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

Psychology Colloquia Autumn Session 2018
Wednesday 12:30-13:30 41-104 (except where noted for week 3)

Week 3: 14 March. Note different location: 32.G01 (IHMRI)
Professor Annette Sterr
Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology
School of Psychology, University of Surrey, UK
Topic:  Mobile EEG to study neural processes in real life settings
Location: 32.G01 (IHMRI)

Week 4: 21 March
Dr Peter Leeson
School of Psychology, University of Wollongong
Topic: Gaming/addiction

Week 6: Research week No seminar

Week 8: 25 April ANZAC day No seminar

Week 10: 9 May
Dr Jenny Richmond

School of Psychology, University of New South Wales
Title: Do the eyes have it? Using eye-tracking to measure memory in infancy and childhood.

Week 12: 23 May
Dr Kiley Seymour
School of Psychology, University of Western Sydney
Topic: Vision/Schizophrenia
 


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