If anything you have read causes distress, please contact one of the following:

University Health Services 4921 6000

Lifeline 13 11 14

Beyond Blue 1300 22 4636

Relationships Australia 1300 364 277

Wesley Mission 4915 3684


For any other matters please contact the researchers via email or using the form:

  • benjamin.heslop@newcastle.edu.au
  • kylie.bailey@newcastle.edu.au






Mr Heslop would like to thank his supervisors for their support and advice:

  • Dr Kylie Bailey (primary supervisor)
  • Laureate Professor Roger Smith
  • Dr Tony Drew
  • Dr Elizabeth Stojanovski
  • Associate Professor Christine Paul (advisor)
  • Jacqueline Haines (advisor)
  • Dr Tracey Tay (advisor)

Many other people have assisted Mr Heslop in this project.




  • Hannah Jordan (video production)
  • Emily Jordan (video production and animations)
  • Nathan Charlton-Salwowski (video production and scripting)
  • Robbie Macaulay, HMRI (video production, not shown)
  • Mark Rothfield, HMRI (filming and production, not shown)

General advice and feedback:

  • Rachael Taylor
  • Chelsey Zuiderwyk
  • Jonathon Paul
  • Chang Chen
  • Danielle Trum
  • Annabel Williams

Mr Heslop’s PhD scholarship:


  • Mothers and Babies Research Centre
  • Hunter Medical Research Institute
  • University of Newcastle