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Dr Yong Goh

Name Yong Goh
Position Senior Lecturer (Psychology)
Section School of Psychology and Wellbeing
Office B348
Location Ipswich Campus
Phone +61 7 3812 6152
Extension 6152
Email
Qualifications BA Qld , MPsych Qld , PhD Qld
Languages Chinese (accredited translator)

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies ( 200209 )
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology ( 170107 )
  • Architecture not elsewhere classified ( 120199 )
  • Industrial And Organisational Psychology (incl. Human Factors) ( 520104 )
  • Architecture not elsewhere classified ( 330199 )
  • Multicultural ( 470212 )
  • Applied And Developmental Psychology ( 520100 )
  • Architecture ( 330100 )
  • Cultural Studies ( 470200 )

Research interests
- Occupational stress, appraisal and coping.
- Impacts of social support and mindfulness on stress and coping.
- Cross cultural psychology.
- Positive psychology and well-being in the workplace.
- The psychology of sustainability

Professional memberships
Psychology Board of Australia (Member)
Editorial Board of Organizational Psychology - specialty section of Frontiers in Psychology and Frontiers in Communication (Review Editor)

Currently teaching courses/programs
-Industrial and Organisational Psychology
-Cross Cultural and Indigenous Psychology
-Psychology Complementary Studies A & B: Projects in Organisational Psychology
-Work Integrated Learning Psychological Skills

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
17 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
9 Years

Administrative responsibilities
-Representative, Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC), Psychology, Faculty of Science.

Research most recent
Poor, Javad Asad and Goh, Yong Wah and Thorpe, David (2021) A human-centric participatory approach to energy-efficient housing based on occupants'collaborative image. Open House International. ISSN 0168-2601

Goh, Pei Shan and Goh, Yong Wah and Jeevanandam, Loshnah and Nyolczas, Zsuzsa and Kun, Agota and Watanabe, Yayoi and Noro, Ikuko and Wang, Rong and Jiang, Jiang (2021) Be happy to be successful: a mediational model of PERMA variables. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources. pp. 1-26. ISSN 1038-4111

Nghiem, T. P. L. and Wong, K. L. and Jeevanandam, L. and Chang, C. C. and Tan, L. Y. C. and Goh, Y. and Carrasco, L. R. (2021) Biodiverse urban forests, happy people: experimental evidence linking perceived biodiversity, restoration, and emotional wellbeing. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 59:127030. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1618-8667


Research most notable
Goh, Pei Shan and Goh, Yong Wah and Jeevanandam, Loshnah and Nyolczas, Zsuzsa and Kun, Agota and Watanabe, Yayoi and Noro, Ikuko and Wang, Rong and Jiang, Jiang (2021) Be happy to be successful: a mediational model of PERMA variables. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources. pp. 1-26. ISSN 1038-4111

Sawang, S., Oei, T., Goh, Y. W., Wilman, M., Markhum, E., & Ranawake, D. (2010) Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Way of Coping Checklist-Revised (WCCL-R) in the Asian Context. Applied Psychology : An International Review, 59(2), pp. 202-219.

Sawang, S, Goh, Y. W, & Oei, T. (2006) Are country and cultural values interchangeable?: A case example using
occupational stress and coping. International Journal of Cross Cultural Management, 6(2), pp. 205-219.
(Awarded Citation of Excellence from Emerald Management Reviews as one of the top fifty management articles of 2006)


Publications in ePrints

Poor, Javad Asad and Goh, Yong Wah and Thorpe, David (2021) A human-centric participatory approach to energy-efficient housing based on occupants'collaborative image. Open House International. ISSN 0168-2601

Goh, Pei Shan and Goh, Yong Wah and Jeevanandam, Loshnah and Nyolczas, Zsuzsa and Kun, Agota and Watanabe, Yayoi and Noro, Ikuko and Wang, Rong and Jiang, Jiang (2021) Be happy to be successful: a mediational model of PERMA variables. Asia Pacific Journal of Human Resources. pp. 1-26. ISSN 1038-4111

Nghiem, T. P. L. and Wong, K. L. and Jeevanandam, L. and Chang, C. C. and Tan, L. Y. C. and Goh, Y. and Carrasco, L. R. (2021) Biodiverse urban forests, happy people: experimental evidence linking perceived biodiversity, restoration, and emotional wellbeing. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, 59:127030. pp. 1-8. ISSN 1618-8667

Asad Poor, S. Javad and Thorpe, David and Goh, Yong Wah (2019) A Collaborative Image of Energy Efficient Housing via a Photo-Based Approach. International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis, 13 (3). pp. 513-532. ISSN 1753-8270

Goh, Yong and Jeffries, Carla and du Preez, J.ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2077-3524 (2019) Cultural awareness and sensitivity: foundational experiences in a Level 1 Psychology course. In: 2019 Australian Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference (AusPLaT 2019), 13-15 Sept 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

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Research supervisor in the area of:

  • Multicultural, Intercultural and Cross-cultural Studies ( 200209 )
  • Industrial and Organisational Psychology ( 170107 )
  • Architecture not elsewhere classified ( 120199 )
  • Industrial And Organisational Psychology (incl. Human Factors) ( 520104 )
  • Architecture not elsewhere classified ( 330199 )
  • Multicultural ( 470212 )
  • Applied And Developmental Psychology ( 520100 )
  • Architecture ( 330100 )
  • Cultural Studies ( 470200 )