September 2022 Monthly Memo

Congratulations to the following CHiLD members on their recent achievements!


Hennessy, E., Heary, C., & Michail, M. (2022). Understanding Youth Mental Health: Perspectives from Theory and Practice. McGrawHill Open University Press, 1st Edition.

Kennedy, M., Loftus, M., Lafferty, T., Hilliard, C., Reaper-Reynolds, S. & O’Donnell, C. (2022). Reimagining a children’s palliative care educational programme for registered nurses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Nurse Education Today, 119. 

•Zammit, I., & Taylor, L. K. (in press). A systematic review of the association between religiousness and children’s prosociality. Religion, Brain & Behavior

Santos, F.H. (2022). A child with maths anxiety may become a parent or a teacher with maths anxiety. UCD Geary Institute for Public Policy.  []


We are delighted to announce that the UCD CHiLD Annual Conference will be held in-person this year, held jointly with the Children’s Research Network on the UCD campus on 8th Dec 2022. The theme this year is “Disrupted Lives: Inequalities and Disadvantages for Children and Youth on the Island of Ireland”. Abstract submission will be open from 3 October 2022 – 24 October 2022. Further information, including more information on the conference theme, research topics and a link to the submission form will be circulated on the opening date for submissions. We are very much looking forward to hearing from researchers across a wide variety of disciplines. We hope you will join us for what will no doubt be a fascinating event!