Publications and Posters

The department endeavours to undertake meaningful research looking at various aspects of student health and welfare. This research is conducted by team members alone or in collaboration with students in UCC. The following are examples of recent studies undertaken.

The Journey To Becoming a Recognised Health Promoting University

We describe the exciting journey to being recognised as a HPU

UCC to be recognised as a Health Promoting University

Operation Transformation in UCC

We outline the sucess of Operation Transformation in UCC

UCC Health Matters Operation Transformation 2013

Development and implemenation of an Alcohol Action plan

We describe the development of an alcohol action plan for UCC.

Development and Implementation of a University Alcohol Action plan

Health information for Students

Meeting the Health Information Needs of our students.

Alcohol and Drug use in students

This study reported on the alcohol and illicit drug use amongst students attending the department  in 2009. (Cahill and Byrne)

Alcohol and drug use among students attending a Student Health Department  

The findings were published in the Irish Medical Journal in September 2010. Full version available here

University Students and Pandemic H1N1(2009)

This study looked at the attitudes and infection control practices of University students in UCC during the H1N1 (2009) Pandemic. (McCarthy and Byrne)

H1N1 Pandemic and University Students

MMR Study

This is a Poster summarising the results of a study reviewing the MMR serological immunity status of Healthcare students. (Keeley and Byrne)

MMR Immunity among Healthcare Students  

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