Department of Psychology

Seminar Series – 2022/2023



 Seminars take place on Fridays from 1pm-2pm


Semester 2

Date Speaker Department/ Institution  Preliminary title
3rd February    Dr. Peter Murphy Maynooth University Shared neural mechanisms for maintenance and integration of information over time.
10th  February   Dr. Ellie Ratcliffe University of Surrey  Environmental Psychology: A student led approach to rethinking the discipline
17th  February  Dr. Sadhbh Byrne Maynooth University Supporting young people who engage in self-harm: Parents' and young people's views. 
24th  February  Dr. Holly Foley & Neassa Boyle Maynooth University Digital wealth and addressing digital poverty
3rd March Professor Ruth Hunter  Queen’s University Belfast   Impact of the urban environment on health
10th March  Dr. Ana Belen Navarro-Prados Universidad de Salamanca (Spain)  Psychosocial wellbeing in nursing home workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

 Note: seminars take place in the Psychology Teaching Room


Semester 1

Date Speaker Department/ Institution  Preliminary title
14th October     Prof. Craig Mahoney University of Law (to 2022)  Success and failure: performance psychology in action  
21st October    Dr. Eric Schoenmakers   Fontys University  The importance of relationship standards in coping with loneliness: Qualitative results and ESM study design
28th October  Prof. Vlad Glaveanu DCU Creativity: A sociocultural approach
11th November Dr. Ione Avila-Palencia Queen’s University Belfast Urban environments and health
18th November Dr. Katie McQuillan Trinity College Dublin REFUGE-ED: effective practices in mental health and psychosocial support for the integration of refugee children  
25th November  Prof. Klaus Kessler UCD Oscillatory cortical networks of high-level embodied perspective taking