Professional Activities

Research projects


Proposal reviewing

  • Assessment panel for EPSRC GetaMoveOn funding call.
  • Proposal reviewer for EPSRC (UK).
  • Proposal reviewer for NIHR (UK).
  • Proposal reviewer for MRC (UK).
  • Proposal reviewer for Health Research Council (NZ).
  • Proposal reviewer for NSERC (Canada).
  • Proposal reviewer for Dutch Research Council (NWO).
  • Proof of concept panel for Enterprise Ireland.
  • Judge for ACM student chapter excellence awards.


Service within College

  • I am chair of the SCSS Research Ethics Committee (our ethics review board).
  • FEMS Faculty representative, TCD Web Working Group.
  • I am research representative on the School Administration Committee.
  • I was Postgraduate Demonstration Co-ordinator for a number of years, allocating and dealing with all labaratory and tutorial demonstrators and teaching assistants. I wrote an online system to streamline the process after taking over this job.
  • I am on the steering committee for the IDS TILDA multimedia project, looking at disseminating the results of the Intellectual Disability Supplement to the TILDA project.

Service for other Universities

  • External Course Examiner, University College Cork.
  • External PhD examiner, Swansea University
  • External PhD examiner, University of Glasgow
  • External PhD examiner, University of Saskatchewan
  • External selection committee (academic appointment), University College Cork.
  • External member of PhD supervision panel, University College Galway.
  • External M.Sc. examiner, University College Dublin.