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Dr. Jennifer McMahon (Director)

Dr McMahon is a psychologist in the School of Education at the University of Limerick whose research lies in the area of social emotional development, mental health and special educational needs. Previous posts included working as an evaluator for Jigsaw, the National Youth Mental Health Centre and as project manager for the design and implementation of a mental health service for young people aged 12-25. 

Ms Lorna Barry 

Lorna is an Irish Research Council funded doctoral candidate in the I-TEACH lab.

Lorna is a doctoral student whose research examines teachers use and understanding of evidence based practices with children with autism. Lorna completed her BSc. in Psychology in the University of Limerick, and her MSc. In Applied Behaviour Analysis in NUI Galway. In 2018 she received accreditation as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), and has worked with children with autism in early intervention, home and school settings for over 7 years, as well as delivering workshops and talks to educators and schools.

Ms Eibhlin Walsh​

Eibhlin is a NISE funded doctoral candidate in the i-TEACH lab. 


My research interests span the areas of education, clinical and social psychology and physical health. Incorporating these interests, my PhD is focused on the design and evaluation of school-based suicide prevention programmes for adolescents. This research will comprise of quantitative and qualitative analysis to elucidate on critical factors related to suicide and the implementation of school-based prevention

Ms Laura Neenan

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Dr. Stephen Gallagher 

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Dr. Elaine Kinsella

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Ms Megan Ryan

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