Staff profile - Lata Satyen

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Dr Lata Satyen

Position: Lecturer
role description
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Health
Department: School of Psychology
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 52278452 +61 3 52278452
Email: lata.satyen@deakin.edu.au

Biography

Qualifications

  • Master of Science, Bangalore University, 1998
  • Bachelor of Science, Bangalore University, 1996
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Victoria University of Technology (Aust), 2006
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2012


Affiliations

Registered Psychologist, Psychologists Registration Board of Victoria.

Domestic Violence Panel, Federation of Indian Associations of Victoria.


Professional activities

*Member, ‘End Violence against Women Campaign’, Equity and Diversity Unit, Deakin University
*Domestic Violence Panel, Federation of Indian Associations of Victoria
*Invited contributor, White Paper on Australia in the Asian Century, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
*Vice-President, Panel on ‘Dealing with Domestic Violence in the Indian Community,’ Jagriti.
*Guest Reviewer, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Organisational Psychology
*Guest Reviewer, Applied Cognitive Psychology

Academic

Teaching Interests

HPS203 - Understanding the Human Mind

HPS206 - Psychology in the Criminal Justice System

HPS111 - Introduction to Psychology


Subjects and units currently teaching

HPS203 - Understanding the Human Mind

HPS206 - Psychology in the Criminal Justice System

HPS121 - Introduction to Psychology


Knowledge areas

Migrant wellbeing, Family Violence, Attitudes to refugees.


Conferences and seminars

*Satyen, L., Guzzardi, D., & Lavithis, A. (2014). Intimate partner violence among migrants and non-migrants in Australia: the influence on helpf-seeking behaviour. Symposium presentation. Crime and Communities conference. Melbourne. Australia.

*Satyen, L., Ranganathan, A., Piedra, S., Simon, B., & Kocis, J. (2013). Family violence among migrant women in Australia: strategies for migrant men to reduce the violence. White Ribbon International Conference. Sydney, Australia.

*Satyen, L., & Mattiuzzo, N. (2011). Influence of coping skills on job satisfaction of migrants and non-migrants in Australia. ACPID Conference. Hobart, Australia.

*Kilibarda, J., & Satyen, L. (2010). Influence of social support on workplace adaptation of Serbian migrants in Australia. International Congress on Applied Psychology. Melbourne, Australia.

*Satyen, L., & Thomas-Rajapaksa, R. (2010). The importance of exploring the relationship between cultural values and job stress among Sri Lankan migrants in Australia. International Congress on Applied Psychology. Melbourne, Australia.

*Huebner, D., Satyen, L., & Walker, A. (2007). Cultural differences in the workplace: a study of Anglo-Saxon and Asian migrant workers. Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference. Gold Coast, Australia.

*Aiman, L., & Huseyin, I. (December, 2008). Movement of migrants to Australia based on gender, educational qualification and occupation.

*Huseyin, I., & Aiman, L. (September, 2008). Improving encoding and retrieval processes among older adults. The Tenth International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience, Bodrum, Turkey. 

 Satyen, L. (2006). Reducing memory costs associated with divided attention. International Conference on Memory-4. Sydney, Australia.

Huseyin, L., & Satyen, L. (2006). Computer game training to improve memory skills among older adults. International Conference on Memory-4. Sydney, Australia.

Media appearances

Expert panel member: Insights into refugee experiences.

http://www.diversitat.org.au/documents/pdf_news/diversitatnews_may2013_a4.pdf

Cognitive benefits of computer game playing

http://books.google.com.au/books?id=ZjidZYOFNuUC&pg=PA63&lpg=PA63&dq=lata+aiman&source=bl&ots=RaIeNXp2KP&sig=qlyGcZmvDTVhYWE-nympLqqlXrw&hl=en&sa=X&ei=7UM5Ut_uKMmXkwXPjIDIAw&ved=0CEYQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=lata%20aiman&f=false

http://www.bodyandsoul.com.au/health/health+advice/care+for+your+organs+to+be+healthy,9467

Improving memory

http://www.smh.com.au/news/employment-news/forget-me-not/2007/02/23/1171733986381.html

Awards

Awards and prizes

*Best Scientific Paper and Presentation: International Conference on Disaster Management and Trauma Counselling, Bangalore, India (2005).

*Program and Publications Chairs Award: International Education and Technology Conference, Melbourne, Australia (2002).

*Nominee, Education Award: Fire Awareness Community Service Awards, Melbourne, Australia (2004).

*Nominee, Indigenous and Multicultural Award: Fire Awareness Community Service Awards, Melbourne, Australia (2004).


Research

Research projects

1. Intimate Partner Violence in migrants and non-migrants.

2. Attitudes towards refugees in Australia.

3. Migrant well-being


Research interests

Migrant wellbeing
Domestic violence (Intimate Partner Violence) across cultural groups
Employee wellbeing
Divided Attention
Memory


Research grants

MonashLink. (2014-2015). $16,974. An exploration of the gender norms in the Indian and Chinese communities in Melbourne. Lata Satyen.

National Drug Law Enforcement Research Fund. (2014-2015).  $239,775. Alcohol/Drug-Involved Family Violence in Australia (ADIVA). Peter Miller. Arlene Walker, Beth Costa, Lata Satyen, Andrew Day, John Toumbourou

Australian Research Council-Linkage Grant. (2004-2007). $70,774. Juvenile firelighting intervention program: towards a best practice framework. Denise Charman, Dorothy Bruck, and Lata Satyen. Industry Partners: Metropolitan Fire Brigade and Country Fire Authority.

International Research Fellowship, Deakin University. (2005-06). $9880. Lata Satyen.

School of Psychology Grant, Deakin University. (2005). $1,650. Workplace Stressors experienced by recent migrant workers. Lata Satyen.

Central Research Grant, Deakin University. (2006). $15,000. Stress, coping, and job satisfaction among Asian migrant workers. Lata Satyen.

School of Psychology Grant, Deakin University. (2006). $3617. Sex differences in the skills of divided attention. Lata Satyen.

School of Psychology Grant, Deakin University. (2007). $3394. Enhancing older adults’ knowledge of computer use through training. Lata Satyen.

Secomb Conference Fund, Victoria University. (2000). $2,250

Victoria University Postgraduate Research Scholarship, Victoria University. (1999).


Research page

http://www.deakin.edu.au/research/admin/pubs/reports/database/dynamic/output/person/person.php?person_code=satyela


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