Information related to research interest "Developmental Psychology"

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Supervisors with this research interest

  • Faculty of Health Sciences

  • Institute for Positive Psychology & Education

  • Professor Herbert Marsh

    Professor Herb Marsh holds a joint appointment at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education at the Australian Catholic University and at Emeritus Professor at Oxford University. He is an a??ISI highly cited researchera?? (http://isihighlycited.com/) with 842+ publications, 45,000+citations and an H-index = 120 in Google Scholar (Google Citations), co-edits the International Advances in Self Research monograph series, and has been recognised as the most productive educational psychologist in the world and the 11th most productive researcher across all disciplines of psychology.. He founded and Directs the SELF Research Centre that has 500+ members and satellite centres at leading Universities around the world, and co-edits the SELF monograph series. He coined the phrase substantive-methodological research synergy which underpins his research efforts. In addition to his methodological focus on structural equation models, factor analysis, and multilevel modelling, his major substantive interests include self-concept and motivational constructs; evaluations of teaching/educational effectiveness; developmental psychology; sports psychology; the peer review process; gender differences; peer support and anti-bullying interventions.

    Phone : 4658 (Strathfield) Email : Herb.Marsh@acu.edu.au

  • Dr Phillip Parker

    Dr Philip Parker is currently an Australian Research Council DECRA funded research fellow at the Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE). Philipa??s research uses large longitudinal databases from the Australia, US, UK, Switzerland, Germany, and Finland where he focuses on career pathways, personality, and well-being issues related to youthsa?? transition from school to work or further education. Philip studied psychology at the SELF research centre at the University of Western Sydney where he received a first class honours degree and the Australian Psychological Society Science Prize for his thesis. He then completed his PhD at the University of Sydney on the role of motivational constructs and processes in the development of teacher burnout and subjective well-being. Philip has published in a number of international journals including the Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Journal of Educational Psychology, Learning and Instruction, Journal of Personality, and Teacher and Teacher Education. He also published a number of book chapters and peer-reviewed papers in international conferences proceedings and monographs. Philip was previously a Jacob's foundation funded post-doctoral research fellow in the PATHWAYS to Adulthood program. Philip is currently an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Research Award holder.

    Phone : 4667 (Strathfield) Email : Philip.Parker@acu.edu.au

  • Nat Sch Psychology

  • Dr Gill Terrett

    Educational and developmental psychology. Sub-topics including: temperament, social and emotional development in children, family functioning and peer relations

    Phone : (03) 9953 3121 (Melbourne) Email : Gill.Terrett@acu.edu.au

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