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Dr Nicola Gates has considerable experience translating complicated research and science for media. She is a clear and dynamic communicator making science accessible, exciting and applicable to audiences of all ages and qualification. Her passion and enthusiasm for health promotion and mental and physical wellbeing cover neuroplasticity, positive psychology, and mindfulness as well as providing practical strategies and ‘how-to’s’.  She has significant expertise in neuroscience and psychology and published peer reviewed research in prestigious journals.  If you need a specialist or industry slant on a subject don’t hesitate to contact Dr Nicola Gates for interviews, articles and opinions.


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Financial Stress Sydney Morning Herald 4 September 2017

A Brain for Life ABC Digital National Program with Annika Smethurst Sunday 27 August 2017

Pranks gone too far The Project, 29 June 2015

Dementia in the workplace ABC 702 Mornings with Linda Mottram Tuesday 9 June 2015

We’re not prepared for rise in dementia in the workplace 2GB 873 with Warren Moore Monday June 8 2015

Memory Overload The Project, 11 May 2015

Dementia in the Work Place ABC National News with Karen Tan, 3 May 2015  Video:

Your Brain Matters Studio 10 Channel 10 with Ita Buttrose, 11 March 2014

Nicola Gates Prevention Magazine

Ageing and Happiness The Happiness Show with Terry Robson, ABC Radio, 21 November 2013

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Alcohol and oestrogen don’t mix Womankind 1st Issue 2017

The hysteria trap Womankind 4th Issue 2016

Mindful not mindless drinking Law Society Journal Issue August 2016

What you need to know about dementia Over Sixty July 2016

Will you die well? Law Society Journal Issue June 2016

The power of pause The NSW Law Society April 2016

We’re not prepared for rise in dementia in the workplace Sydney Morning Herald Monday June 8 2015

The power of connection Law Society Journal Issue 10 April 2015

Identifying dementia HRM Human Resources Monthly, December 2014/January 2015

Legal minds and dementia LSJ law Society of NSW Journal, November 2014

Food for brain and mind Pigeonhole Magazine August 2014

Ageing positively Health Naturally Volume 17, December 2013

The simple art of optimism Prevention Magazine Head Coach, June 2012

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