Psychology Community Activities

It's nature versus nurture in a new study

This project grasps a unique opportunity to undertake the first longitudinal study of the genetic and environmental influences on variability in the NAPLAN scores (National Assessment Program: Literacy and Numeracy, assessed at grades 3, 5, 7 and 9). Information about this study and how to participate can be found by clinking here: The Australian Twin-Study of the NAPLAN .

The Armidale-Dumaresq's Domestic Energy Committee

This committee meets every 6 to 8 weeks to discuss and develop initiatives related to winter wood smoke pollution, building standards, renewable energy, and sustainable living. As a member of this committee, Don has designed and administered surveys related to understanding the barriers that prevent residents to reduce their wood smoke emissions and change to cleaner alternative heating systems. Don also regularly provides methodological advice to Council Officers regarding wood smoke education and control initiatives.

Professor Don Hine has been a member of this committee for over eight years..

Pro bono psychotherapy

One client at a time.  A/Professor John Malouff.

Mental health issues

Member of the planning committee of Walking Feat an organization which raises awareness and promotes community action on mental health issues. Dr Graham Jamieson.


Using psychology in everyday life. A/Professor John Malouff.

Training Seminars and Workshops for Professional Bodies

Workshops in clinical assessment of hypnotic abilities conducted for the Australian Society for Hypnosis (ASH). Dr Graham Jamieson.