Isabella Bower

PhD Candidate
Deakin University

Melbourne, VIC

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  • Mentoring
  • Sitting on boards or committees
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  • Outreach activities
  • Conference presenting
  • Opportunities to collaborate


Isabella Bower is a PhD candidate with the School of Architecture & Built Environment and the Cognitive Neuroscience Unit, School of Psychology at Deakin University. She has background qualifications in architecture MArch, BDes(Arch). Isabella is currently the Student Representative for the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society (ACNS) and part of the Pint of Science Australia team.

Isabella’s research examines whether the design characteristics of interior built environments modulate neural networks involved in emotion regulation. She was awarded the inaugural John Paul Eberhard Fellowship by the Academy of Neuroscience for Architecture and a Creativity and Innovation Grant from Creative Futures Ltd.

Previously, she worked with the Office of the Victorian Government Architect in the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning at The University of Melbourne.