Researcher Profiles

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Miss Amy Wooldridge

PhD Candidate
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

PhD topic: Prenatal programming of postnatal allergy susceptibility (2013 - expected completion end March 2016)

Interested in: developmental programming, allergy, early origins of health and disease

Supervisors: Dr Kathryn Gatford (primary supervisor), Dr Karen Kind (co-supervisor), A/Prof Vicki Clifton (co-supervisor, University of Queensland), Dr Rob Bischof (co-supervisor, Monash University)


Dr Susan Woods

Senior Research Fellow
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Susan is a young investigator with three co-first author Nature journal publications in the field of cancer research. In the lab of Nobel Laureate, J. Michael Bishop M.D., at University of California San Francisco, Susan added to her molecular techniques, honing her mouse skills and small RNA expertise, whilst being exposed to the wonderful intellectual stimulation and collaborative possibilities that working in such a large and innovative research community can bring. Susan then chose to work with Prof.

Dr Christopher Wong

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Dr Christopher X Wong MBBS MSc MPH PhD is a medical doctor with broad clinical and research interests in cardiovascular medicine, heart rhythm disorders and public health.

Melanie Wittwer

Higher Degree by Research Candidate
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

PhD candidate at the Lyell McEwin Hospital, Department of Cardiology investigating the incidence, management, and outcomes of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.

Dr Withawat Withayachumnankul

Faculty of Engineering, Computer and Mathematical Sciences

Withawat Withayachumnankul received the B.Eng. and M.Eng degrees in electronic engineering from King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Bangkok, Thailand, in 2001 and 2003, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering (Dean's Commendation) from the University of Adelaide, Australia, in 2010. From 2010-2013, he was an ARC Australian Postdoctoral Fellow with the University of Adelaide. Since 2014, he has become a lecturer at the University of Adelaide.

Dr Michelle Wirthensohn

Horticulture Australia Research Fellow
Faculty of Sciences

Michelle Wirthensohn is the Program Leader of the National Almond Breeding Program based at the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide.

Dr Helen Winefield

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Professor Helen Winefield, BA, PhD
Professor, Psychology and Psychiatry, University of Adelaide

Research Interests:
As a health psychologist, I am particularly interested in helping relationships, whether informal or professional. Animals often provide emotional support to people and/or encourage health-promoting physical or social activity. Sometimes however, pet-owners are overdependent on their pet to the exclusion of human company. Another set of health hazards can arise for people who work with animals in stressful conditions.

Terence Williamson

Faculty of the Professions

Dr Terry Williamson was educated in engineering and architecture in Australia, and is Associate Professor of the School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design at the University of Adelaide. He has taught, researched and published in areas of energy, thermal performance and sustainability related to the built environment, and is the author (or co-author) of over one hundred publications including books, journal articles and conference papers.

Professor Anthony Williams

Professor - Associate Director - CSSM
Faculty of Sciences

I have research interests in: theoretical, computational, and mathematical physics; complex and nonlinear systems; and advanced, high-performance, and grid computing. My research is primarily in the areas of theoretical particle and nuclear physics and computational physics.

Topics of special interest include:

Professor John Williams

Pro Vice-Chancellor - Research Operations
Division of Research and Innovation

John Williams joined the Adelaide Law School in 1997 as a lecturer having completed his doctorate at the Law Program, Research School of Social Sciences at the Australian National University. Prior to his appointment as Professor in Law in 2006 he was a Reader at the Australian National University (2004-2005) and a Senior Lecturer (1999-2003) and Lecturer (1997-1998) at the Adelaide Law School. He has held visiting positions at the University of Victoria, BC (2007), the University of Cape Town (2001) and was the Menzies Foundation Fellow at Kings College London (2002).