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Diana Tan

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of Western Australia

Telethon Kids Institute

Biography

Diana Tan is a postdoctoral researcher in psychology at the University of Western Australia (UWA) and Telethon Kids Institute. In 2012, she uprooted from Singapore to Perth, Western Australia to pursue her Honours and PhD degrees in UWA. Her research aims to understand biological mechanisms underlying the development of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and to identify early markers that contribute to the developmental cascade leading to a diagnosis of ASD. She is also passionate about doing and sharing good science!

Interests

  • Autism spectrum disorder
  • Facial phenotype
  • Early markers

Education

  • PhD in Psychology, 2018

    University of Western Australia

  • BSc (First Class Honours) in Psychology, 2013

    University of Western Australia

  • BSc in Psychology, 2012

    University of Western Australia

Skills

R

Statistics

3D Analysis

Experience

 
 
 
 
 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Autism Research Team, Telethon Kids Institute

Apr 2018 – Present AU
 
 
 
 
 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

School of Psychological Science, University of Western Australia

Apr 2017 – Present AU
 
 
 
 
 

Visiting PhD Student

Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge

Jun 2016 – Nov 2016 UK
 
 
 
 
 

Research Assistant

Business School, University of Western Australia

Apr 2012 – Apr 2014 AU

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Recent & Upcoming Talks

Contact

  • +61 8 6488 2282
  • 35 Stirling Highway, Perth, WA 6009
  • Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00