National Forum Seminar with Dr. Kate Button
A Student's Perspective - Maya Hamoudah Being a research intern with Professor Stephen Gallagher and Dr. Ann-Marie Creaven, I got the opportunity to attend my first seminar, and it was such a wonderful and invaluable experience. Our guest speaker, Dr. Kate Button came over from the University of Bath to talk about working with students while promoting open science while Dr. Creaven discussed research-led teaching. In attendance were lecturers from both UL and MIC and also som
The European Health Psychology Society (EHPS) Conference 2018 - SASHLab on Tour!
If you follow us on social media you may have noticed that many of our lab members presented at this year's EHPS conference, held in NUIG from August 21st-25th. I was lucky enough to receive an EHPS CREATE grant to attend this year’s conference. The Collaborative REsearch And Training in the EHPS (CREATE) is a subdivision of EPHS specifically for early career researchers. As part of this grant I also had the opportunity to attend the pre-conference workshop “Who do I want to
Slán, Farewell, Adieu!
Over the past 7 months, one of the Co-op students in third year Psychology BSc has been working in the psychology department with Dr. Ann-Marie Creaven and Dr. Stephen Gallagher in SASHLab. Sarah Minogue began her placement in June 2016 and is finishing up in December 2016. While she was working here, she was involved in many different tasks with SASHLab and had opportunities to be involved in research. While updating the SASHLab twitter account and writing blogs throughout t
SASHLab on Tour!
STAR Conference During the summer SASHLab members Dr. Ann-Marie Creaven, Stephen Gallagher attended the 37th STAR (Stress and Anxiety Research Society) conference, which was held in Zagreb, Croatia between July 6th and 8th 2016. The STAR conference was hosted by the Psychology Department in the University of Zagreb. Both Ann-Marie and Stephen, with help and funding from the Health Research Board, organised and presented at a symposium: Psychosomatic Influences on Health. Pres
SASHLab on Tour!
Psychology, Health and Medicine UCC At the end of May this year, SASHLab attended the 13th Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference, which took place on 27 May 2016, at the School of Applied Psychology, University College Cork. For those who aren’t aware, the conference aims to promote health psychology and while also allowing researchers to share and discuss findings from high quality research on psychology and health. Previously SASHLab’s own Stephen Gallagher had
The Better Together Project has launched!
Researchers from SASHLab, its sister research group the Centre for Social Issues Research (CSI-R) at UL, and its collaborators have launched the Better Together Project - a multidisciplinary research collective that focuses on health and well-being. As well as publishing cutting-edge new research, the researchers have also made vlogs of their work. There is a video from our very own Dr Stephen Gallagher, and our lab collaborators from UL. You can watch them by clicking the li
SASHLab on Tour!
As part of our commitment to reinforce and grow our research networks throughout the country, Rachel was invited to University College Cork by Dr Samantha Dockray to act as a discussant for their monthly Lightning Talk. The topic was "Biomarkers in Psychophysiology research: Potential and pitfalls", with two presentations from PhD candidates Karen O'Leary and Gillian Murphy. Rachel discussed the many methodological issues and considerations essential for research in the areas
SASH Lab starts its Think Tank sessions
The department of Psychology at UL has a strong collaborative environment between researchers, encouraging us all to support each other in our research efforts. The department has an existing Think Tank for the Centre for Social Issues Research (CSI-R) that meets every week to discuss papers, methodological issues, and novel research in the area of social issues and social psychology. In the spirit of this, SASH Lab has started up its own Think Tank to discuss similar topics