This program focuses focused on understanding human motivation and behaviour for the promotion of human wellness. The program is underpinned largely by Self-determination Theory and incorporates a range of research methods, from optical neuroimaging in the laboratory experiments to large-scale implementation and evaluation of public health promotion interventions. Prof. Chris Lonsdale leads a team of researchers who focus on public health, while Prof. Richard Ryan leads a team of researchers who are more specifically focused on advancing SDT.
BSc (Hons), MA, PhD
B HS (PDHPE), B HS(Hons), PhD
Dr Michael Noetel
IT’s purpose is to enable Indigenous children, youth and communities to, not just succeed, but thrive.View program
This research steam explores the factors that allow humans to flourish and to contribute to their community and society.Our programs
This program focuses focused on understanding human motivation and behaviour for the promotion of human wellness.View program