Method & Theory

This group is concerned with the philosophical, theoretical and methodological aspects of research in psychology. These include: the analysis of philosophical and theoretical assumptions that underpin psycho-social research; theory construction; the concept of measurement; evaluating research designs, research types, and the use of descriptive and inferential statistics.
Dr Margaret Charles Dr Fiona Hibberd
  • Quantitative methods
  • Psychological measurement
  • Teaching and learning of statistics
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  • History and philosophy of psychology
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Conceptual issues in statistics and psychometrics
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Dr Damian Birney Associate Professor Sabina Kleitman
A/Prof Joel Michell Associate Professor Paul Rhodes
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Narrative Inquiry
  • Critical and Post-Structural Psychology
  • Participatory Action Research
  • Philosophy and Clinical Psychology
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