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Academic biography

Dr Sinéad Smyth (BA Hons Psychology, PhD., PGCHEP) is a senior lecturer/associate professor in psychology at the newly established School of Psychology.  She is School of Psychology Research Convenor and Programme Chair of the MSc in Psychology and Wellbeing.

Prior to the establishment of the of Psychology she was a lecturer in Psychology the School of Nursing and Human Sciences (SNHS), Dublin City University from 20011-2019. She was Research Convenor of the SNHS from  In September 2017 - September 2018 and Deputy Head of the SNHS from January 2017- July 2019.  

Research interests

Sinéad's research interests are in the areas of behaviour change in health and educational contexts.  Specific interests include sleep in clinical and non-clinical populations, game based classroom management,  anxiety and autism. Current projects include: Factors influence sleep quality in adults; Autism Specific Transition Resources (T-Res; funded by a HRB COVID-19 Rapid Response Award); Using group contingencies for classroom management in primary and secondary settings (previously funded by a DCU Career Enhancement grant).