Aidan Bindoff

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Aidan Bindoff

Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre

Room 417-14 (level 4), Medical Science 1, Hobart CBD Campuses

+61 419 507 945 (phone)

Mr Bindoff is a research fellow at the Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre. He provides statistical support for the multi-disciplinary team at Wicking, with interests in multi-level modelling, Bayesian modelling, machine learning, and network analysis.


Before joining Wicking, Aidan developed a novel method of inferring animal tracks from recorded light data using a Hidden Markov Model. This method is currently being used in marine ecology.

Career summary


BMarSc (1st Class Hons)

A New Method of Geolocation from Noisy Light Data

University of Tasmania



Administrative expertise

Business management, big data management

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Statistics, Multilevel Models, Big Data Analysis, Text Analysis, Complex Network Analysis, Dementia, Neuroscience, MRI

Current projects

Tasmanian Healthy Brain Project, Understanding Dementia MOOC

Fields of Research

  • Public Health and Health Services (111799)
  • Causes and Prevention of Crime (160201)
  • Health Promotion (111712)
  • Biological Sciences (069999)
  • Biological Psychology (Neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology) (170101)
  • Neurosciences (110999)
  • Health Information Systems (incl. Surveillance) (111711)
  • Natural Language Processing (080107)

Research Objectives

  • Nervous System and Disorders (920111)
  • Crime Prevention (940402)
  • Health Related to Ageing (920502)
  • Palliative Care (920211)
  • Health Education and Promotion (920205)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences (970106)
  • Criminal Justice (940403)
  • Disability and Functional Capacity (920403)


Total publications


Journal Article

(5 outputs)
2018Bindoff AD, Wotherspoon SJ, Guinet C, Hindell MA, 'Twilight-free geolocation from noisy light data', Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 9, (5) pp. 1190-1198. ISSN 2041-210X (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12953 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 44

Co-authors: Wotherspoon SJ; Hindell MA


2018Tang AD, Bennett W, Hadrill C, Collins J, Fulopova B, et al., 'Low intensity repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation modulates skilled motor learning in adult mice', Scientific Reports, 8 Article 4016. ISSN 2045-2322 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-22385-8 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Bennett W; Hadrill C; Collins J; Fulopova B; Wills K; Puri R; Garry MI; Hinder MR; Summers JJ; Canty AJ


2018Westbury JL, Gee P, Ling T, Brown DT, Franks KH, et al., 'RedUSe: reducing antipsychotic and benzodiazepine prescribing in residential aged care facilities', Medical Journal of Australia, 208, (9) pp. 398-403. ISSN 0025-729X (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5694/mja17.00857 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: Westbury JL; Gee P; Ling T; Brown DT; Franks KH; Bindoff I; Peterson GM


2017McInerney F, Doherty K, Bindoff A, Robinson A, Vickers J, 'How is palliative care understood in the context of dementia? Results from a massive open online course', Palliative medicine pp. 1-9. ISSN 0269-2163 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1177/0269216317743433 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

Co-authors: McInerney F; Doherty K; Robinson A; Vickers J


2017Ward D, Andel R, Saunders NL, Thow M, Klekociuk SZ, et al., 'The BDNF Val66Met polymorphism moderates the effect of cognitive reserve on 36-month cognitive change in healthy older adults', Alzheimer's & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions, 3, (3) pp. 323-331. ISSN 2352-8737 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.trci.2017.04.006 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Ward D; Saunders NL; Thow M; Klekociuk SZ; Vickers JC


Conference Publication

(1 outputs)
2017Kirkcaldie MTK, Bindoff AD, Goldberg LM, Robinson AL, Vickers JC, 'Translating dementia knowledge to non-traditional settings and students', Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), 26-29 April 2017, Kyoto, Japan (2017) [Conference Extract]

[eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Kirkcaldie MTK; Goldberg LM; Robinson AL; Vickers JC


Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants


Total funding



Enhancing Early Detection of Cognitive Impairment in the Criminal Justice System (2017)$5,299
This project scopes a research design to develop a method to enhance early detection of cognitive impairment.
University of Tasmania ($5,299)
Grant-CAL Hothouse Research Enhancement Program
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Spiranovic CA; Eckstein LG; McWhirter R; Kirkby KC; Watters P; Vickers JC; Bindoff AD