

February 2021