Associate Professor Bernadette Watson

Associate Professor

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences

Affiliate Associate Professor

School of Clinical Medicine
Faculty of Medicine

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Psychology, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Watson, Bernadette M., Jones, Liz and Hewett, David G. (2016). Accommodating Health. In Communication Accommodation Theory: Negotiating Personal Relationships and Social Identities across Contexts (pp. 152-168) Cambridge United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press.

  • Ritchie, Brent W., Chien, P. Monica and Watson, Bernadette (2014). It can't happen to me: Travel risk perceptions. In Metin Kozak and Arch G. Woodside (Ed.), Tourists' behaviors and evaluations (pp. 65-73) Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited. doi:10.1108/S1871-317320140000009008

  • Rudd, C., Carter, O, Dart, J., Gallois, C, Hewett, D., Stoddart C., Thistlethwaite, J. and Watson, Bernadette M. (2013). Creating safer health care organisations. In Tracy Levett-Jones (Ed.), Critical Conversations for Patient Safety: An Essential Guide for Health Professionals (pp. 234-243) Sydney: Pearson Australia.

  • Watson, Bernadette M. (2013). Intercultural and cross cultural communication. In Anastacia Kurylo (Ed.), Inter/cultural communication: representation and construction of culture (pp. 25-45) Thousand Oaks, CA, United States: Sage.

  • Jones, Liz and Watson, Bernadette (2013). Intergroup communication. In Patricia Moy (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies: Communication (pp. 1-1) Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/OBO/9780199756841-0122

  • Dragojevic, Marko, Giles, Howard and Watson, Bernadette M. (2013). Language ideologies and language attitudes: a foundational framework. In Howard Giles and Bernadette M. Watson (Ed.), The Social Meanings of Language, Dialect and Accent: International Perspectives on Speech Styles (pp. 1-25) New York, NY, United States: Peter Lang Publishing.

  • Hewett, David G., Watson, Bernadette M. and Gallois, Cindy (2013). Trust, distrust and communication accommodation among hospital doctors. In Christopher N. Candlin and Jonathan Crichton (Ed.), Discourses of Trust (pp. 36-51) Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Gallois, Cynthia, Cretchley, Julia and Watson, Bernadette M. (2012). Approaches and methods in intergroup communication. In Howard Giles (Ed.), The handbook of intergroup communication (pp. 31-43) New York: Routledge.

  • Watson, Bernadette M., Gallois, Cindy, Hewett, David G. and Jones, Liz (2012). Culture and health care: Intergroup communication and its consequences. In Jane Jackson (Ed.), The Routledge handbook of language and intercultural communication (pp. 510-522) London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Watson, Bernadette M., Hewett, David G. and Gallois, Cynthia (2012). Intergroup communication and healthcare. In Howard Giles (Ed.), The handbook of intergroup communication (pp. 293-305) Abingdon, Oxon, United Kingdom: Routledge.

  • Watson, Bernadette M. (2008). Intercultural communication in health-care. In Donsbach, Wolfgang (Ed.), The International Encyclopedia of Communication (pp. xx-xx) Blackwell Reference Online: Blackwell Publishing. doi:10.1111/b.9781405131995.2008.x

  • Giles, Howard and Watson, Bernadette (2008). Intergroup and intercultural communication. In Wolfgang Donsbach (Ed.), The international encyclopedia of communication (pp. xx-xx) Blackwell Reference Online: Blackwell Publishing. doi:10.1111/b.9781405131995.2008.x

  • Watson, B. M., Schwarz, G. M. and Jones, E. (2008). Is organizational e-democracy inevitable?. In Craig Van Slyke (Ed.), Information communication technologies: concepts, methodologies, tools, and applications (pp. 3171-3189) Hershey, PA, United States: IGI Global.

  • Gallois, Cynthia, Watson, Bernadette M. and Brabant, Madeleine (2007). Attitudes to language and communication. In M. Hellinger and A. Pauwels (Ed.), Handbook of language and communication: Diversity and change (pp. 597-620) Berlin, Germany: Mouton de Gruyter.

  • Watson, Bernadette M. and Gallois, Cynthia (2007). Language, discourse, and communication about health and illness: intergroup relations, role, and emotional support. In A. Weatherall, Bernadette M. Watson and Cynthia Gallois (Ed.), Language, discourse and social psychology First ed. (pp. 108-130) United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Brabant, Madeleine, Watson, Bernadette and Gallois, Cynthia (2007). Psychological perspectives: Social psychology, language, and intercultural communication. In Helga Kotthoff and Helen Spencer-Oatey (Ed.), Handbook of Intercultural Communication (pp. 55-75) Berlin, Germany: Walter de Gruyter.

  • Weatherall, A., Gallois, Cynthia and Watson, Bernadette M. (2007). Theoretical and methodological approaches to language and discourse in social psychology. In A. Weatherall, Bernadette M. Watson and Cynthia Gallois (Ed.), Language, discourse and social psychology First ed. (pp. 1-12) United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Watson, B.M., Schwarz, G. and Jones, E. L. (2005). Is organizational e-democracy inevitable? The impact of information technologies on communication effectiveness. In Teresa Torres-Coronas and Mario Arias-Oliva (Ed.), e-Human resources management: Managing knowledge people 1st ed. (pp. 206-235) Hershey, PA, USA: Idea Group.

  • Watson, B. M. and Gallois, C. (2004). Emotional expression as a sociolinguistic strategy: Its importance in medical interactions. In Sik Hung Ng, Christopher N. Canddlin and Chi Yue Chiu (Ed.), Language matters : communication, identity, and culture (pp. 63-84) Hong Kong: City University of Hong Kong Press.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Spathis, Jemima, Emma Bartle, Emma Beckman, Emma Downie-Mewes, Anne Gilmore and Watson, Bernadette M. (2016). What impact does a structured IPE activity have on participants’ connection with other professions? An exploratory study. In: Australian and New Zealand Association for Health Professional Education (ANZAHPE) 2016 conference, Perth, Australia, (). 19-23 March 2016.

  • Hewett, D. G., Kheir, A. O., Mackrill, S., Leach, L. and Watson, B. M. (2014). A national survey of Australian endoscopists' attitudes toward nurse endoscopy. In: Australian Gastroenterology Week 2014, Broadbeach, QLD, Australia, (27-27). 22-24 October 2014. doi:10.1111/jgh.12736_3

  • Wang, Jie, Ritchie, Brent, Watson, Bernadette and Chien, Monica (2013). Health and safety risk perceptions and behaviour of Australian outbound travellers. In: Joanna Fountain and Kevin Moore, CAUTHE 2013. Tourism and Global Change: On the Edge of Something Big. Proceedings of the 23rd CAUTHE Conference. CAUTHE 2013: Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education Annual Conference, Canterbury, NZ, (882-886). 11-14 February, 2013.

  • Ritchie, Brent W., Chien, P. Monica and Watson, Bernadette (2013). It can't happen to me: travel risk perceptions. In: CPTHL 2013: 8th Consumer Psychology of Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey, (). 1-5 June, 2013.

  • Hewett, D. G., Watson, B. M., Gallois, C., Ward, M. and Leggett, B. A. (2007). The process of care for patients with upper gastrointestinal bleeding. In: Digestive Disease Weeking Meeting/ASGE Postgraduate Course Meeting, Washington, DC, United States, (AB176-AB176). 19-24 May 2007. doi:10.1016/j.gie.2007.03.305

  • Watson, B. M. (2006). An exploration of the needs and goals of the health professional and patient in a medical consultation. In: B. Slugoski and K. Doonan, Australian Journal of Psychology: The Abstracts of the 34th Annual Conference of the Society for Australasian Social Psychologists. 34th Annual Conference of the Society for Australasian Social Psychologists, Townsville, QLD, (103-103). 7-10 April 2005.

  • Pisarski, A., Lawrence, S. A., Bohle, P., Gallois, C. and Watson, B. M. (2005). An intervention model of shiftwork tolerance. In: K. Mark Weaver, Academy of Management 2005 Annual Meeting Proceedings: A New Vision of Management in the 21st Century. Academy of Management 2005 Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, (). 5-10 August 2005.

  • Watson, B. M., Schwarz, G. M., Whitehouse, J. and Callan, V. J. (2005). Investigating IT change: A social identity perspective. In: B. Myors, The Abstracts of the 6th Australian Industrial and Organisational Psychology Conference in the Australian Journal of Psychology. Industrial and Organizational Psychological Conference 2005, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, (151-151). 30 June - 3 July, 2005. doi:10.1080/00049530600940008

  • Kennedy, Jessica, Drennan, Judy, Renfrow, Patty and Watson, Bernadette (2003). Situational factors and entrepreneurial intentions. In: C. Dunn, Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand 16th Annual Conference. 16th Annual Conference of Small Enterprise Association of Australia and New Zealand, Ballarat, (). 28 September - 1 October, 2003.

  • Watson, B. M. and Gallois, C. (2002). The role of emotional expression as a strategy to improve health professionals' interactions with their patients. In: Australian Journal of Psychology. 8th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Adelaide, Australia, (133-133). 25-28 April, 2002.

  • Walsh, A. M. and Watson, B. M. (2001). Employees' perceptions of communication: An examination of communication betweeen metropolitan and regional offices. In: M.Platow and Y. Kashima, The 7th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australian Social Psychologists. , Melbourne, VIC, (). 12-15 July 2001.

  • Jones, E. and Watson, B. M. (2001). Talking change: How employees construct their identity during organisational change. In: 51st Annual Conference of the International Communication Association. , Washington,DC, (). May 24-28, 2001.

  • Watson, B. M., Jones, E. and Hobman, E. V. (2001). The effect of organisational level on how employees perceive organisational change. In: Australian Journal of Psychology: The Abstracts of the 4th Australian Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference. 4th Australian Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Sydney, New South Wales, (88-88). June 21-24, 2001.

  • Schwarz, G. and Watson, B. M. (2001). The impact of social identity on perceptions of IT implementation: Attitude towards change. In: 51st Annual Conference of the International Communication Association. , Washington,DC, (). May 24-28, 2001.

  • Schwarz, G. and Watson, B. M. (2001). The social identity dynamics in an information technology change environment: Employee perceptions of change. In: E. Farjas, 17th Colloquim of the European Group for Organizational Studies (EGOS). The Oyssey of Organizing, Lyon, France, (). July 5-7th 2001.

  • Watson, B. and Gallois, C. (2000). An examination of linguistic intergroup bias in interactions between health providers and patients. In: N. Donaghue, M. Innes and I. Walker, Australian Journal of Psychology: Abstracts of the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists. 5th Annual Meeting of the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists, Fremantle, Australia, (20-20). 27 - 30 April 2000.

Other Outputs

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Master Philosophy — Associate Advisor

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

Completed Supervision