Staff profile - Gavin Abbott

Dr Gavin Abbott

Position: Research Fellow (Grade 2)
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: Centre for Physical Activity & Nutrition Research
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 92445503 +61 3 92445503
Email: gavin.abbott@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Graduate Diploma in Psychology, Deakin University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Arts, Deakin University, 2007
  • Bachelor of Science, Deakin University, 2007


Academic

Conferences and seminars

Abbott, G. R., & Byrne, L. K. (2011). Facial, postural, and prosodic emotion recognition in schizotypy. Paper presented at the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research 2011 Conference: Dunedin, New Zealand.
Abbott, G., & Byrne, L. (2010a). Schizotypy and subjective wellbeing. Paper presented at the 11th Biennial Australasian Schizophrenia Conference: Sydney.
Abbott, G., & Byrne, L. (2010b). Social cognitive deficits in schizotypy. Paper presented at the 11th Biennial Australasian Schizophrenia Conference: Sydney.
Ball, K., Abbott, G., Cleland, V., Timperio, A., Brug, J., King, A. C., et al. (2010). Socioeconomic disadvantage and obesity: Who is resilient? Paper presented at the 10th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity: Minnesota, USA.
Williams, L., Andrianopoulos, N., Abbott, G., & Ball, K. (2010). The effect of education and personal income on women's BMI: Insights from READI. Paper presented at the Australia and New Zealand Obesity Society Annual Scientific Meeting: Sydney.

Research

Research interests

Dr Abbotts research interests are concerned with individual, social, and environmental predictors of obesity and obesity protective behaviours.


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