IRCHSS highlight research of UCD Psychology Professor

Mon, 8 November 10 12:44

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

Tue, 16 November 10 12:45

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.

UCD Professor Receives Award from European Family Therapy Association

Tue, 2 November 10 15:14

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.

UCD Professor of Clinical Psychology addresses four Dutch universities

Tue, 5 October 10 12:47

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

Tue, 12 October 10 12:48

The essay discusses the emergence, development, and implementation of psychosocial programmes within the field of humanitarian aid.

Christine O’Farrelly awarded Ph.D. scholarship

Tue, 21 September 10 12:49

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.

New CD released to teach study skills for university.

Wed, 12 May 10 14:41

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

Wed, 9 June 10 14:43

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 awarded three year graduate research funding by IRCSET

Tue, 18 May 10 14:46

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.

Research funding for evaluating Teen Counselling service for adolescents and their families

Fri, 2 April 10 14:56

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)

Tue, 20 April 10 14:58

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

Tue, 16 March 10 15:01

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

Ongoing research on mental practice and expertise in laparoscopic surgery (2008-present)

Tue, 9 February 10 15:02

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.

University of Leiden students visit School of Psychology

Fri, 30 April 10 15:04

Fifty psychology students from the University of Leiden in the Netherlands visited the School of Psychology on April 29th.

Heritability of cognitive endophenotypes in temporal lobe epilepsy

Wed, 7 April 10 15:06

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’.

Teen Counselling

Thu, 1 April 10 15:07

Professor Alan Carr has secured a three year grant from Teen Counselling to support Ciara Cassells’ graduate studies.

Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology.

Thu, 18 February 10 15:08

Professor Aidan Moran has edited volume 3, issue 1, of the International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology.