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 Dr Elizabeth Thomas is a post-doctoral research fellow who gained her PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience (2019) and a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Hons)/Bachelor of Science (2014) from Monash University. Elizabeth has authored or co-authored one invited book chapter and 15 publications in high-ranking journals, and has presented her research at >30 national and international conferences in the areas of mental health, sex hormones and/or cognition. She has a passion for research in infertility and women’s mental health, and her research aims to better understand mood fluctuations across abnormal menstrual cycles in women suffering with infertility. 

Monash teaching commitment

Sessional Teaching

Monash University, Clayton

  • SCI2010: Scientific practice and communication (2016 – 2020)
  • IMM2011: Basic immunology (2016 – 2022)
  • IMM2022: Immunology in health and disease (2016 – 2017, 2019 – present)

University Service


Alfred Research Alliance EMCR committee member

Community service

2019Invited speaker at Careers Day, Mentone Girls Grammar School (July 31)
2019Speaker at Women in STEM Girls in Engineering, Maths and Science (GEMS) conference, Ecolinc, in collaboration with Toyota Australia (May 7)
2018 - 2019 STEM Professional in Schools (Dandenong South Primary School; St John’s Regional College), CSIRO

Invited speaker at Careers Day, Mentone Girls Grammar School (Aug 1)


Invited workshop leader for NeuroDay, Methodist Ladies’ College (July 21)


Students of Brain Research (SOBR) committee media and marketing manager


Invited speaker at Careers Day, Mentone Girls Grammar School (July 26)


Women in Science Breakfast invited guest, Mentone Girls Grammar School (Aug 13)

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Psychiatry, Doctor of Philosophy, Cognition across the schizotypy-schizophrenia continuum and the role of the glutamatergic system


Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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