Isabella Bower

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
University of South Australia

Adelaide, SA

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


I am a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of South Australia. My research intersects the life and social sciences, exploring whether we can improve brain functioning and mental health through built environment design. During my doctoral thesis I investigated how modifiable interior design characteristics of buildings (such as colour and scale) impact processes we use in daily life such as perception, attention, and emotion regulation.

I am passionate about cross sector and industry collaboration, science communication, and research leadership. I currently volunteer on the Executive for the Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Forum (EMCR Forum) through the Australian Academy of Science, am the Chief of Staff for Pint of Science Australia, and am on the Early-Career Researcher Subcommittee for the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society.