Dr Erin Walsh

Bsc (science: psychology) w/hons I | Bsc (science) | PhD
Postdoctoral Fellow
College of Health & Medicine

Areas of expertise

  • Psychological Methodology, Design And Analysis 170110

Research interests

  • Research methodology
  • Healthy ageing
  • Neurobiology-personality-environment interactions as determinants of wellbeing
  • Temporal thought content
  • Data visualization techniques

 

Biography

Erin Walsh is a post doctoral research fellow at the Centre for Research on Ageing, Health and Wellbeing?. Her PhD focused on the strengths and weaknesses of text messaging (SMS) as a tool for self-report psychological research. Alongside research, she works as a scientific illustrator, offering assistance withstimuli preparation, data visualization, and figure preparation for scholarly publication or engaging the general public with science.

Available student projects

VisualSPEAK

This project is well suited to students with an interest in the visual communication of science and health facts. They will learn about this, and the process of designing and conducting self-report research. No prior experience in any of these domains is required.

The student will be involved in running a small study which compares people's engagement, recall, and learning from health messages presented in a variety of forms, including infographics and text. Depending on their preference they can learn the appropriate analyses, or have them provided. The student will work with the researcher to interpret the findings, and if they choose can join the PHXchange team in writing a publication based (in part or whole) on their project.
 

Publications

Projects and Grants

Grants information is drawn from ARIES. To add or update Projects or Grants information please contact your College Research Office.

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Updated:  23 May 2022 / Responsible Officer:  Director (Research Services Division) / Page Contact:  Researchers