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Senior Research Fellow


Available for supervision


Dr Nicole Hill is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Emerging Leader and Senior Research Fellow in Suicide Prevention at the Telethon Kids institute.

Nicole’s research program spans Universal, Selective, and Indicated suicide prevention interventions with a focus on postvention and the prevention of suicide clusters and contagion.

She is currently leading the development of a state-wide model of aftercare for West Australians who have experienced a suicidal crisis, funded by the WA Mental Health Commission.

In 2022 Nicole was one of five nominees for the WA Premiers science award for her research on youth suicide prevention; a winner of the 40Under40 award for her work in suicide prevention in Western Australia, the 2022 Society for Mental Health Research ECR potential award, and the 2021 Medical Journal of Australia Medical Research Excellence award.

She currently serves as an expert advisor for suicide prevention in Western Australia and is co-chair of the International Association for Suicide Prevention special interest group on suicide clusters and contagion.