Dr Craig Sinclair

RESEARCHER PROFILE

Postdoctoral Fellow (UNSW) Conjoint appointment at NeuRA
Adjunct Senior Research Fellow at University of WA

02 9399 1095


Craig Sinclair is a postdoctoral research fellow in the Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research, based at the University of New South Wales. His training is in psychology, and his key research interests include older adult decision-making, advance care planning and supported decision-making. He is committed to ensuring community and public involvement in research, and has been an invited (researcher) member of the NNIDR Consumer Involvement Reference Group. His recent work has generated a number of practical interventions aimed at educating and empowering people living with dementia, carers and professionals in the area of supported decision-making.

Projects Dr Craig Sinclair is currently involved with

CURRENT PROJECTS

ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research

The ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research (CEPAR) is a unique collaboration bringing together academia, government and industry to address one of the major social challenges of the twenty first century. Based at the University of New South Wales with nodes at the Australian National University, The University of Melbourne, The University of Sydney and The University of Western Australia, CEPAR is producing world-class research on population ageing. CEPAR includes cross-disciplinary experts drawn from actuarial science, demography, economics, epidemiology, psychology and sociology. The Centre’s diverse research program which will deliver comprehensive outcomes with the potential to secure Australia’s future as a well-informed nation with world-best policy and practice for an ageing demographic.

Professor Anstey and Professor Mike Keane lead the CEPAR research stream concerned with decision making, expectations and cognitive ageing.

This research stream aims to:

  • Develop a comprehensive model of ageing and decision making including identification of typologies of decision makers
  • Develop multidisciplinary paradigms and predictive models of decision making and ageing
  • Develop and evaluate interventions to increase positive expectations about ageing
  • Develop life-cycle models that incorporate investments in health and housing as well as cognitive limitations in ageing.

For more information on CEPAR visit the centre website.

CEPAR has been funded primarily by the Australian Research Council, with generous support from the collaborating universities and partner organisations.

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ARC Centre of Excellence in Population Ageing Research

RESEARCH TEAM

KIRSTY ZMISA Executive Assistant : 9399 1021
: k.zmisa@neura.edu.au