Research

The work we do is based on our understanding of the literature on long-term behavioural and psychological change, but also our own commitment to rigorous research and evaluation of our own practice, as outlined below.

Papers and conference presentations Invited presentations

Papers and conference presentations

2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 pre-1999

2012

Gardiner, M. & Kearns, H. (2012). The ABCDE of Writing: Coaching high-quality high-quantity writing. International Coaching Psychology Review, 237-249.


2011

Kearns, H. & Gardiner, M.L. (2011). Waiting for the motivation fairy. Nature, 472, 127.

Gardiner, M. & Kearns, H. (2011). Turbocharge your writing today. Nature, 475, 129.

Kearns, H. & Gardiner, M.L., 2011. The care and maintenance of your adviser. Nature, 469(7331), 570-570.


2010

Gardiner, M. & Kearns, H (2010). Turbocharge your writing: how to become a prolific academic writer. Flinders University.


2009

Kearns, H., & Gardiner, M. (2009). The Ultimate Time Management Guide for GPs. Flinders University.


2008

Kearns, H., Forbes, A., Gardiner, M., & Marshall, K. (2008). When a high distinction isn't good enough: A review of perfectionism and self-handicapping. The Australian Educational Researcher, 35(3).

Kearns, H., Gardiner, M., & Marshall, K. (2008). Innovation in PhD completion: The hardy shall succeed (and be happy!). Higher Education Research and Development, 27(1), 77-89.


2007

Kearns, H., Forbes, A. & Gardiner, M. (2007). A cognitive-behavioural coaching intervention for the treatment of perfectionism and self-handicapping in a non-clinical population. Behaviour Change, 24(3), 157-172.

Gardiner, M., Tiggemann, M., Kearns, H., & Marshall, K. (2007) Show me the money! An empirical analysis of mentoring outcomes for women in academia. Higher Education Research and Development, 26(4).

Kearns, H. & Gardiner, M. (2007). Is it time well spent? The relationship between time management behaviours, perceived effectiveness and work-related morale and distress in a university context. Higher Education Research and Development, 26(2), 235-247.

Gardiner, M. & Kearns, H. (2007). Retaining Rural Doctors: An evaluation report on Country Practice Retreats. Rural Doctors Workforce Agency.


2006

Gardiner, M., Sexton, R., Kearns, H. & Marshall, K. (2006). The impact of support initiatives on retaining rural GPs. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 14, 196-201.

Kearns, H., & Gardiner, M. (2006). Time for Research: Time Management for PhD Students. Flinders University.

Kearns, H., & Gardiner, M. (2006). Defeating Self-Sabotage: Getting your PhD Finished.

Kearns, H., & Gardiner, M. (2006). The Seven Secrets of Highly Effective PhD Students. Flinders University.

Kearns, H., Gardiner, M., Marshall, K. & Banytis, F. (2006). The PhD Experience: What They Didn't Tell You At Induction. Flinders University.

Kearns, H., Gardiner, M., Marshall, K., Sumner, K., & Todd, E. (2006). Evidence-based practice for improving the wellbeing of rural GPs. Poster presented at the General Practice and Primary Health Conference, 5-7 July: Perth, W.A.


2005

Gardiner, M. (2005) Making a difference: Flinders University Mentoring Scheme for Early Career Women Researchers - 7 years on... Flinders University of South Australia : Adelaide.

Gardiner, M., Sexton, R., Durbridge, M. & Garrard, K. (2005). The role of psychological well-being in retaining rural general practitioners. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 13, 149-155.


2004

Gardiner, M., Lovell, G. & Williamson, P. (2004). Physician you can heal yourself! Cognitive behavioural training reduces stress in GPs. Family Practice, 21(5), 545-551.

Gardiner, M. (2004). The well-being of South Australian rural general practitioners: Evaluating the Dr DOC program. Second wave of data, May 2004.

Kearns, H. (2004). Symposium leader - the dynamics of postgraduate supervision: panel presentation. Quality in Postgraduate Research 2004 International Conference, 22-23 April 2004, Adelaide.

Kearns, H. & Banytis, F. (2004). Supervision as a changing relationship. Quality in Postgraduate Research 2004 International Conference, 22-23 April 2004, Adelaide.

Kearns, H. (2004). Symposium leader - academic and research skills programs for research higher degree students. Quality in Postgraduate Research 2004 International Conference, 22-23 April 2004, Adelaide.

Marshall , K., Gardiner, M., & Grealy, T. (2004). The incidence of perfectionism and self-handicapping in gifted female students: An investigative study. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 13(2), 17-23.


2003

Kearns, H. (2003) How we sabotage ourselves by procrastination, perfectionism, overcommitting and more. Australian Tertiary Education Management Conference 28 Sept-1 Oct 2003, Adelaide.

Kearns, H. (2003) A humorous look at University life. Poster presentation at Australian Tertiary Education Management Conference 28 Sept - 1 Oct 2003, Adelaide.

Gardiner, M.L., Kearns , H., & Orrell, J. (2003). Getting started with research at Flinders University : A handbook for early career researchers and academics new to Flinders. Flinders University of South Australia : Adelaide.


2002

Kearns, H. (2002). Conducting productive meetings: Getting the best from your team. Australian Institute of Medical Scientists National Workshop, 18-21 April, 2002, Adelaide.

Gardiner, M.L. (2002). The well-being of South Australian rural general practitioners: Evaluating the Dr DOC program. Interim report, April 2002.

Kearns, H. (2002). Professional Development and Career Paths for Technical Staff. TechNet SA Forum, 22 November 2002, Adelaide.

Kearns, H. (2002). Sabotage: How learners do it and what learning practitioners can do about it. Australian Institute of Training and Development National Conference, 2002, Melbourne

Kearns, H. (2002). Sabotage: How we do it and what you can do about it. In M.Kiley & G.Mullins (Eds.) (2002). Quality in Postgraduate Research: Integrating perspectives: Conference Proceedings. CELTS, University of Canberra.

Kearns, H. & Banytis, F. (2002). The research higher degree student perspective. In M.Kiley & G.Mullins (Eds.) (2002). Quality in Postgraduate Research: Integrating perspectives: Conference Proceedings. CELTS, University of Canberra.

Gardiner, M.L. (2002). Women and Australian leadership: Beyond the current paradigms. Heart and Soul of Leadership. Australian Institute of Management. Sydney , Australia.


2001

Gardiner, M.L. (2001). Evaluation of the impact of the Adelaide Western Division of General Practice Respiratory Mini-Clinic Trial.

Kearns, H. (2001). Ten tips to reduce email stress. Talk about IT. August 2001.

Kearns, H. (2001). Staff Leadership Development Programme: A new approach. ACUMA National Conference, Launceston, Tasmania, December 2001.

Gardiner, M.L. (2001). Women, men and leadership: When considering others is bad for your health. Prime Focus, February 2001.

Gardiner, M.L. (2001). Women, men and leadership: When considering others is bad for your health. Principal Matters, April, 10-11.

Gardiner, M. (2001). The effect of mentoring on the well being and success of early career women academics. Poster presentation at the APS Annual Conference, Adelaide , September, 2001.


2000

Kearns, H. (2000). Preparing, presenting and publishing conference papers. TASA Australian Sociological Association Conference, Flinders University, 7 December 2000.

Kearns, H. (2000). Using on-line delivery for reluctant learners . IT’s HERE Symposium, Flinders University, Adelaide, November 2000.

Gardiner, M.L. (2000). Practical ways to cope with life in general practice. Thinking on your feet: Tough decisions in general practice. Merck, Sharp and Dohme University Program for General Practitioners. Darlinghurst , Australia.

Tiggemann, M., Gardiner, M.L. & Slater, A. (2000). "I would rather be size 10 than have straight A's": A focus group study of adolescent girls' wish to be thinner. Journal of Adolescence.


1999

Gardiner, M. (1999). Measuring and quantifying organizational health. Human Resources Leaders' Conference, Brisbane , June 1999.

Gardiner, M.L. (1999). Making a difference: Flinders University Mentoring Scheme for Early Career Women Researchers. Flinders University of South Australia : Adelaide.

Gardiner, M.L. & Tiggemann, M. (1999). Gender differences in leadership style, job stress and mental health in male- and female-dominated industries. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 72, 301-315.

Kearns, H. (1999). Food Today, Health Tomorrow. SA Dieticians Conference, Balyana Conference Centre, 30 Oct 1999.


pre-1999

Kearns, H. (1997). Providing OHS&W training on the World Wide Web. AVCC OH&S Conference, 11 July 1997, Adelaide.

Kearns, H. (1997). Learning Forum. 6th Australasian Higher Education Staff Developers AHED International Conference, July 6-8, 1997, Adelaide.

Gardiner, M.L., Luszcz, M.A., & Bryan, J. (1997). The manipulation and measurement of task-specific memory self-efficacy in younger and older adults. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 21, 209-227.

Kirkpatrick, I.E. & Gardiner, M.L. (January, 1997). Customer Satisfaction with The Rehabilitation Engineering Division of the Crippled Children's Association of South Australia Inc: Final Report and Recommendations

Hartridge, M., Seeger, B., Kirkpatrick, I.E. & Gardiner, M.L. (1997). To see ourselves as others see us: A focus group study. Independent Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology Association Journal.

Gardiner M.L. (1996). Book Review: Roses and Rust: Redefining the essence of leadership in a new age. International Review of Women and Leadership, 2, 114-115.

Gardiner, M.L. & Tiggemann, M. (1996) Gender differences in leadership style: Gender, sex ratios or both? Australian Journal of Psychology, 48, Supplement, 147-148 (Abstract).

Gardiner, M.L. & Tiggemann, M. (1996). Gender differences in leadership style and stress: When considering others is bad for your health. International Congress on Stress and Health - Sydney , 1996.

Gardiner, M.L. (1996). When the numbers are against you: Leader stress in male- and female-dominated industries. South Australian State Psychology Conference - Adelaide , 1996.

Gardiner, M. (1995). When the numbers are against you: Leader stress in male and female-dominated industries. Display poster at the South Australian State Psychology Conference - Glenside , November 1995.

Luszcz, M.A., Davey, J., Gardiner, M.L. & Hinton, M. (1993). Faith, hope and remembering: The role for memory self-efficacy in ageing. Australian Association of Gerontology Meeting - University of Adelaide , November 1993.

Kearns, H. (1990). A systematic process for introducing CBT in a branch network, in Computer Based Training and Instructional Design: Conference proceedings from IIR Technology Conference, Sydney, May 1990.

Kearns, H. (1990). Alternative delivery systems. Paper presented at the TAFE Heads of School Conference, Adelaide, 1990.

Kearns, H. (1986). The three Cs - children, computers and communication. (book review) in Programmed Learning and Educational Technology, 23(2).


Invited presentations

 

  • Adelaide to Outback GP Training Program State Education Day
  • ANZ Banking Group
  • Attorney General's Department: Doing it differently: Women's impact on the justice system over the last 100 years
  • Australian Association for Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
  • Australian Association of Practice Managers
  • Australian Business Women's Network
  • Australian College of Midwives Incorporated National Conference
  • Australian Federation of University Women
  • The Australian Sociological Association
  • Centre for Sleep Research (Queen Elizabeth Hospital / UniSA)
  • Comcare: Commonwealth Workplace Safety Body
  • David Jones (Sydney / Adelaide)
  • Dietitians Association of Australia
  • Enterprising Women
  • National General Practice Education Convention
  • National Research Management Conference: Australian Research Management Society
  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP)
  • South Australian Divisions of General Practice (SADI)
  • Transport SA Managing the Challenge Conference
  • Women's Electoral Lobby