Department of Psychology

Seminar Series – 2020/2021



Semester 1


Date Speaker Department/ Institution  Preliminary title
9th October   Dr Deirdre O’Shea University of Limerick  Workplace well-being interventions
16th October    Dr Kathy Ruddy TCD  A Brain Computer Interface using magnetic brain stimulation for stroke survivors 
23rd October   Dr. Javier Oltra-Cucarella  Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche (Spain) Predicting Alzheimer´s Disease using practice effects.
6th November    Dr. Margarita Moreno  Universidad de Almeria (Spain) Preclinical models of impulsive-compulsive disorders.
13th November     Dr Muireann Irish  University of Sydney  Memory and future thinking in semantic dementia
27th November  Dr Nick Clarke  DCU Intervention development, implementation and preliminary results of SEA-CHANGE:
A SElf-management After Cancer of the Head And Neck Group intErvention 
11th December Dr Michael Daly Maynooth University Adaptation to the COVID-19 pandemic in the US and UK



Semester 2


Date Speaker Institution Preliminary title 
12th February  Prof. Thomas Bak  University of Edinburgh Multilingualism, cognition and the replication crisis: much ado about nothing or a paradigm shift?
19th February  Dr Sonya Deschênes  UCD  Affective disorders and diabetes comorbidity                                                                                      
26th February Dr April Hargreaves  NCI Knowledge, attitudes and behaviours towards schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and autism in Ireland: A pilot study
5th March Prof. Simon Dymond  Swansea University  The Cost of Gambling Addiction 
12th March  Dr. Grace Ho  Hong Kong Polytechnic University  Developing a research program on youth resilience
16th April  Dr Christopher Erbes  United States Department of Veterans Affairs Approaches to the study of resilience: Working as a psychologist in the US Department of Veterans Affairs
23rd April  Dr. Saul Martinez-Horta  Movement Disorders Unit, Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona, Spain  The Neuropsychology of Huntington’s disease: From books to reality

 Note: Seminars take place on Fridays from 1pm-2pm. (Virtual)