Professor Susan Hayes AO

Professor of Behavioural Sciences
Medicine, Central Clinical School
Behavioural Sciences in Medicine

D06 - Blackburn Building
The University of Sydney
NSW 2006 Australia

T: +61 2 9351 2776
F: +61 2 9351 5319
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Curriculum vitae

Biographical details

Research interests

Forensic psychology; offenders and victims of crime with intellectual disability, autistic spectrum disorder, sex offenders with intellectual disability; "Looking for the causes of Motor Neurone Disease" (in collaboration with A/Prof Roger Pamphlett, Pathology) - life stresses and personality in persons with MND

Teaching areas

I supervise PhD students researching in the area of intellectual disability, and other areas including psychological factors in Motor Neurone Disease (in conjunction with A/Prof Roger Pamphlett, Pathology). I teach in the Sydney Medical Program and also in other courses throughout the University.

International links

Norway. (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Research collaborator.
United Kingdom. (Mr Phil Shackell, North West Specialised Commissioning Team and Department of Health, UK) Research consultant.
Singapore. (Singapore Prison Service) Research consultant.
Singapore. (Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports) Research consultant.
United Kingdom. (University of Bristol) Visiting Professor, Norah Fry Research Centre.
United States. (University of New Mexico) Collaboration with Professor Ruth Luckasson.