The School of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy conduct research that is applied and relevant to contemporary social needs within and across disciplines of Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy.  The School has a history of undertaking research collaboratively with industry, non-government and government partners and with its high quality doctoral scholars and honours students. 

The School covers a range of research problems in the following research areas:

  • Aboriginal social issues and learning
  • Workplace stress and health
  • Bullying and harassment
  • Social exclusion from work
  • Sleep
  • Nutrition
  • Gendered violence
  • Rural, Regional and Remote Communities
  • Cognition and health
  • Development of fields of practice, research, policy and teaching and learning
  • Responsible interactions with wildlife
  • Evaluation of community conservation and citizen science
  • Applied animal behaviour, cognition and welfare

Welcome to the School's Research Concentrations and Groups






Areas of study and research

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