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Professor Katherine White

Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling

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Name
Professor Katherine White
Position(s)
Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Psych and Counc - HDHS
Discipline *
Psychology
Phone
+61 7 3138 4689
Fax
+61 7 3138 0486
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (University of Queensland)

Keywords

Social psychology, altruism and helping behaviours, attitude behaviour relations, health care behaviours, social identity theory

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

Biography

Research interests

Experimental and correlational paradigms.

Social psychology, especially:

  • Attitude-behaviour relations
  • Group norms and group processes
  • Prediction of health care behaviours
  • Social identity/self-categorisation theories
  • Altruism and helping behaviours.
This information has been contributed by Professor Katherine White.

Teaching

Teaching interests

  • social psychology
  • research methods and statistics
This information has been contributed by Professor Katherine White.

Publications


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

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
The Initiation and Maintenance of Plasma and Platelet Donation in Australian: An Analysis of the Role of Donor Identity and Commitment
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP100100408
Start year
2010
Keywords
Applied Social Psychology; Blood Donors; Attitude Behaviour Relations; Self Identity
Title
Evaluating Hand Hygiene Interventions and their Ability to Reduce Healthcare Associated Infection
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
553081
Start year
2010
Keywords
Health Economics; Infectious Diseases; Pyschology
Title
Psychosocial Influences Determining Australians' Sun Safe Practices: An Examination of Attitudes, Norms, and Control Perceptions
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0991856
Start year
2009
Keywords
Applied Social Psychology; Attitude Behaviour Relations; Theory of Planned Behaviour; Group Norms; Skin Cancer; Sun Safety;
Title
A theory-based approach to the design and evaluation of anti-speeding messages to target high risk road users' attitudes and behaviours
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0990434
Start year
2010
Keywords
Road Safety; Speeding; Attitude Change; Behaviour Change; Public Education; Road User Behaviour;
Title
Responding to the Rural Skills Crisis: Modelling Volunteer Motivations and Incentives to Attract Retired/semi-retired Professionals to Volunteer in Rural Areas
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0990304
Start year
2009
Keywords
Volunteer Motivations; Older Volunteers; Rural Sustainability; Productive Ageing; Rural Skills Shortages;
Title
Psychosocial Factors Influencing Mobile Phone Use While Driving
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
Start year
2006
Keywords
Driver Distraction; Mobile Phone; Road User Behaviour; Road Safety; Risk Factors
Title
Recruiting and Retaining Australian Blood Donors: A Social-Psychological Analysis of the Role of Attitudes, Identity, and Norms
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0561113
Start year
2005
Keywords
Applied Social Psychology; Blood Donors; Self Identity; Attitude Behaviour Relations; Norms; Volunteerism

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