Jacqueline Gould

School of Psychology

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


Dr Jacqueline Gould

MS McLeod Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Healthy Mothers, Babies and Children
South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute

Titleholder, University of Adelaide
Discipline of Paediatrics, Adelaide Medical School
School of Psychology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

My main area of research is the role of early nutrition in neurodevelopment, with the goal of optimising the development and functioning of the brain. I also investigate other factors that contribute to neurodevelopment and predictors of child development, particularly in disadvantaged children. Available to supervise Honours, Masters and PhD level psychology students.

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2016 - 2019 MS McLeod Postdoctoral Fellowship South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI)
    2016 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide
    2015 Affiliate Lecturer (Level B) University of Adelaide
    2013 - 2015 Research Officer Women's and Children's Health Research Institute
    2013 - 2015 Chief Investigator and Coordinator of the DOMInO-7 Study Women's & Children's Health Research Institute
    2012 - 2013 Coordinator of the DINO-7 Study Women's & Children's Health Research Institute
    2011 - 2013 Neurodevelopment Assessor Women's & Children's Health Research Institute
    2009 - 2012 Research Assistant Women's & Children's Health Research Institute
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Award SAHMRI 2017 Early Career Researcher Award SAHMRI
    2016 Award New Investigator Award International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids
    2016 Award DSM '1st 1000 days' Award $1000
    2016 Award Healthy Development Adelaide International Travel Award Australia $1000
    2015 Fellowship MS McLeod Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Women's & Children's Hospital Australia $235,000
    2014 Recognition Young Investigator Award Finalist Women's and Children's Hospital Foundation Australia $2000
    2014 Award New Investigator Award $500
    2014 Award International Travel Award Healthy Development Adelaide Australia $1000
    2013 Recognition Deans Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence University of Adelaide Australia
    2013 Recognition Young Investigator Award Semi-Finalist Women's and Children's Hospital Australia
    2012 Award National Travel Award Nutrition Society of Australia Australia $75
    2012 Recognition Three Minute Thesis Finalist International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids
    2012 Award International Travel Award Healthy Development Adelaide Australia $1000
    2010 Award Young Investigator Award Women's and Children's Research Institute Australia
    2008 Recognition Certificate of Merit University of Adelaide Australia
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2009 - 2013 University of Adelaide Australia Doctor of Philosophy
    2008 University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of Bachelor of Health Sciences
    2008 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Health Sciences
    2007 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Social Sciences
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2003 South Australian Certificate of Education St Mary's College Australia
  • Research Interests

 

Date Project/ No. Role Funding Body Amount
2014-2015 Does increasing the docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) intake of preterm infants enhance their development of attention? CIA Women’s and Children’s Hospital Foundation grant $58,193
2013-2015 Does n-3 LCPUFA supplementation during pregnancy improve the Intelligence Quotient of children at school age? (1048493 ) PRP National Health and Medical Research Council ID $583,030

2016-2018    Optimising the Neurodevelopmental Outcomes of Australian MS McLeod Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Children Women's and Children's Hospital Fondation $235,000

2016-2018    Can behavioural functioning at three years’ corrected age be improved in infants born very preterm with high-dose docosahexaenoic acid supplementation in the neonatal period? A follow-up of a randomised controlled trial CIA Children Women's and Children's Hospital Fondation $54,870

2018-2020    Efficacy and safety of omega-3 DHA supplementation in preterm infants: childhood follow-up of the N3RO trial  CIF National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant  $703,371

  1. Date
Course  Institution
2014-2016

Nutrition and Developmental Psychology within the Advanced Developmental Psychology course for Honours Degree of Bachelor of Psychological Science (4th year) 

Coordinated and conducted the Nutrition and Developmental Psychology component of the course. Student course completion n=60. Key responsibilities included design, development and delivery of course content, student examination and student evaluation

University of Adelaide
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  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 Co-Supervisor Parent Education for Developmental Literacy (PEDaL): A novel neonatal nursery parent education program Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Mrs Megan Louise Bater
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2015 - 2018 Co-Supervisor The Short and Long Term Effects of DHA in Preterm Infants: Free Fatty Acids, Lipid Mediators and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Dr Erandi Hewawasam Gardiye Hewawasam Thuduwage
  • Other Supervision Activities

    Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name
    2017 - ongoing External Supervisor Early life experiences and child development University of Adelaide Master Vesna Ristic
    2016 - 2017 External Supervisor Predicting executive functioning at 7 years of age after Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in the neonatal unit in an at-risk population of infants born University of Adelaide Master of Psychology Master Alex Fibrosi
    2016 - ongoing External Supervisor Knowledge and use of nutrition by clinical psychologists University of Adelaide Master of Psychology Master Cary Nadya
    2016 - 2016 External Supervisor Differences identified when correcting scores of preterm children: consequences for service access. University of Adelaide Honours Belinda Fuss
    2016 - 2016 External Supervisor Emotional and Behavioural Development of Preschool Children Born Preterm: Does Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Exacerbate Risk of Poor Outcomes? University of Adelaide Honours Lauren Janus
    2015 - 2016 External Supervisor Predicting behavioural problems at 7 years of age from an 18 month assessment with the Bayley Scales of Infant Development, Second Edition, in an at-risk population of infants born Flinders University Master of Psychology Master Carolyn DiFiore
    2013 - 2014 External Supervisor Predicting behavioural problems at 7 years of age from an 18 month assessment with the Bayley Scales of Infant Development, Second Edition, in an at-risk population of infants born University of Adelaide Master of Psychology Master Emily Hunt
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2017 - ongoing Member Women's and Children's Health Network Human Research Ethics Committee Women's and Children's Health Network
    2016 - ongoing Member Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD)
    2016 - ongoing Member Australian Psychology Society (APS) Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member Australian Clinical Trials Alliance Limited Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member Australasian Human Development Association (AHDA) Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ) Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member International Society for the Study of Fatty Acids and Lipids (ISSFAL)
    2016 - ongoing Member Nutrition Society Australia (NSA) Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member Australian Society for Medical Research (ASMR) Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member Healthy Development Adelaide (HDA) Australia
    2016 - ongoing Member Golden Key International Honours Society

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