Lab Members

Current and Past Members of the Misinformation Lab

Andrew Head

4th year 2018

Anna Jackson

4th year 2018

Anna Klas

Leader of the Lab’s Group Processes and Persuasion stream

Eddie Clarke

Leader of the Lab’s Ideology and Motivated Reasoning stream

Emily Kothe

Leader of the Lab’s Behaviour and Behaviour Change stream

Faiz Behzadpour

4th year 2017

George Loram

4th year 2018

Hayley Robinson

4th year 2017

Ian Benjamin

4th year 2018

Imogen Russell-Head

4th year 2018

Kate Adamson

4th year 2018

Madelon North

HDR Student

Madison Matthews

4th year 2018

Mathew Ling

Leader of the Lab’s Psychometrics and Person-Context Dynamics stream

Raissa Donadon Berne

4th year 2018

Shaini Ratnatilake

4th year 2017

Susanne Lohmann

4th year 2018

Tess Skipworth

4th year 2017

Recent Publications

(2018). Perceived Mitigation Threat Mediates Effects of Right-Wing Ideology on Climate Change Beliefs. preprint.

Preprint

Recent & Upcoming Talks

Klas, A., Clarke, E., Kothe, E. J., Ling, M., Source and Message Effects in Climate Change Communication
April 2018
Kothe, E. J., Ling, M., Investigating the short-term familiarity backfire effect in the context of vaccination
April 2018
Ling, M., Kothe, E. J., & Clarke, E. Communicating scientific Information about vaccination.
July 2017

Lab News

More Posts

Reflections on the Faculty of Health 2018 HDR Conference from Maddie North

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Congratulations to 2018 Misinformation Lab Honours Student, George Loram, who was awarded a School of Psychology 4th Year Publication Award. The School of Psychology 4th Year Publication Award is a prestigious award that recognises a significant level of academic achievement and will support write up the results of George’s 4th year project for submission to a peer-reviewed academic journal. George’s project investigates “Validation of a Novel Climate Change Denial Measure Using Item Response Theory” under the primary supervision of Dr Mathew Ling.

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Every year the School of Psychology at Deakin University holds a conference for our 4th year students. Students develop a conference poster based on their research project and present it to their fellow students, friends, family, and academic staff. It marks the end of their 4th year candidature and is a great way to end the year. Our on-campus students (Andy Head, Anna Jackson, George Loram, Imogen Russell-Head, Maddy Matthes, Raissa Donadon Berne, and Glenn Chamberlain) all presented at the conference in person.

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We’re pleased to announce that Anna Klas has been awarded a 2018 Deakin Science and Society Network Establishment Grant. The grant will fund Anna’s attendance at the Australasian Society of Behavioural Medicine Annual Meeting in Christchurch in 2019.

Anna’s attendance at the conference will provide her the opportunity to create collaborative research ideas that combine health and environmental aspects of research into pro-environmental behaviour.

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Reflections on UQ Open Science from our lab member Maddie North

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Contact

  • School of Psychology, Burwood Campus, Deakin University, Australia