Researcher biography

Peter has a background in Human Movement Sciences completed at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam the Netherlands and has implemented and managed a sports centre focused on social and physical activation of special needs and minority groups (e.g., drug and alcohol addicts, people with mental and/or physical disabilites and people on social wellfare). Peter has also worked as an educational advisor for the Netherlands School of Public and Occupational Health tasked with the development of professional training programmes for health care professionals to improve their clinical and scientific effectiveness. Peter completed a PhD in Neuoscience at the UQ School for Health and Rehabilitation Sciences in 2013 where he investigated the effects of acute pain on postural motor control. Peter is now employed as a postdoctoral research fellow for the Asia-Pacific Centre for Neuromodulation and the Centre for Sensorimotor Performance investigating the direct and long-term effects of deep brain stimulation on motor and non-motor symptoms of patients with neurological disorders