Dr Brian Melaugh

Applied Social Studies

Gaeilge agus fáilte

Lecturer
Assistant Professor

Laraghbryan House
3.5
(01) 708 6542

Biography

Dr Brian Melaugh is a lecturer in the Department of Applied Social Studies Maynooth University. Before taking up an academic position he worked extensively in the area of drug practice and drug policy and was CEO of the Ana Liffey Drug Project in Dublin.    Brian holds professional qualifications in community work and youth work, social work, Masters in Systematic Organisation and Management, Masters in Organisational Consultancy, and a Doctorate in Health.    Brian's current research interests include the contribution of psychodynamic theory to the management of the social professions, the evolving nature of professionalism and application of critical pedagogy in the professional development of community and youth work student. He retains a keen interest in drug policy and is currently Chair of UISCE ( an organisation that promotes the rights of drug users) and his on Board of Directors of Merchants Quay Ireland and Safetynet Ireland 


Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2008 'Primary care and access to health services in Ireland'
Brian Melaugh. Frank Mills, Austin O' Carroll. (2008) 'Primary care and access to health services in Ireland' In: Perspectives on Irish Homelessness: Past, Present and Future. Homeless Agency. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2009 School of Health University of Bath.
(2009) School of Health University of Bath. [Oral Presentation], What is the Impact of Work Place Gossip on the Identity and Practice of Professional Youth Workers?, University of Bath [Details]
2008 European Group Organisational Studies.
(2008) European Group Organisational Studies. [Oral Presentation], Gossip in Organisations, VU University Amsterdam [Details]

Magazine Article

  Year Publication
2007 Garda Vetting:Implications for Youth Work Practice.
Brian Melaugh (2007) Garda Vetting:Implications for Youth Work Practice. Magazine Article [Details]

Technical Publication

  Year Publication
2007 Review of the New Communities Partnership.
Brian Melaugh (2007) Review of the New Communities Partnership. Technical Publication [Details]
2007 Evaluation of Irish Bishops Drugs Initiative.
Brian Melaugh and Gary Broderick (2007) Evaluation of Irish Bishops Drugs Initiative. Technical Publication [Details]
2006 MACRO Community Resource Centre: Social Impact Study .
Brian Melaugh (2006) MACRO Community Resource Centre: Social Impact Study . Technical Publication [Details]