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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
Applied sociology, program evaluation and social impact assessment
Forensic psychology
Medicine, nursing and health curriculum and pedagogy
Other psychology
Mental health services
Australian history
Applied and developmental psychology
Causes and prevention of crime
Human information interaction and retrieval
Preventative health care
Social psychology
Health services and systems
Behavioural neuroscience
Clinical sciences
Police administration, procedures and practice
Aged health care
Environmental education and extension
Health care administration
Social policy
Marine and estuarine ecology (incl. marine ichthyology)
Education assessment and evaluation
Curriculum and pedagogy theory and development
Rural clinical health
Other environmental sciences
Climate change processes
Personality and individual differences
Health informatics and information systems
Neurology and neuromuscular diseases
Implementation science and evaluation
Health and community services
Injury prevention
Exercise physiology
Community and primary care
Community child health
Other education
Social change
Innate immunity
Cellular immunology
Health policy
Occupational and workplace health and safety
Gender psychology
Maritime transportation and freight services
Public administration
Organisational planning and management
Counselling psychology
Mental health nursing
Correctional theory, offender treatment and rehabilitation
Psychology of religion

Research Objectives

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

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Remembering Sidney Jeffryes and the darker side of our tales of Antarctic heroism
Resilience factors in women of refugee background: a qualitative systematic review; Community Psychology in Global Perspective
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
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 2013
Student and casual marker evaluation of paper versus online submission and marking of assignments; Teaching Matters 13: Open UTAS to the World
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; 2019 Australian and New Zealand Society of Criminology (ANZSOC) Conference - Justice reimagined: The intersection between Academia, Government, Industry and the Community
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 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
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

Bringing Psychology to the Antarctic Archives: The 'Case' of Sidney Jeffryes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
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)
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 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
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.