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Dr Cassandra Pattinson

Dr Cassandra Pattinson completed her PhD at QUT investigating the effect of sleep and light exposure on young children’s health and development. She has direct experience in the day-to-day conduct of longitudinal trials with Australian families, including recruitment, retention, assessments, and a [...]

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Dr Dwayne Mann

Dr Dwayne Mann is an early career researcher in biomedical engineering. His PhD bridged the gap between interventional physiology sleep studies and the clinical sleep environment by developing methods that estimate flow limitation and help further characterise obstructive sleep apnoea patient phenot [...]

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Dr Jasneek Chawla

Dr Jasneek Chawla is a clinician researcher with a strong interest in improving outcomes in children with neurodisability and in the use of technology around sleep for this population of children. Jasneek’s areas of research interest include sleep in children with disability, the relationship [...]

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Michelle de Kok

Michelle de Kok’s Master of Philosophy project examines the impact of digitisation on children’s creativity and STEM engagement. Michelle’s project is part of a scholarship funded by Scitech, a Centre industry partner. Michelle aims to discover the extent of the impact and ways in whic [...]

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Dr Shannon Edmed

Dr Shannon Edmed’s research examines associations between digital technology supports (e.g., online tools, resources, and communities) and children’s mental health and wellbeing. Shannon’s work also focuses on the relationship between digital technology use and children’s sle [...]

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Elahe Nikooharf Salehi

Elahe Nikooharf Salehi’s PhD project explores the role of digital technology in the interplay between children’s physical health, sleep, and circadian rhythms. Elahe hopes to make a positive difference in children’s sleep and health. Supervisor Professor Simon Smith Earliest digital me [...]

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Dr Janelle MacKenzie

Dr Janelle MacKenzie completed her PhD at QUT investigating maternal sleepiness and the impacts of sleepiness on driving. In particular, she focused on the assessment of maternal sleep and infant sleep, as well as the psychological and social factors that contribute to sleepiness in the postpartum p [...]

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Anna Loeffler

Anna Loeffler’s research focusses on early childhood sleep and associated social-emotional outcomes. Her PhD project aims to develop an integrated, theoretical model of sleep consolidation transitioning as well as an index of sleep consolidation in hope of providing a better understanding of n [...]

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Emily Westwood

Emily Westwood’s PhD examines the significance of light in childhood health and behaviour. In 2021, Emily was awarded a prestigious Fullbright Future Postgraduate Scholarship to work with research leaders in sleep and development at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Emily hopes her work wit [...]

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Naomi Fillmore

Naomi Fillmore’s PhD research looks at the role of language in early education policy and practice, using a mixed methods approach to examine complex questions in linguistically, culturally, and racially diverse early childhood and primary school settings. This research includes exploring how tech [...]

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