APS College of Health Psychologists

Prizes and Awards

Award for Excellent Higher Degree Thesis in Health Psychology

The Award for Excellent Higher Degree Thesis in Health Psychology is offered for the purpose of encouraging and rewarding outstanding research in health psychology at the Doctorate or PhD level.


Award for Excellent Masters Thesis in Health Psychology

The Award for Excellent Masters Thesis in Health Psychology is offered for the purpose of encouraging and rewarding outstanding research in health psychology at Masters level.


Award for Excellent Honours Thesis in Health Psychology

The Award for Excellent Honours Thesis in Health Psychology is offered for the purpose of encouraging and rewarding outstanding research in health psychology at honours level.

 

The APS offers a range of awards and prizes every year that encourage and reward excellence in psychology. For more information, see: www.psychology.org.au/about/awards.

 

 

APS Colleges Award of Distinction

Nominations are now open for the APS Colleges Award of Distinction for the College of Health Psychologists.

This award recognises the importance of significant contributions by a senior Member or Academic Member of the College, to the College and to the specialist field of the College. To be eligible to receive the award a candidate must have been a Member or Academic Member of the College for a minimum of 8 years.

For further information, including the Selection Criteria for the award go to http://www.psychology.org.au/about/awards/distinction/

Submissions outlining how a nominee meets the Selection Criteria for the Award of Distinction, along with the details of the proposer and seconder should be submitted to colleges@psychology.org.au by 5:00pm Tuesday 31st July, 2013. Nominations received will be forwarded on to the College Selection Committee for consideration.

 

Congratulations

Awards for Higher Degree Thesis in Health Psychology 2011

  • Dr Kayla Chelsey de la Haye

The role of friends in adolescent overweight and weight-related behaviours: A social network perspective, University of Adelaide.

Supervised by Professor Carlene Wilson

  • Dr Phillppa Diedrichs

Promoting positive body image: Body size diversity in media imagery, University of Queensland.

Supervised by Professor Christina Lee

 

Other awards 

Congratulations to Professor Marika Tiggemann was recently elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Social Sciences.


Maintained by Dr Mike Shelley (shelleymike@rocketmail.com).