Researcher

Scientia Professor Kaarin Jane Anstey

Biography

PROFESSOR KAARIN J. ANSTEY

 

BA (Hons) Syd., PhD Qld., FASSA, FAPS

 

Kaarin Anstey is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the UNSW Ageing Futures Institute. Kaarin’s research programs focus on the causes, consequences and prevention of cognitive decline and dementia. Kaarin also conducts research into older driver safety and evaluates interventions to promote mobility and healthy ageing. Kaarin has worked extensively with longitudinal...view more

PROFESSOR KAARIN J. ANSTEY

 

BA (Hons) Syd., PhD Qld., FASSA, FAPS

 

Kaarin Anstey is a Professor of Psychology and Director of the UNSW Ageing Futures Institute. Kaarin’s research programs focus on the causes, consequences and prevention of cognitive decline and dementia. Kaarin also conducts research into older driver safety and evaluates interventions to promote mobility and healthy ageing. Kaarin has worked extensively with longitudinal studies, and since 2006 has led the PATH Through Life Project, a longitudinal study of a large cohort drawn from Canberra and Queanbeyan. Kaarin is an NHMRC Principal Research Fellow and leads an NHMRC Centre of Research Excellence in Cognitive Health. She is a Director of the NHMRC Dementia Centre for Research Collaboration and Co-Deputy Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research. Kaarin is Chair of the International Research Network on Dementia Prevention, a member of the World Health Organisation Guidelines Development Committee for Cognitive Decline and Dementia, and a member of the Governance Committee of the Global Council on Brain Health, an initiative supported by the American Association of Retired Persons and AgeUK. 

 

 

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