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Dr Robert Eres

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, Australia; Bachelor of Psychological Science, The University of Queensland, Australia

Biography

Dr Eres is a Post-Doctoral research fellow in the Social Health and Wellbeing Laboratory at Swinburne University of Technology. He undertook his PhD at The School of Psychological Sciences and The Centre for Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences at Monash University under the supervision of Dr Pascal Molenberghs and Associate Professor Winnifred Louis. In his doctoral research, Dr Eres explored the neurobiological correlates related to empathy and moral judgment and decision making. He used neuroimaging techniques to differentiate functional and structural brain regions associated with empathizing with different group memberships. In 2019, Dr Eres will further his clinical expertise by commencing a four year clinical psychology program at Swinburne University of Technology.

Dr Eres’s doctoral studies were supported by competitive, national scholarship funding from the Australian Government’s Department of Education and Training, as well as Establishment grants and Internal top-up scholarships for high achievers from The University of Queensland and Monash University, respectively. Dr Eres has contributed to many peer-reviewed journal articles and has presented at international and domestic conferences extensively. Dr Eres has mentored students from undergraduate, honours, and postgraduate level and has supervised 5 Honours students. During his PhD candidacy, Dr Eres established writing retreats and workshops for postgraduate and research higher degree students both at The University of Queensland and Monash University. Dr Eres also served on several academic committees and was president of the Psychology Students’ Association.

Currently, Dr Eres is working with Dr Michelle Lim in the Social Health and Wellbeing Laboratory on projects aimed at reducing loneliness in different populations, including young people with psychosis, social anxiety disorder, and students vulnerable to attrition. His current research aims to investigate the neurological and biological correlates of loneliness across different populations and to develop state of the art interventions to help regulate emotions in medication resistant psychopathologies.


More information about Dr Robert Eres and his research interests can be found at https://shawlaboratory.org 


Research interests

Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Neuroscience; Clinical Psychology; Cognitive Psychology; Neuroscience

PhD candidate and honours supervision

Honours

Available to supervise honours students.

Fields of Research

  • Biological Psychology (neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology) - 170101
  • Neurosciences Not Elsewhere Classified - 110999
  • Health, Clinical And Counselling Psychology - 170106

Awards

  • 2016, Other, Three Minute Thesis Award - Winner for Monash Institute of Cognitive and Clinical Neurosciences, Monash University
  • 2015, Other, Three minute Thesis - Runners Up, The University of Queensland
  • 2015, Other, Monash Internal Top-Up Scholarship: $8000, Monash University
  • 2014, Other, International Travel Grant: $3000, Society for Social Neuroscience and Society for Neuroscience, The University of Queensland
  • 2014, Other, Domestic Travel Grant: Australasian Society for Social Neuroscience, The University of Queensland
  • 2013, Other, Establishment Grant: $2500, The University of Queensland
  • 2013, National, Australian Postgraduate Award, The University of Queensland
  • 2012, Other, Dean's Commendation for High Achievement, The University of Queensland
  • 2011, Other, Dean's Commendation for High Achievement, The University of Queensland
  • 2010, National, Summer Research Scholarship: $3000, The University of Queensland
  • 2010, Other, Dean's Commendation for High Achievement, The University of Queensland
  • 2009, Other, Dean's Commendation for High Achievement, The University of Queensland

Publications

Also published as: Eres, Robert; Eres, R.
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