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Dr Oliver Baumann

Associate Professor

Level 3, Building 1a, Faculty of Society & Design, Bond University

Professional biography

Dr Oliver Bauman is originally from Germany and has joined Bond University in 2018. He received his Master of Psychology with specialisation in Neuropsychology from the Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg (Germany) and his PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from the University of Regensburg (Germany). He is a member of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) and the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society (ACNS). He has worked at several high-profile academic institutions including Aalborg University (Denmark), University of Oslo (Norway), the University of Glasgow (U.K.), and the University of Queensland (Australia). Dr Baumann has received several competitive awards and grants (e.g. University of Queensland Research Excellence Award, Griffith University Discovery Award, Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Award (DECRA); National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Project Grant). His work also generated considerable media interest (e.g. Australian Broadcast Cooperation, Sydney Morning Herald, Courier Mail, Canadian Broadcast Cooperation). Dr Baumann has made seminal discoveries in the area of human spatial perception, memory and emotion. To address fundamental and applied psychological questions, he uses a combination of human behavioural, psychophysiological and neuroimaging methods.

Teaching expertise

Dr. Baumann has taught in the areas of Emotion & Motivation, Cognitive Psychology, Research Methods, Statistics, and Ethics.

Professional admissions

  • Member of the Australian Psychological Society (MAPS)
  • Member of the Australasian Cognitive Neuroscience Society
  • Member of the Society for Neuroscience
  • Editorial Board Member for the journal The Cerebellum

Professional appointments

  • Bond University Research Integrity Officer (FSD)


  • Doctor of Philosophy University of Regensburg (Germany)
  • Master of Psychology Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg (Germany)