BA(Hons) (UNE), PhD (Macquarie)

Psychology
2013

Emeritus Professor Pat Michie is Professor of Psychology at the University of Newcastle. Prior to retirement she held senior appointments at the University of Newcastle ranging from Acting DVC (Research), Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) and Head of School of Psychology. Professor Michie is a Cognitive Neuroscientist specializing in the neurobiology of schizophrenia and psychosis. She is currently working on an animal model of schizophrenia. Her areas of expertise include functional brain imaging, event-related brain potentials and assessments of cognitive deficits.

Main Teaching, Research or Administrative Posts

  • Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of Newcastle (Feb - May 2009)
  • Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research), University of Newcastle (2007 - 2009)
  • Acting Deputy head of Faculty, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, University of Newcastle (July - Dec 2006)
  • Assistant Dean, Research, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, University of Newcastle (2006 - 2007)
  • Head of School, School of Behavioural Sciences, Faculty of Science and Information Technology, University of Newcastle (2002 - 2003)
  • Professor of Psychology, School of Behavioural Sciences, University of Newcastle (2001 - )
  • Professor of Psychology, Joint appointment in Psychology and in Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of Western Australia (2000 - 2001)
  • Associate Professor, Joint appointment in Psychology and in Psychiatry and Behavioural Science, University of Western Australia (1995 - )
  • Associate Professor in Psychology, School of Behavioural Sciences, Macquarie University (1995 - 1995)
  • Inaugural Chair of the Australian Brain Alliance, 2016-2017
  • Chair of National Committee of Brain and Mind, 2014-2017
  • Deputy Chair of National Committee of Brain and Mind, 2012-2013
  • Research Council (Scientific Advisory Council), Schizophrenia Research Institute, 2001 -
  • Research Council representative on NISAD Board, 2001 - 2009
  • Member of Program Development and Accreditation Advisory Group (PDAAG) of the Australian Psychological Society (APS), 2005 - 2007


Harms, L., Fulham, W. R., Todd, J., Meehan, C., Schall, U., Hodgson, D. M., & Michie, P. T. (2018). Late deviance detection in rats is reduced, while early deviance detection is augmented by the NMDA receptor antagonist MK-801. Schizophrenia Research, 191, 61-69.

Solowij, N., Broyd, S., Greenwood, L-M., van Hell, H., Martelozza, D., Rueb, K., Tod, J., Liu, Z., Galettis, P., Martin, J., Murray, R., Jones, A., Michie, P.T., Croft, R. (2019) A randomised controlled trial of vaporised D9-tetrahydrocannabinol and cannabidiol alone and in combination in frequent and infrequent cannabis users: acute intoxication effects. European Archive of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience, 269; 1, 17-35

Harms, L., Fulham, W.R., Todd, J., Budd, T.W., Hunter, M., Meehan, C., Penttonen, M., Schall, U., Zavitsanou, K., Hodgson, D.M., Michie, P.T. Mismatch negativity (MMN) in freely-moving rats with several experimental controls. PLOS ONE, 2014, 9, 10, e110892

Greenwood, L-M, Broyd, S, Croft, R, Todd, J, Michie P T, Johnstone, S, Murray, R, Solowij, N (in press) Chronic effects of cannabis use on the auditory mismatch negativity, Biological Psychiatry , 2014, 75, 449-458

Dassanayake, T L, Michie, p T, Jones, A, Carter, G, Mallard, T, Whyte, I (2012) Cognitive impairment in patients clinically recovered from central nervous system depressant drug overdose, in The Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 32 (4): 503-510

Nakamura, T, Michie, P T, Fulham, W R, Todd, J, Budd, T W, Schall, U, Hunter, M, Hodgson, D (2011) Epidural auditory event-related potentials in the rat to frequency and duration deviants: evidence of mismatch negativity?, in Frontiers in Psychology, 2: 367 (doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00367)

Hughes, M E, Fulham, W R, Johnston, P J, Michie, P T (2012) Stop-signal response inhibition in schizophrenia: Behavioural, event-related potential and functional neuroimaging data, in Biological Psychology, 89(1): 220-231

Whitson, L R, Karayanidis, F, Michie, P T (2012) Task practice differentially modulates task switching performance across the adult lifespan, in Acta Psychologica, 139: 124-136

Atkinson, R J, Michie, P T, Schall, U (2012) Duration Mismatch Negativity and P3a in First Episode Psychosis and Individuals at Ultra-High Risk of Psychosis, in Biological Psychiatry, 71, 2: 98-104