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PhD Students in Child and Youth Research

Surname Firstname Thesis Title Email Supervisor
Brady Eavan A life course study of the educational pathways of adults who spent time in out-of-home care(i.e. State care) as children Prof. Robbie Gilligan
Byrne Sadhbh Parental and peer support for adolescent depression: An exploration of the factors associated with help-giving responses

Dr. Lorraine Swords

Dr. Elizabeth Nixon

Cremin Katie The Transition from Primary to Post-Primary School for Students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Ireland

Dr Olive Healy

Dillon Emily A Prospective Case Study of Monozygotic Twin Infants at Risk of Autism: Exploration of Twin Dyadic and Familial Language from Infancy to 3 Years Dr Charlotte Wilson
Flynn Bronagh How Anxiety is Expressed in Males and Females with Autism Spectrum Disorder Dr Charlotte Wilson
Foley Holly A longitudinal study to explore the lives of Russian speaking youths in Ireland

Dr Daniel Faas

Dr Merike Darmody

Garcia Albarran Eva The educational experience of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder in the early years of primary school in Ireland. A multiple study Dr Edune Garcia Iriarte
Glynn Natalie A qualatative longitudinal study of young people leaving care in Ireland GLYNNA@TCD.IE

Dr Paula Mayock

Hughes Sarah Under Pressure? Investigating adolescents' experience of stressand coping during preparation for Leaving Certificate Examinations

Dr. Lorraine Swords

Dr Charlotte Wilson

Hayes Elke The Differential Experiences of Siblings within Families Following Parental Separation Dr. Elizabeth Nixon
Johnson Derina Insecure Lives, Uncertain Futures: A case study of undocumented and displaced young people from Myanmar negotiating educatin and work in northwest Thailand

Prof. Robbie Gilligan

Kent Susan Grandfathers as Carers of Children Prof. Virpi Timonen
Kong Kimberley Investigation on Systemic Aspects of Resilience among Socio-economically Disadvantaged Children in Ireland Dr Charlotte Wilson
Lawler Margaret Exploring the mechanisms through which peer processes can facilitate or discourage physically active lifestyles among Irish youth. (working title) (Funded by TCD) Dr. Elizabeth Nixon
Mahony Karen

Understanding Children’s Participation in the Primary School Context: A Case Study of Two Limerick City Schools (working title).  Funded by the Ombudsman for Children Office. Ms. Stephanie Holt
O'Leary Tara Parenting and its Relationship to Anxiety in Children with Chronic Illness

Dr. Elizabeth Nixon

Dr Charlotte Wilson

Sheridan Sarah Woman and Homelessness: A longitudinal qualitative study Dr Paula Mayock
Vildaite Dovile Living in the ‘In-between’: Exploring Transnational Lives of Young Lithuanians in Ireland Prof. Robbie Gilligan
Yorke Louise

The migration of rural girls to urban areas for secondary education in southern Ethopia (SNNPR)

Prof. Robbie Gilligan

Recent Graduates

Babineau Kate A quantitative study of children's perceptions on peer relations in multi-cultural primary schools (Funded by Trinity Immigration Initiative)

Dr. Philip Curry

Kierans Joanne "Negative Body Image Evaluations in Young Adolescent Boys and Girls; Assessing an integrative Aetiological Model" Dr. Lorraine Swords
Sherlock Leslie Reconceptualising Sexual Health Services for Dublin's 'at-risk' Adolescent Girls Dr Paula Mayock


Last updated 28 January 2016 by The Children′s Research Centre (Email).