Associate Professor Judith Murray

Associate Professor

School of Psychology
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 336 57181



  • Bachelor of Nursing, Queensland University of Technology
  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (Psychology), The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Educational Studies, The University of Queensland
  • Diploma in Education, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts, The University of Queensland


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  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

  • Master Philosophy

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Book Chapter

  • Murray, Judith (2015). Death. In Jennifer Fitzgerald and Gerard Byrne (Ed.), Psychosocial dimensions of medicine (pp. 235-247) Melbourne, VIC, Australia: IP Communications.

  • Forster, Elizabeth and Murray, Judith (2008). Loss and grief. In Margaret Barnes and Jennifer Rowe (Ed.), Child, Youth and Family Health: Strengthening Communities (pp. 189-205) Marrickville, NSW, Australia: Elsevier.

  • Mitchell, Geoffrey, Murray, Judith and Hynson, Jenny (2008). Understanding the whole person: life-limiting illness across the life cycle. In Geoffrey Mitchell (Ed.), Palliative Care: A patient centered approach (pp. 79-106) Oxon, UK: Radcliffe Publishing.

  • Murray, J. A. (2005). A psychology of loss: A potentially integrating psychology for the future study of adverse life events. In Alexandra Columbus (Ed.), Advances in psychology research (pp. 15-46) New York, U.S.A.: Nova Science Publishers.

  • Murray, Judith A. (2003). Loss and Grief. In Vivienne O'Connor and Gabor Kovacs (Ed.), Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Women's Health (pp. 135-139) New York: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.2277/0521818931

  • Murray, J. A. (2001). To honour their gift. In G. McLean (Ed.), Loss and Grief: Our Stories (pp. 9-15) Narellan NSW: Rose Education.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Murray, Judith (2015). Loss in suicide prevention, self harm and postvention: integrating assessment and intervention. In: Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention Conference, Cairns, QLD, Australia, (17-21). 24-26 June 2015.

  • Clemmet, S., Hanrahan, S. and Murray, J. (2009). Transition out of sport: An examination of the loss of athletic careers. In: C. Finch, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport (Supplement) Program and Abstracts - be active '09. 2009 Australian Conference of Science and Medicine in Sport - be active '09, Brisbane, (100). 14-17 October, 2009.

  • Meredith, Pamela, Murray, Judith, Wilson, Trish, Mitchell, Geoff and Hutch, Richard (2007). Does a purpose-designed workshop improve health care worker's confidence in managing spirituality in palliative care?. In: O. Spruyt, Conference Program Booklet, 9th Australian Palliative Conference. 9th Australian Palliative Conference, Melbourne, Australia, (75-75). 28-31 August 2007.

  • Murray, J. A. (2004). Childrens' reactions to perinatal death of a sibling: A ten-year follow-up. In: Kevin Kellehear, Maree Teesson, Vivienne Miller, Cathy Issakidis, Paula Hanlon, Sadie Robertson, John Farhall and Janet Peters, Harvesting hope: Across the lifespan Proceedings of 14th Annual TheMHS Conference 2004. 14th Annual TheMHS Conference / 5th AICAFMHA Conference: Harvesting hope across the lifespan, Gold Coast, Queensland, (81-86). 1-3 September 2004.

  • Murray, J. A. (2001). Children & Loss: Understanding adverse events in the lives of children and young people. In: Proceedings: 4th National Conference of the Australian Infant, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health. 4th National Conference of the Australian Infant, Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Association, Brisbane, (1-1). 28-31 March 2001.

  • Murray, J. A. (2000). Grief and loss experiences in child and youth health. In: The 8th Annual Queensland Child and Health Conference. Vision 2000 Family & Community: Partnerships in care, Ipswich: UQ, (1-13). 27-28 October 2000.

  • Murray, J. A. (1999). Children and Loss. In: Australian Institute of Criminology Conference - Program Guide. Children and Crime: Victims and Offenders, Brisbane; Parkroyal Hotel, (19). 17-18 June 1999.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Master Philosophy — Principal Advisor

Completed Supervision