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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 conducts research into mood disorders, circadian rhythms, and personality. He is ranked in the top 1% of researchers worldwide in each of these fields, and is recognised as a world expert in bipolar disorder (top 0.1%, After a first career in music, he took out his PhD from University of Melbourne in 2001, and was promoted to full Professor at Swinburne in 2011.

Professor Murray's 220+ journal articles receive more than 1000 citations each year (SCOPUS), and he has been Chief Investigator on > $31 million in national competitive funding and > $2.5 million in industry funding. Professor Murray has won individual awards for research, teaching, and impact, completed 27 PhD students, and provided professional development workshops for hundreds of psychologists and psychiatrists. He is a practicing clinical psychologist, and was elected a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) in 2013. 

Professor Murray’s work has had significant community impact. He was the sole non-US contributor to the bipolar disorders chapter of DSM-5-TR (American Psychiatric Association). He is final author on the influential Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Mood Disorder Guidelines (2020) and wrote the APS guidelines for treating bipolar disorder. His public engagement includes a regular mental health segment on ABC Radio and frequent school talks on sleep health. His articles for The Conversation have generated 1.2 million reads.  

Professor Murray has played numerous leadership roles, including Director of the University of Melbourne Psychology Clinic, Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences at Swinburne, Chair of Hawthorn headspace, Director of Swinburne's Centre for Mental Health, and Chair of Orygen Research Review Committee. He is currently Director of the Swinburne Bipolar Research Clinic, Patron of Bipolar Life and Oceania representative on the board of International Society for Bipolar Disorders.

Research interests

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

Fields of Research

  • Counselling Psychology - 520303
  • Health Psychology - 520304
  • Clinical Psychology - 520302
  • Psychophysiology - 520206
  • Social And Affective Neuroscience - 520207
  • Clinical Neuropsychology - 520301
  • Cognition - 520401
  • Learning, Motivation And Emotion - 520403
  • Behavioural Genetics - 520201
  • Behavioural Neuroscience - 520202
  • Cognitive Neuroscience - 520203
  • Psychopharmacology - 520205


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