Dr Gatt leads a research program that focuses on understanding the neuroscience of wellbeing and resilience to stress, trauma, and ways wellbeing can be promoted via various intervention platforms.
“We are not born with resilience, but we can develop resilience as fathers, partners and community members. Please join me to learn how to develop resilience and why it matters.” – Dr Justine Gatt
This webinar was recorded on Thursday 30 July 2020.
Dr Justine Gatt completed her PhD in Psychology at the University of Sydney in 2005. She completed three years postdoctoral training in genetics and neuroimaging at the Brain Dynamics Centre, Westmead Hospital and University of Sydney (2006-2009).
She has since been successful in obtaining two competitive national research fellowships; the first an ARC Linkage Postdoctoral Fellowship (2008-2011) in emotional wellbeing in twins (the TWIN-E study); the second, a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (2014-2017) in the neuroscience and genetics of resilience.
In 2014, she moved to the School of Psychology at the University of New South Wales with a conjoint position at NeuRA.
In 2016, Dr Gatt was promoted to Group Leader and Senior Research Scientist at NeuRA as well as Senior Lecturer at the University of New South Wales, where she currently leads several national and international projects in resilience and wellbeing.
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