Department of Psychological Sciences
Through understanding human needs, we place the wellbeing of individuals and communities at the heart of global change.
Five-out-of-five for research excellence and five-out-of-five for graduate satisfaction — we take pride in our teaching and student achievements. With professionally accredited courses, our graduates leave with vital skills for applying psychological knowledge in our technologically driven society. We then train future leaders with postgraduate courses in multiple fields of applied psychological practice and research. Our industry-linked projects impact individuals, groups and organisations around the globe.
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Swinburne face masks designed to encourage social connection
Swinburne has launched a range of reusable face masks in campus-inspired designs, with every sale supporting the Student Emergency Fund.
Monday 17 August 2020
Swinburne researchers to examine public trust in genomics in health careSwinburne researchers awarded $500,000 to examine concerns about ethical and social issues in the use of genomics in health care.Monday 11 May 2020
Swinburne team guide helps transition mental health consultations onlineHow-to guides developed by Mental Health Online (MHO) will help mental health practitioners transition to video consultations as COVID-19 spreadsMonday 23 March 2020
Professor Monica ThielkingChair, Department of Psychological Sciences
Reducing depression in home-based aged care
Swinburne and leading home care provider Silverchain will co-design and pilot a digital intervention for depression for older adults living at home.Tuesday 04 April 2023
‘Boundless opportunities’ put Swinburne law graduate on topSwinburne Law School graduate has received a prestigious Supreme Court Prize 2020 for his oustanding academic achievements while studying at Swinburne.Thursday 14 May 2020
Understanding impacts of the beauty industry shutdown during COVID-19
Swinburne researchers have published a paper investigating the psychological and behavioural responses to the shutdown of the beauty industryThursday 01 October 2020
Swinburne researcher selected for ABC’s Media Residency Program
Dr Stephane Shepherd has been chosen to be part of ABC’s Top 5 Media Residency program, which includes a two-week in-house intensive placement at the ABCTuesday 01 September 2020
Improving the identification and treatment of mental health issues
The Centre for Mental Health will be partnering with Readiness Pty Ltd to improve the identification and treatment of mental health issuesMonday 03 August 2020
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