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 July 2017
Friday 28
16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: How to convert teams of vultures into supportuve cultures (Dr. Simon Moss) More Information
Title: How to convert teams of vultures into supportive cultures

Abstract:

This presentation will revolve around a very specific topic: How can we solve every problem in the world today. Specifically, this presentation will explore three premises. First, whenever individuals (...)
Monday 31
16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Improving Personality Assessment: Facets, Response Models, and Utility (Dr. Sasha Chernyshenko) More Information
Title: Improving Personality Assessment: Facets, Response Models, and Utility.

Abstract

Personality traits are among the most widely studied individual difference variables in psychological research. Numerous primary and meta-analytic studies have established their importance (...)

 August 2017
Tuesday 01
16:00 - TALK - Psychology Colloquium : Prof Andrew Neal (UQ) on Self-regulation and decision making in a dynamic and uncertain world. More Information
Abstract: Self-regulation is the process by which people interact with their environment to achieve what they desire, whilst also preventing or avoiding negative outcomes from occurring. To do this, people need to make decisions regarding what to do, when to do it, and how to do it. These decisions (...)
Thursday 03
16:00 - STUDENT EVENT - Telethon Kids Institute - Prospective Student Evening : An information evening for all students considering a postgraduate degree in medical research Website | More Information
Telethon Kids Institute (UWA's Centre for Child Health Research) invites all prospective Honours, M.D., and higher degree by research students to join us for the evening to learn more about becoming a student with us. Our supervisors will be speaking to students about their student projects (...)
Friday 18
14:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: What shapes work design and how work design shapes employee wellbeing (Dr. Daniela Andrei) More Information
Title: What shapes work design and how work design shapes employee wellbeing

Abstract

There is already considerable evidence around the positive effects good work design for a wide range of individual and organisational outcomes. But although we know a great deal about how (...)

16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium; A product of their environment: contextual challenges faced by modern teams (William kramer) More Information
Title: A Product of Their Environment: Contextual Challenges Faced by Modern Teams

Abstract:

As organizations expand across time and space, teams are faced with increasing task complexity ranging from completing creative tasks with dispersed team members to safely sending (...)
Monday 21
14:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Advice taking and advice resistance in groups (Dr. Thomas Schultz-Gerlach) More Information
Title:Advice taking and advice resistance in groups

Abstract

According to conventional wisdom, advice is a simple and effective means to improve the quality of judgments and decisions. Research on advice taking supports this notion, showing that decision-makers’ accuracy (...)
Tuesday 22
18:00 - EVENT - Shock Room: We do as we’re told. Or do we? : A film screening followed by Q+A panel session with Director Professor Kathryn Millard, Macquarie University; Professor Carmen Lawrence, UWA; and Dr Nin Kirkham, UWA. Website | More Information
A compelling new feature documentary, Shock Room breaks open Stanley Milgram’s dramatic ‘Obedience to Authority’ experiment and forces us to re evaluate its conclusions. In the wake of the Holocaust, Milgram wanted to understand why people inflict harm on others. In 1962, he staged his experiment (...)
Friday 25
11:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium; Leadership and Safety Performance in High Risk Industries: New Advances in Research (Dr. Mario Martinez Corcoles More Information
Title: Leadership and Safety Performance in High Risk Industries: New Advances in Research

Abstract:

Leadership is of paramount importance to ensure employees’ safety performance in high risk industries. Over the last few years, significant research has been carried out in (...)

15:00 - EVENT - Psychology Special Colloquium: Enhancing Diversity via Hiring Practices: Revisiting the use of Second-Stratum Cognitive Abilities (Dr. Serena Wee) More Information
Title: Enhancing Diversity via Hiring Practices: Revisiting the use of Second-Stratum Cognitive Abilities

Many organisations believe that hiring a diverse workforce is important for ethical, legal and business reasons. However, one of the most criterion-valid selection tools—the (...)

 September 2017
Wednesday 06
18:00 - PUBLIC LECTURE - Transforming the Lives of Children, Parents and Communities through Positive Parenting: myth or reality? : The 2017 inaugural Robin Winkler Lecture Website | More Information
The 2017 inaugural Robin Winkler lecture by Professor Matthew Sanders, Director, Parenting and Family Support Centre and Professor of Clinical Psychology, The University of Queensland.

This presentation will focus on the critical role of evidence-based parenting programs in the (...)
Thursday 07
7:00 - Health & Wellness - Health Coaching : Free health coaching on campus More Information
Participants needed to assist our 4th year Post Graduate Health students in Health Coaching.

**What’s required from you** 2 sessions of about 1 hour each, 3-4 weeks apart, held at UWA at times convenient to yourself and subject to student availability

**What is Health (...)

13:00 - PRESENTATION - Researching without the red-tape* : Join the Risk and Legal team for a discussion on clinical trials, complex research collaborations and data ownership. Website | More Information
Step beyond the tangle of red tape and start your research sooner.*

Meet the UWA team who are here to work with researchers and central experts to quickly navigate the formalities of agreements and approvals. The Risk & Legal unit welcome researchers and peers to an informal open (...)
Friday 08
10:00 - EVENT - Psychology in Society Research Week Event : The School of Psychological Science showcases some of its research and its real-world implications Website | More Information
The School of Psychological Science showcases some of its research and its real-world implications. With presentations on face recognition, misinformation and fake news, disaster preparedness, the challenges of automation, treatment of anxiety, and healthy ageing.
Monday 11
18:00 - EVENT - WA Department of Health Youth Health Policy Community Conversation #2 : If you are 13-24 we want to hear your thoughts on the new Youth Health Policy! Website | More Information
Are you aged 13 - 24? We want to hear from YOU! We want to find out what you think about health services for young people. The WA Department of Health wants to hear from people aged 13 – 24 about the WA Youth Health Policy. You are invited to come along and share your thoughts and ideas.

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Tuesday 12
16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Colloquium: Early intervention for cognitive decline and dementia: targeting modifiable risk factors (Prof Sharon Naismith, University of Sydney) More Information
Psychology Colloquium

Tuesday 12th September 4:00-5:00pm in Bayliss MCS G.33, followed by post-talk drinks in the Psychology Courtyard (or, in bad weather, the Psychology Common Room, 2nd floor of main psychology building)

Presenter: Prof Sharon Naismith (University of Sydney)< (...)
Wednesday 20
17:00 - EVENT - Psychology Postgraduate Information Session (For 2018 Postgraduate Programs) More Information
Join us at our information session to find out about the Psychology postgraduate programs at UWA.

Students who possess or expect to gain an honours degree (or equivalent) in Psychology are encouraged to attend the information sessions for the postgraduate programs offered by the School (...)

 October 2017
Tuesday 03
16:00 - EVENT - Psychology Colloquium: From clinical to pre-clinical research - using animal models to understand the neurobiology of schizophrenia (E/Prof Pat Michie, University of Newcastle) More Information
Psychology Colloquium

Tuesday 3rd October 4:00-5:00pm in Bayliss MCS G.33, followed by post-talk drinks in the Psychology Courtyard (or, in bad weather, the Psychology Common Room, 2nd floor of main psychology building)

Presenter: E/Prof Pat Michie (University of Newcastle)
Thursday 12
18:00 - FUNDRAISER - From Perth to Antarctica: A Leadership Journey for Women in Science : Team WA Homeward Bound 2018 fundraiser celebrating WA women in science Website | More Information
*Requires ticket - pruchase via Eventbrite or Chuffed (links at end)*

Join Team WA Homeward Bound 2018 for a lively evening of conversation and celebration on behalf of WA women in science. In a provocative moderated discussion, panelists share stories and insights from their leadership (...)
Monday 16
14:00 - SYMPOSIUM - The Clever Country: The importance of investing in regional and remote students Website | More Information
This symposium brings together a panel of experts from across Australia to discuss ways to support regional and remote students to succeed in higher education. The purpose is to explore the value of investing in higher education from the perspective of the individual, community and the university (...)


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