Past Webinar Recordings

19 May 21

Webinar - AAG QLD Student & Early Career Researcher Event - Cutting Edge Research


Student & Early Career Researchers

Cutting Edge Research Event


Don't miss this opportunity to join our webinar

and hear about a diverse range of research



Hear from our panel of 5 carefully selected speakers:

Asmita Manchha

Who Wants to Work in Aged Care? The Role of Stigma in the Aged Care Workforce Recruitment Crisis

Asmita Manchha is an PhD candidate in the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland. Her research examines the stigma of working in aged care, attitudes towards aged care, and employee well-being, with a focus on individuals’ conceptualizations and lived experiences of stigmatized occupations.

Lan Nguyen

A Game a Day Keeps Cognitive Decline Away? A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Commercial Brain Training Programs in Healthy and Cognitively Impaired Older Adults

Lan is a PhD candidate with the School of Applied Psychology at Griffith University. She has completed a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) and a Graduate Certificate in University Learning and Teaching. Her research interests lie in cognitive enhancement through non-pharmacological interventions including cognitive training, playing video games, and physical activity.


Dr Frederick Graham


Hospital nurses' management of agitation in older cognitively impaired patients with pain: A descriptive correlational study using virtual simulation

Dr Frederick Graham (PhD, BNurs) is Clinical Nurse Consultant for Dementia at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) where he is clinical lead for the Dementia and Delirium Nursing Service and Acute Cognitive Unit. His clinical and research activities focus on managing symptoms related to delirium and/or dementia in acute care settings.



Ge GE

Development of a Menu Preparation Tool to Understand Meal Preparation and Menu Planning in Aged Care Foodservice

Ge GE earned a Master’s Degree in Dietetics from UQ. She aims to improve the quality of life of residents through introducing and advocating innovation in aged care foodservice. Her current research is examining meal preparation methods used in the aged care sector to improve choice and outcomes through foodservices.

Dr Ji Hyun Julia Yang

Changes in the cerebellar activity during task based and resting state fMRI in Parkinson’s disease patients with mild cognitive impairment

Ji Hyun Julia Yang is a Postdoc Research Officer who completed her PhD in 2020. Her research conducted at the Dementia & Neuro Mental Health Research Unit at the University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research focuses on understanding characteristics and identifying markers for mild cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s disease by using fMRI.

Co-convened by

Danielle Cave
Associate Lecturer in Nutrition and Dietetics
School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences
University of Queensland

AAG Queensland Division Student &
Early Career Group Representative

Mikaela Wheeler
Dietician & PhD Candidate
University of Queensland

AAG Queensland Division Committee



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Event Date & Time: Wednesday 19th May 12.00pm - 1.30pm AEST

Registrations Open: 9th May 21 1:00 AM

Registrations Close: 17th May 21 5:00 PM

Places Available: 200

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