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Dr Kyra Hamilton has psychology and nursing qualifications and over 25 years’ experience in the health field. She is Senior Lecturer, School of Applied Psychology, Griffith University, Australia. Her main areas of research are health psychology and behavioural medicine with particular interests in health behaviour motivation, self-regulation, and change. Dr Hamilton has won national and international awards for her research and is Chief Investigator on national competitive, industry, and internal grant funded projects. She is Associate Editor Applied Psychology: Health and Well-being and International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, Executive Editor Health Psychology Bulletin, and Editorial Board member Health Psychology Review, British Journal of Health Psychology, and Stress & Health. Dr Hamilton is the State Chair (Queensland) of the Australian Psychological Society College of Health Psychologists and the Australian National Delegate to the European Health Psychology Society.

Dr Kyra Hamilton visits the IMPAct FIDIPRO team at University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, Finland.

Dr Kyra Hamilton with the IMPAct FIDIPRO team attending the National Health Psychology Conference and Research Symposium in Helsinki, Finland between 31st October and 2nd November 2017. Dr Hamilton visited the University of Jyväskylä working with Professors Taru Lintunen and Martin Hagger on collaborative research projects in health behaviour change and teaching classes to Masters students and staff on health ...

Royal Life Saving Australia 2017 Report on Drowning includes research by Dr Kyra Hamilton and Prof Martin Hagger on correlates of driving through floodwaters

Royal Life Saving Australia 2017 Report on Drowning includes research by Dr Kyra Hamilton and Prof Martin Hagger on correlates of driving through floodwaters.

Jacob Keech receives Learning and Teaching Citation at the Griffith University Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Awards

Jacob Keech has received a 2017 Group Learning and Teaching Citation for his teaching in the School of Applied Psychology. The Group Learning and Teaching Citations recognise and reward achievement in learning and teaching and are accompanied by a professional grant of $2,000. Citations are granted to engaged teachers who are student-centred and respect students as ...

Dr Kyra Hamilton visiting Vancouver, Canada presenting at the World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2017 on driver decisions during floods and at the University of British Columbia on using integrated models of behaviour

Dr Kyra Hamilton recently visited Vancouver, Canada, presenting four studies at the World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2017 and presenting at the University of British Columbia on her work using integrated models of behaviour. Working closely with industry collaborator Amy Peden (National Manager – Research and Policy at Royal Life Saving Society – Australia), Dr ...

Congratulations to Dr Urska Arnautovska on graduating today with a Doctor of Philosophy

Congratulations to Dr Urska Arnautovska who graduated today (19th July 2017) with a Doctor of Philosophy. Her thesis title is “Physical activity in older adults: Influences and intervention strategies using an integrative theory-based approach”. Dr Kyra Hamilton (Principal Supervisor) and Associate Professor Fran O’Callaghan (Associate Supervisor) joined Urska in celebrating her success.

HaPI PhD Candidate Daniel Brown wins ASBHM Best Student Poster Award at the 2017 ASBHM/APS College of Health Psychologists Conference

Congratulations to HaPI PhD Candidate Daniel Brown who has won the Australasian Society of Behavioural Health and Medicine (ASBHM) Best Student Poster Award at the 2017 ASBHM/Australian Psychological Society College of Health Psychologists Conference. Daniel presented his recent study ‘Testing an Integrated Model of Eating Behaviours in Australian Long-haul Truck Drivers: The Role of Past ...