Postgraduate Research Student Profiles

Sima Alizadeh

Towards Healthy Built Environment: the role of housing environmental quality on attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children

Considering that ADHD as a chronic mental health problem is considerably growing while urbanisation and built environments are also transforming rapidly, this research, therefore, endeavours to explore the probable connections between these two phenomena. On this basis, this research intends to examine the role of indoor quality of housing environments on symptoms and severity of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder among children 

PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

  • Mousavi, S. A., Akbari, M., Alizadeh, S., Sadeghi, M., Mirshekari, S. (2019). Investigating the Effective Psychological and Economic Factors in Choosing Machine-woven Carpets from the Viewpoints of the Citizens of Ahwaz, Iran. Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 6(7), 249-265. https://doi.org/10.14738/assrj.67.6715
  • Alizadeh, S., Sadeghi, M., Aldrin, A. (2018). The appraisal model of teenagers’ landscape preference based on demographic and personality characteristics. Journal of Design and Built Environment, 18(1), 9-18. https://ejournal.um.edu.my/index.php/jdbe/article/view/12210
  • Alizadeh, S., Sadeghi, M., Aldrin, A. (2017). Assessing the impact of personality characteristics on students’ visual perception for landscapes. EMARA Indonesian Journal of Architecture, 3(1), 23-32. https://doi.org/10.29080/emara.v3i1.95
  • Alizadeh, S., Aldrin, A., Sadeghi, M. (2016). An evaluating model of landscape appreciation among Iranian. International Research Journal of Humanities, Engineering and Pharmaceutical Science, 2(12), 13-22. https://ijheps.org/journal/354/www.ijheps.org
  • Sadeghi, M., Alizadeh, S., Shahizan, H., Ali Samsudin, S. M. (2016). The appraisal model of students’ psychological well-being based on family relationship. International Review of Social Sciences, 4(3), 90-98. http://irss.academyirmbr.com/papers/1458799547.pdf
  • Sadeghi, M., Shahizan, H., Alizadeh, S., Ali Samsudin, S. M., Nazerian, I. (2015). Examining psychological well-being status among students in Khomeinishahr, Iran. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology, 2(11), 607-614. http://ijiset.com/vol2/v2s11/IJISET_V2_I11_78.pdf
  • Alizadeh, S., Aldrin, A., Sadeghi, M. (2015). The influence of demographic factors on landscape preference of high school students in Iran. Advances in Environmental Biology, 9(3), 39-42. http://www.aensiweb.net/AENSIWEB/aeb/aeb/2015/February/39-42.pdf
TEACHING / RESEARCH ASSISTANT EXPERIENCE

At UNSW:

  • Graphic Design for the Built Environment (BEIL0001)
  • Research Assistant, Roomsharing with Strangers
  • Research Assistant, Enhancing International Students’ Experience Through Their Accommodation Lifestyle in Australia, Cocoon Leasing, Sydney, Australia
  • Research Assistant, Phase One: Behaviour Mapping of Memorial Square and Olds Park
  • Research Assistant, Phase Two: Behaviour Mapping of Memorial Square and Olds Park
  • Student Assistant, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Department of Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research Infrastructure)