School of Psychology donates over 50 books to the New UCD Authors Collection

Mon, 1 December 14 15:38

The School of Psychology donated over 50 signed books to the new UCD Author’s Collection.

UCD Psychology journal achieves top world ranking by impact factor

Wed, 19 November 14 11:00

According to the latest Thomson Reuters Impact Factors, the International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology (IRSEP), an academic journal from the UCD School of Psychology has topped its field based on its first impact factor of 3.353 – making it the world's highest ranked journal in the field of sport psychology and the 5th highest ranked (out of 75 journals) in the field of “applied psychology”.

Pesky gNATs Wins the 2014 SPARKie “Good” Award

Wed, 5 November 14 11:29

On October 30th the 2014 “Good” SPARKie was awarded to a computer game based mental health intervention for children called “Pesky gNATs”.  Pesky gNATs was co-designed by Dr Gary O’ Reilly at the UCD School of Psychology and Dr David Coyle at the Department of Computer Science, University of Bristol, with Bristol based game developer Opposable Games.   Pesky gNATs is a world leader in using technology to transform the delivery of mental health interventions for children.  

Publication of Chinese translation of UCD Positive Psychology textbook

Wed, 29 October 14 10:04

A Chinese translation of Professor Alan Carr's best-selling textbook: Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Human Strengths (Second Edition) has just been published by the Yang-Chih Book Company. Professor Carr is Head of the UCD School of Psychology.

Your Place and Mine

Mon, 6 October 14 12:00

Your Place and Mine is a new research project to  explore public awareness of and participation in architecture and the built environment in Ireland and has just been launched.

Preview of 2015 Pesky gNATs CBT Computer Game and App

Thu, 18 September 14 15:07

Here’s a video preview of Pesky gNATs 2015 CBT computer game and App for young people with clinically significant anxiety and low mood.

UCD students: apply for a chance to spend a day aboard the Semester at Sea ship!

Tue, 2 September 14 09:50

Semester at Sea (SAS) is a study abroad programme affiliated to the University of Virginia, which takes students around the world on a cruise ship whilst taking classes in a variety of subjects and disciplines.

Evidence-based Practice with Troubled Teenagers

Fri, 30 October 15 15:32

On Friday the 27th September 2013, the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, Frances Fitzgerald, T.D. launched a book written by Professor Alan Carr from the UCD School of Psychology in collaboration with colleagues from the Crosscare Teen Counselling service and UCD. 

Dr Barbara Dooley appointed Deputy Register, Dean of Graduate Studies

Wed, 16 July 14 11:33

Dr Barbara Dooley has been appointed to the position of Dean of Graduate Studies and Deputy Registrar from August 1st 2014.

MSc In Rehabilitation and Disability Studies place available

Wed, 23 July 14 10:34

We have a small number of places remaining on the MSc In Rehabilitation and Disability Studies at UCD for entry in September 2014.


UCD Psychology graduate wins Michael Rutter prize at Kings College London

Wed, 16 July 14 11:34

Niamh Pearson, a graduate of the UCD honours BA psychology programme, won the 2014 Michael Rutter prize for student of the year for her MSc in Child and Adolescent Mental Health at the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London.


Tue, 29 July 14 12:52

Siobhán Nic Fhlannchadha, a graduate student at the UCD School of Psychology, won the Multilingual Matters Prize Student Poster Award at the 13th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Child Language (IASCL) in Amsterdam in July 2014.