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Dr Simon Hunter

Dr Simon Hunter, CHP Fellow

Simon is Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology.  Simon’s research focuses on children’s situational appraisals, coping strategies, emotional reactions, and psycho-social adjustment in peer-victimisation contexts.  Simon also works on children and young people’s use of screens (e.g. smartphones, laptops, consoles).  As a Centre for Health Policy Fellow, Simon is collaborating on research bids on technology and loneliness, and is supporting opportunities for PhD students to integrate a healthy policy focus within their Psychology PhD.  Simon is also coordinating a Global Engagement fund knowledge exchange with the University of Western Australia on social media and youth wellbeing.