DCU Anti-Bullying Centre


Primary Department
DCU Anti-Bullying Centre
Postdoctoral Researcher
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Phone number:
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Academic biography

Dr Megan Reynolds is a postdoctoral researcher at the Anti-Bullying Centre at Dublin City University. She is working on the Cilter DTIF Project, which focuses on the detection of cyberbullying, self-harm, suicide-related and grooming content for the development of Cilter technology. Megan is the Principal Investigator on a research project exploring smartphone bans across schools in Ireland. Previously, Megan was a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Psychology at University College Dublin, where she worked on a project investigating COVID-19 misinformation. 

She obtained her PhD from Queen’s University Belfast and her PhD thesis investigated unwanted sexual experiences, mental health impacts, alcohol use and consent on university campuses in Northern Ireland. Prior to her PhD, Megan obtained an MSc in Forensic Psychology at the University of Central Lancashire. Megan has publications in peer-reviewed journals, such as Trauma, Violence & Abuse and Journal of Sex Research.

Research interests

Sexual violence Mental health Alcohol useGender Sexual consentCampus sexual assaultEthical challenges in sexual violence research