• The University of Western Australia (M431), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 47 Citations
  • 4 h-Index

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Personal profile

Current projects

Modelling linked population data to understand and improve long-term outcomes for children of incarcerated mothers to reduce social and economic impacts


Megan is a psychologist currently undertaking research here at UWA on the outcomes of children whose mothers have been to prison. Previously she worked at Telethon Kids Institute researching child and family characteristics that can impact early child development, and also managed the Child Development Atlas project. Megan has tutored in various undergraduate Psychology and Psychiatry units at UWA and in 2015 was awarded the UWA Student Guild Student Choice Teaching Award for her teaching in Psychological Research Methods.

External positions

Post Doctoral Researcher/Project Manager, Telethon Kids Institute

3 Apr 201730 Mar 2020

Industry keywords

  • Children and Young People
  • Social and Welfare Issues

Research expertise keywords

  • Child Development
  • School Readiness
  • Linked Data
  • Family Wellbeing
  • Mental Health

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Research Output

  • 47 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 6 Article
  • 1 Abstract
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)
  • 4 Citations (Scopus)

    School readiness of maltreated children: associations of timing, type, and chronicity of maltreatment

    Bell, M., Bayliss, D., Glauert, R. & Ohan, J., Feb 2018, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 76, p. 426-439

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    Using linked data to investigate developmental vulnerabilities in children of convicted parents

    Bell, M., Bayliss, D., Glauert, R. & Ohan, J., Jul 2018, In : Developmental Psychology. 54, 7, p. 1219-1231

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 7 Citations (Scopus)