Graduation

SUPIR Lab members graduate with First Class Honours in Psychology

Congratulations to SUPIR Lab members, Rachel and Sallee, on graduating with First Class Honours in psychology. Both Rachel and Sallee received High Distinctions for their empirical theses, which explored the benefits of electronic contact in improving attitudes towards minority groups.
Rachel also received the Dick Thompson Prize for the Best Honours’ Empirical Thesis in the area of Social Psychology for 2016. Her thesis, titled ‘An Experimental Test of Virtual E-Contact as a Strategy to Reduce Stigma Against Schizophrenia‘, found a that E-contact significant reduced stigma against people with schizophrenia and general mental illnesses.
Well done!
Awards, Conference

Rachel Maunder and Stefano Verrelli awarded the Margaret Foddy Travel Award by the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists

Graduate students, Rachel Maunder and Stefano Verrelli, have both been awarded the Margaret Foddy postgraduate travel award to attend and present their research at the 2017 Society of Australasian Social Psychologists annual conference in Melbourne. Only five travel awards were handed out.

Congratulations Rachel and Stefano!

Conference

Society of Australasian Social Psychologists Conference: Melbourne, 2017

This year’s Society of Australasian Social Psychologists‘ annual conference was held in Melbourne, Australia. Congratulations to organising committee from The University of Melbourne for hosting an outstanding program. This year’s keynote speaker, Professor Susan Fiske from Princeton University, presented on the perils of adjusting for cross-group interactions.

A further congratulations to SUPIR Lab members, Rachel Maunder, Stefano Verrelli, and Fiona White, for presenting their research. A special mention to Rachel Maunder who was shorted listed for the Outstanding Postgraduate Research Award.

​Well done team!

Research

How research informs practice for psychological well-being and mental health in the community

The SUPIR Lab invites you to celebrate National Psychology Week by attending a conference at NSW Parliament House Theatrette on Tuesday 11 November 2014 from 9:00 – 4:30. The focus of the conference will be on how research informs practice for psychological well-being and mental health in the community.

The day features five thematic panels of researchers in psychology from nine universities presenting 
the highlights of their research and how it benefits the community. The SUPIR Lab’s principal investigator, Fiona White, will also be presenting her research on improving intergroup relations.   


NSW Premier, The Hon Mike Baird MP, has been invited to open the day’s proceedings to be chaired 
by APS President, Professor Mike Kyrios. Portfolio Ministers have been invited to address each of the 
themes prior to the Panels’ brief, informative and dynamic presentations, with Q & A to follow.

Join us for this exciting day with attendance and refreshments complimentary but the APS does need 
registration details for catering purposes. Register online by clicking here.

Uncategorized

Volunteers wanted for Sydney, Parramatta, Gosford Hyundai-A League Games

This weekend’s Round 21 of the Hyundai A-League is the ‘Erase Racism Round’. In partnership with Football Federation of Australia and the Professional Footballers AustraliaAll Together Now would like your assistance to raise funds to help them continue their racism prevention work around Australia. You can either donate by clicking here or volunteer your time to assist in this weekend’s fundraiser events (see below).
Conference

Society of Australasian Social Psychologists Conference: Brisbane, 2016

This year’s SASP annual conference was held in Brisbane, Australia. Congratulations to organising committee from The University of Queensland and Griffith University for hosting an outstanding program.

This year’s keynote speaker, Professor Alice Eagly, presented her most recent program of research on how outgroup stereotypes can be so accurate, but yet so wrong. Professor Eagly is a distinguished researcher and scholar who has dedicated her life to investigate important issues relating to gender, feminism,
attitudes, prejudice, stereotyping, and leadership.

A further congratulations to SUPIR Lab members, Amanda Arcieri, Eileen Chu, Lauren Harvey, and Stefano Verrelli, for presenting their research. For the full program click here.

​Well done team!