Piyumi Nimna Kahawage, PhD Candidate


Piyumi Nimna Kahawage

Academic appointment

PhD Candidate, Clinical Psychology, Swinburne University of Technology


Piyumi is a Provisional Psychologist currently completing her Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology at Swinburne University of Technology. Under the supervision of Professor Greg Murray and Dr Ben Bullock, her PhD research aims to refine existing chronobiological interventions to develop a multifaceted, self-managed chronobehavioural intervention to improve mood transdiagnostically. More broadly, she is interested in advancing the understanding of the relationship between chronobiology and mood. She aims to integrate her current research in chronobiology and circadian rhythms to better inform her clinical practice.

What I do when I'm not working

In my downtime, I like to paint, tend to my 50 odd houseplants, play with my bunny- Franklin, and hang out with my friends.


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