Professor Tony Machin
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|Qualifications||BA Qld , BA(Hons) Qld , BSc Qld , MA Qld , PhD USQ|
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Tony's career at USQ began in 1992. He has served as Undergrad Program Coordinator, Honours Program Coordinator, Head of Department (2008-2013) and Head of School (2013-2018) in the School of Psychology and Counselling. He was also Acting Exec Dean of the Faculty of HES for a brief time.
With a team from Griffith University, he has started a 3-year ARC grant focusing on "Juggling priorities: How do tertiary students balance work and study".
He is involved in the APS as a member of the APS Advisory Council, and the Fellows committee. He is also an APAC assessor.
He is contributing to HDR student supervision in areas such as health and safety in the workplace, development and evaluation of interventions that assist the unemployed to return to work, and addressing mental health issues in the workplace.
Fields of Research (FoR)
Urban and Regional Planning not elsewhere classified
Business and Management not elsewhere classified
Psychology not elsewhere classified
Urban And Regional Planning not elsewhere classified
Other Psychology not elsewhere classified
Urban And Regional Planning
1. I am a CI on an ARC Discovery grant with Griffith University commencing in 2018 focusing on “Juggling priorities: How do tertiary students balance work and study?”.
2. I contribute to HDR students in areas such as health and safety in the workplace, development of interventions to assist the unemployed, and addressing mental health issues in the workplace.
? Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (Member since 1989).
? Member of the Australian Psychological Society College of Organisational Psychology (Member since 1992).
? Member of the International Association for Applied Psychology (Member since 1992).
? Member of the Society for Occupational Health Psychology.
? Member of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (Division 8 of the APA).
? Member of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (Division 2 of the APA).
? Member of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology (Division 14 of the APA).
? International Affiliate of the American Psychological Association (APA)
? Chair of the organising committee for the 2017 Inaugural Australian psychology Learning and Teaching Conference (AusPLAT).
? Member of the organising committee for the 2018 Australian Psychological Society Congress
? Member of the Nominations Committee for the Australian Psychological Society Board of Directors
Registered Psychologist, Psychology Board of Australia Registration number PSY0001362866.
Member of the organising committee for the 2018 Australian Psychological Society Congress.
Chair of the organising committee for the 2017 Inaugural Australian Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference (AusPLAT).
USQ Research affiliations
Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)
Centre for Health, Informatics and Economic Research (CHIER)
1. Head of the School of Psychology and Counselling (formerly Psychology, Counselling and Community) from 1 July 2013 to 30 June 2018. Previously Head of the Psychology Department (from 14 July 2008).
2. Psychology Fourth Year (Honours) Coordinator (2001-2004).
3. Psychology Undergraduate Coordinator (S2, 2004 - S3, 2007).
4. Director of the Career and Organisational Research (CORE) Unit from 2005 to 2014.
5. I was a member of the Heads of Departments and Schools of Psychology Association (HODSPA) and the Treasurer from 2008-2018. HODSPA’s purpose is to represent the discipline of psychology in universities in Australia (see www.hodspa.org.au ).
Research most recent
1. Zuscak, S., Coyle, I., Keyzer, P., & Machin, M. A., (2019). The marriage of psychology and law: Testamentary capacity. Psychiatry, Psychology and Law. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/13218719.2018.1557506
2. Parsons-Smith, R.L., Terry, P.C., & Machin, M.A. (2017). Identification and Description of Novel Mood Profile Clusters. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1958. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01958
3. Fein, E. C., Skinner, N., & Machin, M. A. (2017) Work Intensification, Work–Life Interference, Stress, and Well-Being in Australian Workers. International Studies of Management & Organization, 47(4), 360-371. doi: 10.1080/00208825.2017.1382271
Research most notable
1. Machin, M. A. & Sankey, K. S. (2008). Relationships between young drivers’ personality characteristics, risk perceptions, and driving behaviour. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 40, 541-547.
2. Machin, M. A. (2002). Planning, managing, and optimizing transfer of training. In: K. Kraiger (Ed.), Creating, implementing, and managing effective training and development (pp. 263-301). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
3. Fogarty, G. J., Machin, M. A., Albion, M. J., Sutherland, L. F., Lalor G. I., & Revitt, S. (1999). Predicting occupational strain and job satisfaction: The role of stress, coping, personality, and affectivity variables. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 54, 429-452.
Publications in ePrints
Psychological Science Accelerator Self-Determination Theory Coll, A and Machin, Michael A.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0967-6934 and Machin, TanyaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-2149 and Martin, Neil I. and Brownlow, Charlotte (2022) A global experiment on motivating social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA, 119 (22):e2111091119. pp. 1-11. ISSN 0027-8424
Harris, Matt R. and Fein, Erich C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4119-0130 and Machin, M. AnthonyORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0967-6934 (2022) A Systematic Review of Multilevel Influenced Risk-Taking in Helicopter and Small Airplane Normal Operations Operations. Frontiers in Public Health, 10:823276. pp. 1-18.
Tziner, Aharon and Bareket-Bojmel, Liad and Fein, Erich C.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4119-0130 and Machin, M. AnthonyORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0967-6934 (2022) Engineering the World of Work: Organizations in an Era of Constant Change. New Horizons in Management. Edward Elgar Publishing, Massachusetts, United States. ISBN 9781839105555
Creed, Peter A. and Hood, Michelle and Bagley, Louella and Brough, Paula and Bialocerkowski, Andrea and Machin, M. AnthonyORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0967-6934 and Winterbotham, SonyaORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2059-7620 (2022) Organisational career growth: implications for future perceived employability in students who work. International Journal of Educational Research, 112:101950. pp. 1-13. ISSN 0883-0355
Machin, Tony ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0967-6934 and Fein, ErichORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4119-0130 (2022) Research Methods in the Psychological Sciences. In: The Australian Handbook for Careers in Psychological Science. University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Australia, pp. 57-82.