Personality Symposium


Personality Symposium

Lowe Theatre, Ground floor Redmond Barry Building
Near corner of Swanston Street and Tin Alley
University of Melbourne


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T: +61 3 8344 6377

All are welcome to join this one-off symposium on personality psychology featuring local, national, and international researchers in this area. Speakers will give an overview of their research area and outline its associated challenges and opportunities. Topics will span a wide range of approaches to understanding personality and individual differences, including evolutionary psychology, neuroscience, positive psychology, emotion research, organisational psychology, political psychology, and so on. Note that the first session will commence at 10:30am and run until 12pm. The second session will commence at 3:30pm and commence at 6:30pm.

The full list of speakers is as follows:

Beatrice Alba (Monash University)
Simon Boag (Macquarie University)
Sam Gosling (University of Texas at Austin)
Peggy Kern (University of Melbourne)
Peter Koval (Australian Catholic University)
Natalie Loxton (Griffith University)
Carolyn MacCann (University of Sydney)
Peter O'Conner (Queensland University of Technology)
Ryan Perry (University of Melbourne)
Luke Smillie (University of Melbourne)
Jan Wacker (University of Hamburg)
Kun Zhao (University of Melbourne)

For further information please contact Luke Smillie (