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.
Date Position Institution name 2016 - 2019 MS McLeod Postdoctoral Fellowship South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) 2016 - ongoing Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide 2015 - ongoing 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
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
Date Title Institution name Country 2003 South Australian Certificate of Education St Mary's College Australia
Year Citation 2019 Gould, J., & Smithers, L. (2019). Prenatal n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and children’s executive functions. In R. Watson, & V. Preedy (Eds.), Omega Fatty Acids in Brain and Neurological Health (2nd ed., pp. 83-105). London, United Kingdom: Academic Press.
2018 Muhlhausler, B., Collins, C. T., Gould, J., Best, K. P., & Leghi, G. (2018). Polyunsaturated fatty acids: metabolism and nutritional requirements in pregnancy and infancy. In G. Burdge (Ed.), Polyunsaturated Fatty acid Metabolism (pp. 111-135). United Kingdom: Elsevier.
2016 Gould, J. F., Makrides, M., Colombo, J., & Smithers, L. G. (2016). Randomized controlled trial of maternal omega-3 long-chain PUFA supplementation during pregnancy and early childhood development of attention, working memory, and inhibitory control. In World Review of Nutrition and Dietetics (Vol. 114, pp. 74-75). S. Karger AG.
2016 Zhou, S. J., Anderson, A. J., Gibson, R. A., & Makrides, M. (2016). Effect of iodine supplementation in pregnancy on child development and other clinical outcomes: A systematic review of randomized controlled trials. In B. Koletzko, R. Shamir, D. Turck, & M. Phillip (Eds.), NUTRITION AND GROWTH: YEARBOOK 2016 (Vol. 114, pp. 76-77). KARGER.
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|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
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|
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2017 Principal 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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