HDR Completions

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The School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy has had a broad range of Research Degree completions including:



Dr Ali Afsharian
Psychosocial safety climate: composition (mean level) and dispersion (climate strength and climate ideal) at team and organisational levels in Australian and Iranian contexts .

Supervisors:  Prof Maureen Dollard, Prof Christian Dormann, A/Prof Tahereh Ziaian

Dr Alexandra Agostini
The associations between sleep and health in adolescence
Supervisors:  A/Prof Jill Dorrian, Prof Mary Carskadon,  Dr Mark Kohler

Dr Tessa Bailey
Psychosocial factors at work and the psychosocial safety climate (PSC) framework
Supervisors:  Prof Maureen Dollard, Prof Christian Dormann

Dr Alexander Chatburn
Sleep based associative processing
Supervisors:  Dr Mark Kohler, Prof Kurt Lushington

Dr David Duong
Emotional boundaries: from theory to practices
Supervisors:  A/Prof Michelle Tuckey, A/Prof Phil Kavanagh,  Dr Renae Hayward

Dr Louis Everuss
Sovereignty, mobility and the representation of irregular maritime arrivals in Australian newspapers
Supervisors:  Dr Eric Hsu, A/Prof Peter Gale

Dr Antony Fletcher
Using Deleuze and Guattari to reconsider Jenkins model for interventions with perpetrators of violence against women
Supervisors:  A/Prof Lia Bryant, Prof Sarah Wendt

Dr John Mingoia
The relationship between social networking site use and the internalisation of a tanned ideal among adolescents and young adults
Supervisors: Dr Amanda Hutchinson, Prof David Gleaves, Prof Carlene Wilson

Dr Mikaela Owen
The health and wellbeing of working students in Australia: the influence of work-study conflict, work-study facilitation, sexual harassment, and bullying
Supervisors: A/Prof Phil Kavanagh; Prof Maureen Dollard




Dr Guilherme Bergo Leugi
Language reclamation as resistance: social and cultural contexts enabled by the use of reclaimed Kaurna language
Supervisors:  Prof Bernard Guerin, Dr Jonathan Crichton 

Dr Daniel Feuerriegel
Effects of experimental trial structure on repetition suppression in vision
Supervisors:  Dr Hannah Keage, Dr Owen Churches

Dr Lauren Holloway
New methods for harnessing the unconscious: testing metaphor to generate ideas
Supervisors:  A/Prof Siobhan Banks, A/Prof Jill Dorrian, Dr Elissa Pearson, A/Prof David Cropley

Dr Alissa Knight
Investigating the effects of an Australianised Mediterranean diet on cognitive function among healthy older adults: a six-month randomised dietary intervention trial
Supervisors:  A/Prof Janet Bryan, Dr Karen Murphy

Dr Bianca Rojas Cruz
Health and mental health support for Indigenous peoples of Mexico: service use access and barriers
Supervisors: Prof Bernard Guerin, Prof Kurt Lushington

Dr Jillian Ryan
Biodiversity conservation is everybody’s business: persuasive messaging for zoos based on principles of psychology and marketing
Supervisors:  Dr Carla Litchfield, Prof Tony Winefield, A/Prof Jill Dorrian

Dr Emily Watson
Dietary caffeine and sugar and their relationship with sleep and behaviour in children and adults
Supervisors: Dr Mark Kohler, A/Prof Siobhan Banks, Dr Alison Coates

Dr Stephanie Webb
Attitudes toward same-sex family rights: the connection between marriage and family within the marriage equality debate
Supervisors:  A/Prof Phil Kavanagh, Dr Jill Chonody

Dr Amy Zadow
Extending psychosocial safety climate theory to practice: injury management systems and organisational intervention frameworks
Supervisors:  Prof Maureen Dollard, A/Prof Michelle Tuckey



Dr Kristina Birchmore
Understanding the impact of child sexual abuse in women's sexual lives: a discourse analysis
Supervisors:  A/Prof Nicole Moulding,  Dr Carole Zufferey

Dr Stephanie Centofanti
The Impact of split shifts and naps on sleep, performance and mood
Supervisors:  Dr Siobhan Banks,  A/Prof Jill Dorrian

Dr Cassie Hilditch
Sleep inertia during split duty schedules and following short night-time naps
Supervisors:  Dr Siobhan Banks,  A/Prof Jill Dorrian

Dr Claire Hutchinson
Balancing the needs of workers and organisations? Formal and informal flexibility in the South Australian public sector
Supervisors:  Prof Barbara Pocock, Dr Natalie Skinner

Dr Sharon Kwan
Workplace bullying in Malaysia: the role of psychosocial safety climate (PSC) in the secondary prevention of bullying
Supervisors:  A/Prof Michelle Tuckey,  Prof Maureen Dollard

Dr Kerry Lewig
Modelling the retention of child protection workers: A longitudinal study of job demands, job resources and personal resilience
Supervisors:  A/Prof Leah Bromfield,  Dr Sara McLean,  Prof Maureen Dollard, Prof Fiona Arney.

Dr Wesley McTernan
A long way from home: Investigation of work stress and remoteness in the mining industry. 
Supervisors:  Prof Maureen Dollard,  A/Prof Michelle Tuckey,  Prof Robert Joseph Vandenberg

Shanthi Ramanathan
Appropriate care for low back pain in Australia: evidence, expert opinion, current practice and patient perspectives
Supervisors:  Prof Bill Runciman,  Dr Wendy Lipworth

Dr Paula Rowe
The art of shredding: investigating the significance of heavy metal music and culture for youth identities and social transitions
Supervisors: Prof Bernard Guerin, Prof Kurt Lushington

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