Dr Bianca Denny

Position

Casual Academic

School /
Work Unit

School of Health and Biomedical Sciences

Contact Details

+61 3 9925 7376

bianca.denny@rmit.edu.au

Location

Building: 201
Level: 06
Room: 004

Bundoora West campus

College/Portfolio

Science, Engineering and Health

Qualifications

BA Melb, DPsych RMIT

Industry experience

Professional affiliations

  • Member, Australian Psychological Society (APS)
  • Member, APS College of Clinical Psychologists
  • Registered Clinical Psychologist

Funded projects

Denny, B., & Francis, A. (2014). Fostering resilience: Enhancing the student experience through stress inoculation training. Supported by RMIT Scheme for Teaching and Learning Research ($6565).

Selected publications

Publications

  • Gavidia-Payne, S., Denny, B., Francis, A., Davis, K., & Jackson, M. (In press). Parental resilience: A neglected construct in resilience research. Clinical Psychologist.
  • Denny, B., Chester, A., Butler, M., & Brown, J. (In press). Australian GP registrars’ use of e-resources. Education for Primary Care.
  • Gavidia-Payne, S., Denny, B., Davis, K., Francis, A., & Jackson, M. (2014). Children’s self-concept: Parental school engagement and student-teacher relationships in rural and urban Australia. Social Psychology of Education.
  • Denny, B., Gavidia-Payne, S., Francis, A., Davis, K., & Jackson, M. (2014). Strengthening Australian families: Socioeconomic status, social connectedness, and family functioningAustralian Social Work.
  • Chester, A., Clarke, A., Wingrove., D., & Denny, B. (2013). 'Talking about teaching: empowering staff through peer partnerships.', in Andrea Nolan (ed.) Proceedings of the 10th Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 11-13 June 2013, pp. 568-575.
  • Chester, A., Burton, L., Xenos, S., Elgar, K., & Denny, B. (2013). Transition in, transition out: A sustainable model to engage first year students in learning. A practice report. The International Journal of the First Year in Higher Education. 4 (2), 125-130.
  • Denny, B., Kienhuis, M., & Gavidia-Payne, S. (2013) Promoting the quality of life of organ transplant patients. InPsych, 35 (1), 14-15.
  • Denny, B., Beyerle, K., Kienhuis, M., Cora, A., Gavidia-Payne, S., & Hardikar, W. (2012). New insights into family functioning and quality of life after pediatric liver transplantation. Pediatric Transplantation, 7, 711-715. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-3046.2012.01738.x
  • Denny, B., & Kienhuis, M. (2011). Using crisis theory to explain the quality of life of organ transplant patients. Progress in Transplantation. 21 (3), 182-189.

Conference papers and presentations

  • Denny, B. (2014, October). Fostering resilience: Enhancing the fourth year psychology experience through stress inoculation training. 2014 APS Annual Conference, Hobart.
  • Denny, B., Chester, A., Brown, J., & Butler, M. (2014, October). Academia meets industry: Conducting psychological research in a non-academic setting. 2014 APS Annual Conference, Hobart.
  • Xenos, S., Chester, A., Burton, L., & Denny, B. (2014, February). Transition In Transition Out (TiTo): Using peer mentoring to assist graduating students’ transition beyond university. Graduate Psychology Skills Australia Conference, Melbourne.
  • Brown, J., Denny, B.,Butler. M., & Chester, A.(2013, September). Sharing online educational resources, platforms and practices for eTraining in GP registrar education. GPET Convention, Perth.
  • Denny, B., Gavidia-Payne, S., Francis, A., Davis, K., & Jackson, M. (2013, July). Does it take a village to raise a resilient child? The role of teachers in fostering positive self-concept in advantaged and disadvantaged children in Australia. World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference, Peru.
  • Denny, B., Gavidia-Payne, S., Francis, A., Davis, K., & Jackson, M. (2013, July). Strengthening families: The Australian experience of family resilience. World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference, Peru.
  • Gavidia-Payne, S., Denny, B., Francis, A., & Jackson, M. (2013, July). Who are resilient parents? How psychological well-being and social connectedness contribute to quality parenting. World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Conference, Peru.
  • Chester, A., Burton, L., Xenos, S., Elgar, K., & Denny, B., (2013, July). Transition in, Transition out: A sustainable model to engage first year students in learning. International First Year in Higher Education Conference, Wellington.
  • Chester A., Clarke, A., Wingrove, D., & Denny, B. (2013, June) Talking about teaching: Empowering staff through peer partnerships. International Conference on Enhancement and Innovation in Higher Education, Glasgow UK.
  • Denny, B., Kienhuis, M., & Gavidia-Payne, S. (2013, April) From paper to practice: The role of health professionals in promoting the quality of life of organ transplant patients. APS Health Psychology Conference, Cairns.
  • Denny, B., Beyerle, K., Kienhuis, M., Cora, A., Gavidia-Payne, S., & Hardikar, W. (2012, September). Quality of life and family functioning following pediatric liver transplantation. 2012 APS Annual Conference, Perth.
  • Denny, B., Kienhuis, M., & Gavidia-Payne, S. (2011, October). Using crisis theory to explain the quality of life of organ transplant patients. RMIT Higher Degrees by Research Student Conference, Melbourne.