Dr Scott Farrell joined RECOVER in 2016 as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow, after completing a PhD in Physiotherapy at The University of Newcastle. His research investigates peripheral musculoskeletal and neurological mechanisms underpinning chronic neck pain, with a particular focus on whiplash associated disorder, including collaborative projects with colleagues in Australia, United Kingdom and New Zealand. He has a clinical background as a physiotherapist and doctoral training in anatomical dissection, immunohistochemistry and magnetic resonance imaging. Dr Farrell has taught into medical, physiotherapy, allied health and science programs, and serves as a reviewer for numerous medical and physiotherapy journals.

Areas of research