Bio | Dr Matthew Liston

Matt Liston PhD 
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow / UPWARD Study Manager
School of Science and Health

Currently Post Doctoral Research Fellow, Brain Rehabilitation and Neuroplasticity Unit (BRAiN-U), School of Science and Health, Western Sydney Uni.

Matthew Liston is a post-doctoral researcher at Western Sydney University.

Matthew received his PhD in Neuro-Physiotherapy from King’s College London (UK), with a thesis that explored vestibular function in older adults and developed rehabilitation programmes to improve balance in older adults.

Matthew has been an invited speaker to talk about the management of vestibular disorders in older adults at several national conferences in the UK (both Physiotherapy and Medical), and has been an instructor on the internationally renowned course ‘Dizziness: A multi-disciplinary approach’ hosted by the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (UK). Matt has also co-authored advice on Vestibular disorders, assessment and rehabilitation in older adults for the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (UK).


Visiting Research Fellow
Centre of Human and Aerospace Physiological Sciences (CHAPS) | King’s College London

Honorary Research Fellow
School of Rehabilitation Sciences | Kingston University / St George’s University of London