Report of Activities

Annual report 2018, January to December 2018.

Summary Report of Activities 2018, January to December 2018.

Journals

Barry, M. M. Clarke, A. M. Morreale, S. E., & Field, C. A. (2018). A review of the evidence on the effects of community-based programs on young people's social and emotional skills development. Adolescent Research Review, 3(1), 13-27. doi:10.1007/s40894-017-0055-2

Battel-Kirk, B., Dempsey, C., & Barry, M. M. (2018). Health promotion workforce capacity. Public Health - Oxford Bibliographies. doi:10.1093/OBO/9780199756797-0175

Burke, L., Nic Gabainn S., & Kelly C. (2018). Socio-demographic, health and lifestyle factors influencing age of sexual initiation among adolescents. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 15(9)1851. doi:10.3390/ijerph15091851

Hogan, M., Broome, B., Harney, O., Noone, C., Dromgool-Regan, C., Hall, T., Hayden, S., O’Higgins, S., Khoo, S. M., Moroney, M., O’Reilly, J., Pilch, M., Ryan, C., Slattery, B., van Lente, E., Walsh, E., Walsh, J., & Hogan, V. (2018) Integrating Content Expertise and Methodological Expertise in Team-Based Settings to Address Complex Societal Issues - A Systems Perspective on Challenges. Systems Research And Behavioral Science, 35(6), 908-915, doi.org/10.1002/sres.2522

Hogan., V., Hayes, J., Coggins. A. (2018). The prevalence of Respiratory Symptoms in Irish Dairy Farmers. Irish Medical Journal, 111(2), 698.

Jones, J., & Barry, M. M. (2018). Factors influencing trust and mistrust in health promotion partnerships. Global Health Promotion, 25(2), 16-24. doi:10.1177/175797591665636

Kairey, L., Matvienko-Sikar, K., Kelly, C., McKinley, M., O’Connor, E. M., Kearney, P. M., Woodside, J. V., Harrington, J. M., (2018). Plating up appropriate portion sizes for children: a systematic review of parental food and beverage portioning practices. Obes Rev, 1667-1668. doi:10.1111/obr.12727

Kaper, M. S., Sixsmith, J., Koot, J. A. R., Meijering, L. B., van Twillert, S., Giammarchi, C., Bevilacqua, R., Barry, M. M., Doyle, P., Reijneveld, S. A., & de Winter, A. F. (2018). Developing and pilot testing comprehensive health literacy communication training for health professionals in three European countries. Patient Education & Counseling, 101(1), 152-158. doi:10.1016/j.pec.2017.07.017

Kelly, C., Callaghan, M., Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S., & Alforque-Thomas, A. (2018). Food environments in and around post-primary schools in Ireland: associations with youth dietary habits. Appetite,  132, 182-189. doi:10.1016/j.appet.2018.08.021, Epub 2018 Aug 16.

Kenny A., & Power M. (2018). Social Inclusion and intellectual disability in Ireland: Social inclusion co-ordinators' perspectives on barriers and opportunities Scottish Journal of Residential Childcare, 17(4), 2-23.

Kenny, U., Sullivan, L., Callaghan, M., Molcho, M., & Kelly, C. (2018). The relationship between cyberbullying and friendship dynamics on adolescent body dissatisfaction: A cross-sectional study. Journal of Health Psychology, 23(4), 629-639. doi:10.1177/1359105316684939

Kerins, C. (2018). Examining the rationale for including calorie content on menus as an obesity prevention policy. Professional Nutrition & Dietetic Review, 3(3), 12-13.

Kerins, C., McSharry, J., Hayes, C., Perry, I. J., Geaney, F., & Kelly, C. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementation of menu labelling interventions to support healthy food choices: a mixed methods systematic review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 7(1), 88. doi:10.1186/s13643-018-0752-3

Kodriati, Nurul, Pursell, Lisa, & Hayati, Elli Nur. (2018). A scoping review of men, masculinities, and smoking behavior: The importance of settings. Global Health Action, 11(sup3), 1589763. doi: 10.1080/16549716.2019.1589763

Költő, A., Young, H., Burke, L., Moreau, N., Cosma, A., Magnusson, J., Windlin, B., Reis, M., Saewyc, E. M., Godeau, E., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Love and Dating Patterns for Same‐ and Both‐Gender Attracted Adolescents Across Europe. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 28(4), 772–778. doi:10.1111/jora.12394

Kringos, D., Nuti, S.,  Anastasy, C., Barry, M. M., Murauskiene, L., Siciliani, L.,  & De Maeseneer, J. on behalf of the members of the Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health. (2018). Re-thinking performance assessment for primary care: Opinion of the expert panel on effective ways of investing in health. European Journal of General Practice, 55-61.
doi:10.1080/13814788.2018.1546284

Kuosmanen, T., Fleming, T. M., & Barry, M.M. (2018). The implementation of SPAR-X computerized mental health program in alternative education: Exploring the factors contributing to engagement and dropout. Children and Youth Services Review, 84(C), 176-184. doi:10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.11.032

Kuosmanen, T., Fleming, T. M., & Barry, M. M. (2018). Using computerized mental health programs in alternative education: understanding the requirements of students and staff. Health Communication, 33(6), 753-6:1-9. doi:10.1080/10410236.2017.1309620

Matvienko-Sikar, K., Kelly, C., Sinnott, C., McSharry, J.,  Houghton, C., Heary, C., Toomey, E., Byrne, M., & Kearney, P. M. (2018). 'Parental experiences and perceptions of infant complementary feeding: a qualitative evidence synthesis'. Obes Rev, 19(4), 501-517. doi: 10.1111/obr.12653

Matvienko-Sikar, K., Griffin, C., McGrath, N., Toomey, E., Byrne, M., Kelly, C., Heary, C., Devane, D., & Kearney, P. M. (2018). Developing a Core Outcome Set for Childhood Obesity Prevention: A Systematic Review. Maternal & Child Nutrition. doi:10.1111/mcn.12680

McKenna, V. B., Sixsmith, J., & Barry, M. M. (2018). A Qualitative Study of the Development of Health Literacy Capacities of Participants Attending a Community-Based Cardiovascular Health Programme. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(6), E1157. doi:10.3390/ijerph15061157

Moreau, N., Költő, A., Young, H., Maillochon, F., & Godeau, E. (2018). Negative feelings about the timing of first sexual intercourse: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study. International Journal of Public Health, 1–9. Advance online publication. doi:10.1007/s00038-018-1170-y

Murphy, C., Barry, M. M., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Programme implementation in schools: conceptualisations from Irish teachers.  Health Education, 118, 483-498. doi:10.1108/HE-11-2017-0062

Power, M. & Leonard, R. (2018). Speech and language therapy students' perspectives on ethical dilemmas. Journal of Clinical Speech and Language Studies, 23, 79-103.

Young, H., Burke, L., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Sexual intercourse, age of initiation and contraception among adolescents in Ireland: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children. BMC Public Health, 18(1), 362. doi:10.1186/s12889-018-5217-z


Reports

Barry, M. M. and the Expert Panel on Effective Ways of Investing in Health (EXPH), European Commission. EXPH, Barry, M. M. (2018).  Application of the ERN model in European cross border healthcare cooperation outside the rare diseases area.  Brussels: European Commission, DG SANTÉ. doi:10.2875/562372

Dowling, K., Ryan, J., Ward, K., Sheridan, A., & Barry, M. M. (2017). MindOut Youth Worker and Tutor Manual 2.0 – Promoting Social and Emotional Wellbeing: A programme for young people in youth settings (2nd Edition). Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway, the Health Service Executive & the National Youth Council of Ireland.

Doyle, K., Field, C.A., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Galway city strategy to prevent and reduce alcohol related harm (2013-2017): Evaluation. Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway.

Dowling, K., & Barry, M. M. (2018). Executive Summary Report: An Evaluation of the MindOut Programme in Disadvantaged Post-Primary Schools. Galway: Report developed for the Health Service Executive at the Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway.

EXPH, & Barry, M. M. (2018). Benchmarking Access to Healthcare in the EU. Brussels: European Commission, DG SANTÉ. doi:10.2875/593839.

EXPH, & Barry, M. M. (2018). Tools and Methodologies for Assessing the Performance of Primary Care. Brussels: European Commission, DG SANTÉ. doi:10.2875/491523

EXPH, & Barry, M. M. (2018). Innovative Payment Models for High-Cost Innovative Medicines. Brussels: European Commission, DG SANTÉ. doi:10.2875/835008

EXPH, & Barry, M. M. (2018). Preliminary Report on Vaccination Programmes and Health Systems in Europe.   Brussels: European Commission DG SANTÉ. doi:10.2875/18503

Field, C.A., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Galway city strategy to prevent and reduce alcohol related harm: Evaluation. Written Case Study and Oral Presentation at the World Health Organization Healthy Cities Conference, Belfast, October 2018.

Field, C.A., & McDarby, G. (2018). Bridging the Care Gap: Palliative Day Care Services: Evaluation of Galway Hospice Palliative Day Care Services.  A report produced by the Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway.

Hodgins, M., Pursell, L., Hogan, V., MacCurtain, S., Mannix-McNamara, P., & Lewis, D. (2018). Irish workplace behaviour study [Final Report]. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway.

Hussein, Y., Nic Gabhainn, S., Kelly, C., & Barry, M. M (2018). Life Skills Education for Enhancing Health Literacy: Enabling Schools to Prevent Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDS). Report to the Health Promotion Unit, World Health Organisation Headquarters, Geneva.

Kavanagh, A., Daniels, N., Burke, L., Kelly, C., Kolto, A., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Participation of young people in a national research project: Identifying new priorities for the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study Ireland. Report to the Child and Adolescent Health and Development Division of noncommunicable diseases and promoting health through the life-course, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Copenhagen.

Kelly, C., & Tully, L. (2018). What parents think about weaning: an island of Ireland study. Safefood. ISBN: 978-1-905767-84-7, www.safefood.eu/SafeFood/media/SafeFoodLibrary/Documents/Publications/Research%20Reports/Weaning-study.pdf

Kenny, U., Kelly, C., Nic Gabhainn, S., Barry, M. & Harrington, A. (submitted 2018). Enhancing Health Literacy with Life Skills Education: A guidebook for Educators. Report to the Health Promotion Unit, World Health Organisation Headquarters, Geneva.

Kenny, U., Kelly, C., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Irish community perspectives on the HEPCOM learning platform. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway: Galway.

Költő, A., Harrington, A., Kavanagh, A., Tyrrell, L. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Short report: New questions for the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study in Ireland: Pilot 2018. Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway.

Költő, A., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). HBSC Ireland 2014: self-reported height in 8 to 18 years old schoolchildren in Ireland based on the 2014 data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study. Technical Report. Galway, Ireland: Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway.


Költő, A. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Short report on attraction and love in schoolchildren in Ireland. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway.

Költő, A., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Attraction and love in schoolchildren in Ireland – Pilot. Technical report. Galway, Ireland: Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway. doi:10.13025/S8792H

Költő, A., Harrington, A., Kavanagh, A., Tyrrell, L., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). New questions for the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study in Ireland: Pilot 2018. Galway, Ireland: Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway. doi:10.13025/S83G9N

Költő, A. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). HBSC Ireland 2014: self-reported height in 8 to 18 years old schoolchildren in Ireland based on the 2014 data from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study. Short report for Dr Carly Cheevers, Department of Public Health, HSE, Tullamore. Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway.

McGregor, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018) Public Awareness of Parenting, Prevention and Family Support Services: Population Survey Final Report. Galway: UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway.

Power, M., & D'Arcy, P. (2018). Statutory registration awareness amongst social care workers. Dublin: Social Care Ireland.

Sherlock, L. & Hodgins, M. (2018) Proposal for the Development of an Accreditation Model for Healthy Workplaces, report submitted to Department of Health.


Other


Dowling, K. (May, 2018). Determining the effectiveness of a social emotional wellbeing programme delivered in disadvantaged post-primary schools in Ireland. Awarded 2nd prize for best student presentation at the College of Medicine Nursing and Health Science Postgraduate Research Conference, NUI Galway.

Kerins, C. (2018). Lifestyle Approaches to Cholesterol Management. SPHeRE Programme, 2018. Available from: http://www.sphereprogramme.ie/lifestyle-approaches-to-cholesterol-management/

Költő, A. (2018). What have we learnt about children's health over 20 years? RTÉ Brainstorm, 26 Feb 2018.
Power, M. (2018, July). Smart patients: Holistic empowerment of patients to become experts in their own health. The Link.

 

Barry, M.M. (2018).  Competency-based approaches to quality assurance in Health Promotion: Developing the European CompHP Project and beyond. International Union for Health Promotion and Education & Health Promotion Canada Accreditation Meeting at Université de Montréal, Canada, 26 February, 2018.

Barry, M.M. (2018). Population mental health promotion: Conceptual, policy and implementation perspectives. Opening keynote address at Population Mental Health and Wellness Promotion: Clarifying the Roles of Public Health. Pan-Canadian National Forum on the Role of Public Health in Mental Health Promotion. Gatineau, Canada, 28 February, 2018.

Barry, M.M. (2018). Transatlantic perspectives on knowledge translation for health promotion, HPRC Seminar Series, NUI Galway, 26 March, 2018.

Barry, M.M. (2018). International Collaboration. Presentation to Academic Career Support and Development Seminar Series CMNHS, NUI Galway, 29 March, 2018.

Barry, M.M. (2018). Bridging the science-to-practice gap in developing interventions that promote youth mental health and wellbeing. Invited presentation at the 10th Finnish International Duodecim Symposium, Sannäs, Finland 13-15 June, 2018.

Barry, M. M. (2018). Implementation strategies for promoting a mentally healthy society. Keynote presentation at ‘Ahead by a Century: The Shape of Things to Come’, Canadian Mental Health Association 100th Anniversary Conference, Montréal, 22 October, 2018.

Basquille, E., McKenna, V. B., Waldron, D., & Houlihan, A. (2018). An exploration of the needs of a cardiac population using a subjective quality-of-life measure. [Poster Presentation], IAPC Annual Education and Research Seminar 2018, Croke Park, Dublin, 01 Feb, 2018.

Basquille, E., McKenna, V. B., Waldron, D., & Houlihan, A. (2018). An exploration of the needs of a cardiac population using a subjective quality-of-life measure. [Poster presentation] 10th World Research Congress EAPC, Bern Switzerland, 24- 26 May, 2018.

Basquille, E., McKenna, V. B., Waldron, D., & Houlihan, A. (2018). An exploration of the needs of a cardiac population using a subjective quality-of-life measure. [Online poster presentation] International Palliative Care Network Conference, 15 November - 15 December, 2018.

Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S., & Kelly, C. (2018). Social and lifestyle predictors of age of sexual initiation among adolescents in Ireland. [Poster Presentation], The College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Postgraduate Research Day, NUI Galway, May 2018.

Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S., & Kelly, C. (2018).  Circumstances and behaviours associated with early first sexual intercourse among adolescents in Ireland. HBSC 2018 Spring Meeting, Warsaw June 2018.

Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S., & Kelly, C. (2018). Stakeholder participation in planning of adolescent sexual health research translation. [Poster Presentation], 22nd Annual Health Promotion Conference: Participation and empowerment for health service users: Strengthening the circle, NUI Galway, June 2018.

Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S., & Kelly, C. (2018). Cultural and health factors associated with early sexual initiation. Presented in a symposium at the Annual European Health Psychology Conference, NUI Galway, August 2018.

Byrne, N., Kilkelly, G., Geoghegan, J., McKenna, V. B., & Sixsmith, J. (2018). Improving Galway University Hospitals health literacy. [Poster Presentation], 22nd Annual Health Promotion Conference: Participation and empowerment for health service users: Strengthening the circle, NUI Galway, Ireland, 07 June 2018.

Clarke, N., Fitzgerald, A., Heary, C., Kelly, C., & Nixon, E. (2018). Parental modeling of healthy eating and parental restriction of unhealthy foods: Effects on child body image and dietary patterns Appearance Matters. UK, July 2018.

D'Arcy, P., & Power, M. (2018). Registration awareness study. [Invited Oral Presentation], Social Care Ireland Conference 2018: Working with strengths and abilities, Athlone, 21-22 March 2018.

Dashdondog, S. & Kelly, C. (2018). Examining determinants of eating patterns in preschool settings in disadvantaged areas in Ireland. Presentation at the 27th Nutrition Society Irish Section Postgraduate Annual Conference, Belfast, UK. 15 February 2018.

Dashdondog, S. & Kelly, C. (2018). Applying participatory research with preschool children in childcare settings to explore dietary behaviours. Presentation at Children and Young People’s Services Committee (CYPSC) Workshop for Galway Childcare Practitioners, Galway, Ireland.  8 March 2018.

Dashdondog, S. & Kelly, C. (2018). Applying participatory research with children in preschools to explore dietary behaviours. Presentation at the CMNHS Annual Postgraduate Research Day 2018, NUI Galway, Galway, Ireland. 17 May 2018.

Dashdondog, S., & Kelly, C. (2018). Examining determinants of eating patterns in preschool settings in Ireland. Presentation at the 32nd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology: Health Psychology Across the Lifespan: Uniting Research, Practice and Policy, Galway, Ireland.  21- 25 August 2018.

Dashdondog, S., & Kelly, C. (2018). Using creative research methods to explore food perceptions and preferences among preschool children in Ireland. Presentation at the 10th IUHPE European Conference and International Forum for Health Promotion Research: Implementing Health Promotion in the Life Course - User Involvement in Practice and Research, Trondheim, Norway. 24-26 September 2018.

Dowling, K., Simpkin, A., & Barry, M. M. (2018). Determining the effectiveness of a social emotional wellbeing programme delivered in disadvantaged post-primary schools in Ireland. Oral presentation at the College of Medicine Nursing and Health Science Postgraduate Research Conference, NUI Galway. May, 2018.

Dowling, K., Simpkin, A., & Barry, M. M. (2018). Evaluating the implementation of a social emotional well-being programme in disadvantaged post-primary schools. Oral presentation at the European Health Psychology Conference, Galway, Ireland. August, 2018.

Field, C.A., & McDarby, G. (2018). Bridging the Care Gap: Palliative Day Care Services. Oral presentation of evaluation findings at Galway Hospice, 18 September, 2018.

Field, C.A., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Galway City Strategy to Prevent and Reduce Alcohol Related Harm: Evaluation. Presentation at World Health Organization International Healthy Cities Conference Belfast, October 2018

Fox, K. A., Kelly, C., & Molcho, M. (2018). An examination of adolescent’ beliefs and perceived injunctive norms around peer drinking behaviours over time. Presented as part of the symposium: ‘You Only Live Once’: Youth Culture and Health at the European Health Psychology Conference, Galway, Ireland. August, 2018.

Gallagher, N., & Sixsmith, J. (2018). Exploring older adults' communication with their GP and how a photo-story health literacy intervention may help. Poster presentation presented at the 22nd Annual Health Promotion Conference: Participation and empowerment for health service users: Strengthening the circle, NUI Galway, Ireland, 7 June 2018

Hodgins, M. (2018) Summary Findings Irish Workplace Behaviour Study, IOSH Western Chapter Seminar, NUI Galway, February 2018

Hodgins, M. (2018). Capacity Building for Workplace Wellness- the postgraduate Certificate in Health Promotion, ICOH International Congress, Dublin Convention Centre,  April 29-May 4. 2018.

Hodgins, M., Hogan, V., Pursell L., Mannix-McNamara, P., MacCurtain, S., & Lewis, D. (2018).The importance of the work environment for Workplace Ill Treatment. International Association on Workplace Bullying and Harassment, Bordeaux, 6-8 June 2018.

Hodgins, M., Hogan V., Pursell, L., Mannix-McNamara, P., MacCurtain, S., & Lewis, D. (2018). Demi-Gods and Spinning tops: Workplace Bullying and Power Culture. International Association on Workplace Bullying and Harassment, Bordeaux, 6-8 June 2018.

Hodgins, M. (2018). Ill treatment in the Irish workplace - Findings from the Irish Workplace Behaviour Study, Population Health Seminar Series, NUI Galway, 20 November 2018.

Hogan, V., Lewis, D., MacCurtain, Sarah., Mannix-Mcnamara, P., Pursell, L., & Hodgins M. (2018). Workplace ill-treatment in Ireland: findings from the Irish Workplace Behaviour Study. International Association on Workplace Bullying and Harassment, Bordeaux, 6-8 June 2018.

Kairey, L., Harrington, J. M., Matvienko-Sikar, K., Kelly, C., McKinley, M., O’Connor, E. M., Kearney, P. M., & Woodside, J. V. (2018). Serving up appropriate portion sizes for children: a mixed methods systematic review of parental portioning practices. Downsizing for Portion Control, University of Leeds, United Kingdom, January 2018.

Kairey, L., Matvienko-Sikar, K., Kelly, C., McKinley, M., O’Connor, E. M., Kearney, P. M., Woodside, J. V. & Harrington, J. M. (2018). Portion size in parents' eyes: a mixed methods systematic reivew of parental portioning practices for their children, European Congress on Obesity, Vienna, Austria, May 2018.

Kairey, L., Harrington, J. M., Matvienko-Sikar, K., Kelly, C., McKinley, M., O’Connor, E. M., Kearney, P. M., & Woodside, J. V. (2018). Parental food and beverage portioning practices? A systematic mixed methods review ISBNPA; Advancing Behaviour Change Science, Hong Kong, 3- 6 Jun 2018.

Kaper, M., Sixsmith, J., Meijering, L., Vervoordeldonk, J., Doyle, P., Barry, M. M., de Winter, A., & Reijneveld, S. A. (2018). How to improve patient-communication? Impact of organisational health literacy interventions in Ireland and the Netherlands. Belfast: Oral presentation presented at the 5th UK Health Literacy Conference, February 2018.

Kaper, M., de Winter, A., Bevilacqua,R., Giammarchi, C., McCusker, A., Sixsmith, J., Koot, J. A. R., & Reijneveld, S. A. (2018). Outcomes of a comprehensive Health Literacy Communication training for health professionals in three European Countries.  Poster presentation presented at the 5th UK Health Literacy Conference, Belfast, February 2018.

Kelly, C. (2018) 'Solid advice': Parents' experiences of complementary feeding and related advice. Health Promotion Seminar Series, NUI Galway, 29 January 2018.

Kelly, C. (2018). Workshop on family style dining in early years settings with Early Years Practitioners, Galway City Childcare Committee. Clybaun Hotel, Galway, 08 March 2018.

Kelly, C. (2018.) Early Years Settings as supportive environments for healthy food behaviours. Early Years Practitioners and Policy Makers conference: Time & Space: Developing Enabling Environments that Nurture and Inspire, ILAS, NUI Galway, 24 March 2018.

Kelly, C. (2018). Parental experiences of weaning. Healthy Futures Group, Public Health Agency, Health and Social Care Northern Ireland, Belfast. 11 May 2018.

Kelly, C., O’Shea, G, Kenny, U., & Callaghan, M. (2018).  Adolescent perceptions of local food environments: ‘it would take a lot of effort to eat healthy’ ASOI: Environmental determinants of food consumption and obesity. RCSI, Dublin, 14 May 2018.

Kelly, C. (2018). School food environments and adolescent health. Presented at the 32nd Conference of the EHPS 'Health Psychology Across the Lifespan: Uniting Research, Practice and Policy'. Galway, August 2018.


Kerins, C., McSharry, J., Hayes, C., Perry I. J., Geaney, F., & Kelly, C. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementation of calorie menu labelling interventions in food service establishments: a mixed methods systematic review. ASOI: Environmental determinants of food consumption and obesity. RCSI, Dublin, 14 May 2018.

Kerins, C., McSharry, J., Hayes, C., Perry, I. J., Geaney, F., & Kelly, C. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementation of menu labelling interventions to support healthy food choices: A mixed methods systematic review. Oral session presented at the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences PostGraduate Research Day. NUI Galway, May 2018.

Kerins, C., McSharry, J., Hayes, C., Perry I. J., Geaney, F., & Kelly, C. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementation of calorie menu labelling interventions in food service establishments: a mixed methods systematic review ISBNPA: Advancing Behaviour Change Science. Hong Kong, 3-6 Jun 2018.

Kerins, C., McSharry, J., Hayes, C., Perry, I. J., Geaney, F., & Kelly, C. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementation of calorie menu labelling interventions in food service establishments: a mixed methods systematic review. Hong Kong: Poster session presented at the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity 2018 Conference, June 2018

Kerins, C., McSharry, J., Hayes, C., Perry, I. J., Geaney, F., & Kelly, C. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementation of calorie menu labelling interventions in food service establishments: a mixed methods systematic review. London: Poster session presented at the 1st Implementation Science Annual Research Conference, July 2018.

Kerins, C. (2018). Implementation of mandatory calorie menu labelling in Ireland: exploring the opportunities and challenges. Dublin: Presentation to the Department of Health, September 2018.

Kerins, C. (2018). What actions should be taken to improve the practice of preventive cardiology? Panel Discussion at the ASPIRE-3-PREVENT National Meeting, London, September 2018.

Kerins, C., McSharry, J., Hayes, C., Perry, I. J., Geaney, F., & Kelly, C. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementation of menu labelling interventions to support healthy food choices: A mixed methods systematic review. Oral session presented at the Global Evidence and Implementation Summit, Melbourne, October 2018.

Kerins, C. (2018). Barriers and facilitators to implementation of menu labelling interventions to support healthy food choices: A mixed methods systematic review. Presentation at UCC Implementation Science Seminar, Cork, November 2018.

Költő, A. (2018). Az LMBT+ egészségparadoxon [The LGBT+ health paradox. In Hungarian]. Invited plenary talk at Current Issues in LGBTQ+ Psychology: The 1st Conference of the LGBTQ Section of the Hungarian Psychological Assocation, Budapest, Hungary, 11–12 May 2018.

Költő, A. (2018). A Persistent Inequality in Gender and Sexual Minority Adolescents’ Health: Evidence from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study. Invited talk at the Excellence in Pediatrics Conference, 10th Edition, Prague, Czech Republic, 6–8 December 2018.

Költő, A. (2018). Adolescent romantic attraction and health. Invited plenary talk at the 1st International Scientific Conference on Children and Adolescents’ Health – Pedagogical Implications, Warsaw, Poland, 20 June 2018.

Költő, A., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Assessing romantic attraction in adolescents across Europe: Health correlates and practical considerations. Oral presentation at the International MAG Convention: The Image of the Self, Lviv, Ukraine, 27–29 June 2018.

Költő, A., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Romantic attraction and psychosomatic symptoms in adolescents from eight European countries. Oral presentation at the 32nd Conference of the European Health Psychology Society: Health Psychology Across The Lifespan: Uniting Research, Practice and Policy, Galway, Ireland, 21–25 August 2018.

Költő, A. (2018). A Persistent Inequality in Gender and Sexual Minority Adolescents’ Health: Evidence from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study. Invited talk at the Excellence in Pediatrics Conference, 10th Edition, Prague, Czech Republic, 6–8 December 2018.

Kodriati, N., Pursell, L., & Hayati, E. N. (2018). [Poster Presentation]. Strategies for successful male involvement in the population-based survey: Lessons learned from UN Multi-Country Survey. Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society. NUI Galway. Galway, August 2018.

Kodriati, N., Pursell, L. & Hayati, E. N. (2018). [Oral Presentation]. Indonesian male smokers’ profile: At what age do they start daily smoking? 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Tobacco or Health (APACT). Nusa Dua, Bali, September 2018.

Kodriati, N., Pursell, L., & Hayati, E. N. (2018). [Poster presentation]. A secondary analysis of UN multi-country masculinity survey of how early Indonesian males started their daily smoking. The 10th International Union for Health Promotion and Education (IUHPE). Trondheim, Norway, September 2018.

Mannix-McNamara, P., Hodgins, M., Hogan, V., & Pursell, L. (2018). Over policied and under protected: the problematics of policy in workplace bullying International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harrassment, IAWBH 2018 Bordeaux, 6-8 June 2018.

McKenna, V. B., Byrne, N., & Sixsmith, J. (2018). Development of a participatory workshop to build staff capaciy towards a sustainable health literate hospital environment. Poster presented at the 5th UK Health Literacy Conference, Belfast, NI, 16th February, 2018.

McKenna, V. B., Sixsmith, J., & Barry, M. M. (2018). A qualitative study of the facilitators in the development of health literacy capacities. [Oral Presentation], 5th Health Literacy UK conference, Belfast, NI, 16 Feb 2018.

McKenna, V., Sixsmith, J., & Byrne, N. (2018). Development of a participatory workshop to build staff capacity towards a sustainable health literate environment. [Oral Presentation], 22nd Annual Health Promotion Conference:Partcipation and empowerment for health service sers: Strengthening the circle, NUI Galway, Ireland , 07 Jun 2018.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018) Health behaviour in school-aged children: 20 years of data collection. Health Promotion Seminar Series, NUI Galway, 19 February 2018.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Promoting Health with Integrated Knowledge Translation. Invited presentation to the HRB, HBCG & HSE meeting INTeRACT for Health: Increasing Integrated Knowledge Translation Capacity for Impact. Galway, June 2018.

Power, M., Letica Crepulja, M., Stevanovic, A., Franciskovic, T., Brulke, B., Bercko Eisenreich, Eisenreich, W. S., Silva, R., De Lurdes Silva Ponte, S., Morim Fernandes, S., Balaouras, P., Butekova, J., & Tsibanis, K. (2018). Smart patients: Holistic empowerment of patients to become experts in their own health. Conference Poster.

Pursell, L., Hogan, V., Lewis, D., MacCurtain, S., Mannix-McNamara, P., & Hodgins, M. (2018). Relationships between those experiencing and perpetrating workplace ill-treatment International Conference on Workplace Bullying and Harrassment, IAWHB 2018 Bordeaux.

Tully, L., Kearney, P. M., Woodside, J. V., McKinley, M. C., Dean, M., Spyreli, E., & Kelly, C. (2018). Solid Advice: Complementary feeding experiences among disadvantaged parents in two countries. European Congress on Obesity. Vienna, Austria ECO: European Congress of Obesity, May 2018.