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Dr Agnes Szabo PhD


School of Health Sciences



  • Doctor of Philosophy - Victoria University (2015)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

My primary research interest lies in the field of health and lifespan development with a particular focus on the interplay between socio-cultural and developmental processes. I currently work in the area of health and ageing. My research investigates predictors and consequences of alcohol use in older adults. In addition, I do research on promoting health of the ageing population through affordable and secure housing. My additional research interests span a variety of topics, including identity development and cross-cultural adaptation, stress management, and research methods.


Health and Well-being

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Developmental Psychology and Ageing (170102):
Epidemiology (111706): Medical And Health Sciences (110000): Mental Health (111714):
Psychology (170100): Psychology And Cognitive Sciences (170000):
Public Health and Health Services (111700)


ageing, housing, health behaviours, health, stress and coping, immigration, cross-cultural adaptation, identity

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0

Consultancy and Languages


  • English
    Last used: Daily
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent
  • Hungarian
    Last used: Weekly
    Spoken ability: Excellent
    Written ability: Excellent

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 231.308 Health Promotion Advocacy
  • 231.729 Public Health Research and Evaluation

Media and Links


  • 10 Nov 2016 - Online, Newspaper
    Future New Zealand: Oh, give me a home...
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