Dr Kelly Clemens

Dr Kelly Clemens

Dr Kelly Clemens

Scientia Fellow

Contact details

Phone: 9385 3523
Email: Dr Kelly Clemens

Office: Rm 909

Research Summary

Behavioural and neural consequences of drug addiction, external factors that might promote or contribute to the development and maintenance of drug addiction, the involvement of epigenetic factors, including histone acetylation in the encoding of drug-associated memories, choice paradigms, habits and actions in drug addiction.


PSYC 3051: Physiological Psychology

NEUR4411: Neuroscience Honours: Behavioural Neuroscience


Please refer to my google scholar profile.

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

NHMRC Ideas Grant (2020-2022) Clemens K, Waters P

ARC Discovery Project (2020-2022) Clemens K

UNSW Scientia Fellowship (2018-current)

Faculty of Science Research Grant (2018)

Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering (AINSE) Research Award (2015)

Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) (2012-2015)

Faculty of Science Research Grant (2013)

Faculty of Science Visiting Academic Fellowship (2013) Prof. Serge Ahmed

Macquarie University Research Fellowship (2010-2012)

Affiliations & Memberships

Biological Psychiatry Australia (BPA)

Asia-Pacific Society for Alcohol and Addiction Research (APSAAR)

International Society for Drug Abuse Research (IDARS)

International Society for Neurochemistry (ISN)

Australian Neuroscience Society (ANS)

Australian Learning Group (ALG)

Society for Neuroscience

Current Research Students

Caspar Muenstermann (PhD)

Timothy Hill (PhD)

Cathy Lin (Hons)

Melissa Bebbington (Hons)

Lily Wu (Hons)

Personal Links

Twitter: KellyClemens9

Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kelly_Clemens

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelly-clemens-45414137/?originalSubdomain=au