Adrian Camilleri

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New article out on big life decisions

I am very happy to announce the publication of my latest paper, “An investigation of big life decisions” in the journal Judgment and Decision Making. Special thanks go to Ashleigh Powell, Katherine Newton, Nathan Moore, and Rebecca Dooley for helping me to code up the data. Special thanks also to Alex Kroeger for helping me …

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New postdoc and PhD join the team

A huge welcome to Eunbin O and Nathan Moore who have recently joined me at UTS. At the same time, congratulations and farewell to Ella Bruce who has now completed her PhD and is on her way to bigger and better things. Eunbin will be working for the next 2 years or so on a …

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New article out on how to motivate workers

I am very pleased to announce the publication of my latest paper, “Increasing worker motivation using a reward scheme with probabilistic elements” in the journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. This is a joint paper with Katarina Dankova, Jose Ortiz (“Nano!”), and Ananta Neelim. The paper came into existence in 2016 when the RMIT …

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Presented at ANZMAC in Perth

My first visit to Australia’s west-most state took me to Perth to attend the 2022 Australia New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference. The conference theme was “Reconnect & reimagine” as the world started to move on from COVID, which allowed us to see old friends face-to-face for the first time in years. On the afternoon prior …

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Promotion to Associate Professor!

Today, I was so very pleased to learn the outcome of my promotion application: I have been promoted to Associate Professor! Gosh, what a relief! Putting together a promotion application is a lot of effort. I had a full draft 6 months before the due date and revised and revised and revised after gathering feedback …

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Hosted the 2022 UTS Behavioural Lab Conference

Last week the UTS Business School, in partnership with the Global Association of Applied Behavioural Scientists (GAABS), hosted the 2022 UTS Behavioural Lab Conference. What brought together the ~75 people in the room was a shared interest and expertise in behavioural science and the belief that the people in the room – from academia, industry, …

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New article out on who doesn’t read online reviews, and why

I am very pleased to announce the publication of my new paper, “Who doesn’t read online consumer reviews, and why?” in the journal, Personality and Individual Differences. A few years ago, I worked with the Consumer Policy Research Centre to better understand Australian’s attitudes towards and usage of online consumer reviews (OCRs). There were a …

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My first sabbatical begins

A sabbatical is a time for academics to engage in scholarly research away from their home institution (while still getting paid). The idea, I think, is to encourage faculty members to expand their network, learn new skills, and begin large projects that might not otherwise get off the ground amidst the burden of teaching and …

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New article out on when to present online reviews

After several years of ups and downs, I am very pleased to announce the publication of my new paper, “The importance of online reviews depends on when they are presented” in the journal, Decision Support Systems. The paper brings to bear a classic focus of cognitive psychology – information order effects – in a much …

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Presented at ANZMAC in Wellington

My first visit to New Zealand took me to Wellington to attend the 2019 Australia New Zealand Marketing Academy Conference. The conference theme was “Winds of Change” and I very quickly realised that the title was also a clue to the fact that Wellington is, arguably, the windiest city in the world. For most of …

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