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Research Students

Quang Trinh

BA in Sociology, Vietnam National University; master of Social Sciences, National University of Singapore

PhD Student, Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing, Australian National University

Supervisors:
Professor Hal Kendig, Professor Peter McDonald, Associate Professor Minh Huu Nguyen and Dr Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan

Thesis title:
Ageing and intergenerational relationships in Vietnam

Saraswathy Venkataraman

BA Occupational Therapy, MHSc Gerontology

PhD Student, Monash University, Malaysia

Supervisors:
Professor Helen Bartlett, Associate Professor Jennie Oxley, Associate Professor Louise Farnworth and Professor Lesley Day

Thesis Topic:
Understanding risk of injury among the older population residing in long-term aged care facilities in the Klang Valley area (Malaysia)

Cheng Wan

BSc in Information and Computational Science, Wuhan University; MStat Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

PhD Student, UNSW Business School

Supervisors:
Professor Hazel Bateman, Dr Katja Hanewald and Professor Hanming Fang

Thesis Topic:
The Demand and Supply of Longevity and Health Contingent Insurance Products in China

Shannon Webb

B. Science (Advanced) (Hons), Australian National University

PhD Student, University of Sydney

Supervisors:
Dr Damian Birney, Dr Amit Lampit and Dr Vanessa Loh

Thesis Topic:
The relationship between depressed mood and outcomes of cognitive training in older adults

Jacqueline Wesson

BAppSc (Occupational Therapy) Cumberland College; MA (Education & Work) Macquarie University

PhD Student, Ageing Work and Health Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney

Supervisors:
Associate Professor Lindy Clemson, Professor Henry Brodaty and Dr Simone Reppermund

Thesis Topic:
Functional cognition in older adults with mild cognitive impairment or early dementia - Validity of the large Allen’s Cognitive Level Screen (Version 5) (LACLS-5)

Daniel Wheadon

MEcon UNSW

PhD Student, UNSW Business School 

Supervisors:
Professor Alan Woodland and Dr George Kudrna

Thesis Topic:
Demographic Change and Optimal Policy Response 

Lynda Woodward

BSc (Biotech)(Hons), University of Newcastle; UBPhysio, University of Newcastle

PhD Student, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney

Supervisors:
Associate Professor Lindy Clemson, Associate Professor Catherine Sherrington and Associate Professor Karen Willis

Thesis Topic:
Exploring perceptions and experiences of older people in the "Stepping On after hip fracture" program

Yajing Xu

BCom (Hon), UNSW; Master, Central University of Finance and Economics

PhD Student, University of New South Wales, UNSW Business School, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies

Supervisors:
Professor Michael Sherris, Dr Jonathan Ziveyi and Professor John Piggott

Thesis Topic:
Cohort models of mortality and development of a tradable longevity market

Mengyi Xu

Bcom Hons (UNSW)

PhD Student, University of New South Wales, UNSW Business School, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies

Supervisors:
Professor Michael Sherris, Dr Adam Wenqiang Shao and Dr Jennifer Alonso García

Thesis Topic:
The Role of Housing in Retirement Savings

Xiao Xu

BBA (Uni Wisconsin-Madiosn), MSE (Johns Hopkins)

PhD Student, University of New South Wales, UNSW Business School, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies

Supervisors:
Professor Michael Sherris, Dr Jennifer Alonso Garcia and Dr Jonathan Ziveyi

Thesis Topic:
Variable annuity guarantee benefits - An integrated study of financial and actuarial valuations

Adam Yates

MS, Applied Sociology (Clemson University)

PhD Student, School of Community Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of Newcastle

Supervisors:
Professor Julie Byles, Professor Catherin D’Este and Dr Paul Kowal

Thesis Topic:
International obesity and socioeconomic status relative to absolute wealth

Dandan Yu

BCom (Hons) UNSW, BEcon and MEcon from Peking University

PhD Student, UNSW Business School \

Supervisors:
Professors Denzil Fiebig and Denise Doiron

Thesis Topic:
Collective household decision making

Xiaoyun Zhang

BMgt (Zhejiang University, China)

PhD Student, UNSW Business School

Supervisors: 
Professor John Piggott, Dr Katja Hanewald and Dr Tess Stafford

Thesis Topic: 
Rural-urban migration and the health of elderly parents in China