News & Media
2022 - onwards
Dr Fran Doyle supports the ‘End Physical Punishment of Australian Children’ campaign. The campaign ‘End Physical Punishment of Australian Children’ (EPPAC) is made up of child advocates, academics and not for profits under the auspices of PAFRA that is advocating for children to have the same rights to protection from violence as adults.
Media article quoting Dr Fran Doyle released in The Catholic Weekly entitled 'Parents need more support around mental health'
Dr Fran Doyle and Professor Darryl Higgins were recently quoted in a media release from Australian Catholic University about their work on promoting the benefits of evidence-based parenting supports. Read the media release here.
Media article released on PolicyForum.net entitled 'Parents need more support, for the sake of all families'
The Ingham Institute's 2021 Early Career Researcher Award was awarded to Dr Frances Doyle. Watch it.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders in childhood. In this study (n = 86), we aimed to prevent the development of anxiety disorders for children at risk using an early intervention program that was adapted from The Cool Little Kids program. Read it.
Parramatta City Library invited Dr Frances Doyle, Dr Ruth Brookman, and Dr Sandra Garrido from the MARCS Institute to present a webinar on Supporting Wellbeing and Mental Health Across the Lifespan. Watch it.
Some children and adults look at angry and scared faces more than faces showing positive emotions. We wanted to know if infants do the same thing. But, our group of 151 infants didn't! Read it.