Cross-national school behavior research project


Project leader(s)

This project was an international study (across Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Israel, Italy, and South Africa) addressing bystander behavior, specifically how bystanders can be empowered so they can come forward to fight against bullying.


Ahmed, Eliza (2004) ‘Bystander intervention: School engagement versus shame management’, in Proceedings of the XVI World Meeting of the International Society for Research on Aggression Conference, Santorini, Greece, September 18-22. Printing House of the Abo Akademi University, Finland.

Ahmed, Eliza (2005) ‘Pastoral care to regulate school bullying: Shame management among bystanders’, Pastoral Care in Education, 23(2): 23-29.

Ahmed, Eliza (2008) ‘‘Stop it, that’s enough’: Bystander intervention and its relationship to school connectedness and shame management’, Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 3(3): 203-213.


Eliza Ahmed

Dr Eliza Ahmed

Dr Eliza Ahmed is a Clinical Psychologist. Her research interests lie in the regulation of rule violation as it relates to shame/pride management, interpersonal relationships, and the processes of...

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Society, safety and health

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  • Policy processes and the social determinants of health inequities
  • Governance for health equity
  • Food systems, nutrition and climate change
  • Regulation and governance of health care systems

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