CAREERS OUTSIDE ACADEMIA
Join your fellow postgraduates in the Tyree room at 10:40am on Thursday for an interactive Q&A session about careers in psychology and research outside of academia. Our panel will be attended by Dr Dominic Lees, Dr Alexander “Zan” Saeri, and Dr Megan Weier. You are invited to submit your questions here: https://forms.gle/xbdqzQEhiQUwaTs48
Dr Dominic Lees currently works as a trainee biostatistician with NSW Health. He completed a Bachelor of Psychology with Honours at the University of Western Sydney in 2010, followed by a PhD in Psychology at UWS in 2016. Dominic then completed a Master’s degree in Biostatistics at the University of Sydney. Dominic also has experience working inside academia, as a course coordinator at UWS, and outside academia as a Research and Evaluation Officer at the Cancer Institute NSW as well as in his current role with NSW Health.
Dr Alexander “Zan” Saeri is a Research Fellow at BehaviourWorks Australia (BWA), the largest applied behaviour change research unit in Australia. Zan completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours at the University of Queensland in 2010, followed by his PhD at UQ in 2015. He has worked in a wide range of teaching and research roles, including as a unit coordinator, lecturer, researcher, and supervisor, and has been with BWA since 2018.
Dr Megan Weier is a Research Associate at the Centre for Social Impact at the University of New South Wales. In 2011, Megan completed a Bachelor of Psychological Science with Honours at the University of Queensland, then completed her PhD in 2016. Now, her role involves identifying and applying statistical analysis to measures of impact, and interpreting and applying these findings to broader cultural and social contexts.
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