The Psychologists for Peace Interest Group invites submissions for the Psychologists for Peace Project Award.
The Psychologists for Peace Interest Group (PFP) Peace Project Award encourages a wider interest in research and practice related to peaceful means of resolving conflict, understanding and preventing aggressive behaviour and the fostering of harmonious relationships at global, inter-group and interpersonal levels.
The award is made annually to assist a student enrolled in an accredited fourth year psychology program or Masters by coursework psychology program in carrying out an empirical project on a peace related topic or disseminating its findings.
Projects will be judged on their scientific merit and their potential contribution to theory or practice in:
The successful candidate for the PFP Peace Project Award will receive an award of $500.
Nominations close on 5 December 2013.
Entries must be lodged with the coordinator of the project:
Dr Susie Burke
Australian Psychological Society
PO Box 38, Flinders Lane
Electronic or hard copies are acceptable. An acknowledgment will be sent on receipt of each entry.
Alissa Badcock, La Trobe University
"Visual Markers and Social perceptions of religious groups"
||Ms Lisa Yu, University of New South Wales
“The Dark Side of Self-control: Can Self-control Training Decrease and Increase Aggressive Behaviour?”
Thesis supervisor: Dr Tom Denson
Miriam Capper, University of New South Wales
Rishani Panawennage, La Trobe University
Joanne Frare, Southern Cross University for Honors thesis entitled "Patriotism or Nationalism: Investigating Australian National Identity and Flag Display Behaviour" (supervised by Dr Gail Moloney)
Tim Howle, Australian National University for Honors thesis entitled "The Differential Impact of Ethnic Threat and Ecological Threat on Ethnocentrism and Prejudice" (supervised by Dr Boris Bizumic)
|2008||Irene Giaprakis, School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University for Honours research entitled "The contribution of emotional intelligence and its components in the prediction of forgiveness" (supervised by Professor Eleanor Wertheim)|
|2006||Peggy Koutsos, School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University for postgraduate diploma research entitled “Paths to interpersonal forgiveness: The role of personality, dispositional forgiveness and situational forgiveness”|
|2005||Luisa Rossi for 'The Relationship between Language Skills and Outcomes of the PATHS Curriculum'|
|2003||Andreia Azevedo, School of Psychological Science, La Trobe University, for a project entitled "Adolescents’ value orientations and preferred strategies for resolving disagreements involving different student groups"|
|2002||Helena Culbertson and Ashley Carl|
|2001||Jackie Bornstein and Anne Matuszek|
|2000||Elizabeth Le Clercq|
|1999||Andrew Hamilton and Albert Dinelli|
|1998||Michelle Fleming and Michael Virgen|
|1997||Adina Kotler, Tamara Noy, Heather Siddons, Brianna Harrison and Janet Ruffles|
|1996||Therese Meallin and Michelle Versluys|
|1995||Tony Pastore and Lana Strogonow|