Researcher Profiles

Associate Professor Caroline Laurence

Head of School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Caroline Laurence is a health services researcher and is currently the Head of the School of Public Health at the University of Adelaide.

She is a recognised expert in the area of health workforce planning, particularly for the primary care sector. Her research has contributed to a greater understanding of the workforce pipeline in Australia including career decision making, workforce maldistribution, retention issues, changing workforce profiles and workforce policy analysis.

Nerina Dunt

Faculty of Arts

Nerina Dunt is a researcher, writer and occasional curator. Her most recent major project was the research and documentation of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Collection held by Flinders University Art Museum. She was also commissioned by the University of New South Wales for research projects 'South Australian Artists at the Art Gallery of South Australia' and 'Photohistory SA, R.J. Noye Collection at the Art Gallery of South Australia'; both of which were documented for Design & Art Australia Online.

Julia Kuring

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

I am a PhD Candidate with The University of Adelaide, School of Psychology. My current research explores the relationship between mental illness and dementia and specifically whether mental illness can increase the risk of developing dementia.

I am a Clinical Neuropsychologist, registered with the Psychology Board of Australia, and a member and past Chairperson of the Australian Psychological Society College of Clinical Neuropsychologists. My clinical practice has included rehabilitation, mental health, and general hospital settings with adults and older adults.

Aaron Humphrey

Faculty of Arts

Dr Aaron Humphrey is a researcher at the University of Adelaide and teaches in the department of media. His research combines critical analysis with creative practice to investigate the relationships between images and texts, and between media and society. He was recently awarded the Dean’s Commendation for Thesis Excellence for his doctoral dissertation about comics and pedagogy.

Dr Md Rahman

Research Fellow - DRMCRL
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Since 1st March 2016, I have been working at Dame Roma Mitchell Cancer Research laboratories (DRMCRL), which has an international reputation for its basic and translational research in breast cancer and androgen receptor signaling. My current research aims to explore the exciting potential of Enobosarm, a selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM) in the treatment of endocrine resistant ERα positive breast cancer using contemporary in-vivo and in-vitro experimental models.

Victoria Pederick

Faculty of Sciences

Dr. Pederick is a postdoctoral research within the Research Centre for Infectious Diseases, where she is working to characterise the molecular mechanisms of zinc acquisition in bacterial pathogens.