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Melissa is the Research Fellow of the Australian Centre on Quality of Life and is particularly involved with the Australian Unity Wellbeing Index. She conducts research in the area of Subjective Wellbeing and teaches Research Methods in Psychology.
Supervision of Graduate Diploma students
Melissa's research interests include wellbeing, quality of life, happiness studies, psychological effects of trauma, transgenerational transmission of trauma, trauma in Holocaust survivors, attachment.
ISQOLS (International Society for Quality of Life Studies)
Australian Centre on Quality of Life
Positive Psychology Interest Group
Weinberg, M.K. (2012). “Subjective Wellbeing Homeostasis vs Positive Psychology: Can we coexist in the theoretical world?” Oral presentation at the 7th International Meaning Conference. Toronto, Canada
Weinberg, M.K., (2010). “Exploring the transmission of trauma from parent to child: The role of Mother Care in the homeostatic model of SWB”. Oral presentation at the 10th Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS). Bangkok, Thailand.
Weinberg, M.K., (2009). “Subjective Wellbeing, Social Capital, and Identity in the Australian Jewish Community. Oral presentation at the 9th Conference of the International Society for Quality of Life Studies (ISQOLS). Florence, Italy.