Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
I am a PhD candidate within the School of Psychology supervised by A/Prof Clemence Due, Dr Alyssa Sawyer and Dr Amanda Taylor. My research interests include refugee and migrant wellbeing, maternal and family wellbeing, promoting health equity, and reducing disparities in healthcare for marginalised groups.
My PhD focuses on the wellbeing experiences and support needs of families from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Australia during the First 2000 Days (conception to five years post-birth). We aim to better understand how services and healthcare practitioners may provide culturally responsive, tailored care to match the needs of families from refugee and migrant backgrounds through pregnancy and early childhood.
Date Position Institution name 2021 - ongoing PhD Candidate University of Adelaide 2021 - ongoing Research Assistant University of Adelaide
Date Institution name Country Title 2020 - 2020 University of Adelaide Australia Honours Degree of Bachelor of Psychological Science 2017 - 2019 University of Adelaide Australia Bachelor of Psychological Science
Year Citation 2022 Aiyar, R., Due, C., Taylor, A., & Sawyer, A. (2022). South and Southeast Asian Refugee Parents' Wellbeing Experiences and Support Needs During the First 2000 Days: A Systematic Review. Poster session presented at the meeting of PSANZ 2022. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health: Wiley.
|2021||Psychology 1A (PSYCHOL 1000)||Level I||Marker|
|2021||Psychology in Society (PSYCHOL 2007)||Level II||Tutor/Marker|
Big Picture Psychology: Global Challenges, Psychological Perspectives
Date Role Membership Country 2022 - ongoing Member Health in Preconception, Pregnancy, and Postpartum Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Collective Australia 2021 - ongoing Member Australian Psychological Society Australia 2021 - ongoing Member Australian Refugee Association Australia 2021 - ongoing Member Healthy Development Adelaide Australia 2021 - ongoing Member Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand (PSANZ) Australia 2021 - ongoing Member Migration and Refugee Research Network Australia
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