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.

Rodney Croft - Study into possible health risks of mobile phone and Wi-Fi wins $2.5 million grant
Study into possible health risks of mobile phone and Wi-Fi wins $2.5 million grant

Researchers to investigate potential danger of exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic energy.

Read more about this study into possible health risks of mobile phone and Wi-Fi.

Nadia Solowij - New research centre to study medicinal cannabis
New research centre to study medicinal cannabis

Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence to investigate quality and safety issues.

Read more about the new research centre to study medicinal cannabis.

Project Air and the Gold Card Clinics launch
Golden partnership for personality disorders

In a partnership between South Western Sydney Local Health District and UOW’s Project Air Strategy for Personality Disorders, Minister for Mental Health Tanya Davies launches program for the treatment of personality disorders in south west Sydney.

Read more about Project Air and the Gold Card Clinics

Christian Swann
Sports Scientist and Psychology in Sport

Dr Christian Swann, from the Early Start Research in the Faculty of Social Sciences, is an accredited sports scientist specialising in sport psychology. His research includes the psychology underlying performance in sport; mental toughness in sport, exercise and other activities, such as high-altitude mountaineering. He is currently working on a project promoting mental health and wellbeing in adolescent sport.

View Christian Swann’s UOW Scholars profile.

Upcoming Colloquium

To be advised Session 1, 2018


Congratulations:

Two NHMRC Centres of Research Excellence awarded to staff in our School:

Rodney Croft
Australian Centre for Electromagnetic Bioeffects Research

Nadia Solowij
Australian Centre for Cannabinoid Clinical and Research Excellence (ACRE)

The following staff have been acknowledged for their significant research efforts:

Most grants applied for in 2017 : Pete Kelly

• Most publications in 2017 and over the past 5 years (both) : Frank Deane and Mark Allen

• Most citations in 2017 : Bob Barry and Emma Barkus

• Highest number of citations for papers published in the past 5 years : Peter Caputi and Stewart Vella

• Rising Star Award (for an Early Career Researcher) : Christian Swann 


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