Summer 2022 Monthly Memo


Well done to UCD CHiLD members Jenny Symonds, Laura Taylor, Seaneen Sloan, Eilis Hennessy and Niki Nearchou for organising a fantastic EARA (European Association for Research on Adolescence) conference in Dublin this August!!!

Well done to the Children’s Research Network for hosting a successful re-launch on August  29th.  This re-launched marked CRN’s move to UCD, and more specially, to our Centre. We look forward to planning a host of shared events over the coming months, so stay tuned!


Santos, F. H., Ribeiro, F. S., Dias-Piovezana, A. L., Primi, C., Dowker, A., & von Aster, M. (2022). Discerning Developmental Dyscalculia and Neurodevelopmental Models of Numerical Cognition in a Disadvantaged Educational Context. Brain sciences12(5), 653. 

•Murphy, D., Leonard, S., Taylor, L.K., Santos, FH. (2022). Educational Achievement and Bullying: The Mediating Role of Psychological Difficulties. British Journal of Educational Psychology 

•Maynard, A & Symonds J. (2022). Promoting student voice and wellbeing through Social Innovation Education. 

Santos, F. H. (2022). A child with maths anxiety may become a parent or a teacher with maths anxiety. 

•Santos, F. H. (2022, August 10, newspaper article). Mitigating teachers’ anxiety about teaching maths. British Psychological Society.


The second call for the COORDINATE Transnational Access Visits Applications is now open. This funding allows researchers in the area of children and youth wellbeing to spend 1-3 weeks at one of 8 European host institutions to access longitudinal data on children and youth. Applicants’ travel costs, accommodation, and subsistence will be reimbursed up to €1250 per week. The deadline for application is 29th September 2022. More information on the call: