Maggie Yu

Research Assistant


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Maggie obtained her Bachelor of Applied Science (Psychology), Master of Public Health, and Master of Psychology from Deakin University. Prior to joining the Neuroepidemiology Unit (NEU), Maggie worked as a Senior Research Officer at the Australian Institute of Family Studies, where her research focused on child and adolescent development.


Maggie has extensive experience analysing data from large cross-sectional and longitudinal datasets, including the Australian Temperament Project (ATP) study, the Growing up in Australia: Longitudinal Study of Australian Children (LSAC), the Early Home Learning Study (EHLS), and the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA). Her research interests include child development, parenting behaviours, mental health, and a range of other aspects relating to promoting health and wellbeing of people with chronic illness. 


Maggie lives with her husband Dean and their 3-year-old daughter Jocelyne. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, painting, baking and playing games with Jocelyne. 


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