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Goodnow Symposium 2015

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Research Symposium in Honour of Emeritus Professor Jacqueline Goodnow


In June 2014 we lost a most distinguished, admired and loved colleague, Emeritus Professor Jacqueline J. Goodnow, who achieved worldwide recognition for her research and scholarship in developmental and cognitive psychology and in early childhood education.

You are warmly invited to join former students and colleagues of Jacqueline Goodnow to celebrate the contribution of her thinking to current research in these fields.

The symposium will be a day of research presentations from eminent national and international scholars influenced by Jacqueline Goodnow's work. Speakers include: Professor Joan Grusec of the University of Toronto, Professor Alan Hayes Director of the Australian Institute of Family Studies, Professor Ross Homel of Griffith University, Professor Candida Peterson of the University of Queensland, Associate Professor Jeanette Lawrence of the University of Melbourne, Professor Judy Cashmore of the University of Sydney, Associate Professor Kay Bussey and Professor Jennifer Bowes of Macquarie University.
Students are particularly welcome.

PowerPoint presentations: 
Kay Bussey | Joan Grusec | Lee Zanoni | Kelly Baird | Alan Hayes | Jacqui Smith | Judy Cashmore | Ross Homel | Jeanette Lawrence | Jennifer Bowes

Details and Registration

Date: Thursday 23 July 2015
Time: 9am - 4pm
Venue:  Macquarie University, Australian Hearing Hub, Second Floor Lecture Theatre 206 See campus map at


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Contact: Sally Thompson on (02) 9850 9882. Fax your registration form to (02) 9850  9887 or scan and email your registration form to
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Balaclava Road, North Ryde NSW 2109  

Program and Abstracts

8:30am Registration: Macquarie University, Australian Hearing Hub, Second Floor Lecture Theatre (S206)
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9:00am Welcome to Country - Lexodious Dadd, Elder in residence Warawara
9:05am Welcome and Introduction - Julie Fitness, Macquarie University
9:15am Jacqueline Goodnow's Contribution to Development Psychology - Kay Bussey, Macquarie University
9:45am Parenting and the Development of Children's Prosocial Behaviour - Joan Grusec, University of Toronto, Canada
10:30am Morning Tea
11:00am Fathers' Psychological Well-being and Self-Perceptions of Child Maltreatment Risk - Lee Zanoni, Macquarie University
11:30am Small Voices, Significant Stakeholders - Kelly Baird, Macquarie University
12:00pm Getting Context Into, and Out of, Child, Family and Community Research - Alan Hayes, University of Newcastle
12:30pm Shared lives and the interweaving of relationships in adulthood - Jacqui Smith, University of Michigan
1.00pm Lunch
2:00pm Researching Children in Out-of-Home Care - Judy Cashmore, University of Sydney
2:30pm Creating Pathways to Prevention - Ross Homel, Griffith University
3:00pm 'Children and Cultural Contexts' Jacqueline Goodnows last contribution  - Jeanette Lawrence, University of Melbourne
3:30pm Jacqueline Goodnow's Academic Legacy - Jennifer Bowes, Macquarie University
4:00pm Close

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