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Research Seminar Series | Exploring the health and wellbeing impact of immigration detention on adults and children with asylum seeker backgrounds in Australia | Thursday 29 September 2016

Presented by Dr Clemence Due University of Adelaide Date: Thursday 29 September 2016 Time: 1-2pm Location: Room 526, Level 5 Hughes Building, North Terrace Campus No RSVP required, all welcome! Abstract: Australia has long held a policy of detaining people in immigration detention if they arriving seeking asylum – typically for those who arrive by boat. […]

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Psychology Seminar | Transdiagnostic intervention for emotional and behavioural problems in children and adolescents | Thursday August 11th 1-2pm

Thursday 11 August 2016 – 1 – 2 pm Room 526 Hughes Building Presented by Professor Cecilia A Essau University of Roehampton, United Kingdom Abstract: Up to 25% of those below 18 years of age are affected by emotional and behavioural problems which cause significant distress and impairment in major life domains. Most existing intervention […]

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Computer Simulation for the Scientific Study of Religion | Friday 15th July 3.00pm

Friday, July 15th, 3pm, Hughes Building Room 323 Presented by Professor Wesley Wildman Abstract: The Simulating Religion Project (SRP) is a cluster of subprojects within the Institute for the Bio-Cultural Study of Religion aiming to apply modeling and simulation techniques to the scientific study of religion. Computer modeling and simulation depends on data, so building and finding […]

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Research Seminar Series | Development of a Lifestyle Intervention for Women at Retirement: Translating evidence into action| Thursday 23 June 2016

Presented by Associate Professor Maureen Ashe, University of British Columbia Date: Thursday 23 June 2016 Time: 1-2pm Location: Room 526, Level 5 Hughes Building, North Terrace Campus No RSVP required, all welcome! Speaker: Dr. Maureen Ashe is Associate Professor in the UBC Department of Family Practice, investigator at the Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, physiotherapist, and […]

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Research Seminar Series – Psychosocial outcomes following breast cancer surgeries

Professor Elizabeth Grunfeld is the Executive Director for the Centre for Technology Enabled Health. Her research focuses on perceived and actual threats to health. She believes that understanding how people make sense of, respond and adapt to these threats is important not only to advance our theoretical understanding of how, and under what conditions, individuals are able to successfully […]

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Research Seminar Series – Our Globe vs. Our Brain: Climate and Conflict vs. Human Cognition

Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, University of Bristol and University of Western Australia, is an award-winning teacher whose research has been funded continuously since 1990 by public agencies in 5 countries. His most recent research interests examine the potential conflict between human cognition and the physics of the global climate. He has published around 150 scholarly articles, […]

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Research Seminar Series – Participation and Trauma: Child protection amidst political violence

Jason Hart is Senior Lecturer in the Anthropology of International Development at the University of Bath, a research associate at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford and a visiting professor at the Norwegian Technical University, Trondheim. His research has explored the experiences of young people in settings of armed conflict and displacement, and the nature […]

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Research Seminar Series – Trajectory analyses of mental health from adolescence until mid-age

Professor Anne Hammarström is visiting us from Umeå University in Sweden. She did her PhD in Public Health at the Karolinska Institute on Youth Unemployment and Ill-health (1986) and spent a year at this University in Psychology and Social Inquiry and Women’s Studies (1999). She is currently a Professor of Public Health, and holder of […]

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Research Seminar Series – Computer-tailored behaviour change interventions for physical activity promotion

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 […]

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Research Seminar Series – Cultural themes and madness (schizophrenia) among the Iban of Borneo

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.

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