As part of its 10th anniversary celebrations, the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) launched a commemorative book entitled Mosaic: A Celebration for Irish Research in the Humanities and Social Sciences in the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Kilmainham, Dublin, on Friday 26 November. Among the scholars whose research is highlighted in the book is Professor Aidan Moran, UCD School of Psychology.
UCD School of Psychology Contributes to 4th International Juvenile Justice Observatory Conference in Rome
Dr Gary O’ Reilly gave an invited paper, the theme of the conference was building integrative juvenile justice systems that address the mental health and substance abuse problems of many juvenile offenders.
Professor Alan Carr from the UCD School of Psychology received an award from the European Family Therapy Association (EFTA) for his contribution to family therapy research.
On October 1st, Professor Alan Carr from the UCD School of Psychology made an invited keynote address in Leiden, Holland, to the Inaugural Postdoctorale Beroepsopleiding Orthopedagogiek (PDBO) congress.
Congratulations to Petra Lexova who has been shortlisted for the Undergraduate Awards of Ireland and Northern Ireland
The essay discusses the emergence, development, and implementation of psychosocial programmes within the field of humanitarian aid.
Christine O’Farrelly awarded Ph.D. scholarship by the Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs to research children’s experiences of transitions in early childhood settings.
Professor Aidan Moran has just published a new CD entitled ‘Learn to study for success at college and university’
Michael Tully awarded graduate research scholarship to research social support and social identity among Irish homeless adults
Guided by the social identity / self categorization model of stress, the aim of this research is to determine whether social support and social identity buffer stress for homeless adults.
Sean O’Donnchadha has been awarded a It is well established that cognitive impairment occurs in approximately 50% of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), particularly in the domains of memory, attention, and information processing.
Professor Alan Carr has secured a three year grant from Teen Counselling. The study involves a controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of the family-based approach to counselling used at Teen Counselling's five Dublin centres.
New issue of International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology volume 3(1) (2010) (Editor-in-Chief, Prof Aidan Moran, School of Psychology, UCD)
The International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology publishes comprehensive reviews of research in sport and exercise psychology.
Ongoing research on reciprocity between person, job and organisational factors in a “not-for-profit” organisation
Dr Joan Tiernan and Mary Dee are doing research on the key determinants of what makes a healthy “not-for-profit” organization. The project involves analysing person, job and organisational level variables
One of the most remarkable capacities of the mind is its ability to mimic experience using mental imagery. A key application of this cognitive simulation capacity is “mental practice” or the systematic use of mental imagery processes to rehearse skills in the absence of motor movements.
Fifty psychology students from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands visited the School of Psychology on April 29th.
Dr Teresa Burke has secured a grant of €43,400 to research the topic: ‘Heritability of cognitive endophenotypes in temporal lobe epilepsy: A neuropsychological investigation’.
Professor Alan Carr has secured a three year grant from Teen Counselling to support Ciara Cassells’ graduate studies.
Professor Aidan Moran has edited volume 3, issue 1, of the International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology.