Doctoral Students, (Completed)
Christopher Dwyer, PhD student. An Examination of the effects of Argument Mapping on memory, comprehension, and Critical Thinking Performance. (with Dr.Ian Stewart). IRCHSS funding
Haulie Dowd, DPsychSc. Mindfulness and chronic pain: The development and pilot testing of an online MBCT intervention (with Dr. Brian McGuire and Dr. Kiran Sarma)
Joanne O’Halloran, DPsychSc. An evaluation of the efficacy of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy and Sonas group interventions for people with moderate dementia
Rosemary Fish, PhD. Measuring and Modelling Acceptance in Chronic Pain (co-supervisor with Dr. Brian McGuire and Dr. Ian Stewart). NUI Galway Arts faculty funding.
Michael Keane, PhD. Effects of dietary caffeine on topographic EEG taking account of withdrawal and withdrawal reversal with and without sleep restriction (co-supervisor with Professor Jack James).
Kate Burke, DPsychSc. Romantic Relationships in Older Adulthood: Understanding the complexities of romantic relationship satisfaction across the lifespan.
Doctoral Supervision Committees
Aoife Mc Tiernan: The Effects of Fluency Instruction on Academic Repertoires across Multiple Populations.
Rachel Carey: RISK: Comms – The use of fear appeals as persuasive communication in road safety campaigns.
Aoife Kervick: RISK: Monitor – Using mobile phone application as in-vehicle technology to monitor driving behaviour.
Corinna Stewart: Developing perspective taking skills in adults with deficits in perspective taking abilities and adults with schizophrenia using training protocols based on a modern behavioural account of human language
Avril hand: Actions speak louder than words: Investigating disordered decision making using action dynamics.
Mary Higgins: Applied Learning in a Further Education Context.
Gabriel Burke: RFT and Educational Technology for Reading Comprehension.