Jenny Batchelor

Associate Professor

  • 1914 Citations
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1986 …2020

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Biography

Jenny Batchelor, B.B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc., PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Psychology at Macquarie University. She is the current Director of the Postgraduate Programs in Clinical Neuropsychology at Macquarie University. Jenny is a registered psychologist and has endorsement in Clinical Neuropsychology with the Psychology Board of Australia. She completed her Master of Clinical Neuropsychology at Melbourne University and her PhD at Macquarie University, under the supervision of Emeritus Professor Max Coltheart. 

Research interests

Jenny specialises in the assessment of outcome follwing Traumatic Brain Injury, with particular interests in litigating samples, medico-legal issues, poor outcome follwing mild traumatic brain injury and duration of post-traumatic amnesia as a predictor of recovery.

Jenny has recently developed a research program in Sports Related Concussion. Presently she is investigating the reliability of neurcognitive measures of sports related concussion as well as outcome from conscussion of different severities and frequencies.

Jenny is also researching the efficacy of cognitive rehabilitation in Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders. Other research interests include Delerium, and the role of cognition in risky driving behaviour in young samples.

Teaching

Jenny currently convenes and teaches the following units in the Master of Clinical Neuropsychology Program:

1) PSYN840 (Convenor) Neuropsychological Disorders, Semester 1 Year 1

2) PSYN917 (Convenor) Neuropsychological Practice, Semester 2 year 1

3) PSYN916 (Lecturer) Advanced Neuropsychological Assessment II, Semester 2 Year 1

4) PSYN808 (Lecturer) Developmental Neuropsychology, Semester 1 Year 2

5) PSYN847 (Lecturer) Neuropsychological Rehabiliation and Intervention, Semester 2 Year 2 

 

In addition, Jenny teaches in the following undergraduate units:

1) PSY344 (Lecturer) Neuropsychology in Clinical Practice

2) PSYC499 (Lecturer) The Scientist Practitioner Model

 

Research student supervision

 Jenny supervises students in PhD, Masters, Honours and Third Year Units. Topics include:

1) Traumatic Brain Injury

2) Malingering

3) Sports Related Concussion

4) Substance Use Disorders

5) Driving

6) Cognitive Rehabilitation

7) Delerium

Past Student Completions:

 

Candidate

Degree

Primary

Supervsor

Associate

Supervisor

Commencement

Date

Completion Date

41

Kerr, Tanya

DClinNeuro

x

 

2012

6 March 2018

40

Fronzoni, Francesco

MRes

x

 

2017

March 2018

39

Bennett (nee White), Joanne

PhD

 

x

11 Feb 2013

17 Nov 2017

38

McKinnon, Andrew

M/PhD

x

 

13 Dec 2013

20 Sept 2017

37

Priest, Timothy

MRes

x

 

2014

10 Feb 2017

36

McAuliffe, Jane

DClinNeuro

 

x

17 February 2009

20 August 2015

35

White, Amanda

M/PhD

x

 

31 July 2009

17 July 2015

34

Simpson, Shelley

DClinNeuro

 

x

24 July 2007

17 Juy 2015

33

Ridley, Nicole

DClinNeuro

x

 

30 July 2010

13 Feb 2015

32

Morris, Tom

DClinNeuro

x

 

23 July 2010

18 July 2014

31

Brawn, Gabrielle

DClinNeuro

 

x

25 July 2008

18 July 2014

30

Barrett, Lousie

DClinNeuro

x

 

23 July 2010

18 July 2014

29

Massey, Jessica

DClinNeuro

 

x

23 July 2010

18 July 2014

28

Webb, James

PhD

x

 

15 June 2009

3 July 2014

27

McSwiggan, Sally

DClinNeuro

 

x

2 August 2010

3 June 2014

26

Berry, Jamie

DClinNeuro

 

x

26 Feb 2007

12 Nov 2013

25

Huang, Wanping

DClinNeuro

x

 

31 July 2009

1 October 2013

24

Sigmundsdottir, Linda

DClinNeuro

x

 

25 July 2008

6 August 2013

23

Campbell, Jamie

DClinNeuro

x

 

25 July 2008

4 June 2013

22

Malouf, Tania

M/PhD

 

x

1 Feb 2006

30 April 2013

21

Mowszowski, Lauren

DClinNeuro

x

 

17 Feb 2009

30 April 2013

20

Wallace, Karen

DClinNeuro

 

x

25 July 2006

30 April 2003

19

Coward, Bronwyn

DClinNeuro

x

 

17 Feb 2009

14 Feb 2013

18

Green, Alisa

DClinNeuro

 

x

31 March 2006

13 Dec 2012

17

Bapat, Deepa

DClinNeuro

x

 

3 August 2009

13 Dec 2012

16

Meeth, Samantha

DClinNeuro

x

 

26 Feb 2007

13 Dec 2012

15

McCade, Donna

DClinNeuro

 

x

17 Feb 2009

13 Nov 2012

14

Gunn, David

DClinNeuro

x

 

25 July 2008

7 August 2012

13

Fitzgerald, Zoe

DClinNeuro

x

 

23 July 2007

15 Dec 2011

12

Gillett, Lauren

DClinNeuro

 

x

25 July 2006

15 Dec 2011

11

Garnder, Andrew

DClinNeuro

 

x

25 July 2006

9 July 2010

10

Phillips, Georgia

DClinNeuro

 

x

1 Jan 2006

24 Dec 2009

9

Van Den Berg, Susan

DClinNeuro

 

x

1 Feb 2006

17 Dec 2009

8

Grogan, Melissa

DClinNeuro

 

x

10 Feb 2004

11 August 2009

7

Walker, Alexandra

DClinNeuro

x

 

1 March 2006

7 April 2009

6

Meares, Suzanne

PhD

 

x

1 July 2004

7 April 2009

5

Lucas, Sara

DClinNeuro

 

x

21 Feb 2005

7 Oct 2008

4

Fairjones, Sarah

DClinNeuro

x

 

21 Feb 2005

11 July 2009

3

Conroy, Matthew

DClinNeuro

x

 

28 July 2004

10 June 2008

2

Northcott, Ellen

DClinNeuro

x

 

28 July 2004

14 August 2007

1

Horry, David

M/PhD

 

x

 

 

This HDR supervision has been conducted in conjunction with the additional supervision of the dissertation of 60 master’s students and over 16 Honours students. 

External positions

Co-Convenor, Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine

Authorised Medico-Legal Evidence Provider, State Insurance Regulatory Authority

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Research Outputs

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a former Australian rules football player diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease

Pearce, A., Sy, J., Lee, M., Harding, A., Mobbs, R., Batchelor, J., Suter, C. & Buckland, M., 26 Feb 2020, In : Acta Neuropathologica Communications. 8, p. 1-4 4 p., 23.

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Cognitive function and driving: important for young and old alike

Ledger, S., Bennett, J. M., Chekaluk, E. & Batchelor, J., Jan 2019, In : Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 60, p. 262-273 12 p.

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    Cognitive function and driving in middle adulthood: does age matter?

    Ledger, S., Bennett, J. M., Chekaluk, E., Batchelor, J. & Meco, A. D., Oct 2019, In : Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour. 66, p. 471-484 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Determining fitness to drive for drivers with dementia: a medical practitioner perspective

    Bennett, J. M., Chekaluk, E. & Batchelor, J., May 2019, In : Journal of the Australasian College of Road Safety. 30, 2, p. 9-17 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access