2012

Colloquium program semester 1, 2012

Date           SpeakerTopic 

March 8

Dr Steve Janssen, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Psychology, Flinders University

The reminiscence bump in the temporal distribution of autobiographical memory

March 15

Dr Julie Robinson, School of Psychology, Flinders University

Tracking parents of refugee background and their children: The highs and lows of using nationally representative databases for research

March 22

Professor Janet Polivy, University of Toronto at Mississauga, Canada

Resolving contradictions in research: Do food cues prevent or promote the self-control of eating?

April 5

Professor Philip Hazell, Director, Infant Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Sydney and South Western Sydney Local Health Districts; Head, Discipline of Psychiatry, Sydney Medical School

Self injury in adolescents

April 26

Dr Debra King, Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Labour Studies, Flinders University

Research emotions and wellbeing at work: Emotional dissonance in care work

May 3

Associate Professor Peter Harvey, Director, Flinders Centre for Gambling Research

The problem with gambling: The Statewide Gambling Therapy Service and the Flinders Centre for Gambling Research

May 17

Dr Melanie Takarangi, School of Psychology, Flinders University

Ease of processing affects risky decision-making

May 24

Professor Mary Lydon, Director, Centre for Automotive Safety Research (CASR), The University of Adelaide

Crashes happen to ordinary people: Research from the Centre for Automotive Safety Research

May 31Michelle Sced and Melanie Millsteed, Office of Crime Statistics & Research (OCSR), Attorney-General's Department, South AustraliaThe effectiveness of the South Australian Drug Court:  A recidivism study by the Office of Crime Statistics and Research
 

Convenor: Dr Julie Robinson (08) 8201 2395

 

Colloquium program semester 2, 2012

Date SpeakerTopic 

July 26

Dr Michael Gradisar, School of Psychology, Flinders University

Dealing with the trials and tribulations of the media

August 2

Introducing three "new" PhD students:

Belinda Bury, Clare Holmes, and Gorica Micic, School of Psychology, Flinders University

August 9

Dr Nicole Thomas, Post-doctoral fellow, School of Psychology, Flinders University

Eye movements and biases in attention

August 16

Prof Jason McCarley, School of Psychology, Flinders University

The distracted lane-keeping effect: Should we be reassured or more concerned?

August 30

Introducing three new PhD students:

Nicola Guerin, Ashleigh Haynes, and Charlotte Tottman, School of Psychology, Flinders University

September 6

Dr Michelle Arnold, School of Psychology, Flinders University

It's context all the way down

September 13

Dr Kelly Steelman-Allen, Post-doctoral fellow, School of Psychology, Flinders University

Modelling the control of visual attention in dynamic workspaces

October 11

Assoc Prof Nathan Consedine, Department of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Getting out of diapers: A capacity based view of (lifespan) emotional development

October 18

Introducing three new PhD students:

Anne-Marie Coughlin, Nathan Leggett, and Rachel Andrew, School of Psychology, Flinders University
October 25

Introducing three new PhD students:

Rie Kubota, Paul Lewis, and Stacey Taylor-Aldridge, School of Psychology, Flinders University

November

Date TBC

Prof Dr Peter Brugger, Head, Neuropsychology Unit, Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Zurich

TBC

Convenor: Dr Julie Robinson (08) 8201 2395