Samantha Lai

I am a fourth year Psychology (Honours) student and in the midst of completing a Summer Vacation Research Scholarship with CAIN. I am highly passionate about reducing stigma and raising awareness of psychological and neurological conditions through education. This summer, I was involved in the development of South Australia’s first dementia friendly school program, ‘Forget Me Not’.  I anticipate to evaluate the effectiveness of this program as part of my Honours project in 2018.

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Georgina Kamm

I am about to begin my Honours year of Cognitive Neuroscience and am currently completing a Vacation Research Scholarship. I am involved in the planning of an intergenerational dementia project, titled ‘Forget Me Not’. I will continue working on this project throughout 2018 for my Honours project.

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Gae Vanoni

I’m an exchange student from the ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and I am doing an Internship with CAIN. I’m studying Health Science with a major in Human Movement Science. I am involved in a range of different projects, including investigations on the effects of physical fatigue on spatial attention and the effects of virtual reality exercise on memory.

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Umama Aamir

I am a third year Psychology and Neuroscience student at the University of Adelaide, and an intern for CAIN. I am currently working on a project that investigates the relationship between cerebral blood flow and cognitive function, in Parkinson’s disease patients.

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Monique Boord

I am a third year Psychology (Honours) (Cognitive Neuroscience) student at UniSA currently tutoring neuroanatomy and interning for CAIN. My passions are neuroanatomy, neurological disease and improving quality of life for those with impairments in these areas such as Parkinson's disease and Motor neurone disease. I will be the second reviewer in the systematic review for PhD student Danielle's project on reducing future dementia risk in older adults undergoing elective cardiovascular surgery

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Elise Hart

After finishing Honours in Psychology at the University of Melbourne, and I completed a vacation research scholarship with CAIN. I was working on a project investigating cerebral blood flow in Parkinson’s disease patients and its effects on cognition. Here's the link to my vacation report: EliseHart_Report

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Liam McAuliffe

I have just graduated from a Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) at UniSA and am working as an intern with CAIN. I am currently investigating the dementia friendly environmental strategies of communities around the world. 

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Daria Mosberger

I have just completed my Bachelor degree in Psychological Science (Cognitive Neuroscience) and are doing a vacation research scholarship with CAIN, in order to gain some research experience before starting Honours. The Project we are working on is examining the relationship between blood flow and memory function in people with Parkinson’s disease. 

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Alana Nagel

I am about to commence Honours in Psychology at UniSA and I am completing a Vacation Scholarship in order to improve my research skills. I am currently working on a project that is looking at Dementia-Friendly communities on behalf of the City of Unley Council. The aim of this project is to assist the City of Unley Council to develop and improve on strategies in order to meet the needs their ageing residents, particularly those with dementia. 

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Dr Nathan Leggett

I am a Postdoctoral fellow currently working out of both Uni SA and Flinders University. My research interests include the lateralisation of attention, approach/avoidance motivational systems and linked-gaze paradigms. I am also very interested in psychological science as a whole, specifically, how psychological research might improve the replicability and reproducability of findings within the field, via changes in methodological and analytical procedures.

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Rebecca Callahan

I am investigating outcome prediction in stroke. Specifically, I am exploring the efficacy of resting-state electroencephalography (EEG) in stroke prognosis across a range of cognitive, functional and psychological domains that are commonly affected by stroke and often associated with poor outcomes in stroke survivors. 

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