Elizabeth Newnham

Curtin Research Fellow in Psychology, Curtin University

Elizabeth Newnham is a Research Fellow in the Curtin University School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, and at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University. After completing her Master of Psychology (Clinical) and PhD at The University of Western Australia, Elizabeth undertook postdoctoral fellowships at Harvard University and the University of Oxford. Her central research focus is child and adolescent mental health in conflict and disaster-affected settings, and she has led studies in China, Nepal, Sierra Leone and Australia. Elizabeth has received a number of prestigious research grants and awards, including an NHMRC Sidney Sax Early Career Fellowship and an Australian Psychological Society Research Award.

Experience

  • 2017–present
    Curtin Research Fellow in Psychology, Curtin University
  • 2012–present
    Research Fellow, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health
  • 2012–2016
    Research Fellow, The University of Western Australia
  • 2013–2014
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Oxford
  • 2010–2012
    Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Education

  • 2010 
    The University of Western Australia, M.Psych (Clinical)
  • 2010 
    The University of Western Australia, PhD