Associate Professor
Trish Obst

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Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling

Personal details


Associate Professor
Faculty of Health,
School of Psychology & Counselling


Psychological Sense of Community, Applied Psychology, Belonging and Connectivity, Social Support, Volunteering, Social Identity, Well-Being, Behaviour Change, Older Drivers, Alcohol Use

Research field


Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Phd (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Bachelor (Honours) (Queensland University of Technology)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Senior Fellow UK Higher Education Academy
  • Associate Fellow Higher Education Academy (Indigenous)
  • HERDSA  (Higher Education  Research & Development  Society of Australia)
  • MAPS (Member Australian Psychological Society)
  • General Registration AHPRA - Psychology Board of Australia (Non practicing)
  • Member -  Society for Australasian Social Psychologists


Teaching interests

  • statistics
  • research methodology
  • social psychology
  • general psychology
  • cross-cultural and community psychology
  • Work Integrated Learning

Patricia is a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy and the Course Coordinator of the School of Psychology and Counselling Honours Program.


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

For more publications by Trish, explore their research in QUT ePrints (our digital repository).

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Selected research projects

Projects listed above are funded by Australian Competitive Grants. Projects funded from other sources are not listed due to confidentiality agreements.


Current supervisions