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Dr Tanya Machin

Dr Tanya Machin
Name Tanya Machin
Position Associate Dean (Academic)
Section Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
Office T414
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 5576
Extension 5576
Email
Qualifications BSc USQ , BSc(Psych)(Hons) USQ , GCertEd USQ , PhD USQ
Executive Support

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Social and Community Psychology ( 170113 )
  • Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies ( 200102 )
  • Social Psychology ( 520505 )
  • Community Psychology ( 520501 )
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies ( 470102 )

Research interests
Social and developmental psychology specifically focused on social media and technology, rejection and exclusion in relationships, ethics

Professional memberships
Associate member of Australian Psychological Society
International affiliate of American Psychological Association
Member of Society of Australiasian Social Psychologists
Member of Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Member of the Internation Association of CyberPsychology, Training, and Rehabilitation

Industry affiliations
Division 2 APA: Society for the teaching of psychology
Division 8 APA: Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Division 46 APA: Society for Media Psychology and Technology
APS Interest Group: Psychology Education

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
PSY2010 Social Processes of Behaviour
PSY2030 Developmental Psychology

Administrative responsibilities
Member of USQ Human Research Ethics Committee
Program Coordinator - 4th year BPSH, BSCH (Psychology)

Research most recent
Abel, S., Machin, T., & Brownlow, C. (2020). WhatsApp fam? Long-distance family connectedness over social media: A mixed methods systematic review. New Media and Society, 1-20. https://doi:10.1177/1461444820958717

Abel, S., Machin, T., & Brownlow, C. (2019). Support, socialise and advocate: An exploration of the stated purposes of Facebook autism groups, Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 61, 10-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2019.01.009

Brownlow, C., O’Dell, L., & Machin, T. M. (2017). Understanding the autistic individual: a practical guide to critical discourse analysis. In M. O’Reilly, J.N. Lester, & T Muskett. (eds.). A Practical Guide to Social Interaction Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Communication, Discourse and Conversation Analysis. pp.141-165. Palgrave Macmillan

Gilmour, J., Machin, T., Brownlow, C., & Jeffries, C. (2019). Facebook-based social support and health: A systematic review. Psychology of Popular Media Culture. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000246

Machin, T. (2018) Children and social media. Childhood Studies, 22 Feb 2018. pp. 1-13. ISSN 2379-934X

Machin, T. M., Brownlow, C., & Jeffries, C. H. (2018). A case study of designing artificial Facebook pages: A new approach to online research. In SAGE research methods cases- Psychology. Retrieved from http://methods.sagepub.com/case/designing-artificial-facebook-pages-a-new-approach-to-online-research

Machin, T. M. & Jeffries, C. H. (2017). Threat and opportunity: The impact of social inclusion and likeability on anonymous feedback, self-esteem, and belonging. Personality and Individual Differences, 115, 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.11.055

Phillips, K., Beel, N., & Machin, T. (2020). Understanding the cues and strategies counsellors indicate they use to develop rapport with clients over the telephone. Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia. 8 (1), Retrieved from https://pacja.org.au/2020/07/understanding-the-cues-and-strategies-counsellors-use-to-develop-rapport-with-clients-through-telephone-counselling/

Russo, F., Brownlow, C., & Machin, T. (2020). Parental experiences of engaging with the Australian National Disability Insurance Scheme for their Children: A systematic review. Journal of Disability Policies Studies, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1177/1044207320943607


Research most notable
Arnett, J., Maynard, A., Brownlow, C., Chapin, L., & Machin T. (2020) Child Development: A Cultural Approach (Australian and New Zealand). Pearson Education


Publications in ePrints

Hickey, Andrew ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9862-6444 and Davis, Samantha and Farmer, Will and Dawidowicz, Julianna and Moloney, ClintORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2520-1506 and Lamont-Mills, AndreaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9109-3462 and Carniel, Jess and Pillay, Yosheen and Akenson, David and Bromdal, Annette and Gehrmann, Richard and Mills, Dean and Kolbe-Alexander, TracyORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5025-3204 and Machin, TanyaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-2149 and Reich, Suzanne and Southey, Kim and Crowley-Cyr, Lynda and Watanabe, Taiji and Davenport, Josh and King, Helena and Williams, Lucy and Timmins, Kurt and Thompson, Michael and Eacersall, Douglas and Maxwell, Jacinta (2021) Beyond criticism of ethics review boards: strategies for engaging research communities and enhancing ethical review processes. Journal of Academic Ethics. ISSN 1570-1727

Russo, Fiona and Brownlow, Charlotte and Machin, TanyaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-2149 (2021) Parental Experiences of Engaging With the National Disability Insurance Scheme for Their Children: A Systematic Literature Review. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 32 (2). pp. 67-75. ISSN 1044-2073

Abel, Susan and Machin, TanyaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-2149 and Brownlow, Charlotte (2021) Social media, rituals, and long-distance family relationship maintenance: a mixed-methods systematic review. New Media and Society, 23 (3). pp. 632-654. ISSN 1461-4448

Arnett, Jeffrey and Maynard, Ashley E. and Brownlow, Charlotte and Chapin, Laurie and Machin, TanyaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-2149 (2020) Child development a cultural approach. Australian and New Zealand edition. Pearson Australia, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN 9781488620744

Gilmour, John and Machin, TanyaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-2149 and Brownlow, Charlotte and Jeffries, Carla (2020) Facebook-based social support and health: a systematic review. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 9 (3). pp. 328-346. ISSN 2160-4134

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Approved research supervisor in the area of:

  • Social and Community Psychology ( 170113 )
  • Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies ( 200102 )
  • Social Psychology ( 520505 )
  • Community Psychology ( 520501 )
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies ( 470102 )