Position/s

Clinical PhD Candidate
School of Psychology

Qualifications

BSc (Mol Biol) (Adel.); Dip Lang (Jap) (Adel.); BSc (Hons) (Adel.); MSc (Cantab); Grad Dip Psyc (Adel.); BBSc (Hons) (Flinders)

Honours, awards and grants

Trans-Tasman 3MT Finalist (2013)
Winner of the Flinders University 3MT Competition (2013)
Australian Postgraduate Award (2013-2016)
Chancellor's Letter of Commendation (2012)
Graduate Diploma Psychological Sciences Prize (2011)
Summer Scholarship in Psychology (2011)
General Sir John Monash Award (2007-2009)
Cancer Research UK Studentship (2007-2009)
Honorary Cambridge Commonwealth Trust Scholar (2007-2009)
BSc (Hons) University Medal (2005)
Derrick Rowley Prize for Honours in Microbiology and Immunology (2005)
John L. Young Honours Scholarship (2005)
Microbiology and Immunology Third Year Award (2004)
Summer Scholarship in Microbiology and Immunology (2003)
Admission to Golden Key Honours Society (2002)
Summer Scholarship in Statistics (2002)
Dean's Certificate of Merit for Molecular and Cell Biology (2002)

Teaching interests

2014: Tutor for PSYC3007: Research Methods 3

2014: Tutor for PSYC2018: Research Methods 2

2013 & 2014: Tutor and Teaching Assistant for PSYC1101: Psychology 1A and PSYC1102: Psychology 1B

2013 & 2014: Tutor for PSYC3004: Advanced Social Psychology

2012: Demonstrator for MMED2935: Human Immunology and Infectious Diseases

Research interests

My PhD thesis investigates the predictors and consequences of female genital cosmetic surgery.
Supervisors: Professor Marika Tiggemann and Dr Julie Mattiske

Publications

  • Sharp, G.V. and Tiggemann, M. (2014). Predictors of consideration of labiaplasty: An extension of the sociocultural model of influence. Appearance Matters 6.
  • Sharp, G.V., Prichard, I., Hutchinson, A. and Wilson, C. (2013). The efficacy of an appearance-based intervention to prevent skin cancer. 11th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference.
  • Sharp, G., Hutchinson, A., Prichard, I. and Wilson, C. (2013). Validity and reliability of the Food-Life Questionnaire - Short Form. Appetite, 70 pp. 112-118.
    [10.1016/j.appet.2013.07.001]
  • Sharp, G., Hutchinson, A., Prichard, I. and Wilson, C. (2013). Validity and reliability of the Food-Life Questionnaire - Short Form. Appetite, 70 pp. 112-118.
    [10.1016/j.appet.2013.07.001]
  • Sharp, G.V. and Tiggemann, M. (2014). Predictors of consideration of labiaplasty: An extension of the sociocultural model of influence. Appearance Matters 6.
  • Sharp, G.V., Prichard, I., Hutchinson, A. and Wilson, C. (2013). The efficacy of an appearance-based intervention to prevent skin cancer. 11th Behavioural Research in Cancer Control Conference.

Professional and community engagement

Student Representative on the Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences Research Higher Degrees Committee
General Sir John Monash Scholar Alumni

Contact

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Location: Social Sciences North (347)
Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
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