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Well done to first year psychology student, Andrew Smith, who presented our proposed study “Giving healthy lifestyle advice to obese individuals: perspectives of the individual and general practitioner” at the Kungullanji Indigenous Student Research Conference

Well done to first year psychology student, Andrew Smith, who presented our proposed study “Giving healthy lifestyle advice to obese individuals: perspectives of the individual and general practitioner” at the Kungullanji Indigenous Student Research Conference.

Dr Kyra Hamilton visiting Nepal presenting at the International Cancer Conference 2018 on “The overwhelming burden of oral cancer in Nepal: Causes, challenges and solutions”

HaPI Director Dr Kyra Hamilton recently presented as a part of an invited symposium entitled “The overwhelming burden of oral cancer in Nepal: Causes, challenges and solutions” at the International Cancer Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal, January 2018. The symposium was chaired by Dr. Pravin Mishra, Dr. Shaili Pradhan and Dr Hamilton spoke alongside Prof. Newell Johnson, Dr. Jyotsna ...

HaPI Alumni Dr Urska Arnautovska awarded the APS College of Health Psychology Award for Excellent Higher Degree Thesis in Health Psychology 2017 

Congratulations to Dr Urska Arnautovska who was recently awarded the APS College of Health Psychology Award for Excellent Higher Degree Thesis in Health Psychology 2017. Dr Arnautovska’s thesis investigated “Physical Activity in Older Adults: Influences and Intervention Strategies using an Integrative Theory-based Approach” and was supervised by HaPI Research Lab Director Dr Kyra Hamilton and A/Prof Fran ...

Recent publication by Dr Hamilton recognised as runner up in 2017 Griffith University School of Applied Psychology Learning and Teaching Publication Awards

Hamilton, K., Morrissey, S. A., Farrell, L. J., Ellu, M. C., O’Donovan, A., Weinbrecht, T., & O’Connor, E. L. (2017). Increasing psychological literacy and work readiness of Australian psychology undergraduates through a capstone and work‐integrated learning experience: Current issues and what needs to be done. Australian Psychologist. doi: 10.1111/ap.12309 Click here to download author accepted version

Congratulations to HaPI PhD Student Jacob Keech who was recognised as 2nd runner up for his platform presentation at the 2017 Griffith Health Health HDR Research Day

Jacob presented on the study “Do You Have a Secret? Investigating How “Silent Stressors” Can Affect Health and Wellbeing“

New 2018 publication in Appetite by Brown et al. Predicting fruit and vegetable consumption in long-haul heavy goods vehicle drivers: Application of a multi-theory, dual-phase model and the contribution of past behaviour

This paper sought to understand some of the psychological processes which govern fruit and vegetable consumption in Australian truck drivers. Importantly, this research found that past behaviour had an important effect on many of the relationships found in the integrated model. This has demonstrated that further research needs to be conducted to understand how our ...

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 ...