Colloquium Program Semester 1, 2013

1:00pm - 1:50pm, Social Sciences North Building, Room 241 (New location)
Date           SpeakerTopic 

March 14

Dr Ryan Balzan, School of Psychology, Flinders University

The role of cognitive biases in the development, maintenance and treatment of delusions

March 21

Dr Helena Chui School of Psychology, Flinders University

Social partners and momentary affect in the oldest-old

April 4

Professor Geoff Cumming, Emeritus Professor, School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University

The New Statistics: Why, How, and Where Next?

Prof. Cumming will also be presenting a workshop entitled 'The New Statistics: Estimation and Meta-Analysis for Better Research' for post-graduate students and interested staff on Friday 5 April, 9am - 1pm (Room TBA)

April 11

Professor Paul Arbon, Director, Flinders University Disaster Research Centre

Can you prevent disaster?

May 2

Professor Michelle Moulds, School of Psychology,  University of New South Wales

The influence of rumination on memories of negative and positive events in depression

A simple lunch will be served in the Staff Common Room (SSN) immediately after the colloquium for those who wish to continue discussion

Prof. Moulds will also be presenting a workshop for post-graduate students and interested staff on Friday 3 May (Details TBA)

May 9

Dr Emma Baker, Centre for Housing, Urban and Regional Planning (CHURP), University of Adelaide

Housing as a determinant of health: Developing an Australian evidence base

A simple lunch will be served in the Staff Common Room (SSN) immediately after the colloquium for those who wish to continue discussion

May 23 Dr Helen Askell-Williams, Director, Flinders Educational Futures Research Institute, Flinders University

Quality of implementation of a school mental health initiative and changes over time in students' social and emotional competencies

May 30Dr Junwen Chen, School of Psychology, Flinders University

The effect of video feedback on social anxiety

June 6Mr Tom Nehmy, School of Psychology, Flinders UniversityCan multiple psychopathologies be prevented with a single prevention program? A controlled evaluation of the "Healthy Minds" program
   

 Convenor: Dr Julie Robinson (08) 8201 2395

 

Colloquium Program Semester 2, 2013

All colloquia will be held 1:00 pm - 1:50pm in room 112, Social Sciences South (Note room change)
Date SpeakerTopic 

August 8

Lisa Smith
(new PhD student)

Gaming and sleep in adolescence

 Carmen Lucas
(new PhD student)
Is eyewitness identification decision driven by confidence?
 Eva Vall
(new PhD student)
Identifying predictors of treatment outcome in people with an eating disorder

August 15

Dr Emma Thomas, Senior Lecturer, School of Psychology and Exercise Science, Murdoch University

Pathways to political engagement and extremism: Social interaction, social influence

 

(A simple lunch will be served in the Staff Common Room (SSN) immediately after the Colloquium

 

August 22

Simon Bury
(new PhD student)
A new approach to hope: desire, possibility and personal significance
 Jane Cooper
(new PhD student)
Emotion regulation difficulties in eating disorders

Gemma Sharp

Paying for lip service: Predictors and consequences of female genital cosmetic surgery

 August 29

 NO COLLOQUIUM

STAFF MEETING

September 5

Professer Neil Brewer, Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of PsychologyA dame that knows the ropes isn't likely to get tied up

September 12

Dr Jason Tangen, Senior Lecturer, The University of Queensland

Expertise and decision making in matching fingerprints

   

(A simple lunch will be served in the Staff Common Room (SSN) immediately after the Colloquium

September 19

Dr Tobias Loetscher, Post-Doctoral Fellow, School of Psychology, Flinders University

Spatial neglect:  When half is whole

September 26Kate Anderson, Sarah Cox & Elizabeth Saccone  
 MID SEMESTER BREAK 
October 10

 NO COLLOQUIUM

 STAFF MEETING

October 17

Dr Sofia Zambrano R., Palliative Care Research Officer, Discipline of Medicine, The University of Adelaide

On dealing with death and dying: A qualitative study of the experiences of surgeons, oncologists, intensive care, and palliative medicine specialists

October 24

Ancret Pitout
(New PhD student)

"No man is an island": Is the effect of social distractors on the perception of space

 Susan Hogan
(New PhD student)
Child PTSD and the effect of interpretive bias training
  Sophie Wignall
(New PhD student)
Anorexia Nervosa and the body schema - A role for the right parietal lobe?
October 31

Associate Professor Shayne Loft, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia

Title to be confirmed

For futher information please contact the Colloquium Convenor: Dr. Julie Robinson Email: julie.robinson@flinders.edu.au, tel: +61 8 82012395

Convenor: Dr Julie Robinson (08) 8201 2395