Department of Psychology

Seminar Series – 2019/2020



Semester 2


Date Speaker Department/ Institution  Preliminary title
27th February Dr Michael Daly Psychology Department,
Maynooth University
Childhood self-control and adult health and economic outcomes
5th March Dr Joanna McHugh Power Psychology Department,
Maynooth University
Loneliness and the Ageing Brain: Definitions, Mechanisms, and Interventions 
12th March Dr Jennifer Murray School of Medicine,
Queen’s University Belfast
Intervening to reduce smoking rates in secondary school 
26th March Dr Frederique Vallieres  Centre for Global Health,
Applications of Psychology to Global Health 
2nd April  Ms. Bianca Baker-Eck University of Applied Sciences,
Department of Police, Bavaria
Psychology of Investigative Interviewing. 
9th April Dr. Nick Clarke School of Psychology,
The SEA-CHANGE study: A self-management intervention for head and neck cancer survivors
23rd April Dr Siobhan Corrigan TCD TBC
30th April Dr Deirdre O’Shea  Kemmy Business School,
University of Limerick
Psychology of Work and Well-Being 

Note: Seminars take place on Thursdays from 1pm-2pm in the Teaching Room, Floor 2, John Hume Building, North Campus, Maynooth University.




Semester 1


Date  Speaker Department/ Institution  Preliminary title 
07/11/2019 Dr. Alberto Blanco-Campal   Department of Psychiatry for the Older Person, Health Service Executive Cognitive Screening Instruments: a process-based approach to interpretation of test results 
14/11/2019  Prof. Michael Keenan   School of Psychology, Ulster University  The Behavioural Stream: Hidden in plain sight 
21/11/2019 Dr Riona McArdle  Brain & Movement Research Group, Newcastle University  Gait as a diagnostic marker for dementia subtypes: a step in the right direction? 
28/11/2019 Dr. Mary Galvin  Dept. of Design Innovation, Maynooth University   Psychology, by design: The interdisciplinary opportunities for psychology graduates 
05/12/2019 Prof. Liam Delaney  Geary Institute for Public Policy, UCD  Behavioural science, nudging, and ethics 
12/12/2019 Dr. Leonhard Lades  School of Architecture, Planning & Environmental Policy, UCD Temptation and self-control in everyday life 
19/12/2019 Dr. Richard Lombard-Vance   Dept. of Psychology, Maynooth University  Cognitive Functioning and Rehabilitation Outcomes in People with Lower Limb Amputations