Dr Haeme Park
Senior Postdoctoral Fellow
Associate Professor Justine Gatt is Director of the Centre for Wellbeing, Resilience and Recovery, and Head of the Gatt Resilience Group at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales. She obtained her PhD in Psychology at the University of Sydney in December 2005 (conferred 2006). A/Prof Gatt currently leads several national and international projects in resilience and wellbeing. Her current projects include: (a) a longitudinal study of healthy adult twins from her TWIN-E Emotional Wellbeing Study followed after 10 and 12 years to determine changes in brain structure/function, neurocognitive performance and mental health outcomes over time that predict a risk versus resilience trajectory; (b) a project focusing on the impact of Instagram use on mental health and wellbeing in adolescents and young adults; (c) a project focusing on the impact of stuttering and its treatment on the wellbeing of children and their parents; (d) several clinical studies focusing on the impact of mental health treatment on wellbeing in youth and adults undergoing treatment; (e) the development of wellbeing programs in the workplace including healthcare workers; (f) online smartphone wellness technologies; and (g) wellbeing in children. A/Prof Gatt has been successful in obtaining several competitive research fellowships and grants, and has an outstanding track record in publication. Her work has been recognised by multiple awards including the Worldwide University Network (WUN) Success Story awarded to her WUN Resilience Research Group for Exceptional Levels of Achievement (2019), the Commonwealth Health Ministers Award for Excellence in Health and Medical Research (2014), and the NHMRC Excellence Award for Top Ranked CDF Applicant (2014). A/Prof Gatt also serves as an Editorial Member for several scientific journals.
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