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I am a postgraduate researcher at the Manchester Institute of Education, working with the Passport to Success research team on a parallel-cluster randomised control trial to examine the impact of a universal social and emotional learning intervention on internalising symptoms and other outcomes among children aged 9-11 years. This project will run from 2022-2025.

In 2018, I was awarded my BSc in Applied Psychology (with first class honours) from IADT, Dublin, and in 2021, my MSc in Clinical Health Psychology (with distinction) from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow.

From 2021-2022 I worked as a Research Assistant at Trinity College Dublin on the DEPTH project (Digitally Enhanced Practical Teaching in the Health Sciences) and with the Trinity College Exercise Oncology Research Group.

I have a keen interest in trial design, development, and implementation. My PhD thesis will explore the relationship between implementation variability and social connectedness related outcomes in universal, school-based social emotional learning interventions.

I am part of the Education and Psychology research group at Manchester Institute of Education.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Science, Applied Psychology (with first class honours), Institute of Art, Design & Technology

Master in Science, Clinical Health Psychology (with Distinction), University of Strathclyde

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