La Trobe University

  • Prof Cheryl Dissanayake, School of Psychology and Public Health
  • Dr Philippe Chouinard, School of Psychology and Public Health
  • Associate Professor Stephen Kent, School of Psychology and Public Health
  • Dr Danuta Loesch, School of Psychology and Public Health


  • Emeritus Prof. John Bradshaw, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University
  • A/Prof Joanne Fielding, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University
  • Dr Minh Bui, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Jeffrey Craig, Early Life Epigenetics, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Izelle Labuschagne, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University
  • Dr David Godler, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The University of Melbourne

Australia - other states

  • Associate Professor Melanie Porter, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University
  • Professor Julian Trollor, Chair of Intellectual Disability Mental Health, Head, Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales
  • Professor Stephen Lord, Neuroscience Research Australia
  • Dr Jasmine Menant, Neuroscience Research Australia


  • Assistant Prof. Christine Rabinak, Wayne State University, USA
  • Professor Markus Heinrichs, Department of Psychology, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Assistant Prof. Giacomo Vivanti, AJ Drexel Autism Institute, Philadelphia, USA

Industry/Service partners

Playing Forward

Playing Forward is a creative technology studio with an Oscar-winning team of visual effects artists, animators, storytellers, game designers & developers who partners with high-end entertainment brands to develop extended reality products, and collaborates with specialists in cognitive development, education, developmental psychology, and neuroscience to create immersive animated experiences for diagnosis, treatment, and learning in children.