Search Results for 'School of Psychology'

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Seven new NUI Galway projects to respond to COVID-19 crisis

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Seven new NUI Galway projects to respond to the COVID-19 emergency were announced by Minister for Business, Enterprise, and Innovation, Heather Humphreys, TD yesterday (Wednesday) evening.

Researchers at NUI Galway collaborate on global COVID-19 awareness and responses study

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Researchers in the Health Behaviour Change Research Group at the School of Psychology in NUI Galway are collaborating with a team of over 100 behavioural scientists from more than 20 countries around the world on the International Covid-19 Awareness and Responses Evaluation (I-CARE) Study. The international survey assesses people’s awareness, attitudes, beliefs, and behaviours in response to the various measures put in place to prevent and reduce the spread of COVID-19 across the world.

National Conference of Institute of Guidance Counsellors to take place in NUI Galway

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More than 500 guidance counsellors from all over Ireland are expected to attend the Institute of Guidance Counsellors National Conference which will be held in NUI Galway tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday. This 2020 conference is being hosted by the Galway/Mayo branch of the Institute of Guidance Counsellors. As well as facilitating the two day conference, NUI Galway has been unveiled as the main sponsor for this year’s event, with supporting sponsorship from GMIT.

Guidance counsellors need to arm themselves with techniques to cope with rising demands, says top doctor

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Guidance counsellors who are tasked with dealing with the wide range of mental health issues that impact secondary school students, need to arm themselves with the techniques necessary to cope with the demands placed on them by students.

NUI Galway study finds pornography use is associated with sexual aggression

A research study conducted by NUI Galway and Zagreb University in Croatia on 600 Croatian male high school students aged 15-17 over a 20-month period, has found that pornography use is associated with sexual aggression over time but only when people report a pre-disposition to aggression. In isolation, pornography use does not predict sexual aggression.

Local mental health researchers seek participants for groundbreaking psychology therapy study

Researchers from the School of Psychology at NUI Galway are currently recruiting participants from ages 16-35 in the Galway area to participate in a new psychology therapy study being trialed for individuals who are in the first five years of a diagnosis of psychosis. Early psychosis, which refers to a range of mental health difficulties often associated with experiences of hallucinations or delusions, can result in significant difficulties with social and occupational functioning.

Five thousand adults sought for migraine study

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Have you ever wondered what affects the occurrence of migraines? Psychologists at NUI Galway’s School of Psychology are interested in examining this phenomenon in adults from Ireland and the UK, and want to investigate the psychological factors that could contribute to migraines by carrying out an online study.

Minister launches new four-year Active Consent programme at NUI Galway

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NUI Galway researchers who established and rolled out the national SMART Consent programme have just announced a major four-year programme of research and implementation on Active Consent, funded by Lifes2good Foundation in partnership with Galway University Foundation and NUI Galway.

Youth Academy at NUI Galway receives €250,000 gift from Merit Medical

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The NUI Galway Youth Academy, an outreach programme aimed at high ability 9-12 year olds recently received a gift of €250,000 over the next six years from Merit Medical. Merit Medical is a leading multi-national medical device company with significant operations in Galway, employing close to 1,000 people. The gift was announced at the recent Youth Academy graduation ceremony which took place at NUI Galway recently.

Tuam professor pushing the boundaries of neuroscience

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A Galway woman is leading a team of scientists from Trinity College Dublin to help push the boundaries of neuroscience forward and increase understanding of how human beings experience the world.

 

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