2021 - current: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA). Social Health and Reserve in the Dementia patient journey (SHARED): International interview study
2018 – 2020: Postdoctoral Research Associate, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA). Social relationships as protective factors and modifiable risk factors for cognitive decline in the Sydney Memory and Ageing Study
2017 – 18: Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA), UNSW Sydney. Investigating cross-sectional and longitudinal associations between self-reported social networks and cognitive function using data from the Sydney Memory and Ageing Study (MAS).
2017-18: Researcher, Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration (DCRC), UNSW Sydney. Knowledge translation for the 'Improving outcomes for a timely diagnosis and management of dementia in general practice' and 'The supporting GPs and Practice Nurses in the timely diagnosis of dementia' projects.
2012-16: PhD Candidate, DCRC, UNSW Sydney. Thesis: The Friendship and Relationship Interactions in the Elderly Networks Description (FRIEND) Study. DCRC-funded original research using mixed social network analysis methods to explore the friendships and social relationship networks of older people living with dementia and residing in a Sydney care home.
2009-12: Research Assistant, Dementia Collaborative Research Centre (DCRC), UNSW Sydney. Study recruitment, data collection, data analysis and knowledge translation for the Sydney Multisite Intervention of LaughterBosses and ElderClowns (SMILE) study, National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) funded cluster randomised trial of humor therapy.