Professor Rosalind Murray-Harvey

Academic Status

College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

place Education Building
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Rosalind has academic status in the School of Education working with postgraduate students in Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. In the broadest sense her interests are in the fields of Educational and Developmental Psychology.

BEd (Sydney), MEd, PhD (Flinders)
Honours, awards and grants

1995: Flinders University Vice-Chancellor's Award for excellence in teaching

2000: Literati Club award for excellence. Highly commended author. MCB University Press

2003: Flinders University Vice-Chancellor's Award for excellence in teaching

2008: Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation

Research interests

Rosalind's research stems from an interest in better understanding the influences that contribute to the academic achievement and wellbeing of students across the years of schooling and in higher education. Collaborative research in the field of developmental psychology addresses issues such as students' social/emotional adjustment to school, bullying and family stress.
Rosalind is Co-Drector of the Flinders Research Centre Student Wellbeing and Prevention of Violence (SWAPv).

Her current research-related writing is connected with involvement in the following projects:

KidsMatter Early Childhood Mental Health Initiative Evaluation Problem-based learning in teacher education; Coping with bullying

Teaching interests

Postgraduate teaching
EDUC9702: Teaching and Learning to Promote Wellbeing and Positive Mental Health in Schools and Early Childhood Services

Supervision of PhD students

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