Alfred Deakin Professor Kylie Ball
Promoting physical activity, promoting healthy eating, promoting healthy weight. Preventing obesity. Behaviour change. Behavioural epidemiology. Disadvantaged groups; low SES. Socioeconomic inequalities. Women.
Professor Michael Leiter
Workplace organisational factors and burnout
Professor Jane McGillivray
Autism spectrum disorders, intellectual disability, mental health and wellbeing of people with disabilities, promoting health in people with disabilities.
Professor Jennifer McIntosh
Attachment theory and family relationships
Professor Craig Olsson
Child and adolescent mental health, lifecourse epidemiology, psychiatric genetics/ epigenetics, transgenerational prevention.
Professor Nicole Rinehart
Specific Autism Asperger's disorder, Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, broad developmental psychopathology neurodevelopmental disorders.
Professor Vicki White
Cancer, psychological needs, interventions, and the role of caregivers
Associate Professor David Austin
Internet-based clinical interventions, autism spectrum disorders, panic disorder.
Associate Professor Nicki Dowling
Problem gambling, internet and other process addictions, psychological and online interventions, alcohol and substance use problems.
Associate Professor Peter Enticott
Autism spectrum disorder, empathy, cognitive neuroscience, brain stimulation.
Associate Professor Matthew Fuller-Tyszkiewicz
State-based assessment of body image and mental health, psychometrics and scale development, malleability of body image, maternal body image.
Associate Professor Tess Knight
Mental health and wellbeing in ageing, intergenerational connectedness and social inclusion, adolescent depression, body image and sense of self after illness.
Associate Professor Antonina Mikocka-Walus
Clinical health psychology, behavioural medicine and psychosomatic medicine, psychogastroenterology.
Associate Professor Alex Mussap
Mental health, body image, occupational sedentary behaviour, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), cross-cultural influences.
Associate Professor Melissa O’Shea
Associate Professor Mark Stokes
Autism, sexuality and autism, female profile of autism, social function and autism, pediatric injury prevention, autism and injury, autism and quality of life, quality of life, sleep and circadian rhythms.
Associate Professor Tim Silk
Developmental cognitive neuroscience, neuroimaging, neurodevelopmental disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Associate Professor Wendy Sutherland-Smith
Teaching and learning contexts, role of technologies in learning, implementation of policies in practice, ethical relationships, academic integrity.
Associate Professor Hua Yong
Dr Simon Albrecht
Employee engagement, organisational climate, attitudes to change, employee, team and organisational wellbeing and performance.
Dr Jeromy Anglim
Quantitative methods in psychology, Bayesian data analysis, skill acquisition and human performance, individual differences: personality and ability, selection and recruitment.
Dr Jaclyn Broadbent
Scholarship of teaching and learning, psychosocial factors associated with health behaviour change, autism research.
Dr Linda Byrne
Clinical and cognitive neuropsychology, neuropsychiatric disorders, working memory, cognition across the lifespan, cognitive remediation and enhancement, parenting and mental illness.
Dr Subhadra Evans
Mind-body medicine to treat a range of chronic conditions, including arthritis, irritable bowel syndrome, and parenting stress.
Dr Clint Gurtman
Addictions, human and preclinical psychopharmacology, insomnia, countermeasures for sleep deprivation, driving, psychologist training.
Dr Kate Hall
Treatment of substance use disorders, coexisting borderline personality disorder and substance use disorder, impulsivity and substance use disorders, research translation.
Dr Melissa Hayden
Obesity, weight and weight loss maintenance, cognitive neuroscience and behaviour change, self-regulation, maternal perinatal obesity.
Dr Merrilyn Hooley
Parental influences of preschool child health (especially dental care and obesity), parenting styles, gender development.
Dr Christian Hyde
Neuro-developmental disorders, Cerebral Palsy, developmental coordination disorder, typical and atypical motor development.
Dr Nicolas Kambouropoulos
Drug and alcohol use, addictive behaviours, neurobiological models of personality, cue-reactivity, attentional bias and substance use.
Dr Bianca Klettke
Child sexual abuse, adult sexual abuse, judicial and jury decision making, sexting, family violence.
Dr Emily Kothe
Adherence to dietary guidelines, theories of health behaviour change, self-regulation,
intervention design and evaluation.
Dr Eric Koukounas
Human sexuality, violence, alcohol and sexual assault.
Dr Jarrad Lum
Developmental language and learning problems, specific language impairment, memory and language development, developmental neuropsychology.
Dr Richard Moulding
Obsessive compulsive disorder, hoarding disorder, anxiety disorders, cognitive models of psychopathology.
Dr Bosco Rowland
Public health, health promotion, prevention, alcohol, adolescents.
Dr Lata Satyen
Intimate partner violence, migrant/refugee wellbeing, divided attention encoding and retrieval processes.
Dr Stefanie Sharman
Eyewitness testimony, investigative interviewing, false memories, autobiographical memory.
Dr Jade Sheen
Parental mental illness, human sexuality, simulation in mental health education, stress and burnout in professionals.
Dr Suzanne Vidler
Alcohol and other drugs, trauma, violent offenders, family violence, personality disorders.
Dr Melissa Weinberg
Subjective wellbeing, happiness studies, trauma transmission, scale construction and design.
Alfred Deakin Professor Michael Berk
Psychiatry, mood disorders, mental health treatment and outcomes, psychiatric epidemiology, biomarkers in mental health, primary prevention of mental illness.
Professor Peter Miller
Alcohol-related violence in licensed venues; Predictors of violence; Alcohol/drug use in rural populations; and the influence of the global alcohol industry.
Professor Jane Speight
Psychological, social and behavioural aspects of diabetes, impact of diabetes on mental health and emotional wellbeing, diabetes self-management novel treatments and technologies, and patient-reported outcomes.
Professor John Toumbourou
Prevention science – integrating longitudinal, evaluation and policy research, preventing alcohol and drug use problems, preventing violence and depression, promoting positive development, research dissemination and policy translation.
Associate Professor Ross King
Determinants of body image in adolescents and adults, carers of eating disorders, eating disorders, clinical psychology, professional and ethical issues in psychologists.
Dr Beth Costa
Adolescent health, caffeinated energy drinks, nutrition, qualitative research methods.
Dr Rebecca Diehm
Secondary traumatic stress, vicarious trauma, burnout, trans-diagnostic group therapy for depression and anxiety disorders.
Dr Shannon Hyder
Depression, resilience, violence, goal-setting.
Dr Arlene Walker
Organisational psychology, psychological contracts, occupational stress, employee health and wellbeing, safety culture and safety climate.
Dr Lucy Zinkiewicz
Social psychology of alcohol and other drug use, work-related alcohol and other drug use, group processes and intergroup relations in the workplace.
Transcranial stimulation, pain management in chronic illness, authentic assessment techniques, student engagement.
Dr Sharon Horwood
Personality and chronic illness, childhood obesity and personality, education and learning.