A/Pr Tanya Machin


A/Pr Tanya Machin
NameA/Pr Tanya Machin
Email Addresstanya.machin@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleAssociate Dean (Learning and Teaching)
QualificationsBSc USQ, GCertEd USQ, BSc(Hons) Psych USQ, PhD USQ
DepartmentAcademic Affairs Administration
AffiliationsSchool of Psychology and Wellbeing
Centre for Health Research
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4358-2149
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Biography

My research focuses on social media and technology across the lifespan; and I supervise student projects in both psychology and counselling that explore the impact that social media and technology can have across different life stages and in different professions.

Employment

PositionOrganisationFromTo
Associate Dean (Learning & Teaching)University of Southern Queensland2022
HES Associate Dean (Academic)University of Southern Queensland20212022

Expertise

Social media; developmental psychology; social psychology; systematic reviews; qualitative researchA

Fields of Research

  • 470102. Communication technology and digital media studies
  • 520101. Child and adolescent development
  • 520104. Industrial and organisational psychology (incl. human factors)
  • 520501. Community psychology
  • 520505. Social psychology

Professional Membership

Professional MembershipYear
Australian Psychological Society
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Australian Psychological Society Psychology Education Interest Group
BSc
USQ
2009
GCertEd
USQ
2002
BSc(Hons) Psych
USQ
2013
PhD
USQ
2016

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Evolution of Adolescent Identity Development: Aiding in the Development of Positive Online PersonasPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2021
Being the Real Me, Right Now: Adolescent AuthenticityPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2021
Exploring Sexual RegretPrincipal SupervisorDoctoral2021
An investigation into how and where disadvantaged and vulnerable families access health information, and how they utilise this information to make decisions regarding health care needs.Associate SupervisorDoctoral2019

Completed Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCompleted
Hook, Line and Sinker: A Case Study of An Older Persons Experience of Responding to aPhishing EmailAssociate SupervisorMasters2022
Making time online: Exploring social media as a tool for family connectionAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2021
A mixed-methods analysis of the effects of Facebook-based social support on health across Australian metropolitan and regional communities: Does social media go the distance?Associate SupervisorDoctoral2020
Supporting the development of advocacy in the parent/carers of children with disabilitiesAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2019

Comparing ChatGPT With Experts’ Responses to Scenarios that Assess Psychological Literacy

Machin, M. Anthony, Machin, Tanya M. and Gasson, Natalie. 2024. "Comparing ChatGPT With Experts’ Responses to Scenarios that Assess Psychological Literacy." Psychology Learning and Teaching. https://doi.org/10.1177/14757257241241592

Better than Scrolling: Digital Detox in the Search for the Ideal Self

Vialle, Stephanie J., Machin, Tanya and Abel, Susan. 2023. "Better than Scrolling: Digital Detox in the Search for the Ideal Self." Psychology of Popular Media. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000496

Authenticity and Inauthenticity in Adolescents: A Scoping Review

Alchin, Carolyn, Machin, Tanya M., Martin, Neil and Burton, Lorelle J.. 2023. "Authenticity and Inauthenticity in Adolescents: A Scoping Review." Adolescent Research Review. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40894-023-00218-8

The impact of low socioeconomic status and primary health care access on emergency department presentations in young children in regional Queensland

McCosker, Catherine, Beccaria, Gavin, Beccaria, Lisa and Machin, Tanya. 2023. "The impact of low socioeconomic status and primary health care access on emergency department presentations in young children in regional Queensland." Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. 59 (9), pp. 1035-1038. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpc.16450

An exploration of trolling behaviours in Australian adolescents: An online survey

Marrington, Jessica Z., March, Evita, Murray, Sarah, Jeffries, Carla, Machin, Tanya and March, Sonja. 2023. "An exploration of trolling behaviours in Australian adolescents: An online survey." PLoS One. 18 (4). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0284378

Introduction

Beel, Nathan, Chinchen, Christine, Machin, Tanya and du Plessis, Carol. 2023. "Introduction." Beel, Nathan, Chinchen, Christine, Machin, Tanya and du Plessis, Carol (ed.) Common client issues in counselling: An Australian perspective.. Australia. University of Southern Queensland. pp. 1-11

Depression

Brown, James and Beel, Nathan. 2023. "Depression." Beel, Nathan, Chinchen, Christine, Machin, Tanya and du Plessis, Carol (ed.) Common client issues in counselling: An Australian perspective. Australia. University of Southern Queensland. pp. 102-117

Common Client Issues in Counselling: An Australian Perspective

Beel, Nathan, Chinchen, Christine, Machin, Tanya, du Plessis, Carol, Mullens, Amy B., Rees, Bronwyn, Purnell-Webb, Trish, Brown, Samantha, Murray, Judith, Ayre, Kay, Gilmour, John, Falcon, John, Flanagan, John, Brown, James, Krishnamoorthy, Govind, Bryce, India, Malengret, Claire, Dall'Osto, Claire and King, Deborah. Beel, Nathan, Chinchen, Christine, Machin, Tanya and du Plessis, Carol (ed.) 2023. Common Client Issues in Counselling: An Australian Perspective . University of Southern Queensland.

Trauma in Children and Adolescence

Krishnamoorthy, Govind and Mullens, Amy B.. 2023. "Trauma in Children and Adolescence." Beel, Nathan, Chinchen, Christine, Machin, Tanya and du Plessis, Carol (ed.) Common Client Issues in Counselling: An Australian Perspective. Australia. University of Southern Queensland. pp. 189-197

Trauma in Adults

Mullens, Amy B., Krishnamoorthy, Govind, Gilmour, John and Bryce, India. 2023. "Trauma in Adults." Beel, Nathan, Chinchen, Christine, Machin, Tanya and du Plessis, Carol (ed.) Common Client Issues in Counselling: An Australian Perspective. Australia. University of Southern Queensland. pp. 171-188

Child Maltreatment

Krishnamoorthy, Govind, Ayre, Kay, Rees, Bronwyn and Brown, Samantha. 2023. "Child Maltreatment." Beel, Nathan, Chinchen, Christine, Machin, Tanya and du Plessis, Carol (ed.) Common Client Issues in Counselling: An Australian Perspective. Australia. University of Southern Queensland. pp. 66-85

The ethics review and the humanities and social sciences: disciplinary distinctions in ethics review processes

Carniel, Jessica, Hickey, Andrew, Southey, Kim, Bromdal, Annette, Crowley-Cyr, Lynda, Eacersall, Douglas, Farmer, Will, Gehrmann, Richard, Machin, Tanya and Pillay, Yosheen. 2022. "The ethics review and the humanities and social sciences: disciplinary distinctions in ethics review processes." Research Ethics. 19 (2), pp. 139-156. https://doi.org/10.1177/17470161221147202

Statistics for Research Students: An Open Access Resource with Self-Tests and Illustrative Examples

Fein, Erich C., Gilmour, John, Machin, Tanya and Hendry, Liam. 2022. Statistics for Research Students: An Open Access Resource with Self-Tests and Illustrative Examples. Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Children and social media

Machin, Tanya and Abel, Susan. 2022. "Children and social media." Childhood Studies. 25 April 2022, pp. 1-2. https://doi.org/10.1093/OBO/9780199791231-0198

A global experiment on motivating social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic

Psychological Science Accelerator Self-Determination Theory Coll, A, Machin, Michael A., Machin, Tanya, Martin, Neil I. and Brownlow, Charlotte. 2022. "A global experiment on motivating social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic." University of Adelaide. 119 (22), pp. 1-11. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2111091119

The Australian Handbook for Careers in Psychological Science

Machin, Tony, Machin, Tanya, Jeffries, Carla, Hoare, Nancey and Abel, Susan. Rowling, Samara and Andersen, Nikki (ed.) 2022. The Australian Handbook for Careers in Psychological Science. Australia. University of Southern Queensland.

Introduction to career development

Hoare, Nancey and Luke, Jennifer. 2022. "Introduction to career development." Machin, Tony, Machin, Tanya, Jeffries, Carla and Hoare, Nancey (ed.) The Australian handbook for careers in psychological science. Australia. University of Southern Queensland. pp. 23-56

Psychology in the military

Fogarty, Gerry J., Murphy, Peter J., Bennett, Neanne and Goyne, Anne. 2022. "Psychology in the military." Machin, Tony, Machin, Tanya, Jeffries, Carla and Hoare, Nancey (ed.) The Australian Handbook for Careers in Psychological Science. Australia. University of Southern Queensland. pp. 307-322

Social Media and Technology Across the Lifespan

Machin, Tanya, Brownlow, Charlotte, Abel, Susan and Gilmour, John. Machin, Tanya, Brownlow, Charlotte, Abel, Susan and Gilmour, John (ed.) 2022. Social Media and Technology Across the Lifespan. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan.

The Effects of Facebook-based Social Support on Health Across Metropolitan and Regional Australians

Gilmour, John, Jeffries, Carla, Machin, Tanya and Brownlow, Charlotte. 2022. "The Effects of Facebook-based Social Support on Health Across Metropolitan and Regional Australians." Machin, Tanya, Brownlow, Charlotte, Abel, Susan and Gilmour, John (ed.) Social Media and Technology Across the Lifespan. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 97-114

Correction to: Children’s Perspectives on Emotions Informing a Child-Reported Screening Instrument

Zieschank, Kirsty L., Machin, Tanya, Day, Jamin, Ireland, Michael J. and March, Sonja. 2022. "Correction to: Children’s Perspectives on Emotions Informing a Child-Reported Screening Instrument ." Journal of Child and Family Studies. 31 (1), p. 336. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-021-02138-4

Children’s Perspectives on Emotions Informing a Child-Reported Screening Instrument

Zieschank, Kirsty L., Machin, Tanya, Day, Jamin, Ireland, Michael J. and March, Sonja. 2021. "Children’s Perspectives on Emotions Informing a Child-Reported Screening Instrument." Journal of Child and Family Studies. 30 (12), pp. 3105-3120. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-021-02086-z

Beyond criticism of ethics review boards: strategies for engaging research communities and enhancing ethical review processes

Hickey, Andrew, Davis, Samantha, Farmer, Will, Dawidowicz, Julianna, Moloney, Clint, Lamont-Mills, Andrea, Carniel, Jess, Pillay, Yosheen, Akenson, David, Bromdal, Annette, Gehrmann, Richard, Mills, Dean, Kolbe-Alexander, Tracy, Machin, Tanya, Reich, Suzanne, Southey, Kim, Crowley-Cyr, Lynda, Watanabe, Taiji, Davenport, Josh, ..., Maxwell, Jacinta. 2021. "Beyond criticism of ethics review boards: strategies for engaging research communities and enhancing ethical review processes." Journal of Academic Ethics. 20, pp. 549-567. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10805-021-09430-4

Social media, rituals, and long-distance family relationship maintenance: A mixed-methods systematic review

Abel, Susan, Machin, Tanya and Brownlow, Charlotte. 2021. "Social media, rituals, and long-distance family relationship maintenance: A mixed-methods systematic review." New Media and Society. 23 (3), pp. 632-654. https://doi.org/10.1177/1461444820958717

Parental Experiences of Engaging With the National Disability Insurance Scheme for Their Children: A Systematic Literature Review

Russo, Fiona, Brownlow, Charlotte and Machin, Tanya. 2021. "Parental Experiences of Engaging With the National Disability Insurance Scheme for Their Children: A Systematic Literature Review." Journal of Disability Policy Studies. 32 (2), pp. 67-75. https://doi.org/10.1177/1044207320943607

Understanding the cues and strategies counsellors use to develop rapport with clients through telephone counselling

Phillip, Karen, Beel, Nathan and Machin, Tanya. 2020. "Understanding the cues and strategies counsellors use to develop rapport with clients through telephone counselling." Psychotherapy and Counselling Journal of Australia. 8 (1), pp. 1-9. https://doi.org/10.59158/001c.71253

Child development a cultural approach. Australian and New Zealand edition

Arnett, Jeffrey, Maynard, Ashley E., Brownlow, Charlotte, Chapin, Laurie and Machin, Tanya. 2020. Child development a cultural approach. Australian and New Zealand edition. Melbourne, Australia. Pearson Australia Group.

Facebook-Based Social Support and Health: A Systematic Review

Gilmour, John, Machin, Tanya, Brownlow, Charlotte, Jeffries, Carla, Gilmour, John, Machin, Tanya, Brownlow, Charlotte and Jeffries, Carla. 2020. Facebook-Based Social Support and Health: A Systematic Review. United States. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000246

Tiptoeing around the institution: Doctoral supervision in the knowledge economy

Murray, Atholl and Jensen-Clayton, Cecily. 2019. "Tiptoeing around the institution: Doctoral supervision in the knowledge economy." Machin, T., Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Traversing the Doctorate: Traversing the Doctorate. Switzerland. Springer.

Part IV: travelling through the doctorate: introduction

Danaher, Patrick. 2019. "Part IV: travelling through the doctorate: introduction." Machin, Tanya M., Clarà, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 319-321

Support, socialise and advocate: An exploration of the stated purposes of Facebook autism groups

Abel, Susan, Machin, Tanya and Brownlow, Charlotte. 2019. "Support, socialise and advocate: An exploration of the stated purposes of Facebook autism groups." Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders. 61, pp. 10-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rasd.2019.01.009

Looking for, Learning from and Finally Becoming the Voice of Experience: A Communities of Practice Perspective on the Doctoral Journey

Malhotra, Aastha. 2019. "Looking for, Learning from and Finally Becoming the Voice of Experience: A Communities of Practice Perspective on the Doctoral Journey." Machin, Tanya M., Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Switzerland. Springer. pp. 237-251

Psychological Literacy: What Is It and How Do We Measure It?

Machin, M. Anthony and Machin, Tanya M.. 2019. "Psychological Literacy: What Is It and How Do We Measure It?" Baker, Suzanne (ed.) 126th Annual American Psychological Association Convention (APA 2018). San Francisco, United States 09 - 12 Aug 2018 Washington, D.C., United States.

Improving online student feelings of support and sense of belonging by interaction alerts

Machin, Tanya and Jeffries, Carla. 2019. "Improving online student feelings of support and sense of belonging by interaction alerts." 2019 Australian Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference (AUSPLAT 2019). Melbourne, Australia 13 - 15 Sep 2019 Melbourne, Australia.

The development of an online e-course in human research ethics

Machin, Tanya, Brownlow, Charlotte and Jackson, Annmaree. 2019. "The development of an online e-course in human research ethics." 2019 Australian Psychology Learning and Teaching Conference (AUSPLAT 2019). Melbourne, Australia 13 - 15 Sep 2019 Melbourne, Australia.

Experiencing the Journey Together: The Role of Social Support during the Doctorate

Machin, Tanya, M. and Parsons-Smith, Renee L.. 2019. "Experiencing the Journey Together: The Role of Social Support during the Doctorate." Machin, Tanya, M., Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Traversing the Doctorate: Reflections and Strategies from Students, Supervisors and Administrators. Cham, Switzerland. Springer. pp. 269-285

Confirmation of candidature: an autoethnographic reflection from the dual identities of student and research administrator

Bartlett, Cristy L. and Eacersall, Douglas C.. 2019. "Confirmation of candidature: an autoethnographic reflection from the dual identities of student and research administrator." Machin, Tanya M., Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 29-56

Part 1: designing the doctorate: introduction

Danaher, Patrick. 2019. "Part 1: designing the doctorate: introduction." Machin, Tanya M., Clarà, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 13-14

Doctoral supervision as a relational endeavour, a pedagogical commitment and reciprocal growth

Press, Nona, Rossi, Dolene, Graham, Coralie and Danaher, Patrick Alan. 2019. "Doctoral supervision as a relational endeavour, a pedagogical commitment and reciprocal growth." Machin, Tanya M., Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 143-163

Traversing the doctorate: situating scholarship and identifying issues

Machin, Tanya M., Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan. 2019. "Traversing the doctorate: situating scholarship and identifying issues." Machin, Tanya M., Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 1-12

Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators

Machin, Tanya M., Clara, Marc and Danaher, Patrick Alan (ed.) 2019. Traversing the doctorate: reflections and strategies from students, supervisors and administrators. Cham, Switzerland. Palgrave Macmillan.

Online privacy for psychologists

Machin, Tanya and Brownlow, Charlotte. 2018. "Online privacy for psychologists." Australian Psychological Society Congress 2018. Sydney, Australia 27 - 30 Sep 2018 Australia.

A case study of designing artificial Facebook pages: a new approach to online research [Online case study]

Machin, Tanya M, Brownlow, Charlotte and Jeffries, Carla H. 2018. "A case study of designing artificial Facebook pages: a new approach to online research [Online case study]." Sage Research Methods. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781526435095

Threat and opportunity: the impact of social inclusion and likeability on anonymous feedback, self-esteem, and belonging

Machin, Tanya M. and Jeffries, Carla H.. 2017. "Threat and opportunity: the impact of social inclusion and likeability on anonymous feedback, self-esteem, and belonging." Personality and Individual Differences. 115, pp. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2016.11.055

Understanding the autistic individual: a practical guide to discourse analysis

Brownlow, Charlotte, O'Dell, Lindsay and Machin, Tanya. 2017. "Understanding the autistic individual: a practical guide to discourse analysis." O'Reilly, Michelle, Lester, Jessica Nina and Muskett, Tom (ed.) A practical guide to social interaction research in autism spectrum disorders. London, United Kingdom. Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 141-165

Internet research and the implications for ethical research practice

Jackson, Annmare, Brownlow, Charlotte and Machin, Tanya. 2016. "Internet research and the implications for ethical research practice." Australasian Ethics Network Conference (AEN 2016). Adelaide, Australia 23 - 25 Nov 2016 Adelaide, South Australia.

From ‘likes’ to unfriending: the need to belong and relational information on Facebook

Machin, Tanya M.. 2016. From ‘likes’ to unfriending: the need to belong and relational information on Facebook. PhD Thesis Doctor of Philosophy. University of Southern Queensland.

To 'like' or not to 'like': a thematic analysis of social cues on Facebook

Machin, T., Jeffries, C. and Brownlow, C.. 2015. "To 'like' or not to 'like': a thematic analysis of social cues on Facebook." 50th Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference (APS 2015): Celebrating the Past, Looking Toward the Future. Gold Coast, Australia 29 Sep - 02 Oct 2015 Australia.

Motives for Facebook use in an Australian sample

Machin, Tanya M., Jeffries, Carla H. and Machin, M. Anthony. 2014. "Motives for Facebook use in an Australian sample." Society of Australasian Social Psychologists Conference (SASP 2014). Canberra, Australia 10 - 12 Apr 2014 Australia.

Threat and opportunity: the impact of social inclusion and feedback recipient likeability on feedback, self-esteem and belonging

Machin, T. M. and Jeffries, C. H.. 2013. "Threat and opportunity: the impact of social inclusion and feedback recipient likeability on feedback, self-esteem and belonging." 48th Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference (APS 2013): Psychology for a Healthy Nation. Cairns, Australia 08 - 12 Oct 2013 Australia.