Lifestyle Factors and Cognitive Health

Research Opportunity
PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Project Status
Medicine and Radiology
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Dr Helen Brown
Professor Cassandra Szoeke Personal web page

Project Details

Several studies have described the benefit of lifestyle change for healthy ageing and cognitive improvement. Studies investigating lifestyle factors have been limited by cohort sampling bias, cross sectional designs, short follow‚Äźups and small sample sizes. Furthermore the frequency and intensity of lifestyle alteration is still not defined. In this project we examine a 20 year longitudinal dataset to determine the influence of lifestyle factors on cognitive performance and health.

The main opportunities for this project are:

  1. An opportunity for publication
  2. Hands-on involvement in participant evaluation
  3. Work with a large database with over 20 years of lifestyle data
  4. This project would suit a candidate with an interest in neuropsychology

School Research Themes

Women's Health, Neuroscience & Psychiatry

Research Opportunities

PhD, Masters by Research, Honours, Master of Biomedical Science
Graduate Research Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other Graduate Research requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

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Key Contact

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Medicine and Radiology

Research Group / Unit / Centre

Healthy Ageing Program

Research Node

Royal Melbourne Hospital

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