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Vanessa Sturre is a Lecturer and Placement Coordinator within the School of Psychology with specific expertise in organisational psychology. Vanessa manages the placement program for the Masters of Industrial and Organisational Psychology course which ensures post graduate students obtain practical and valuable experience in the field. She teaches and supervises students at undergraduate and postgraduate level.
Unit Chair HPS723 – Organisational Placement 1
Unit Chair HPS725 – Organisational Placement 2
Unit Chair HPS728 – Organisational Placement 3
Vanessa Sturre is a registered psychologist with an endorsement in organisational psychology. Prior to joining Deakin University, Vanessa had over 10 years experience working for a management consulting firm providing expert organisational psychology advice and consultancy services to a range of organisations. Vanessa’s current research interests revolve around strategic improvement relating to student placements and the contribution they make to learning, employability, and graduate outcomes.
Registered Psychology with the Psychology Board of Australia (including endorsement in organisational psychology and recognised supervisor status)
Member of the Australian Psychological Society
Member of the College of Organisational Psychologists
Member of the Australian Human Resources Institute
Member of the Higher Education Research Group
Vanessa maintains a wide business and student network to ensure effective relationships are developed and maintained between the University and the Community. Vanessa participates in University committees relating to placements as well as being a University representative on the College of Organisational Psychologists Committee.
2010 - 3rd Biannual Australian Collaborative Education Network National Conference Perth Western Australia
2012 - 5th International Conference on Psychology Education (ICOPE) Cape Town South Africa