Recent Research Grants

Perceived Group Variability

When and why do people perceive greater similarity between members of one group than between members of another group?
Moskovsky, C., Harkins, J., Hosseini, H., Libert, A., Paolini, S., Ratcheva, S., & Rubin, M. (2013). Language as a barrier to social inclusion/integration among immigrants. Cross-Faculty Funding Scheme, The University of Newcastle, Australia.

Griffin, S., Paolini, S. & Harris, N. (2009-2011). Growing anxious of ethnic others: Investigating the role of observational learning and prior intergroup contact in the development of intergroup anxiety. John and Daphne Keats Endowment Research Fund.

Rubin, M., & Milanov, M. (2009-2010). Differences in in-group identification as a function of culture and group type. John and Daphne Keats Endowment Research Fund.

Paolini, S., & Alexander, L. (2007-2009). The role of self-expansion and anxiety-reduction motives in the development of intra-ethnic and inter-ethnic relationships. John and Daphne Keats Endowment Research Fund.

Paolini, S., Harwood, J., & Rubin, M. (2007-2010). The disproportionate impact of negative contact on category salience and prejudice: Explaining why intergroup interactions can be harmful. Australian Research Council's Discovery Project Scheme.