I am a PhD candidate in Anthropology at the University of Adelaide, supervised by Dr Alison Dundon and Dr Georgina Drew. I completed a Bachelor of Arts degree (major in Anthropology and minor in Development Studies) in 2014, and Honours (first class) in Anthropology in 2016.
I am interested in the social and cultural processes and practices of mothering, in the everyday lived and embodied experiences of being and becoming a mother, and the varied meanings women give to their birthing and mothering practices.
I conduct research in the field of social psychology. My current project focuses on relationship factors which predict how someone will react to hurtful events in their interpersonal relationships.
Craig Liddicoat is a PhD student in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Adelaide. Craig's main research interest is in emerging environmental drivers of human health. In particular, the role that exposure to (and loss of) biodiversity in landscapes, vegetation and soils may play in developing immune fitness and predisposition to both infectious and non-infectious diseases.
Sarah is a research assistant for the Department of Production of Animal Health, School of Animal and Veterinary Sciences at the University of Adelaide. Sarah's research interests are in microbiology and molecular biology, she brings enthusiasm and a wide variety of skills to the team.
Professor Michael Horowitz was appointed to a Personal Chair at the University of Adelaide in 1995 and has been the Director of the Endocrine and Metabolic Unit at the Royal Adelaide Hospital since 1997. His research activities are almost exclusively clinically based and relate primarily to gastrointestinal motor, sensory, and hormonal function, particularly in the context of diabetes mellitus, appetite regulation, critical illness and aging.
Anneka Bowman has extensive experience in management of clinical trials both within Adelaide and across Australia. She completed her Bachelors degree in reproductive health at the University of Adelaide and then went on to complete a graduate certificate and masters degree in Research Management and Commercialisation.
I have a particular interest in the use of research methodologies and statistical analyses in order to reach a broader understanding of normal and anomalistic psychology.