Scholarly publications and presentations by staff from the Faculty of Society and Design.


Submissions from 2016

Sex and ontogenetic dietary shift in Pogona barbata, the Australian eastern bearded dragon, Danny Wotherspoon and Shelly Burgin

Submissions from 2015


Ability to recall specific detail and general detail (gist) in young old, middle old, and older adults, Victoria Alexander, Mark Bahr, and Richard Hicks

The Pink Poodle, swimming pavilions and Miami Ice, Lynne Armitage and Shelley Burgin


Public-private partnership in emergency and disaster management: Examples from the Queensland floods 2010-2011, Bhishna Bajracharya and Peter Hastings

Planning for the Gold Coast: Processes, challenges and opportunities, Bhishna Bajracharya, Linda Too, Daniel O'Hare, and Isara Khanjanasthiti


Cross-cultural differences in coping, connectedness and psychological distress among university students, Tara S. Bales, Aileen M. Pidgeon, Barbara C.Y. Lo, Peta Stapleton, and Heidi B. Magyar


Quantity surveyors without borders - providing cost advice in a global construction market, Rick Best


Teaching sustainability in a six star green building, Rick Best

International construction cost comparisons, Rick Best and Jim Meikle

Measuring construction: Prices, output and productivity, Rick Best and Jim Meikle

The international comparison program and purchasing power parities for construction, Rick Best and Jim Meikle


Interdisciplinary translation of comparative visualization, James Birt, Dirk Hovorka, and Jonathan Nelson


Towards a pedagogy of comparative visualization in 3D design disciplines, James Birt, Jonathan Nelson, and Dirk Hovorka

Differences in the prevalence, severity and symptom profiles of depression in boys and adolescents with an autism spectrum disorder versus normally developing controls, Vicki Bitsika and Christopher F. Sharpley

The association between social responsivity and depression in high-functioning boys with an autism spectrum disorder, Vicki Bitsika and Christopher F. Sharpley

Age-related differences in the association between stereotypic behaviour and salivary cortisol in young males with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, Linda L. Agnew, and Nicholas M. Andronicos

Social motivation is associated with elevated salivary cortisol in boys with an ASD, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, Linda L. Agnew, and Nicholas M. Andronicos

Agreement between self- vs parent-ratings of general anxiety disorder symptoms and salivary cortisol in boys with an ASD, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, Nicholas M. Andronicos, and Linda L. Agnew

Hypothalamus–pituitary–adrenal axis daily fluctuation, anxiety and age interact to predict cortisol concentrations in boys with an autism spectrum disorder, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, Nicholas M. Andronicos, and Linda L. Agnew

Which aspects of sensory features are associated with elevated cortisol concentrations in boys with an Autism Spectrum Disorder?, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, Nicholas M. Andronicos, Linda L. Agnew, and Richard Mills

Experiences of Australian siblings of an individual with an autism spectrum disorder, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, and Rebecca Mailli

Are sensory processing features associated with depressive symptoms in boys with an ASD?, Vicki Bitsika, Christopher F. Sharpley, and Richard Mills


The relevance of a coproductive capacity framework to climate change adaptation: Investigating the health and water sectors in Cambodia, Kathryn Bowen, Fiona Miller, Dany Va, and Sonia Graham


Circumcision of infants and children: Short-term trauma and long-term psychosexual harm, Gregory J. Boyle


Does male circumcision adversely affect sexual sensation, function, or satisfaction? Critical comment on Morris and Krieger (2013), Gregory J. Boyle

Factor analyses of the McGill Pain Questionnaire (MPQ) in acute and chronic pain patients, Gregory J. Boyle, Bard H. Boerresen, and Deannah Jang

Measures of affect dimensions, Gregory J. Boyle, Edward Helmes, Gerald Matthews, and Carroll E. Izard

Work and organizational psychology. Five volume set., Gregory J. Boyle, John G. O'Gorman, and Gerard J. Fogarty

Criteria for selection and evaluation of scales and measures, Gregory J. Boyle, Donald H. Saklofske, and Gerald Matthews

Measures of personality and social psychological constructs, Gregory J. Boyle, Donald H. Saklofske, and Gerald Matthews

'Getting up close and personal': Wildlife of the Gold Coast theme parks, Shelley Burgin

Rainbow lorikeets, possums and pythons: The wildlife of the Gold Coast, Shelley Burgin

Effects of non-consumptive wildlife-oriented tourism on marine species and prospects for their sustainable management, Shelley Burgin and Nigel Hardiman

Wildlife of the Gold Coast wetlands, Shelley Burgin and Daryl McPhee

Challenging plagiarism and developing academic skills through an interactive learning innovation, Shelley Burgin and Tony Webb

Why the difference in the recreational hunting ethic between Australians and North Americans? An opinion with emphasis on ‘furbearers’, Shelly Burgin

Wikipedia: Medium and model of collaborative public diplomacy, Caitlin Byrne and Jane Johnston


‘Design for the old and you include the young’ - revitalising urban design in regional Australia, Nigel Cartlidge, Lynne Armitage, and Daniel O'Hare


Urban design guidelines for places with restorative values, Nigel Cartlidge, Lynne Armitage, and Daniel O'Hare


Communication and relationship building in cross-cultural project management: An Australia - UAE study, Sabina Cerimagic, Jim Smith, and Jorge Ochoa

Why do patients regret their prostate cancer treatment? A systematic review of regret after treatment for localized prostate cancer, David Christie, Christopher Sharpley, and Vicki Bitsika

Enhancing sustainability through designing for adaptive reuse from the outset: A comparison of adaptstar and adaptive reuse potential (ARP) models, Sheila Conejos, Craig Langston, and Jim Smith


Teaching complex theoretical multi-step problems in ICT networking through 3D printing and augmented reality, Michael Cowling and James Birt


Augmenting distance education skills development in paramedic science through mixed media visualisation, Michael Cowling, Emma Moore, and James Birt

Overcoming victimhood: Stoicism, anti-stoicism and Le Fils, Damian Cox

Plato's paradox of leadership, Damian Cox and Peter Crook


A conceptual affective design framework for the use of emotions in computer game design, Penny de Byl


New Buddhist Silk Roads, Rosita Dellios and R. James Ferguson


Thinking through Srivijaya: Polycentric networks in traditional Southeast Asia, Rosita Dellios and R. James Ferguson

Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Cognitive Distortions Questionnaire (CD-Quest) in a sample of undergraduate students, Irismar Reis de Oliveira, Camila Seixas, Flavia L. Osorio, Jose Alexandre Crippa, Jose Neander de Abreu, Igor Gomes Menezes, Aileen M. Pidgeon, Donna Sudak, and Amy Wenzel


Grandparents raising grandchildren: Investigating factors associated with distress among custodial grandparent, Rebekah M. Doley, Ryan Bell, Bruce Watt, and Hannah Simpson


A Social Network based framework for assessing risks and vulnerability in built environment, Hemanta Doloi, Robert Crawford, Craig Langston, and Low Sui Pheng

Cognitive trait anxiety, situational stress, and mental effort predict shifting efficiency: Implications for attentional control theory, Elizabeth Edwards, Mark S. Edwards, and Michael Lyvers

Effects of trait anxiety and situational stress on attentional shifting are buffered by working memory capacity, Mark Edwards, Phillipa Moore, James Champion, and Elizabeth Edwards


Arson-associated homicide in Australia: A five year follow-up, Claire Ferguson, Rebekah Doley, Bruce D. Watt, Mathew Lyneham, and Janet Payne

Measures of anger and hostility in adults, Ephrem Fernandez, Andrew Day, and Gregory J. Boyle

Immersion in ESL culture: Oral output through acting, Chamkaur Gill


Submission to the Queensland Taskforce on Organised Crime Legislation (inquiry area 5), Terry Goldsworthy


Submission to the Senate Inquiry- The ability of Australian law enforcement authorities to eliminate gun-related violence in the community - Submission 392, Terry Goldsworthy

Stopping the stalker: Victim responses to stalking, Terry Goldsworthy and Matthew Raj

Technology as a vehicle for domestic and sexual violence against women, Terry Goldsworthy and Matthew Raj

Aquariums Are For Children and Creeps, Caroline Graham


Barge along on Burgundy canal, Mike Grenby

In conclusion, something to chew on: Native plant foods of the Gold Coast, Simon Grigalius and Daryl McPhee


Psychological well-being and its relationships with active and passive procrastination, Emily Anne Habelrih and Richard Hicks

Exploring the effectiveness of motivational interviewing in re-engaging people diagnosed with severe psychiatric conditions in work, study, or community participation, Margaret E. Hampson, Richard E. Hicks, and Bruce Watt

Relationships among transformational and transactional leadership styles, role pressures, stress levels, and coping resources in senior Queensland catholic education executives, Lynette Ena Hand, Richard Hicks, and Mark Bahr

Finding a happier ending: The role of narrative in post traumatic meaning-making, Donna Henson

Psychological capital, employee engagement, and perceived performance in a multinational organisation, Richard E. Hicks and Eva M. Knies

Psychological capital, adaptability, coping with change, and employee engagement in a multinational company, Richard E. Hicks and Eva-Maria Knies

Workplace stress, personality, personal resources and mindfulness practices of 21 Australian based counsellors, Richard Hicks, Clive Jones, and Victoria Alexander

Psychological capital, adaptability, engagement and performance in a multinational company following the GFC, Richard Hicks and Eva Knies

Assessing stress at work across occupations and cultures using the occupational stress inventory revised, Richard Hicks, Ali Sabanci, and Mark Bahr

Can procrastination be effective? A study of white-collar employees and university students, Richard Hicks and James Storey

Explaining why some students procrastinate successfully: Adaptive perfectionism and psychological capital as predictors, Richard Hicks and F. Wu


Psychological capital as mediator between adaptive perfectionism and academic procrastination, Richard Hicks and Fiona M. Y. Wu

Preface, Stephen Holden, Marie-Claire Patron, and Ami Rokach

State of the environment, Tor Hundloe

The Gold Coast: A snapshot, Tor Hundloe

The Gold Coast before Cook named Mount Warning, Tor Hundloe

The impact on the Gold Coast's terrestrial environments, Tor Hundloe

The Gold Coast transformed : From wilderness to urban ecosystem, Tor Hundloe, Bridgette McDougall, and Craig Page

A brief history of discovery, settlement and development, Tor Hundloe and Craig Page

Frontal alpha asymmetry as a pathway to behavioural withdrawal in depression: Research findings and issues, Emmanuel Jesulola, Christopher F. Sharpley, Vicki Bitsika, Linda L. Agnew, and Peter Wilson

Challenges and difficulties of living in river deltas: A review of the major river Deltas in Asia and Africa, Masoud Kazem


Climate change and vicious circle of economic dependency and food crisis in poor countries, Masoud Kazem and Amir Kazem

What is more likely to predict prejudicial attitudes towards overweight individuals: Gender, locus of control, or social dominance orientation?, Joanna Kelly and Peta Stapleton

Irigaray’s Madonna, Julie Kelso

Screen production enquiry: a study of five Australian doctorates, Susan Kerrigan, Leo Berkeley, Sean Maher, Michael Sergi, and Alison Wotherspoon

Reimagining graduate employability, Shelley Kinash


Enhancing graduate employability of the 21st century learner, Shelley Kinash and Linda Crane


Cognitive failures at work, mindfulness, and the Big Five, Karen D. Klockner and Richard Hicks


Cognitive failures at work, mindfulness, and the Big Five, Karen D. Klockner and Richard Hicks

The Barnacle: A bit like camping, but much, much better., Chris Knapp

Arclight, Chris Knapp, Andrew Kudless, and Jonathan Nelson

Prototyping of composite structural envelopes through CNC and robotic fabrication, Chris Knapp and Jonathan Nelson


Resolution of complex composite envelopes through generative computation and digital fabrication, Chris Knapp and Jonathan Nelson

Arclight, Chris Knapp, Jonathan Nelson, and Andrew Kudless

The Cognitive Distortions Questionnaire: Psychometric validation for an Australian population, Sharelle L. Kostoglou and Aileen M. Pidgeon


Green roof evaluation: A holistic ‘long life, loose fit, low energy’ approach, Craig Langston