Master's Supervisor/Advisor

Holding degrees in Psychology and Neuroscience including a PhD from Max-Planck, Sylvia has contributed to the body of scientific literature in fundamental and applied aspects of physical and mental health. She has worked in teaching and research institutes in Europe and New Zealand, exploring important questions around stroke, depression and pain (see here for publications). As an academic supervisor Sylvia, has applied her research skills in diverse projects including health, social science and education.

Sylvia’s passion lies in research that has the power to make a difference in people’s lives. At Tech Futures Lab, Sylvia advises current Master's candidates, ensuring a strong evidence base is part of every project plan.


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Auckland 1023

New Zealand


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Tech Futures Lab is an education facility of The Mind Lab, a NZQA registered Tertiary Education Organisation under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. 

Candidates studying the Master of Technological Futures are enrolled with The Mind Lab which is approved by NZQA to award this qualification.