For her MA thesis in Applied Psychology, Bláthín Power sought to gain a snapshot insight into the first COVID-19 lockdown period of March-May 2020, and how 3rd level students in the Rep of Ireland navigated the various psychological and social adjustments.Read more
18 Jan 2021
02 Dec 2020
There is an internship available working with some Senior Clinical Psychologists in the region who use EMDR. The project is led by Christian Ryan from the DClinPsych team in the School of Applied Psychology. It is envisaged that the project will start in January 2021 and will mostly involve remote working. The project is detailed below.
One-page letters of interest should be sent to Christian Ryan (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Monday 7th December. Experience is not essential, but if you have relevant experience (including in non-research areas) please describe. Christian will be in touch by the end of December.Read more
06 Nov 2020
We are seeking teenagers (aged 11 to 13) to participate in a online study about how teenagers feel satisfied with their body. Participation in the study involves the teenager answering online questions about how satisfied they feel with their body, their well-being and their relationships with friends and family.Read more
29 Oct 2020
Non-human animal rescue workers experience significant amounts of psychological distress. A recent paper by Dr Raegan Murphy and Shaunagh Daly highlights these important issues.23 Oct 2020
To better understand the psychological effects on humans of working with distressed non-human animals, we set out to understand the professional quality of life experienced by this group of workers.Read more
15 Sep 2020
By Cleidi Hearn
Cleidi commenced her BA Applied Psychology in 2018, and with the support of UCC and the Student Inc. programme has created Sunny Numbers which is an EdTech startup specialised in gamified statistics apps, and expecting to launch the first app in November 2020.
Put your hands up if you love statistics. I'm going to take a wild guess that most of you do. If that is not the case, then keep reading because this is for you.Read more
01 Jul 2020
The Jury of the 2019-2020 BMP Grant had the task of judging the projects submitted. This task was made difficult by the overall high quality of the proposals, which all focused on the interests of patients. Three projects promised the most benefits for individual patients and were, in the view of our experienced jury members, the most patient-driven, patient-centered and scientifically robust projects. Vasilis S. Vasiliou, a post-doctoral researcher at the School of Applied Psychology, UCC won one of the three grants, awarded in collaboration with Chronic Pain Ireland (CPI).Read more