Lecturer Karen Whittingham

Lecturer Karen Whittingham

Lecturer Karen Whittingham

Lecturer

B.A. 1990, Macquarie University, Australia
M.Litt. 1992, University of New England, Australia
M. Management, 2005, Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Macquarie University, Australia
PhD, 2011, University of Sydney, Australia

Contact details

Phone: (02) 9385 1513
Email: Lecturer Karen Whittingham
Fax: (02) 9385 3641

Office: Mathews, Room 906

Research Summary

Research Areas: Organisational Psychology: Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Innovation, Creativity and Skill Development, EI, Onboarding 

Neuroscience: Synesthesia
General: Attention and Absorption, Personality

Teaching

Courses:

PSYC7122: Professional and Ethical Practice 1: Ethics, Counselling and Coaching Skills
PSYC7123: Professional and Ethical Practice 2: Business Communication Skills including Group Interventions
PSYC7124: Professional and Ethical Practice 3: Change Management, Designing and Delivering Organisational Interventions
PSYC7125: Professional and Ethical Practice 4: Governance, Strategy and Conflict Management

Psyc 1025: Psychology of Work

Publications

Selected Publications:

  • Review: Simner, J. & Hubbard, E. M. (Eds.) (2013). The Oxford Handbook of synesthesia. Perception 45(3) · November 2015 DOI: 10.1177/0301006615610210
  • Karen M. Whittingham J Scott McDonald Colin WG Clifford (2014)  Synesthetes show normal sound-induced flash fission and fusion illusions, Dec 2014 · Vision Research
  • Whittingham, Ferrier, Trood (2004) Vocational education and training and the commercialisation of Australian research, in Susan Dawe (Ed), Vocational education and training and innovation: Research readings (pp. 106-118) NCVER, Adelaide
  • Whittingham, Ferrier, Trood (2003) Going boldly into the future: A VET journey into the national innovation system, NCVER, Adelaide
  • Whittingham, Ferrier, Trood (2003) Going boldly into the future: A series of case studies of co-operative research centres and their relationships with the VET sector, NCVER, Adelaide
  • Whittingham (2003) Going boldly into the future: Skills and Australian high technology start-up firms, NCVER, AdelaideWhittingham, Ferrier Trood. (2001) The missing link? The VET sector and Australia's national innovation system, National Conference of the Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association: 4th, Adelaide, South Australia, 2001, in 2001 AVETRA conference: research to reality: putting research to work: papers 42-82 / Australian Vocational Education and Training

Awards, Fellowships & Grants

Honours and Awards:

  • 2006 Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association Berwyn Clayton Award for Distinguished Service to AVETRA

Grants:

  • 2001 NVETRE, Skill development in emerging industries and the VET system. $85,000

Affiliations & Memberships

Treasurer College of Organisational Psychology, Australian Psychological Society. 

Current Research Students

Yinnie Chung

Georgia Kouselas

Personal Links

www.synesthesia.com.au