Personal details

Name
Professor Karen Thorpe
Position(s)
Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Health,
School - Psychology and Counselling,
Research - Psychology and Counselling
IHBI Membership
Institute of Health Biomedical Innovation (IHBI),
IHBI Health Projects,
IHBI Psych and Counc - HDHS
Discipline *
Psychology, Education Systems
Phone
+61 7 3069 7284
Email
Location
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Qualifications

PhD (University of Bristol)

Keywords

Longitudinal studies, life course studies, child development, early childhood, adult-child interaction, sleep studies, parenting, social development, transition to school, twin studies

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

Biography

Current positions 

Queensland University of Technology, School of Psychology and Counselling, Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation 

  • Professor
  • Director of Research, School of Psychology and Counselling
This information has been contributed by Professor Karen Thorpe.

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
Identifying effective strategies to grow and sustain a professional early years workforce
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP140100652
Start year
2014
Keywords
Early Childhood Education And Care; Professional Identity; Workforce
Title
Promoting Protective Feeding Practices to Prevent Childhood Obesity: Follow Up of a Successful Obesity Prevention Program Commencing in Infancy
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
1021065
Start year
2012
Keywords
Obesity; Prevention; Feeding Practices; Infant; Child Health; Randomised Trial
Title
Optimising sleep health for Australian children: Understanding the effects of daytime sleep periods in childcare services
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
2012-213
Start year
2012
Keywords
Title
Interacting with Knowledge, Interacting with People: Web Searching in Early Childhood
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP110104227
Start year
2011
Keywords
Preschool Early Childhood Social Interaction Knowledge Searching
Title
Assessing the Effectiveness of Early Childhood Education and Care Programs in Australian Communities
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP0990200
Start year
2009
Keywords
Early Childhood education and Care; Program Effectiveness; Quality; Communities; Social Disadvantage
Title
Compromised or competent? A longitudinal study of twin children's social competencies friendships and behavioural adjustment
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP0666254
Start year
2006
Keywords
Twins; Early Childhood Education; Social and Emotional Wellbeing; Preschool

Supervision

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)