BURCU KARLSSON - RESEARCH ADMINISTRATION OFFICER
Burcu [pronounced boor:joo] Karlsson joined the Sydney Medical School-Northern in November 2012 as the Research Administration Officer on a part time basis. Recently she has also taken over the role of Discipline Support Officer for Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Neonatology.
Burcu completed her B.A. and M.A. degrees in Psychology at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey; where she also worked as a research assistant and lecturer. After that she worked as a psychologist at a special education and rehabilitation centre for children. She has been living in Australia since 2007.
She likes gaining new skills and believes in life-long learning; and that is why she is also a qualified teacher of English as a second language, English-Turkish translator/interpreter, chef and barista.
In her free time she enjoys painting, sewing and long walks on the beach.