Recent PhD recipients

Congratulations to Sarah Leung on the successful completion of her PhD thesis entitled “Self-awareness, episodic and autobiographical memories and narrative skills in children with high functioning autistic disorder”.

Sarah was supervised by Cheryl Dissanayake with Edith Bavin as co-supervisor. Only minor corrections are required and one of the examiners (Professor Katherine Nelson whose model Sarah based her work on and extended) has recommended that she be awarded her thesis with Distinction.


Congratulations to Angela Simpson on the successful completion of her Doctor of Health Psychology thesis entitled, "One step at a time:  A time-series analysis of ambulatory activity in older adults", which was passed with only minor revisions.

One of the two assessors ticked the top box indicating no changes were required and the other started his review by saying “I was extremely impressed by this thesis in so many ways”. Angela was supervised by Glynda Kinsella.


Congratulations to Linda Troselj on the successful completion of her doctoral research entitled, "The Use of a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Homework Enhancement Protocol", which has come back from examiners with positive reviews.   

Her project, supervised by Nikolaos Kazantzis, comprised two major studies, a survey of Australian psychologists’ practices, and an experimental analogue study conducted at our psychology clinic.


Congratulations to Melissa Coulson on the successful completion of her PhD thesis entitled “Women’s transition back to work after maternity leave: The impact of maternal, infant, social and workplace issues”.

Melissa was supervised by Cheryl Dissanayake with co-supervision from former LTU staff member Helen Skouteris.

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