Professor Nigel Marsh is a New Zealand-trained clinical psychologist. He has held academic appointments in Clinical Psychology in Australia, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Professor Marsh's expertise within the field of clinical psychology is in the areas of psychological assessment and research design. The majority of his research publications deal with the assessment of the psychosocial consequences of traumatic injuries or chronic illness for both the individual and their familial caregivers. He has conducted research across the life span with published studies on age groups ranging from infants to older adults. He has also published studies on non-clinical groups, primarily in the area of organisational psychology.

In previous academic appointments, Professor Marsh has been awarded grants to conduct research on traumatic brain injury, quality of life in dialysis patients, dementia in older adults, resilience in very low-income families and internet use amongst young adults. He has served as a consultant in the areas of healthy ageing, occupational health, genetics and rehabilitation.

He has held Visiting Professor appointments at Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia (United Kingdom) and at the Faculty of Psychology, University of Oviedo (Spain). He has held an Adjunct Research Professor appointment in the School of Science and Technology, Sunway University (Malaysia).

He has supervised 36 Higher Degree by Research theses to completion. This includes 20 master's theses and 16 doctoral theses. He is a Registered Psychologist (Singapore).

  • PY5301: Professional Practice (Level 5; SIN)
  • PY5305: Biopsychosocial and Cultural Models of Health (Level 5; SIN)
  • PY6401: Clinical Psychology Masters Research Proposal (Level 6; SIN)
  • Assessment of the psychosocial consequences of traumatic injuries or chronic illness, for both the individual and their familial caregivers
  • Healthy ageing, particularly as related to either attitudes or environmental and design factors
  • Evaluation of training of caregivers for vulnerable groups (e.g., children in out-of-home care, people with dementia)
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  • 2020 - Leadership Excellence Award
  • 2017 - Student Appreciation of Teaching Award

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ResearchOnline@JCU stores 26+ research outputs authored by Prof Nigel Marsh from 2010 onwards.


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These Higher Degree Research projects are either current or by students who have completed their studies within the past 5 years at JCU. Linked titles show theses available within ResearchOnline@JCU.

  • Demand-side biases in news consumption (PhD , Secondary Advisor)
  • Caregiver Adaption - Caring for Adolescents with Intellectual Disability after they leave the Special Education School System (PhD , Primary Advisor/AM/Adv)
  • Learning in Multiple Contexts (PhD , Primary Advisor/AM/Adv)
  • Work stress and Workaholism in a Post-pandemic World: Factors associated with Thriving and Burnout in White-collar Workers (PhD , Primary Advisor/AM/Adv)
  • Determinates of Wellbeing inAged Care (PhD , Primary Advisor)
  • Socio-political Stressors and Long-tem relationship Resilience among same-sex couples: A Mixed-methods study (PhD , Advisor Mentor)
  • Curiosity and Video Gaming: How Curiosity Relates to Video Gaming Behaviours and Addiction (PhD , Advisor Mentor)

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