Dr Kairi Kõlves is Associate Professor at the Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention (AISRAP), and Co-director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Suicide Prevention, School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University. Prior to joining the AISRAP team in 2008, she worked at the Estonian-Swedish Mental Health and Suicidology Institute. Dr Kõlves has been involved in several Australian, Estonian and international projects and has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, numerous reports and book chapters on suicide research and prevention. She is a member of different advisory committees. In 2010 she was the recipient of the Australian LIFE Award in Emerging Researcher category, and in 2017 the Griffith Health Pro Vice Chancellor’s Research Excellence Award (Mid-Career Researcher).