Research

Academic Research Activities

Research   Academic Research Activities

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Summary of Academic Research

Eleventh Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
Asia Connects Project Dr Robyn Anderson
Benefits of Bilingualism on Cognition Dr Lidia Suarez Abalos
An Analysis of the Presence of animals in English as an Additional Language Coursebooks Dr George Jacobs
Design, delivery and evaluation of a workshop for Chinese School Principals Dr Geoff McNulty
Understanding Happiness: Insights from Wellness Tourists and Spa Experience Providers Dr Jenny Panchal

Tenth Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
Investigating sustainable practices in cultural tourism Dr K. Thirumaran
Risk and Protective Factors in Gambling Behaviour: A Study among Singaporean Gamblers and Problem Gamblers Prof Tian Po Oei
Exploring Self Expression through Graffiti Dr K. Thirumaran
Dr Jenny Panchal
Mr Abhishek Bhati
Ageing, Memory & Dementia Research Dr Claire Thompson

Ninth Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
Impact of FDI in Retailing: An Empirical Analysis on Perception of  Unemployed Youth on Employment Opportunities in India Dr Desti Kannaiah
Assessing the Effectiveness of Animal Assisted Activities (AAA) and Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Dr Nicola Lasikiewicz
Life after SF: What factors affect whether students of Solution Focused Brief Therapy go on to practise this approach after their training? Dr Jane Tuomola
Mechanisms and Moderators of Retrieval Cues Dr Bridget Mc Connell
Cognitive Processing and ICT Use: A cross-cultural investigation of ICT use as a factor in speed of cognitive processing. Dr Aoife McLoughlin

Eighth Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
Cognitive Processing and ICT Use: A cross-cultural investigation of ICT use as a factor in speed of cognitive processing. Dr Aoife McLoughlin
Asia Connects Project Dr Robyn Anderson
Therapy Dogs Singapore Dr Nicola Lasikiewicz

Seventh Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
International higher education in a globalised world: A case study in Singapore Dr Robyn Anderson
Postcards Project Dr Robyn Anderson
Measuring, Predicting and Understanding Classroom Anxiety amongst Chinese Students in English Language Classrooms Dr Denise Dillon
Body Shape and Mental Performance Dr Nicola Lasikiewicz
Gambling and problem gambling Professor Tian Po Oei
Parental coping in Autism Spectrum Disorder Professor Tian Po Oei

Sixth Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
Perceptions and expectations of managers on three generations* in Singapore and Sri Lanka. *baby boomers, gen X and gen Y Dr Helen R.Gamage
ViGArt - Video Games and Art: An Emotional Comparison. Associate Professor Roberto Dillon
Marine habitat connectivity in Southeast Asia Dr Neil Hutchinson

Fifth Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
Survey of Communication Skill of Accounting Undergraduates: A Study of Expectation-Performance Gap Dr Harishini P. Siriwardane
Vandalism and Tourism at the Borobudur Temple Dr K.Thirumaran
Cultural variation in cognitive underpinnings of hot-cold food classifications Dr Denise Dillon
Colombo Plan - Offshore Campus: Asia-Aus Links Dr Anita Lundberg
Memory Disorder Clinic Research Dr Claire Thompson

Fourth Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
The Use of Logographic Language and its Effects on Visual Memory and language Acquisition Dr Lidia Ábalos Suárez
Clinical psychologists experience of reflection and reflective practice within their working role Dr Paul Fisher
Cross-cultural Analyses of Factors Underlying Social Support Decisions Dr Smita Singh
Perceptions of research activity among clinical psychologists in Singapore An exploratory study. Dr Nenna Ndukwe
Work Integrated Learning Using Wiki: the integration of Three Cities Dr Tjong Budisantoso
Licit drug use and attitudes towards licit and illicit drug use amongst university students in Singapore Dr Amie Frewen

Third Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
Predicting Adolescent Help-Seeking in Early Pregnancy Dr Nicole Doherty-Roe
Do Singapore parents prioritise their child's cognitive achievement in their child rearing practices over non-cognitive education? Dr Amie Frewen
Cyber bullying in undergraduate students - A pilot study Dr Margaret Carter

Second Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
Low-cost cell phone-based approach for detecting lower respiratory infectious diseases. Dr Insu Song
Factors influencing Indian Students choice of study destination Dr Robyn Anderson
Automated assessor for appearance attractiveness Dr Nguwi Yok Yen
Levenshtein Distance Effects in Foreign Language Word Learning Dr Lidia Ábalos Suárez
Current and past student Views of Master of Education Guidance and Counselling Program JCU Singapore Dr Margaret Anne Carter

First Call Research Projects 2014

Project TitleChief Investigator
MPEG-7 annotation system for the acquisition of behavioral data of marine species. Dr Insu Song
The Evolution of Badges of status and signal receiver behaviour Dr Stefan Walker
The Operation and Effectiveness of International Auditing Companies in Emerging Markets. Dr Wang Pengji
Perception and meta-perception of leaders: Trust and respect as mediators. Dr Smita Singh

Research Contact

Ms Hafsah Begum
hafsah.begum@jcu.edu.au