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Our Patron

Professor Greg Murray
Professor, Psychology Research leader
Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Melbourne, Australia; Master of Psychology (Cinical Psychology), La Trobe University, Australia

Biography

Professor Greg Murray has a national and international reputation for clinical psychology research, being ranked in the top 1% of researchers worldwide in the fields of bipolar disorders, circadian rhythms, personality and affect. Through 2016-2019, he is leading a $1.1 million NHMRC project investigating a novel online intervention for bipolar disorder.

Professor Murray’s work has had significant translational impact. He wrote the APS guidelines for treating bipolar disorder and the psychological aspects of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists mood disorder guideline (2015). He is also a practising clinical psychologist with strong industry linkages, and currently serves as Deputy Lead of the Canada-based CREST.BD – an international research network studying psychosocial issues in bipolar disorder – and in an NIMH-led international working group on activation in mood disorders.

An active public intellectual, Professor Murray has won multiple individual awards for teaching and provided professional development workshops for hundreds of psychologists and psychiatrists across Australia and overseas. He was elected a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) in 2013 and has been pro bono Chair of headspace Hawthorn since its inception with a successful $2 million bid in 2011.