Dr Leidy Castro-Meneses

Technical Team Leader


Leidy joined MARCS in April 2018 and holds the position of Technical Team Leader.

Previous roles held by Leidy include working as a psychologist and a researcher with prison and indigenous populations in Colombia before moving to Australia and completing a PhD in Human Cognition and Brain Sciences at Macquarie University in 2016. Since then, she has held post-doctoral research fellowships in the Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Macquarie University. Her research uses eye-tracking, neuroimaging, non-invasive brain stimulation and behavioural methods to understand the cognitive processes underpinning cognitive load, learning and inhibitory control.

Position Responsibilities

In her role as Technical Team Leader, Leidy is responsible for the rostering, coordination and management of the technical team. She ensures teaching and research initiatives are supported at a high standard and contributes to teaching and research activities. Her role also plays a key role in managing purchasing and consumables that are used during research.


BPsych USCO, PhD Macq.


A listing of my publications can be viewed through this link.

Contact Leidy

Email l.castro-meneses@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone +61 2 9772 6582
Location Western Sydney University Bankstown campus (Bullecourt Ave, Milperra)
Room 5.G.59