Joanna Brooks

Adelaide Medical School

Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences


Joanna is a Visiting Research Fellow at Adelaide Medical School, supervised by Professor Mark Hutchinson, Director, Centre for Nanoscale Biophotonics.

Biography

Joanna is a Visiting Research Fellow at Adelaide Medical School supervised by Professor Mark Hutchinson, Centre for Nanoscale Biophotonics.

After completing her PhD in Human Cognitive Neuroscience in the United Kingdom, Joanna worked for an Australian General Practice Training Provider in Adelaide, and then received a Fellowship to lead a research program exploring dementia risk reduction.

Joanna has a PhD in Human Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Edinburgh (2012), a Master of Research in Psychology from the University of St Andrews (2007), a Master of Science in Reading, Language and Cognition from the University of York (2004), a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology from the University of Wales Institute Cardiff (2002), and a Certificate in English Language Teaching for Adults from the University of Cambridge (2004).

Recent Research

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  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2016 Project Officer University of Adelaide
    2015 - 2016 Project Coordinator Institute for International Trade, University of Adelaide
    2014 - 2015 Research Fellow Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, Australian National University
    2013 - 2014 Research Officer Adelaide to Outback General Practice Training Program, University of Adelaide
    2012 - 2017 Visiting Research Fellow School of Medicine, University of Adelaide
    2012 - 2012 Research Educator Learning and Teaching Unit, University of South Australia
    2009 - 2010 Tutor Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Edinburgh
    2008 - 2009 Research Associate Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh
    2007 - 2008 Research Associate Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2014 Nomination Nomination: Science and Technology Society Young Leaders' Program - Young Leader 2014 Science and Technology Society Australia
    2011 Award Young Innovator Award Royal Society of Edinburgh & Edinburgh Beltane United Kingdom
    2010 Award Science Communication Award (I'm A Scientist Get Me Out of Here!) Wellcome Trust United Kingdom
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2009 - 2012 University of Edinburgh United Kingdom PhD Psychology
    2005 - 2006 University of St Andrews United Kingdom Master of Research Psychology
    2002 - 2003 University of York United Kingdom Master of Science Reading, Language and Cognition
  • Certifications

    Date Title Institution name Country
    2003 Certificate in English Language Teaching for Adult University of Cambridge United Kingdom
  • Research Interests

Grants

  • Fellowship - Dementia Collaborative Research Centre, 2014, AUD 120,000
  • Scholarship - University of Edinburgh and Universita Suor Orsola Benincasa Naples, 2008-2011, EUR 50,000
  • Scholarship - University of St Andrews (Economic and Physical Sciences Research Council), 2005-2006, GPB 15,000
  • Science Communication Grant - University of Edinburgh, 2011, GBP 7,000
  • Research Grant -  R M Gibson Research Award, 2014, AUD 5,000
  • Travel & Research Grant - Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research, Australian National University, 2014, AUD 2,200
  • Travel Grant - Experimental Psychology Society, 2006-2011, GBP 1,500
  • Travel Grant - Guarantors of Brain, 2014, GBP 600
  • Travel Grant - Guarantors of Brain, 2011, GBP 600
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  • Committee Memberships

    Date Role Committee Institution Country
    2016 - ongoing Member Competitive Awards Planning Committee University of Adelaide Australia
    2015 - 2015 Member Conference Planning Committee Australian Association of Gerontology Australia
    2014 - 2015 Chair Information Technology Committee Australian National University Australia
    2014 - 2015 Member High Risk Human Research Ethics Committee Australian National University Australia
    2014 - 2015 Member Sciences IT Committee Australian National University Australia
    2013 - 2015 Member Registrar Wellbeing Committee General Practice Registrars Australia Australia
    2013 - 2014 Member Aboriginal Health Research Committee Adelaide to Outback General Practice Training Program Australia
    2013 - 2014 Member Research Committee Adelaide to Outback General Practice Training Program Australia
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2014 - 2016 Member Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society Australia
    2014 - 2015 Member Australian Association of Gerontology Australia
    2006 - 2016 Member Experimental Psychology Society United Kingdom
    1999 - 2015 Member British Psychological Society United Kingdom

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