Dr Stefan Michalski
Research Fellow

Dr Stefan Michalski

Bachelor of Psychology (Honours), University of South Australia, 2019.
PhD (Psychology), University of South Australia, 2023.

Medicine & Health
School of Clinical Medicine

Dr. Stefan Michalski is a Research Fellow at the Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN) within the Discipline of Psychiatry and Mental Health. Stefan is interested in intellectual disability and the application of virtual reality in clinical and real-world settings. He has a PhD in Psychology (University of South Australia) which investigated the use of immersive virtual reality to build capacity around life skills in people with intellectual disabilities. Stefan was awarded the Channel 7 Children's Research Foundation Grant ($39,000) to lead the project entitled "Helping children with intellectual disabilities develop real-world skills in virtual reality." His current work involves research related to a program of clinical and translational research in intellectual and developmental disability health and wellbeing. Stefan is passionate about contributing to the academic and professional growth of students, having served in roles such as an Honours co-supervisor, course coordinator, and tutor.