Associate Professor Ian Lambie

PhD, DipClinPsych

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Associate Professor

Biography

Ian worked for 10 years as a clinical psychologist before joining the University in 1990. He has worked with youth offenders for the past 20 years, specialising in adolescents who sexually offend, children who deliberately light fires and children displaying violent and antisocial behaviour.

Research | Current

  • Sexual offending in adolescents and adults
  • Arson in children and adults
  • Severe antisocial and violent behaviour in children and adolescents
  • Child and adolescent mental health
  • Programme evaluation

 

Distinctions/Honours

  • Ann Ballin Award, New Zealand Psychological Society for services to Clinical Psychology in New Zealand, 2006
  • Faculty of Science Deans Excellence Teaching Award, 2005
  • New Zealand Psychological Society Public Interest Award for his longstanding community work with adolescent sexual offenders in New Zealand, 2001

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Member of the Ministry of Justice Independent Advisory Group on Youth Offending chaired by Chief Youth Court Judge, Judge Becroft
  • Member of the Ministry of Social Development advisory group on the treatment of conduct disorder
  • Member of the New Zealand Psychologists Board Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal
  • Member of the Film and Literature Review Board of Review
  • Officer of the Chief Censor, Department of Internal Affairs
  • Member of the editorial board of the Journal of Sexual Aggression

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Lambie, I. (2018). Every 4 minutes: A discussion paper on preventing family violence in New Zealand. Auckland, New Zealand: Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor. Related URL.
  • Lambie, I. (2018). It’s never too early, never too late: A discussion paper on preventing youth offending in New Zealand. Auckland, New Zealand: Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor. Related URL.
  • Lambie, I. (2018). Using evidence to build a better justice system: The challenge of rising prison costs. Auckland, New Zealand: Office of the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor. Related URL.

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Contact details

Primary office location

SCIENCE CENTRE 302 - Bldg 302
Level 2, Room 261
23 SYMONDS ST
AUCKLAND CENTRAL
AUCKLAND 1010
New Zealand

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