New directions in bullying research: Implications for practice and policy

Published: Wednesday 15th July 2015

The Learning Sciences Institute Australia will be hosting a forum titled, New Directions in Bullying Research, featuring Professor Paul Frick, Professor Sheryl Hemphill and Dr Barbara Spears in Melbourne on 21 July starting at 9.30am.

Presentation 1: Bullying and developmental pathways to serious conduct problems

Professor Paul Frick, University Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology, University of New Orleans and Professor of Education and Arts, Learning Sciences Institute Australia, Australian Catholic University

Presentation 2: Predictors and consequences of bullying and cyber-bullying: Results from a decade-long study
Professor Sheryl Hemphill, Program Director, Learning Sciences Institute Australia and Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University

Presentation 3: Protecting children in the online space: Rights and responsibilities
Dr Barbara Spears, Senior Lecturer, and Co-Director of the Citizenship and Wellbeing Research Group of the Centre for Research in Education, University of South Australia

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More information on these presenters can be found on the LSIA website: