Professor Kaarin Anstey

Professor Kaarin Anstey


ARC Laureate Fellow
UNSW Sydney
Elected in 2021
Citation on election

Professor Kaarin Anstey is a world leader in cognitive ageing and dementia risk reduction. Her program of research has contributed to the evidence base on dementia prevention through identification and quantification of risk factors for dementia, the development of risk assessment tools and implementation of interventions.

Professor Anstey’s work has directly informed informed public policy and guidelines, both within Australia and globally in her collaboration with the World Health Organisation. In a second area of research, Anstey has developed a model of older driver safety that has underpinned a validated risk assessment battery and interventions to improve older driver safety.

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