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UQ Psychology staff have been awarded three Future Fellowships and nine Discovery grants by the Australian Research Council in the round announced in November 2013. In addition, two Psychology staff are Chief Investigators on a Monash-administered Discovery grant.
The following staff were successful in gaining Future Fellowships, out of only 6 fellowships in Psychology awarded nationally:
- Derek Arnold - Human Vision: Predicting the present? Suppressing the past?
- Stefanie Becker - Can the relational account of attention explain search in natural environments and inattentional blindness?
- Brock Bastian - Moral frontiers: When the needs of humans and nonhumans collide.
The projects which have been awarded Discovery grants are as follows:
- Can cognitive training increase the capacity of perceptual attention? – Paul Dux, Jason Mattingley, Bradley P Wyble
- Distorted Time Perceptions: Altered neural coding or decisional criteria? – Derek Arnold, Kielan N Yarrow
- Outcomes and predictors of change resulting from participation in a brief parenting intervention for parents of children with type 1 diabetes – Alina Morawska, Kate Sofronoff, Jennifer Batch, Ania Filus
- Episodic foresight and ageing – Julie Henry, Thomas Suddendorf, Peter G Rendell, Michael Corballis
- The developmental origins of tool innovation - Mark Nielsen, Ilana Mushin
- How pain shapes our social world – Brock Bastian, Jolanda Jetten
- A social psychology of affective disturbance - Brock Bastian, Peter Kuppens
- Interruptions, work coordination, and resilience - Penelope Sanderson, Leanne M Aitken, Sidney W Dekker, Balasubramanian Venkatesh, Tobias Grundgeiger, David Liu
- Sonification and Multiple-Patient Monitoring - Penelope Sanderson, Robert G Loeb, David Liu
- Social networks, identity, and recovery (administered by Monash University) – David Best, Daniel I Lubman, Catherine Haslam, Petra K Staiger, Genevieve Dingle, Michael Savic
It's pleasing that our funded Discovery projects span such a range of sub-disciplines: cognition and perception, clinical, social, developmental and human factors.
The full list of grant-funded projects held in the School can be found at:
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