Researcher Profiles

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.

Fidelma Breen

Faculty of Arts

PhD Candidate - Economics and Emotions: The Irish Migrant Experience in Australia, 2000-2015
Postgraduate Student Representative, Geography, Environment and Population

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.

Dr Victoria Pederick

Research Associate
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.

Mr Tom Lang

PhD Student
Faculty of Sciences

Currently a PhD student in the Wine Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology Lab under supervision of Professor Vladimir Jiranek. My project involves utilising CRISPR/Cas9 mediated genome editing to enhance industrial wine yeast strains.