Mr Patrick Hawker

Mr Patrick Hawker

Casual Academic

B.Sc (Hons 1), AFHEA

Medicine & Health
School of Biomedical Sciences

Patrick is an early-career researcher and PhD candidate in the Discipline of Psychiatry & Mental health. He completed an undergraduate science (honours) degree in pharmacology and psychology at UNSW in 2022. Patrick is a passionate educator and Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK), holding a casual academic position within the Department of Pharmacology. 

His research focuses on co-producing physical health support strategies for children and young people with developmental disabilities, conducted under Growing Minds Australia’s physical health flagship trial. Patrick's work is supported by Mindgardens Neuroscience Network’s ‘keeping the body in mind’ scholarship.

Disability Innovation Institute Seed Funding Grant, 2024

Mindgardens Neuroscience Network, 'Keeping the Body in Mind' PhD Scholarship, 2022

Research Training Plan (RTP) PhD Scholarship, 2022


D N Wade Pharmacology Award, for highest average mark across final year pharmacology major, 2020