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Free “Parenting Teens” Seminar in UCD

“Raising Responsible Teenagers” Seminar Open to all UCD Students & Staff Date: March 12, 2018 Time: 1-2PM Place: Science Hub D-H.113SCH Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/raising-responsible-teenagers-tickets-43478179405 This is the second in a series of seminars based on the Triple P Positive Parenting Programme

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Free Parenting Seminar in UCD

“The Power of Positive Parenting” Seminar Open to all UCD Students & Staff Date: February 14, 2018 Time: 1-2PM Place: C006 UCD Health Sciences Building Tea and coffee included! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/the-power-of-positive-parenting-tickets-42676793438 This is the first in a series of parenting

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‘Co-production? Children and young people’s involvement in collective decision making’ Seminar

This lecture on child and youth participation will be led by Professor Kay Tisdall from the University of Edinburgh on Thursday February 8th from 1-2 pm in the Geary Institute, Geary Seminar Room, presented by the UCD CHilD-RC in association

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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

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Silvia Bel-Serrat

UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science

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Deirdre Coy

PhD Student in UCD School of Economics, Thesis topic: Essays on the Economics of Early Childhood Intervention; Description: This research looks at the economic impact of an early childhood intervention through investigating effects on hospital service use, cost-benefit analysis of

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Danielle Douglas

PhD Student in UCD School of Education, Thesis topic: ‘Who am I when I am not with you?’ Identity construction of children and young people within and across their social worlds in foster care; Description: This thesis is focused on

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Michelle Downes

UCD School of Psychology

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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

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Amanda Fitzgerald

UCD School of Psychology

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Eileen Furlong

UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery & Health Systems

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Lisa Garavin

PhD Student in UCD School of Social Policy, Social Work & Social Justice, Thesis topic: An exploration of the interface of the child protection social worker and the Guardian ad Litem service; Description: I am undertaking a qualitative research piece

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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

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Mirjam Heinen

UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science

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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

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Cliodhna Martin

PhD Student in UCD School of Education, Thesis topic: Dublin – a child friendly city? An interdisciplinary study of children and young peoples agency in, and lived experience of, the urban environment, 1997- 2017; Description: This interdisciplinary study draws on

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Claire McCafferty

PhD Student in UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science

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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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Therese McDonnell

UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Systems

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Barbara Moore

PhD Student in UCD School of Sociology, Thesis topic: Transitions towards Equality: A Sociological Analysis of Contemporary Fatherhood; Description: Fatherhood is the most commonly shared experience of adult men, yet fathers’ role in families, is often neglected in the literature.

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Niamh Moore-Cherry

UCD School of Geography

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Gillian Motyer

PhD Student in UCD School of Psychology, Thesis topic: The Psychosocial Impact of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis; Description: This research will enhance understanding of the psychosocial impact of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis, a condition involving sideways curvature of the spine. Adolescence is

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Celine Murrin

UCD School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Sports Science

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Gavin Murphy

PhD Student in UCD School of Education, Thesis topic: Post-primary school leadership preparation and development in Ireland; Description: Working as a post-primary school teacher, Gavin completed further graduate study in Educational Leadership at University College Dublin. Subsequently, having been awarded

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Purity Mwendwa

UCD School of Nursing, Midwifery, and Health Systems

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Eileen O’Brien

PhD Student in UCD School of Medicine, Thesis topic: The ROLO Mothers from Pregnancy to Five Years: An exploration of maternal dietary, socioeconomic and environmental factors

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Cliodhna O’Connor

PhD Student in UCD School of Psychology, Thesis topic: Boosting Positive Interpretations: Identifying the underlying mechanisms in Cognitive Bias Modification Training for adolescent anxiety; Description: Theoretically, my research aims to deepen our understanding of the link between negative interpretation bias

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Sharleen O’Reilly

UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science

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