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News Archive: 2014

Dr. Geraldine Foley publishes research methods paper in Health Services Research (HSR)

Congratulations to Dr. Geraldine Foley, Assistant Professor, whose article ‘Using Grounded Theory method to capture and analyze health care experiences’ has been published in Health Services Research (HSR). The article encapsulates the basic tenets of doing Grounded Theory research on user and provider experiences of health care services. The article was co-authored by Prof. Virpi Timonen, School of Social Work & Social Policy, TCD.

HSR is a leading journal in the field, ranked among the top journals in the Institute for Scientific Information/Thomson Scientific's "Health Care Sciences and Services" category of the Science Index, and in the "Health Policy and Services" category of the Social Sciences Index. [Impact factor 2.491, Ranking 13/70 (Health Policy & Services); 26/85 (Health Care Sciences & Services). The article can be viewed by clicking on the journal below.

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Dr. Geraldine Foley presents at the 25th International Symposium on ALS/MND

Dr. Geraldine Foley, Assistant Professor, presented a scientific poster at the 25th International Symposium on ALS/MND in Brussels, Belgium 5th-7th December 2014. The International Symposium on ALS/MND is the largest meeting in ALS research and care. The symposium brings together leading international researchers and health and social care professionals in MND care and research to present and debate key innovations in their respective fields.

Geraldine's poster presentation and the abstract has been published in a 2014 supplement of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration. Some of the key findings have already been published in original research articles in the following academic journals: Social Science & Medicine, Palliative Medicine, and Qualitative Health Research.

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Dr. Lynette Mackenzie recent podcast available here. mp4 (352 MB)

Details of Dr. Mackenzie's visit can be viewed here (335 kB).