Dr Camille Short is a behavioural scientist and early career research fellow at the School of Medicine, University of Adelaide. She completed her PhD in behavioural science at the University of Newcastle in 2012. After which, she spent two years working as a post-doctoral research fellow at Central Queensland University, before moving to the University of Adelaide. Her research focuses on the development and evaluation of computer-tailored behaviour change interventions, with particular focus on persuasive design features, enhancing user engagement and designing interventions for high risk population sub-groups. . Her work is cross-disciplinary, incorporating evidence and theory from health, social and cognitive psychology, computer science , marketing, exercise physiology, nutrition, oncology, and public health. She has attracted over 1 million AUD in research funding and currently holds a National Health and Medical Research Council Early Career Fellowship awarded by the Australian Government. (more…)

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Professor Cecilia Essau

Professor of Developmental Psychopathology and the Director of Centre for Applied Research and Assessment in Child and Adolescent Wellbeing (CARACAW) at the University of Roehampton, UK. (more…)

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Dr Lisa Kettler is the College Psychologist and Coordinator of Positive Education at Trinity College Gawler, a multi-campus independent school educating more than 3700 students in Northern Adelaide. She is a clinically endorsed psychologist with AHPRA, a previous Senior Lecturer and current Visiting Research Fellow in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide and an optimist who aims to live life with an attitude of gratitude. She has published internationally in the areas of clinical, health and developmental psychology as well as in positive psychology and children’s wellbeing. (more…)

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Katherine Botha, supervised by Clemence Due, has been selected following the University’s inaugural Beacon Conference of Undergraduate Research (BeaCUR) as one of five students to represent the University of Adelaide at the Australasian Conference of Undergraduate Research (ACUR) in Perth later this year. Well done!

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Dr Stefan Bode is a lecturer at MSPS and an Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Early Career Research Fellow (DECRA). His research group focuses on the investigation of the neural mechanisms underlying perceptual, financial, health-related, and voluntary decision-making, as well as decision errors and preference formation.

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Transcranial direct current stimulation for cognitive enhancement with minimal effort: Hope, Hype and Harm presented by Dr Glen Smith, First Class Honours in Psychology, at The University of Adelaide. He gained a Science degree with First Class Honours in Computer Science, Majoring in Pure Maths and Computer Science then a second Hons year (First Class […]

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Congratulations to the staff/postgraduates team winning 10 goals to 5. The score doesn’t depict the gallant efforts of both sides. There was some fancy footwork on both teams but it was the staff/postgrads who were the victors over the Honours cohort of 2015. The only injury from the game was Paul Delfabbro. Next time Paul […]

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Dr Richard Morey is a quantitative psychologist and Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at Cardiff University. His work focuses on statistical modelling, Bayesian inference, and more general methodological issues. He is the author of the BayesFactor statistical software for Bayesian analysis, which allows researchers unfamiliar with Bayesian statistics an approachable alternative to traditional […]

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Hello! My name is Samantha Damiani, I am the manager for Careers and Education for the Psychology Students’ Association. Last night was the inaugural APS Careers Night. The fact that there was so much interest that people had to be turned away was a positive sign, and they will be running more events like this, […]

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A one-day learning and teaching course for Sessional Teachers, Tutors and Academic Staff. Wednesday 10th June 2015, 9.00am – 4.15pm in Conference Room 7.15, Ingkami Wardli. Fore more details and  registering your interest click on flier

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