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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 Kaarin Anstey


Dr Lidan Zheng, Dr Sophie Andrews

Thesis Topic:
Exploring the Factors that Promote or Hinder Behaviour Change in the Context of Cognitive Ageing and Dementia Risk Reduction Intervention

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, Professor Arghya Ghosh, Associate Professor Scott Donald, Adjunct Associate Professor Anthony Asher

Thesis Title: 

Company-level GHG emissions and institutional investors’ active ownership

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: 

Developmental Trajectory of Late-life Functional Disability in Low-Middle Income Settings: Evident from 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:

Ageing and health in China: Burden, long-term care services use and cost

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


Md Khademul Islam Chowdhury

MEcon, ANU

PhD student, Research School of Economics, ANU

Supervisors: Dr. Cagri Kumuru, Associate Professor, CBE, ANU

Thesis title: Implications of wealth, capital income and estate taxations at the present of differential mortalities

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 Maichael Shin

Thesis Topic:

Essays in understanding consumer decision making: Mortgage choice and consumption and investment behaviour

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 and Dr Tom Wilson


Dr Tom Wilson 

Thesis Title: 

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

Zhengyang (Amy) Dong

BA, Agriculture Science; BA, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Western Australia

Master of Science in Health Data Science Student, Centre for Big Data Research in Health (CBDRH), UNSW


Dr. Katja Hanewald

Co- Supervisors:

Dr. Andres M Villegas Ramirez

Thesis title: 

Forecasting All-Cause Mortality: Leveraging Causes-of-Death Data through Neural Networks


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 

Roshen Fernando

BSc Engineering (Hons), University of Moratuwa Sri Lanka; Master of Business Administration, University of West London UK; Master of Financial Economics, University of Colombo Sri Lanka; Master of International & Development Economics, ANU

PhD Student, Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU


Professor Warwick McKibbin, Dr Larry Liu and Professor Renee McKibbin

Thesis Topic:

Macroeconomic consequences of COVID-19, Climate Change and Antimicrobial Resistance

Abigail Hansen
Abigail Hansen

BSc Psychology (Hons), Flinders University

PhD Student, School of Psychology, University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Champion, CEPAR


Professor Kaarin Anstey


Dr Tuki Attuquayefio, Emeritus Professor Michael Regan and Dr Kim Kiely

Thesis Topic:

The effects of age on trust, acceptance and use of advanced-driver assistive systems

Kerry Hwang

BSc (Hons), The University of Melbourne; MPH, University of Melbourne

PhD Student, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne 


Associate Professor Jeromey Temple, Associate Professor Bianca Brijnath and Dr Dina LoGiuidice

Thesis Title: 

Ageing of Older Migrant Australians: An Analysis Harnessing Population Level Datasets

Lucinda Iles

Master of Industrial and Organisational Psychology, UWA; Bachelor Psychology (Hons), Macquarie University

PhD Student, Future of Work Institute, Faculty of Business and Law, Curtin University, WA


Dr Daniela Andrei 


Professor Sharon Parker 


An investigation into leadership behaviour in age diversity