Principal Research Fellow, Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, National Centre of Excellence in Suicide Prevention, Griffith University

Dr Kolves is Principal Research Fellow at AISRAP, the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Suicide Prevention at Griffith University.

She works at the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention since 2008 and was a Researcher at the Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute between 1999 and 2008.

She has a PhD in sociology from the University of Tartu and has contributed to numerous publications on the issue of suicide behaviour and prevention.

Experience

  • 2008–present
    Senior Research Fellow, Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
  • 2001–2008
    Researcher, Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute

Education

  • 2006 
    University of Tartu, PhD in sociology
  • 2001 
    University of Tartu, MA in sociology