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UCD CHilD Research Centre – Annual Research Meet 13th December 2017

The UCD Childhood and Human Development Research Centre (CHilD-RC) will hold its Annual Research Meet on the 13th December 2017. This annual meeting is an opportunity for Centre members to present and discuss their research with an interdisciplinary audience. The … Continue reading

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Ethical Issues in Research with Children

This seminar will consider the ethical issues that are raised in doing research with children of all ages and give some practical guidance on filling in forms and writing age appropriate information leaflets. Date: Thursday, 16th November 2017 Time: 14:00 … Continue reading

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UCD CHilD Research Centre celebrates Universal Children’s Day

The UCD Childhood and Human Development Research Centre is holding a coffee morning on Monday 20th November to mark Universal Children’s Day https://www.childrensday.ie/ Please join us for coffee and treats in the UCD Global Lounge, downstairs in the Gerard Manley … Continue reading

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Ilaria Esposito

PhD Student in UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, Thesis topic: School Friends Study; Description: The School Friend Study will follow up a longitudinal cohort of twins (ESPRiT Study) at age 7-10 to explore adverse social experiences during primary … Continue reading

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Eileen Furlong

UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems

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Aisling Geraghty

PhD Student in UCD School of Medicine, Thesis topic: The ROLO Kids from Pregnancy to Five Years: Insights into Maternal Nutrition, Epigenetics and Lifestyle Factors; Description: My PhD research focused on factors associated with child growth and body composition up … Continue reading

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Rachel Howe

UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems

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Christopher Jepsen

UCD School of Economics

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Jennifer Keating

PhD Student in UCD School of Psychology, Thesis topic: The contribution of sensory processing to the relationship between sleep and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in at-risk infants; Description: This project aims to examine the impact of sleep problems and sensory … Continue reading

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Aislinn McCourt

PhD Student in UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, Thesis topic: Targeting improved vitamin D status for older adults (NutriPlus)

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Aifric O’Sullivan

UCD School of Agriculture & Food Science

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Giuliana Rocca

UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

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Helena Scully

PhD Student in UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science, Thesis topic: School Friends Study Description: The School Friend Study will follow up a longitudinal cohort of twins (ESPRiT Study) at age 7-10 to explore adverse social experiences during primary … Continue reading

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Suja Somanadhan

UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems

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Symon Utila

PhD Student in UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, Thesis topic: Assessment of normal levels of calcium and iron in women attending antenatal services at Zomba Central Hospital in Malawi; Description: It will includes the following: introduction, broad and … Continue reading

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Hidde van der Meulen

PhD Student in UCD School of Computer Science, Thesis topic: Building adaptive games to support mental health therapy; Description: I will be working on games that can support mental health therapy sessions with children. The deliverable of my project is … Continue reading

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