Aisling has been a full-time Research Officer on the Growing Up in Ireland Study Team since 2006. She works with both the Infant and Child Cohorts and contributes to the development of questionnaires, training of interviewers, data analysis and preparation, and authorship of Growing Up in Ireland reports. She has a special interest in ethics and child welfare in the research context. Her main research interests are cognitive development and parenting, and influences on development in early childhood. Her other roles in the ESRI include co-organiser of the Research and Policy Seminar Series, member of the Staff Representative Committee and occupational first-aider.
Aisling’s background is in psychology, and both her primary degree and PhD were completed at the School of Psychology in Trinity College Dublin. Her PhD research was in the area of cognitive psychology. Aisling also has a Diploma in the Psychology of Criminal Behaviour (NCI) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (TCD). She has taught a variety of psychology and research-related courses within TCD, and her research experience includes work with Victim Support and the Central Statistics Office.
Minister Roderic O’Gorman launched the latest Growing Up in Ireland report – Research Needs for Cohort ’08 at age 25 – as part of our annual conference on May 25th this year.
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