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Research Fellow in Youth Suicide Prevention


Available for supervision


Nicole is a Research Fellow in Youth Suicide prevention and works with the Youth Mental Health team, led by A/Prof Ashleigh Lin. Nicole’s research involves working with communities and stakeholders in order to prevent the occurrence of self-harm and suicide in young people. Her research focuses on young people who have been exposed to self-harm and suicide in others and the prevention of the social transmission of suicidal behaviour in the community.

Nicole was awarded her Masters in Brain and Mind Science from the University of Sydney and is a PhD Candidate at the University of Melbourne. She is an Australian Rotary Health PhD fellow, and an ECR representative for the International Association for Suicide Prevention Special Interest Group on Suicide clusters and contagion.

Nicole is interested in research methodologies and is experienced in systematic reviews, meta-analyses, the Delphi Method, and geospatial techniques for detecting suicide clusters.