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Dr Helen Lynch


Helen Lynch is a Senior Lecturer in Occupational Science and occupational Therapy and represents the School of Clinical Therapies on the College of Medicine and Health Graduate Studies Committee. She is Director of Graduate Research in the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy, She has extensive experience in supervising and examining masters research and PhD students within Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy in Ireland and other countries including Malta, Greece, USA, South Africa, Sweden, and the UK. She has secured over €3M from national and international organisations to fund her research programme on play and inclusion and is currently co-principal investigator and co-director of the new Thematic PhD in Occupational Science involving 8 full time PhD students employed through a Marie-Sklodowska Curie Joint Doctorate EU Project P4play. Please see contact details for full profile in including research expertise and grants:



Helen Lynch

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Graduate Studies & Research Co-ordinator and Yr 4 Co-ordinator

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Dept. of Occupational Science & Occupational Therapy

College of Medicine and Health

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3rd Floor, Erinville Hospital, Western Road, University College Cork, T12 EKDO