Matt Fuller-Tyszkiewicz is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at Deakin University. his expertise in using cutting edge technology to detect and intervene for eating disorders and other mental health issues. Matt will lead this project, and co-lead Study 1.
Lead Chief Investigator
Professor Susan Paxton is well recognised as the leading body image expert in Australia, and has been involved in the development of multiple interventions. She will provide consultation on all aspects of the WIRED grant.
Postdoctoral Researcher Scott Griffiths specialises in male eating disorders, and will be leading Study 2 and the intervention for males of diverse sexual orientation.
Senior Lecturer Suku Sukunesan has a computer science background, and will be leading Study 3, involving the development of an algorithm to facilitate the identification of problematic social media use, and interventions delivered through social media
Sian McLean is a Psychology Research Fellow in the Institute for Health and Sport at Victoria University, and has expertise in social media, body image, and eating disorder prevention interventions. Sian will co-lead the development of early interventions in Study 1.
Associate Professor Zali Yager has a Health and Physical Education background, and expertise in the development of interventions for body image and eating disorder prevention. Zali will contribute to interventions developed in Study 3, and lead the user-engagement and knowledge translation aspects of this grant.
Associate Professor Rachel Rodgers has an honorary appointment at La Trobe University and will bring her expertise in the development of m-health interventions for body image and eating disorder prevention to contribute to Study 1 and 3.
Associate Professor Cathy Mihalopolous is the Director of Deakin Health Economics and will lead the economic evaluation of these resources (Study 4).
Professor Denny Meyer is an applied statistician with expertise in the evaluation of e-health interventions. Denny will contribute statistical expertise across Studies 1-3.
Professor Alex Parker, from Victoria University, is a clinical psychologist, and has expertise in the dissemination of mental health interventions. Alex will co-lead the user-engagement, and knowledge translation aspects of this work.
Lecturer Adrian Shatte has a computer science background, and significant expertise in the application of novel technologies to enhance mental health monitoring and intervention. Adrian will lead the technical development and deployment of the app-based aspects of the project.