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Research Students

Jessica Amos

BSc Applied Psychology (Hons 1), University of Kent, UK

PhD Student, School of Psychology, University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Professor Kaarn Anstey

Thesis Topic:
Multi-domain web and app-based intervention for people with mild cognitive impairment and subjective cognitive decline to support cognitive resilience and reduce dementia risk.

Robert Annabel

Bachelor of Actuarial Studies (Co-Op) (Honours)

Masters of Pre-Doctoral Business Studies

PhD Student, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Business School


Professor Hazel Bateman

Thesis Title: 

Are Institutional investors common owners or socially responsible investors? An investigation based on firm-level enternality behaviour

Tsendsuren Batsuuri

Master of Environmental and Resource Economics, ANU; Bachelor of Science in Economics, Hacettepe University, Turkey; Grad Dip in International Development Economics, ANU

PhD Student, Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, The Australian National University

Professor Warwick McKibbin and Dr Larry Liu

Thesis Topic:
Impact of demographic change in Asia on macroeconomic and environmental outcomes


Jacinta Borilovic

Bachelor of Applied Science (Occupational Therapy) (Hons)

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

Associate Professor Kate O'Loughlin, Dr Lindy Clemson and Dr Meryl Lovarini

Thesis Topic:
Evaluating the use of technologies to support older Australians to age in place

Assistive Technology; Ageing in Place; Occupational Therapy; Allied Health


Nur Cahyadi

Master of Social Research (Advanced), School of Demographuy ANU; Master of Economics, Bogor Agricultural University, Indonesia

PhD Student, School of Demography, ANU 


Dr Iwu Utomo, Dr Collin Payne and Dr Brian Houle

Thesis Title: 

Intergenerational Exchange of Supports, Poverty and Child Migration: Meeting the Needs of Older People in Rural Indonesia

Shu Chen

BA and BS, Peking University, China, MSc, Duke University, US

PhD Student, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW


Dr Katja Hanewald, Professor Bingqin Li and Professor Hazel Bateman

Thesis Topic:

Financiang long-term care services and insurance: evidence from China.

Mengxue Chen

B.A in International Economics – Fudan University China; BSc Economics and Business Economics – University of Groningen, the Netherlands; MSc Population and Development – London School of Economics and Political Science UK

PhD Student, School of Demography, ANU


Professor Zhongwei Zhao

Thesis Topic:

Population Ageing and Inequalities in China


Sol Chung

Master of Philosophy (Finance); Master of Economics (Financial Economics and Econometrics) and Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Economics) - USYD

PhD Student Finance, Business School, The University of Sydney


Professor Susan Thorp and Dr Mandy Zhang

Thesis Topic:

Choice Behaviour for Mortgage Products and Pensions in Australia


Mark Cooper-Stanbury

BSc, Australian National University

PhD Student, Centre for Health Policy, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne


Associate Professor Jeromey Temple and Professor Briony Dow 

Thesis Title: 

Equity for Our Elderly: The Supply and Demand Factors Associated with Equitable Access to Residential Aged Care

Daniel Dinale

Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies) (Honours), First Class Honours, University of Sydney, Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies), University of Sydney

PhD Student, School of Business, University of Sydney

Professor Marian Baird and Dr Chris F Wright

Thesis Topic:
Varieties of Fertility (VoF): Gendering the Issue of Ageing Populations in Post-Industrial Nations


Jiamin Du

MA, Peking University School of Nursing

PhD Student, Australian National University, College of Health and Medicine


Dr Vasoontara Yiengprugsawan and Professor Kaarin Anstey

Thesis Topic:

Cognitive Ageing and Decision-making


Dorothy Dudley

BBus (Marketing) UTS; MASS, ACAP

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

Associate Professor Kate O'Loughlin and Dr Vanessa Loh

Thesis Topic:
Understanding the existence and nature of personal goals in retirement and their relationship with life satisfaction - An Australian perspective.

Nicole Ee

Bachelor of Science (Psychology) (Honours), First Class Honours, Australian National University; Bachelor of Laws, Australian National University

PhD Student, NeuRA, UNSW Sydney


Professor Kaarin Anstey and Dr Ruth Peters 

Co-Supervisor: Dr Fiona Matthews

Thesis Topic:

The impact of social engagement on cognitive health and wellbeing in older adulthood: An investigation of barriers, enablers and mechanisms 

Arezoo Fathieh

Master of Pre-Doctoral Business Studies

Master of Science in Actuarial Science

Bachelor of Science in Applied Statistics

PhD Student, School of Risk and Actuarial Studies, UNSW Business School


Dr Katja Hanewald, Professor Hazel Batemanand Dr Fei Huang

Thesis Title:

Financing of the LTC