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Congratulations to the 2019 School of Psychology Award Winners!

1 October 2020

Congratulations to the 2019 School of Psychology Award Winners!

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UNSW Scientia Scholarship Scheme 2020

5 June 2019

The UNSW Scientia PhD Scholarship Scheme provides PhD funding for students working on high quality research projects with the best supervisory teams in world class environments. The scheme covers all tuition fees, along with a tax-free stipend of $41,209 per year and up to $10K per year in additional funds to support career development.

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Congratulations to the 2018 School of Psychology Award Winners!

27 May 2019

Congratulations to all award winners at this year's annual School of Psychology Student Awards Night held on Thursday 16 May 2019.

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In the Media

Climate change and the tyranny of psychological distance

15 September 2020

With last summer’s bushfires largely out of the headlines, has the psychological distance people might feel towards climate change increased?

UNSW Sydney’s Professor Ben Newell has been researching climate change psychology for a decade and his work focuses on how to tackle the preconceived notions people have which cloud their decision-making in the face of an uncertain future.

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Video

Dr Steven Most discusses his lab's research on visual perception among violent video game players on ABC News Channel (note: includes some graphic video game footage).

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.