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Christopher Magee

Christopher Magee

Position: Associate Professor

Email: cmagee@uow.edu.au
Phone: (02) 4221 3716

Biography

Dr Magee is a health psychology researcher, with specific interests in the following two related areas:

  • Understanding the influence of poor sleep quality on health and well-being.
  • Investigating how factors such as sleep, work-life balance, and workplace bullying affect employee outcomes (e.g., absenteeism, work engagement).

He is also interested in the determinants and consequences of health behaviours more broadly (e.g., condom use, alcohol), and the well-being of vulnerable populations. He holds a number of grants and consultancies, and has a keen interest in the translation of research findings into policy and practice.

Qualifications: B Psyc (Hons); MBA (Distinction); PhD

UOW Scholars Profile - Christopher Magee

Research Interests

  • Sleep, lifestyle, and well-being
  • Occupational health psychology
  • Work-life balance
  • Health behaviours
  • Quantitative methods
Last reviewed: 10 October, 2017

Upcoming Colloquium

Psychology Colloquia
Spring Session 2018
Wednesday 12:30-13:30 41-104

Week 5: 22 August
Dr Stewart Vella
School of Psychology, University of Wollongong
Topic: Ahead of the Game: Results of a sports-based mental health program for adolescent males.

Week 7: Research week

Week 8:12 September
Dr Sylvain Laborde
Department of Performance Psychology, German Sport University Cologne, and the University of Caen, France
Topic: Vagal tank theory: a functional approach to self-regulation resources via the 3Rs of cardiac vagal control – Resting, Reactivity, and Recovery

Week 10: 26 September TBC

Wk 12: 17 October
Dr Lili Yu
Department of Cognitive Science, Macquarie University
Topic: cognition during reading

Week 13: 24 October
Prof. Erik Reichle
Department of Psychology, Macquarie University
Topic: eye-movement in reading

Recent Publications 

Miller, L., Randle, M., Dolnicar, S., (In Press)  Carer Factors Associated with Foster-Placement Success and Breakdown, The British Journal of Social Work

Barry RJ, De Blasio FM, Fogarty JS. (2018). A processing schema for children in the auditory equiprobable Go/NoGo task: ERP components and behaviour. International J. Psychophysiology, 123, 74-79.

Deane, F.D., McAlpine, E., Byrne, M.K., Davis, E.L., & Mortimer, C. (2018). Are carer attitudes toward medications related to self-reported medication adherence amongst people with mental illness? Psychiatry Research, 260, 158-163

Maguire, G. & Byrne, M.K. (2017). The law is not as blind as it seems: relative rates of vicarious trauma among lawyers and mental health professionals. Psychology, Psychiatry and Law, 24(2), 233-243

Zhang, D., Johnstone, S.J., Roodenrys, S., Luo, X., Li, H., Wang, E., Zhao, Q., Song, Y., Liu, L., Qian, Q., Wang, Y., Sun, L. (2018). The role of resting-state EEG localized activation and central nervous system arousal in executive function performance in children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity
Clinical Neurophysiology, 129, 1192-1200.


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