PhD (Psychology, UWA, 2010)
BA/BSc. (Hons Psychology, UWA)
I am a research psychologist currently working at the Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) at the University of New South Wales. My research interests include decision-making and ageing, decision-making capacity, supported decision-making, dementia, advance care planning, rural health and Aboriginal health.
Sinclair C, Withall A, Peisah C, Chappell L. Scoping referral pathways and accessibility factors for elder mediation services across New South Wales. $30,000 (2019; Ageing Futures Institute Seed Funding).
Sinclair C, Agar M, Field S, Kurrle S, Williams K, Bucks R, Clayton J, Stewart C, Blake M, Auret K, Callaghan S, Corlis M. Optimising advance care planning in dementia through supported decision-making: An exploratory mixed methods study of community perceptions and law reform challenges in Australia. $668,889 (2016-2018; NHMRC Partnership Centre Program Grant).
Sinclair C, Auret K, Williamson F, Detering K. Multi-modal advance care planning professional education for health professionals in rural Western Australia. $39,852 funded 2015 by the Commonwealth Rural Health Continuing Education-2 Funding Stream.
Auret K, Sinclair C, Fletcher S, Evans S. Factors influencing professional judgements about the need for advance care planning by general practitioners in Western Australia. $19,359 funded October 2013 by the Cancer and Palliative Care Research Evaluation Unit.
Sinclair C, Auret K, Brims F, Greeve K, Wilkinson A, Koay A, Evans S, Price D, Dormer S, Montague G. Assessing the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of targeted Advance Care Planning interventions among patients with severe respiratory disease in a tertiary hospital and in a rural setting. $216,000 funded August 2013 by WA Health Department (State Health Research Advisory Committee).