Past events

3.30–5.30pm 30 November 2017
The RSP Annual Lecture is a highlight of our year, showcasing the significant impact of Psychology on community and social issues. This years lecture will feature...
4–5pm 7 November 2017
Suicide is a significant public health problem, and is currently the leading cause of death in young Australians aged 15-24 years. Today's seminar will present an overview of...
4–5pm 17 October 2017
Bayesian statistical methods are an increasingly popular alternative to the “classic” frequentist methods.  Proponents of Bayesian methods claim they are superior...
4–5pm 3 October 2017
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural factors are key determinants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and wellbeing. These factors include identity, cultural...
3–5pm 27 September 2017
‘High-conflict’ divorce cases have been consistently identified as difficult, complex, time consuming, and costly. They place great strain on individuals,...
4–5pm 19 September 2017
Abstract: As immigration rates continue to rise, ethnic diversity within communities is a central issue for political leaders and policy makers. The current research examines the...
5.30–7pm 11 September 2017
Studies of group decision making have focused on the groupthink syndrome and its pathology and weaknesses. In the book, The Polythink Syndrome (Stanford University Press...
4–5pm 15 August 2017
EVENT CANCELLED Suicide is a significant public health problem, and is currently the leading cause of death in young Australians aged 15-24 years. Today's seminar will...
5–8pm 30 May 2017
Come and join us for the viewing of a new film "Shock Room" followed by a panel discussion. This event is by invitation so please contact donelle.claudianos@anu.edu...
4–5pm 18 October 2016
Dementia is a leading cause of disability in Australians above the age of 65 and the third leading cause of death in this country, costing the health and aged care sectors around...
4–5pm 4 October 2016
Decades of previous research has shown that faces are processed holistically; that is, information is integrated across the face rather than single features being used. The vast...
4–5pm 20 September 2016
If you are over 50 and you join one social group today you will cut your risk of being diagnosed with depression in the next two years by 24%.  With every group membership...
4–5pm 6 September 2016
Dr Amy Dawel, Research School of Psychology, The Australian National University Dr Amy Dawel is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Research School of Psychology, The Australian...
3.30–5.30pm 2 September 2016
The Annual Lecture is a public lecture that showcases the significant impact of Psychology on community and social issues. Last year's lecture was by Professor Pat McGorry...
4–5pm 16 August 2016
Australian uniformed personnel returning from recent operations abroad appear to have been affected morally by their experiences. These unseen wounds are one of the unavoidable...
4–5pm 2 August 2016
Mental health problems place a significant burden on individuals and society. By drawing together theory and evidence-based therapeutic approaches from psychology with population...
4–5pm 19 July 2016
Reading the words on a page, attending to signs and hazards on the road, and other tasks involve selecting relevant information from a changing stream of sensory stimulation. Dr....
4–5pm 28 June 2016
The Open Science Collaboration: Psychology (OSC) showed that the evidence for many claims in psychology is exaggerated. But that project attempted replication of only personality...
4–5pm 17 May 2016
Dr Andy Hogg is a physical oceanographer who works on understanding the dynamics of global-scale ocean circulation, particularly in the Southern Ocean. Dr Hogg received his PhD...
4–5pm 3 May 2016
In this seminar Rebecca Randall presents an overview of the development and findings of her PhD research. Involving young people in developing and designing mental health...

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