Professor Katherine White

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PhD (University of Queensland)

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.

Projects

Additional information

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