Ms. Grace Cully
Phone: 021 420 5545
Address: National Suicide Research Foundation, 4.28 Western Gateway Building, University College Cork.
Grace is a PhD student working on the IMPRESS (Improving Prediction and Risk Assessment of Self-harm and Suicide) project in the School of Public Health and the National Suicide Research Foundation (NSRF). Grace’s PhD research uses a mixed methods approach to examine self-harm repetition and hospital care among high risk self-harm patients. Her PhD is part of the Health Research Board 5-year research programme led by Professor Ella Arensman entitled ‘Individual and area level determinants of self-harm and suicide in Ireland: Enhancing Prediction, Risk Assessment and Management of Self-Harm by Health Services’.
Grace is also working with the NSRF on a collaborative project with the Irish Prison Service and the HSE National Office for Suicide Prevention to improve surveillance and monitoring of self-harm and suicide in Irish prisons. This project is part of Connecting for Life, Ireland’s National Strategy to Reduce Suicide, 2015-2020. Prior to joining the NSRF in 2014, Grace completed a Higher Diploma in Psychology with the School of Applied Psychology in UCC.