National Student Co-ordinator 2022-23
Aishani Desai is a PhD/Master of Psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology) candidate at Macquarie University in Sydney. She holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Warwick (UK) and a Master of Science in Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology from University College London (UK) and Yale University (USA). Aishani’s current PhD research is focused on investigating the different cognitive and psychological factors that are associated with return to productive activity following a traumatic brain injury, under the supervision of Associate Professor Jenny Batchelor, Dr Vincent Oxenham, Dr Jamie Berry, Dr Anthony Delaney and Dr Naomi Hammond at Royal North Shore Hospital. She is also currently working as a research assistant in the Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney. Aishani is passionate about understanding brain-behaviour relationships and its translational applications to better help diagnostic and interventional efforts.