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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 ...

Dr Kyra Hamilton has been elected to the position of Australian National Delegate to the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS)

Dr Kyra Hamilton has been elected to the position of Australian National Delegate to the European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) as at 8th March 2017. Dr Hamilton has been an active member of the EHPS since 2010, serving as Editorial Board Member European Heath Psychologist since 2014 and recently Executive Editor Health Psychology Bulletin. For more information about ...

HaPI Summer Research Assistant Ryan Pearson wins Best Poster award at 2017 Kungullanji Indigenous Summer Research Conference

Ryan Pearson worked in the HaPI Research Lab from December 2016 to February 2017 on a summer research internship supported by the Kungullanji Summer Research Program. Under the supervision of Jacob Keech and Dr Kyra Hamilton, Ryan worked on the study “Do you have a secret? Investigating how silent stressors can affect health and wellbeing” ...

Queensland wet season: Why do people drive through flooded roads?

“By discovering what drives a motorist to make the potentially fatal decision to cross a flooded road, Griffith University and Royal Life Saving Society Australia research may save lives.” Brisbane Times article: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/queenland-wet-season-why-do-people-drive-through-flooded-roads-20161118-gssj7p.html

HaPI Honours Student Kaamna Deo wins Griffith University Three-Minute Thesis Competition

On 20 July, the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Health heats took place at the Gold Coast campus. This Competition is a skills development activity which challenges HDR candidates to explain their research project to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes. Altogether 20 competitors took part in the Health heats and delivered high quality presentations of ...