Dr Nicole Aimers
Dr Nicole Aimers
Research Project Manager
PhD, BA (Psych)(Hons), BSc (Psychology and Psychophysiology)
Dr Nicole Aimers is a Research Project Manager at Summer Foundation and has been working with the Research Team since August 2020. She currently leads several research projects examining the housing needs and preferences of young people with disability and explores how these important insights can be implemented into future Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) dwellings. It is intended that the outcomes of her work will increase confidence in the SDA market and help people with disability to live in housing which supports their goals.
Nicole has over ten years of experience working within the academic sector and has been leading research in the area of psychology, health and design. Prior to commencing at Summer Foundation, Nicole managed several projects exploring how products, systems and services can improve the quality of life and wellbeing of people in the community. Nicole also has extensive experience in conducting both quantitative and qualitative research and is passionate about applying research findings in a meaningful way to create change.
Winkler, D., Aimers, N., Rathbone, A., Douglas, J., Wellecke, C., Goodwin, I., and Mulherin P. (2021). Specialist Disability Accommodation Provider Experience Survey. Melbourne: Summer Foundation.
Aimers, N., Pedell, S., Borda, A., & Keirnan, A. (Submitted). Wearing the smart city: Supporting older adults to exercise by combining age-friendly environments and tailored digital public data.
Pearce, A., Aimers, N., & Parrington, L. (2017). Assessment of high velocity head impacts using transcranial magnetic stimulation in Australian national ice hockey players: A multi-case study. In: Proceedings of the 50th Winter Conference on Brain Research. Big Sky, Montana, United States, January 28 – February 2, 2017.
Pearce, A.J., Young, J., Parrington, L., & Aimers, N. (2017). Do as I say: Contradicting attitudes towards sports concussion in exercise science undergraduate students. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology.
Ozolins, B., Aimers, N., Parrington, L., & Pearce, A. (2016). Movement disorders and motor impairments following repeated head trauma. A systematic review of the literature 1990-2015. Brain Injury, 30(8), 937-947.