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Dr Tanya Machin

Dr Tanya Machin
Name Tanya Machin
Position Senior Lecturer (Psychology and Counselling)
Section School of Psychology and Counselling
Office W531
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 5576
Extension 5576
Email
Qualifications BSc USQ , BSc(Psych)(Hons) USQ , GCertEd USQ , PhD USQ

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. (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

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

Brownlow, C., O’Dell, L., & Machin, T. (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

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



Publications in ePrints

Arnett, Jeffrey and Maynard, Ashley E. and Brownlow, Charlotte and Chapin, Laurie and Machin, Tanya (2020) Child development a cultural approach. Australian and New Zealand edition. Pearson Australia, Melbourne, Australia. ISBN 9781488620744

Gilmour, John and Machin, Tanya and Brownlow, Charlotte and Jeffries, Carla (2019) Facebook-based social support and health: a systematic review. Psychology of Popular Media Culture. ISSN 2160-4134

Abel, Susan and Machin, Tanya and Brownlow, Charlotte (2019) Support, socialise and advocate: an exploration of the stated purpose of Facebook autism groups. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 61. pp. 10-21. ISSN 1750-9467

Machin, Tanya M. and Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan, eds. (2019) Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods . Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland. ISBN 978-3-030-23730-1

Machin, Tanya M. and Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick AlanORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2289-7774 (2019) Traversing the doctorate: situating scholarship and identifying issues. In: Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Palgrave Studies in Education Research Methods. Palgrave Macmillan Ltd., Cham, Switzerland, pp. 1-12. ISBN 978-3-030-23730-1

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