James McAuley

Keynote Speaker, Pain

Professor, UNSW Sydney, NSW

    Professor James McAuley is a leading researcher in the field of chronic pain, specifically low back pain. He is a psychologist and NHMRC Investigator Fellow at UNSW Sydney, where he is a Professor in the School of Health Sciences. He is also a Senior Research Scientist at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and Director of the Centre for Pain IMPACT, a multidisciplinary team of researchers, educators, and clinicians.

    Professor McAuley has published >250 articles including 18 randomised controlled trials and holds over $30M in research funding from NHMRC and MRFF. He has a seat on the SPHERE Maridulu Budyari Gumal Governing Council, is a founding member of the Scientific Advisory Group for Australia New Zealand Musculoskeletal Clinical Trials Network, and executive member of the NHMRC Low Back Pain Centre for Research Excellence. In 2015, he founded the NSW network for pain ECRs (SPRiNG).