School of Psychology

School of Psychology

The School of Psychology offers excellent facilities and staff which provide quality education and research opportunities. We have extensive computer facilities as well as teaching and research laboratories, all supported by a team of professional technical staff. Our undergraduate program provides a solid foundation in psychological science and can be combined with studies in a range of other disciplines.

School of Psychology Research Report 2016 Our Research Report

Welcome to The School of Psychology's Research Report. This report showcases the School’s research achievements in 2016.

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Top Ranking for Teaching & Learning
Top Ranking for Teaching & Learning

The Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT) is a Federal Government website that helps prospective students easily compare the study experience and employment outcomes from Australian higher education institutions.

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Anti Social Media(Anti) Social Media

Is being constantly connected via social media destroying sense of self and our ability to communicate?

Admit it, you Facebook ‘stalk’. Checking on old school mates, new colleagues, friends of friends. On Instagram, you’re deep into someone’s profile looking at posts from 18 months ago, peeking at their life trying not to bump the ‘like’ button.

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SIM Psychology in an International Context April17Psychology in an International Context

Psychology students join up with students in Singapore who are completing the same programme at the Singapore Institute of Management (SIM).  The programme aims at promoting interaction between Wollongong-based and Singapore-based UOW Psychology students.

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Upcoming Colloquium

Wednesday 23 August 2017
12.30 - 1.30pm
Room 41.104

Cannabis dependence versus recreational use: what are the differences? Emerging evidence from neuroimaging
Dr Valentina Lorenzetti
Department of Psychological Sciences, Institute of Psychology Health and Society, The University of Liverpool, UK


Please visit the School's Honours website to access selected slides for the information session held on Tuesday 25 July 2017. 


Congratulations to Chris Magee, Leonie Miller and Pete Kelly on their Vice-Chancellor's awards for research:

A/ Professor Robert Gorkin, Dr Jason McArthur, A/Professor Christopher Magee, A/Professor Kate Senior, Ms Laura Grozdanovski, Professor Geoff Spinks
Project: Project Geldom: Designing the Next-Generation Condom
Highly Commended:
A/Professor Melanie Randle, Dr Leonie Miller, Ms Joanna Stirling
Project: Identifying and Attracting Successful Foster Carers

Highly Commended
A/Professor Peter Kelly


Best Lecturer A/Prof Stuart Johnstone

Best Tutor Emma Walter

As voted by students from Spring Session 2017