Brennan Ong

Dr Brennan Ong

Visiting Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


At present, my research is primarily in the evaluation of policies/services/interventions in the child protection and juvenile justice sectors. However, I have a wide interest in topics including:

  • Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI), the mind-body connection, the placebo & nocebo effect, behavioural medicine
  • Pharmaceutical promotion/advertising, persuasion & counter-persuasion
  • Education & child development
  • Consciousness & dreaming
  • Open data, reproducibility, & transparency in research

I have taught the following topics:

  • Programme Evaluation
  • Research Methods & Statistics

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