For Students

Student Information at the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA)

The Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing conducts multidisciplinary research into issues associated with brain ageing. CHeBA welcomes all research students at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We have a strong record of student supervision for:

Our staff come from a range of different research backgrounds, including information technology, genetics, neuropsychology and stem cell research, and while located within the School of Psychiatry, are not limited to supervising only in psychiatric research areas.

We therefore bring a wealth of skills and expertise relevant to the following research topics:

  • Aged care, aged care services and interventions
  • Cognitive ageing, including neurodegenerative diseases (e.g. dementia, vascular dementia, Alzheimer’s disease)
  • Drug and therapeutic trials associated with brain ageing disorders
  • Factors affecting ageing throughout the life cycle
  • Genetics, epigenetics and genomics
  • Neuroimaging
  • Neuroinflammation and metabolic factors
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Nutrition and ageing
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Proteomics
  • Social and cultural factors related to ageing and aged care
  • Successful ageing/healthy ageing (including studies of centenarians)

CHeBA is also pleased to offer a range of scholarships. For more information, see Scholarship Opportunities.


For any enquiries, please contact:

Dr Sophia Dean

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