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About Donna

Donna Cross is a Winthrop Professor with the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences at the University of Western Australia and the Head of Health Promotion and Education research at the Telethon Kids Institute. Donna has been awarded over $21m in competitive grants addressing child and adolescent health and wellbeing which has supported 54 applied school and community-based research intervention projects investigating ways to enhance the social and emotional development and reduce bullying (including cyberbullying) and other anti-social behaviour among children and adolescents. She currently leads nine 3 year research projects. In 2012, Donna was awarded the WA ‘Australian of the Year’ for her services to children’s health and wellbeing, and in 2017 was named a WA Scientist of the Year finalist. Donna’s 2017 Churchill Fellowship investigated ways children and young people’s development and learning is affected by their use of technology.

 

 

 

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