Dr Emra Suleyman is currently a part-time lecturer in the College of Health and Biomedicine, Psychology. Since graduating from her Doctorate in Clinical Neuropsychology in 2011, Dr Suleyman has focused or teaching and research in the area of cognition, psychological assessment and psychobiology.

Dr Suleyman has combined her research interests to consider psychological syndromes and their relationship with gut health and focused on assessment efficacy of psychological functioning in both clinical and healthy populations. She has co-founded the research group CogPart, and has supervised four PhD students since its inception in 2013, in addition to numerous Honours, Psychology students.

Dr Suleyman is passionate about teaching, and is a convenor of numerous units (listed), in both undergraduate and postgraduate psychology at Victoria University. As a registered Psychologist, Dr Suleyman is able to offer valuable insight into career pathways for graduate psychologists, and places high value on the role of evidence based practice in clinical practice.

Teaching responsibilities


  • Unit Convenor of APP3019: Psychobiology
  • Unit Convenor of HPP7000: Evidence Based Practice for Psychologists
  • Unit Conveneor of APH4071: Professional Orientation (Psychological Assessment).


Dr Suleyman has taught a range of undergraduate units in psychology including:

  • APP3019 Psychobiology
  • APH4071: Professional Orientation (Psychological Assessment)
  • She also teaches in the postgraduate courses in Psychology:
  • HPP7000: Evidence Based Practice for Psychologists.


Dr Suleyman has co-supervised numerous PhD and honours level projects in cognitive and biological psychology.

Two of her PhD students submitted in 2019, with two more preparing for submission in 2020.

Areas of expertise

  • Neuropsychology
  • Psychological assessment
  • Psychobiology
  • Cognitive psychology and statistics

Contact details

(03) 9919 2397