Special Lecture: Professor Rory O’Connor
Professor Rory O’Connor PhD CPsychol AFBPsS FAcSS is Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Glasgow in Scotland, Past President of the International Academy of Suicide Research and a current Vice President of the International Association for Suicide Prevention. Rory leads the Suicidal Behaviour Research Laboratory (Web: www.suicideresearch.info; Twitter: @suicideresearch) at Glasgow, one of the leading suicide/self-harm research groups in the UK and also leads the Mental Health & Wellbeing Research Group. He has published extensively in the field of suicide and self-harm, specifically concerning the psychological processes which precipitate suicidal behaviour and self-harm. In addition, he is author of Understanding Suicidal Behaviour (with Noel Sheehy), co-editor of The Routledge Major Works Series on Suicide (with Keith Hawton) and of the International Handbook of Suicide Prevention (2nd edition with Jane Pirkis). He serves on the Scientific Review Board of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and is Co-Editor-in-Chief of Archives of Suicide Research and Associate Editor of Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, and Behavior Therapy. Rory acts as an advisor to a range of national and international organisations including national governments on the areas of suicide and self-harm.
Professor Rory O’Connor has recently been announced as Everymind‘s inaugural Trevor Waring Expert in Residence, in partnership with the Hunter New England Local Health District and the University of Newcastle. He will be travelling to Newcastle, NSW to deliver a series of seminars, workshops and meetings from 12-16 November 2018.
When: Friday 23 November 2018
Time: 2:15 pm to 4:30 pm (includes afternoon tea)
Where: Griffith University, Mount Gravatt campus, 176 Messines Ridge Road, Mount Gravatt, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Price: $20 including afternoon tea
RSVP/Registration: Registration can be completed via Griffith Pay; you may need to register an account. Please register online by November 12 to ensure your place
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