PhD, The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Western Sydney University
MA, University of Sheffield, UK
BA(Hons), The MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour and Development, Western Sydney University
BA, University of Queensland
Dr Yvonne Leung is a postdoctoral fellow at the School of Psychology, UNSW. She has a background in cognitive psychology and her research focuses on cognitive ageing and dementia. She was formerly the coordinator of the International Centenarian Consortium-Dementia. She is experienced in harmonising internationally sourced data and examining factors associated with dementia and cognitive impairment in ethno-regionally diverse populations. Her current work (funded by CEPAR) involves examining gender differences in cognitive ageing, cognitive reserve, and expectations regarding ageing.
Kwan Fung and Yuet Ying Fung Healthy Brain Ageing Research Award Fund (2018)
Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) Travel Award, Chicago, USA (2018)
The MARCS Institute Postgraduate Research Award and University Top-Up (2013-2016)
Western Sydney University Outstanding Academic Achievement (2009)
Leading CEPAR-funded projects on cognitive ageing, expectations regarding ageing, and ageism.
My Research Supervision
Honours/ILP BSc (Medicine)