EARA 2018, Ghent, Belgium, 12th-15th September 2018

13/09/2018

Isabella Muscolino presenting her work in a poster presentation at the European Association for Research on Adolescence Conference in Ghent, Belgium, in September 2018.

 

EHPS 2018, Galway, Ireland, 22nd-25th August 2018

25/08/2018

Kathleen Ryan presented her work in an oral presentation at the European Health Psychology Society Conference in Galway, Ireland, in August 2018. The work involved conducting a content analysis of tailored feedback videos, delivered as part of an eHealth weight loss intervention, in collaboration with Lisa Murphy and Dr Samantha Dockray. They examined the strategies used by remote health coaches to support individual-level behaviour change. The work adds to our understanding of the role remote health coaches play in eHealth interventions, and provides insights into how theory is applied in practice.

 

23/08/2018

Isabella Muscolino presenting her work in a poster presentation at the European Health Psychology Society Conference in Galway, Ireland, in August 2018.

 

PSI Conference 2014

10/11/2014

Lisa Murphy presented her research at the Psychological Society of Ireland Conference 2014. Her presentation was titled ‘Thinking Ahead: The Appearance Consequences of Smoking.’

 

ACAMH Conference 2014

16/10/2014

Samantha Dockray presented her research on the influence of puberty and self-esteem, titled ‘Pubertal transition and the development of self-perceived competencies’ at the 2014 Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference.

 

10/10/2014

Owen presented his research on suicide, self-harm and help-seeking behaviour in young men today at the ACAMH Conference. The title of Owen’s presentation was ‘A study of the barriers to help seeking in a cohort of young males working in construction’.

 

The Boolean 2014

15/10/2014

Karen recently had her work published in The Boolean (2014). Karen’s paper was titled ‘Bundle of Joy: Improving Parental Well-being with Gratitude and Mindfulness’ and can be viewed at this link:

http://publish.ucc.ie/boolean/2014/00/oleary/28/en

 

15/10/2014

Gillian recently had her work published in The Boolean (2014). Gillian’s paper was titled ‘Easily Distracted? Take A Load Off’ and can be viewed at this link:

http://publish.ucc.ie/boolean/2014/00/murphy/21/en

 

30th September 2014

10649794_966049963421808_8884934161737845682_n

Siobhan recently presented her research on genes and sleep behaviour at the European Sleep Research Society Conference in Tallinn, Estonia. Siobhan’s presentation was titled: ‘Chronotype, Genotype and Sleep Behaviours in Adolescents; The Effect of Technology Access on Preferred and Actual Behaviour’

 

20th September 2014

10013985_966583083368496_4218624613441225434_o

The School of Applied Psychology recently opened its doors for Cork Culture Night. Hundreds of people of all ages came to see the school and participate in ongoing research. BEATS research on cortisol, mindfulness, gratitude, posture, stress and driving was all on display. Vistors could take a drive in the simulator, test their nerve on a stress task, practice mindulness or write on our Gratitude Wall.

DSC_0015 DSC_0344DSC_0172 DSC_0079DSC_0086DSC_0050DSC_0018  DSC_0089DSC_0082    DSC_0263 DSC_0340

 

10th September 2014

10268479_882914008402071_6654855754932100233_n

Karen was recently awarded an O’Connor Scholarship for academic merit by UCC. Congratulations Karen!

 

15th August 2014

IMG_3651small

Gillian recently presented her research at the 2014 International Congress of Applied Psychology in Paris. Her presentation was titled ‘Feature vs Conjunction Searches: a robust manipulation of perceptual load?’.