Dr Belinda Liddell is a Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, UNSW Sydney and Deputy Director at the Refugee Trauma and Recovery Program (RTRP). Her research focuses on examining the neural mechanisms underlying refugee trauma including torture and other human rights violations. She is also undertaking research into how cultural factors modulate emotion and social processes. Belinda completed her PhD at the University of Sydney in the fields of affective and cognitive neuroscience. She has published over 40 scientific papers in the areas of emotion, clinical neuroscience, post-conflict mental health and refugee and migrant issues. She has also previously worked for the United Nations in Cambodia and directed a two year community mental health research project in Timor-Leste. Her current work synthesises her multidisciplinary interests in neuroscience and psychological research, refugee and human rights, cross-cultural issues and policy translation.