Research Stream

Dr Abílio de Almeida Neto

Research Manager

Abilio (Bill) Neto is a registered psychologist in Australia. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Psychology) with Honours from the University of NSW and a PhD in psychology from the University of Sydney in the area of behaviour modification in the workplace for which he was awarded a university medal.  He formerly held the positions of Research and Development Manager at the National Prescribing Service, Senior Research Analyst with the NSW Department of Justice, and Research Academic at the University of Sydney. He has been guest speaker at a number of international conferences and has published extensively in scientific journals.

Angelica Vårhammar

Senior Research Officer

Angelica joins the Centre for Work Health and Safety from the University sector where she has held several senior research support roles. She has a Master of Science in Environmental Biology and has extensive experience in the management of large research projects. This includes coordinating data collection, managing and interpreting data, supervising and managing associated staff and facilities, as well as communicating research outcomes to stakeholders.

Dr Ha Nguyen

Senior Research Officer

Ha comes to the Centre of Work Health and Safety as an experienced researcher with prior academic roles in Australia and Vietnam. Ha has a PhD in Public Health from the University of Sydney in the area of epidemiology and economic costs of injuries. Prior to the role in the Research Stream, Ha held the positions of Senior Biostatistician in the Sydney Local Health District – NSW Health, research fellow in the University of Sydney, the George Institute and the University of South Australia.