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Researcher: Norris, K (Professor Kimberley Norris)

Fields of Research

Educational psychology
Health psychology
Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
Psychology of ageing
Clinical psychology
Mental health services
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Forensic psychology
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Other psychology
Preventative health care
Causes and prevention of crime
Australian history
Applied and developmental psychology
Police administration, procedures and practice
Aged health care
Human information interaction and retrieval
Social psychology
Climate change impacts and adaptation
Health services and systems
Behavioural neuroscience
Forensic epidemiology
Rural clinical health
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Health care administration
Environmental education and extension
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Climate change processes
Clinical sciences
Environmental sociology
Social marketing
Other environmental sciences
Social policy
Mixed initiative and human-in-the-loop
Counselling, wellbeing and community services
Education assessment and evaluation
Personality and individual differences
Health and community services
Implementation science and evaluation
Health informatics and information systems
Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Fisheries management
Injury prevention
Social determinants of health
Community child health
Exercise physiology
Community and primary care
Social change
Other education
Maritime transportation and freight services
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Innate immunity
Primary health care
Cellular immunology
Health promotion
Gender psychology
Digital health
Health policy
Public administration
Mental health nursing
Organisational planning and management
Counselling psychology
Information extraction and fusion
Psychology of religion
Testing, assessment and psychometrics

Research Objectives

Mental health
Learner and learning
Mental health services
Expanding knowledge in psychology
Behaviour and health
Occupational health
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Health related to ageing
Neonatal and child health
Public health (excl. specific population health)
Law enforcement
Violence and abuse services
Understanding Australia's past
Crime prevention
Evaluation of health and support services
Rural and remote area health
Teaching and instruction technologies
Teacher and instructor development
Families and family services
Health education and promotion
Clinical health
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Injury prevention and control
Evaluation of health outcomes
Diagnosis of human diseases and conditions
Provision of health and support services
Other education and training
Allied health therapies (excl. mental health services)
Other health
Women's and maternal health
Expanding knowledge in human society
Effects of climate change on the South Pacific (excl. Australia and New Zealand) (excl. social impacts)
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Higher education
Environmental policy, legislation and standards
Expanding knowledge in education
Human pain management
Climate change adaptation measures (excl. ecosystem)
Marine systems and management
Expanding knowledge in philosophy and religious studies
Prevention of human diseases and conditions
Rehabilitation and correctional services
Adolescent health
Coastal sea freight transport
Criminal justice
Health system performance (incl. effectiveness of programs)
Religion and society
Fisheries - aquaculture
Fisheries - wild caught
Communication technologies, systems and services
Adaptation to climate change
Health policy evaluation
Public services policy advice and analysis
Disease distribution and transmission (incl. surveillance and response)
Disability and functional capacity

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A new reality: the role of simulated learning activities in postgraduate psychology training programs; Frontiers in Education
A qualitative investigation of mental health in women of refugee background resettled in Tasmania, Australia; BMC Public Health
A taxonomy of occupational and organisational stressors and protectors of mental health reported by veterinary professionals in Australasia; Australian Veterinary Journal
An analysis of tertiary student engagement and motivation over the course of one year of study; Australia and New Zealand Student Services Association Inc. (ANZSSA) Conference
An Analysis of Tertiary Student Motivation and Engagement Over the Course of One Year of Study; Australian Psychological Society, 50th Annual Conference
An Ecological Theory of Resilience and Adaptive Capacity in Emergency Services; Working in High Risk Environments: Developing Sustained Resilience
An evaluation of the effectiveness of a Transdiagnostic Bibliotherapy Program for anxiety and related disorders: results from two studies using a benchmarking approach; Cognitive Therapy and Research
Antarctic psychological health as a space analogue; 16th Australian Space Research Conference, 2016
Antarctic Psychology: Opportunities and Obligations; 50th annual Australian Psychological Society Conference
Barriers to mental health help-seeking in veterinary professionals working in Australia and New Zealand: A preliminary cross-sectional analysis; Frontiers in Veterinary Science
Best practice methods in the treatment of female perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence (IPV): Treatment Provider Perspectives; 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies 2016
Beyond the heroic stereotype: Sidney Jeffryes and the mythologising of Australian Antarctic history; Australian Humanities Review
Bilateral electronic monitoring of high-risk family violence perpetrators in an Australian jurisdiction; Police Science: Australia and New Zealand Society of Evidence Based Policing
Bilateral Electronic Monitoring of High-Risk Family Violence Perpetrators in Tasmania; Australian and New Zealand Society of Evidence Based Policing
Breaking the Ice: Developing a Model of Expeditioner and Partner Adaptation to Antarctic Employment
Can a four-year-old be sexist?
Can the theory of academic resilience and academic buoyancy be empirically validated?; The 49th APS Annual Conference
Characteristics and experiences of targeted parents of parental alienation from their own perspective: A systematic literature review; Australian Journal of Psychology
Clinical implications of cultural differences in factors influencing resilience following natural disaster: A narrative review; International Journal of Mass Emergencies & Disasters
Comparing ship versus plane-based personnel movement of Australian Antarctic expeditioners; The Polar Journal
Comparing the effects of sea versus air-based transportation on the psychological wellbeing of expeditioners; XXXIII SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference
Connecting to the oceans: supporting ocean literacy and public engagement; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
COVID-19 beliefs, self-efficacy and academic performance in first-year university students: Cohort comparison and mediation analysis; Frontiers in Psychology
Empirical validation of a model predicting depression, anxiety, and stress in parents of children with autism; Clinical Psychologist
Evaluating an interprofessional workshop on persistent pain: the role of adult learning and social identity theories; Journal of Applied Learning & Teaching
Evaluating the flipped classroom in postgraduate clinical psychology training programs; Teaching Matters 2015: Tasmanian Blends
Evaluating the risk assessment tools used by Australian police officers responding to domestic violence incidents: a narrative review; Psychiatry, Psychology and Law
Evaluation of an interprofessional, student co-facilitated community chronic pain management program; Teaching Matters 2018
Evaluation of Project Vigilance: electronic monitoring of family violence offenders - Final Report
Evaluation of the Tasmanian suicide register final report
Evaluation of the Tasmania’s Family Violence Offender Intervention Program (FVOIP)
Examining psychological wellbeing and compassion fatigue within Australia’s financial services industry; The 49th APS Annual Conference
Examining the relationship between performance-based and questionnaire assessments of executive function in young preterm children: implications for clinical practice; Child Neuropsychology
Experiential Learning: Helping to take public health students out of their comfort zone; CAPHIA 2015 Public Health Teaching & Learning Forum
Exploring resilience, coping and wellbeing in women of refugee background resettled in regional Australia; Frontiers in Psychology
First-year students’ academic self-efficacy calibration: differences by task type, domain specificity, student achievement level, and over time; Student Success
Future directions in Antarctic psychology research; Antarctic Science
I believe, therefore I achieve (and vice versa): a meta-analytic cross-lagged panel analysis of self-efficacy and academic performance; Learning and Individual Differences
I believe, therefore I achieve (or vice versa, or both?): The reciprocal relationship between self-efficacy and academic performance; APS Congress 2016
Independent review of the effectiveness of the Department of Police, Fire and Emergency management’s health and wellbeing and workers compensation frameworks for employees suffering from mental health related illness
Individuals of refugee background resettled in regional and rural Australia: A systematic review of mental health research; Australian Journal of Rural Health
It's just that uncertainty that eats away at people: Antarctic expeditioners' lived experiences of COVID-19; PLOS ONE
Learning through shared note-taking visualisations in the classroom; 28th Australian Computer-Human Interaction Conference (OzCHI 2016): Connected Futures
Miscalibration of self-efficacy and academic performance: self-efficacy ≠ self-fulfilling prophecy; Learning and Individual Differences
Mood fluctuation in Antarctic expeditioners: does one size fit all?; Polar Record
Motivation and Academic Resilience in University Students: The Moderating Role of Age; The 49th APS Annual Conference
Motivational predictors of academic resilience; The 49th APS Annual Conference
Navigating risk and protective factors for family violence during and after the COVID-19 ‘perfect storm’; Current Issues in Criminal Justice
Objective Structured Clinical Evaluations (OSCEs) in postgraduate psychology training programs: The future of competency-based assessment?; AusPLaT- Australian Psychology Learning and Teaching conference
Oceans and society: feedbacks between ocean and human health; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
Parent and teacher reporting of executive function and behavioral difficulties in preterm and term children at kindergarten; Applied Neuropsychology: Child
Piloting an interprofessional chronic pain management program: perspectives of health students and community clients; Journal of Interprofessional Care
Positive psychological outcomes following Antarctic deployment; The Polar Journal
Predicting positive and negative change in expeditioners at 2-months and 12-months post Antarctic employment; The Polar Journal
Predictors of positive and negative change in expeditioners post-Antarctic employment; XXXIII SCAR Biennial Meetings and Open Science Conference
Professional mental health support seeking in Women of Refugee Background resettled in Australia: An exploratory study of facilitators and barriers; Health and Social Care in the Community
Projecting Volunteer Resource Requirements Under Extreme Climate Futures Technical Report
Psychological assessment of intimate partner violence; Psychiatry, Psychology and Law
Push or pull? Unpacking the social compensation hypothesis of Internet use in an educational context; Computers & Education
Reintegration and Reablement: Increasing Local Connection and Access for the Tasmanian Veteran Community
Reintegration and Reablement: Increasing Local Connection and Access for the Tasmanian Veteran Community: The Tasmanian Veteran Needs Assessment and Wellbeing Support Service Feasibility Report
Remembering Sidney Jeffryes and the darker side of our tales of Antarctic heroism
Resettlement stressors for women of refugee background resettled in regional Australia; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Resilience factors in women of refugee background: a qualitative systematic review; Community Psychology in Global Perspective
Resilience in animal care professions: does the stress shield model fit?; Australian Veterinary Journal
Risk factors for executive function difficulties in preschool and early school-age preterm children; Acta Paediatrica
RTA in a COVID-19 Environment
Self-efficacy and academic performance: a chicken-and-egg conundrum; STARS Conference Proceedings
Self-worth protection: Links with perfectionism, self-criticism and goal orientation; 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
Sexual Violence in Southern Tasmania: Research Report for Sexual Assault Support Service Tasmania
Short and Long-Term Learning Outcomes Associated with Viva Voce Assessment in Postgraduate Psychology Units; 2016 APS CONGRESS
Staying Cool Under Pressure: Resilience in Antarctic Expeditioners; Working in High Risk Environments: Developing Sustained Resilience
Student and casual marker evaluation of paper versus online submission and marking of assignments; Teaching Matters 13: Open UTAS to the World
Student and casual marker evaluation of paper versus online submission and marking of assignments; Teaching Matters 2013
Student, staff and clinician perceptions towards the use of OSCE-based assessment in postgraduate psychology training programs; AusPLaT- Australian Psychology Learning and Teaching conference
Studying behaviour scientifically; The Science of Mind and Behaviour
Sustaining undergraduate inter-professional practice; The Australian & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators (ANZAHPE) 2019 Conference
The dark side of emotional intelligence: the role of gender and the Dark Triad in emotional manipulation at work; Australian Journal of Psychology
The factors predicting stress, anxiety and depression in the parents of children with autism; Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
The Family Violence Offender Intervention Program (FVOIP): An Evaluation; The 49th APS Annual Conference
The introduction of bilateral electronic monitoring for high risk family violence perpetrators in Tasmania; 32nd Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology
The Long Cold Night: Comparing Expeditioner and Partner Experiences during Antarctic Absences; APS: Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference
The process of self-reflection in postgraduate psychology students: Does regular feedback enhance reflective skills?; Australian Psychological Society (APS) Congress Psychology advancing into a new age
The relationship between self-rated CBT-delivery abilities and performance on OSCE-based assessment in postgraduate psychology students; AusPLaT- Australian Psychology Learning and Teaching conference
The Science of Psychology; Psychology The Science of Mind and Behaviour
The Science of Psychology; The Science of Mind and Behaviour
The super wicked problem of ocean health: a socio-ecological and behavioural perspective; Philosophical Transactions B.
The year of polar prediction in the Southern Hemisphere (YOPP-SH); Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Time-dependent mood fluctuations in Antarctic personnel: a meta-analysis; Polar Record
Treatment needs of female perpetrators of Domestic Violence: What do we know?; 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies 2016
Using objective structured clinical examinations for selection into and progress through postgraduate training; Teaching Psychology around the World
Valuing truth and transparency: organisation moral development and patient safety; 4th International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Valuing Truth and Transparency: Organisational Moral Development and Patient Safety; The International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences
Vulnerability to Work-Related Posttraumatic Stress: Family and Organizational Influences; Dying for the Job: Police Work Exposure and Health
Warming world, changing ocean: mitigation and adaptation to support resilient marine systems; Reviews in Fish Biology and Fisheries
What about Me? Supporting Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); 8th World Congress of Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies
What is students’ academic self-efficacy based on? Stability of academic confidence in the face of contrary performance outcomes; APS Congress 2016
Working at the edge of the world; Contemporary Work and the Future of Employment in Developed Countries

Research Projects

Agricultural Innovation Hubs Program; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
Bringing Psychology to the Antarctic Archives: The 'Case' of Sidney Jeffryes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Drought Resilience Tasmania - Actionable Knowledge and Solutions for Sustainable Prosperity; Department of Agriculture Water and the Environment (DAWE)
Projecting Volunteer Resource Requirements Under Extreme Climate Futures; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPFEM)
Psychological outcomes of preterm children in Tasmania (POPIT) project; Royal Hobart Hospital Research Foundation (RHHRF)
Scientific Committee of Antarctic Research 2014 Open Science Conference, New Zealand August 2014; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The ISLAND Resilience Initiative: understanding health, resilience and bushfire preparedness in Tasmania; Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management [TAS] (DPFEM)
Using exercise to improve the health of Tasmanian caregivers; Tasmanian Community Fund (TasCF)
Advice to the AAD (PMU) re RTA in a COVID19 Environment
Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management Consultancy - Review of Mental Health Processes
Development and Validation of a Sexual Assault Treatment Efficacy Tool
Evaluation of Baptcare Family Violence Programs
Evaluation of Family Violence Offender Intervention Program (FVOIP) Outcomes
Evaluation of Project Vigilance (Full Trial)
Evaluation of Project Vigilance - Electronic Monitoring of Family Violence Offenders
Evaluation of the Tasmanian Suicide Register
Mental Health Care Inspection
Needs assessment and feasibility study into the potential for a Veteran Wellbeing Centre or wellbeing services to be located in Tasmania
Sexual violence in southern Tasmania

Research Candidate Supervision

A model of Community Resilience - Intergrating Individual, Community and Socity
An Exploration of Resilience on Partners' Responses to their Loved One's Life Threatening Illness
Challenges and Changes in Psychologist Development Experience- Links to Extant Literature
Control- What is it; Can we Measure it; Is it Distinct from Other Constructs, Does it Matter?
Natural Disasters and Social Media- Development of An Evidenced-Based Approach To Community Engagement Through Social Media
Promoting Community Bushfire Preparedness- Bridging the Theory - Practice Divide
Promoting Resilience in School Students Through Empowerment- An Ecological Approach
Resilience Determinants in Women Exposed to Various Degrees of Intimate Partner Violence
The Factors Predicting Stress, Anxiety and Depression in the Parents of Children with Autism
Understanding the shapers of uncivil workplace behaviours and equipping the workforce to proactively prevent them adversely impacting individual, workgroup, workforce performance and productivity.