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Professor Greg Murray

Director, Centre for Mental Health
Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Melbourne, Australia; Master of Psychology (Cinical Psychology), La Trobe University, Australia


Professor Greg Murray has an 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.  He has published more than 200 articles, chapters and books primarily on the conceptualisation, aetiology and psychological treatment of mood disorders. After a first career in music, he took out his PhD from University of Melbourne in 2001, and has been a full Professor at Swinburne since 2011.

Professor Murray’s work has had significant community impact. He wrote the Australian Psychological Society guidelines for treating bipolar disorder and is an author on the influential Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists mood disorder guidelines.  Professor Murray is a founding member and Deputy Lead of the Canada-based CREST.BD – an international research network studying psychosocial issues in bipolar disorder.  He has won multiple individual awards for teaching and research impact, completed 25 doctoral students, and provided professional development workshops for hundreds of psychologists and psychiatrists across Australia and overseas. He is a practicing clinical psychologist and Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society, a member of multiple task forces of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders, and a contributor to the forthcoming DSM-5-TR.

Professor Murray has played numerous leadership roles within and outside academia, including Head of Psychology and Chair of headspace Hawthorn. Current leadership roles include Director of Swinburne's Centre for Mental Health, Patron of Bipolar Life, and Chair of Orygen Youth Health's Research Review Committee.

Research interests

Clinical Psychology; mood disorders; bipolar disorder; circadian rhythms; sleep

Fields of Research

  • Biological Psychology (neuropsychology, Psychopharmacology, Physiological Psychology) - 170101
  • Health, Clinical And Counselling Psychology - 170106


Also published as: Murray, Greg; Murray, G.; Murray, Gregory; Murray, Greg W.; Murray, Gregory W.
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