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Associate Professor Gene Moyle

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Media, Entertainment and Creative Arts,
Dance

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Name
Associate Professor Gene Moyle
Position(s)
Head of Discipline
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Media, Entertainment and Creative Arts,
Dance
Associate Professor
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Media, Entertainment and Creative Arts,
Dance
Discipline *
Performing Arts and Creative Writing, Psychology
Phone
+61 7 3138 3616
Fax
+61 7 3138 3734
Email
Location
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Social Media
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Qualifications

Doctor of Psychology (Sport & Exercise) (University of Southern Qld), Master of Psychology (Sport & Exercise) (University of Southern Qld), Postgraduate Diploma of Professional Psychology (Bond University), Bachelor of Arts (Dance) (Queensland University of Technology), Bachelor of Arts (Psychology/Human Movement) (University of Queensland), Diploma of Dance (Australian Ballet School) (Where Institution is unknown)

Professional memberships
and associations
Keywords

Performance Psychology, Sport & Exercise Psychology, Dance, Performing Arts, Leadership, Organisational Development, Learning & Development, Safety & Wellness

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

A graduate from the Australian Ballet School, QUT Dance and after having danced with the Australian Ballet Dancers Company and Queensland Ballet, Gene pursued further studies in psychology completing University degrees including a Masters and Doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology. Working across the performing arts, elite sports and the corporate sector, Gene has focused upon the application of performance psychology and performance enhancement within these domains. Her involvement in the performing arts has included being a Lecturer in Performance Psychology at QUT Creative Industries from 2001 to‐date, a Career Development Advisor for the SCOPE and SCOPE for Artists Programs, a regular contributor to DANCE Australia magazine, the Head of Student Health & Welfare at the Australian Ballet School, in addition to consulting, servicing and providing workshops to various performing arts schools, associations, and individual students and professionals. She has significant experience in working with and leading multidisciplinary teams within high performance settings, and possesses specific expertise in the area of career development and transition. Gene has supported a number of Olympic Winter sports programs across three Olympic cycles (Torino 2006, Vancouver 2010, Sochi 2014), and has worked extensively within the elite sporting system at both State and National level in both service provision and leadership roles. Gene’s research focus has centred upon studies across both dance and elite sporting domains, she is currently an Associate Editor of the Performance Enhancement & Health journal, on the Editorial Board of the Annals of Applied Sport Science, and regularly contributes to international and national journals and magazines including DANCE Australia. During her career, Gene has developed a broad experience base cultivated within established and start up small-through-large public and private organisations operating across Australia, New Zealand, North America and the United Kingdom. Positions within these companies have included both consulting and internal roles across departments such as Learning and Development, Human Resources, and Health and Safety within the employment, mining, transport, energy, engineering, construction, allied health, education, training, Olympic sport and performing arts industries. Gene has worked in Senior Executive and Management roles across a range of industries, including having held multiple positions on Boards and Advisory Committees. She is currently a Board Member of the Queensland Board of the Psychology Board of Australia, Non-Executive Director of the Queensland Ballet, Chair of the Tertiary Dance Council of Australia, a National Executive Committee Member of the Australian Society for Performing Arts Healthcare, a Performance Health Advisory Panel member for the Queensland Academy of Sport, and the Newsletter Editor for the International Association of Dance Medicine and Science. She joined QUT Creative Industries faculty in the role as Head of Discipline – Dance in November 2012. Further details – https://au.linkedin.com/in/genemoyle

This information has been contributed by Associate Professor Gene Moyle.

Publications

For publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2016
Details
Invited concurrent presenter on 'Exercise & Mental Health' and 'Early Career Advice' for 2016 Annual ESSA Conference at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre, Australia (14 - 16th April 2016).
Type
Keynote Speaker/Expert Panel Member/Invited Speaker for a Conference
Reference year
2016
Details
Invited keynote presenter for presentation and workshop on Performance Psychology for the APS Congress at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia (13 - 16 September 2016).
Type
Advisor/Consultant for Industry
Reference year
2015
Details
Consultant on Project: Career Transition in Professional Dance Companies - Queensland Ballet, The Australian Ballet, Sydney Dance Company, Bangarra Dance Theatre, West Australian Ballet (2015 - 2016).
Type
Appointment to State/National/International Reference Group or Government Committees
Reference year
2015
Details
Appointment as Peer Assessor to Funding Assessment Panel - Dance.
Type
Committee Role/Editor or Chair of an Academic Conference
Reference year
2015
Details
Co-Director - 2015 DANscienCE Festival
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Australian Psychological Society's 2014 Award of Distinction - College of Sport and Exercise Psychologists
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award: Learning & Teaching (CIF TEQSA Team)
Type
Academic Honours, Prestigious Awards or Prizes
Reference year
2014
Details
Vice-Chancellor's Performance Award: Leadership in Engagement
Type
Appointment to State/National/International Reference Group or Government Committees
Reference year
2013
Details
Industry Mentor & Panel Assessor for Grants - Arts Queensland (2013 - current).
Type
Editorial Role for an Academic Journal
Reference year
2013
Details
Associate Editor of the Performance Enhancement and Health Journal (2013 - current). Guest Editor - Special Issue for the Performing Arts (2016).