Speaker: Dr Ashleigh Smith, Senior Research Fellow, NHMRC-ARC Dementia Research Development Fellow, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia
Title: Daily activity patterns are associated with cortical connectivity in older adults
Speaker biography: Ashleigh is a neurophysiologist who has positioned her research at the nexus of physical activity, neuroscience and cognitive ageing. Her current NHMRC fellowship is optimising exercise prescription for brain health in older adults at risk of dementia. Ashleigh is also an executive member of the EMCR Brain science network, which together with the Australian Brain Alliance aims to shape the future of Australian brain science by empowering the next generation of leaders.