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UNSW School of Psychology Offers Scientia PhD Scholarships

24 October 2016

Expressions of interest are sought from outstanding graduates with a strong academic record including Honors Class I or equivalent for 4-year PhD scholarships.

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Senior Research Fellow Dr Muireann Irish wins Premier's Award

24 October 2016

Congratulations to UNSW School of Psychology Dr Muireann Irish winning a NSW Premier's Prize for Science & Engineering.

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UNSW Psychology Clinic Offers New "Overcoming Anxiety Group"

6 October 2016

The Psychology Clinic at UNSW is offering a 8-session group program that will teach strategies to overcome and break free from anxiety. 

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In the Media

Research Check: is it true only half your friends actually like you?

18 August 2016

It seems obvious that your friends would agree they are your friends. But recent findings by UNSW School of Psychology Lisa Williams, published in the journal PLOS ONE call this into question.

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Skills in psychology make a strong and positive contribution to a career.

Meet the Neuropsychology group at UNSW, and find out more about the Moving Ahead Centre of Research Excellence in Brain Recovery and the important work that they do

Interested in Forensic Psychology?  The Master of Psychology (Forensic) program at UNSW is a demanding course that covers coursework, a research thesis and placements in forensic environments.  This video provides a brief overview of the program, its challenges and rewards.

Whiteboard animation based on a podcast interview of Dr Lenny Vartanian, made during the 13th Benjamin Franklin Lafayette Seminar (June 2015, Fréjus-France).

This video presents the effects of external cues and individual self control as means to improve food behavior. The concept of segmentation effect is also developed.

Dr Vartanian's research interests include Psychology of eating and weight, including body image, self-regulation, social influences and weight bias and discrimination. He is working at the University of New South Wales (Australia).

Jesse Hancock, a Psychology PhD student at UNSW, talks about how to control road rage on Channel 10's The Project.

Associate Professor Tom Denson appeared on an SBS Insight episode talking about anger.

This video explores the journeys and experiences of 5 UNSW Science Postgraduate Research Students, all studying different topics and at varied stages of their PhD research.

A snapshot into the world of organisational psychology and what it has to offer.

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