Research Fellows/PhD Scholars

 

Name: Mary Aiken, BA, MSc Cyberpsych, Dip Forensic Psych.

Department: Institute of Leadership

Role: Research Fellow

Location: Ireland

 Mary Aiken


Description:

Mary is a CyberPsychologist and Research Fellow at RCSI Institute of Leadership.  Her Forensic CyberPsychology doctoral research is supported by INTERPOL Internationally. Mary’s research interests include cyberbullying, cyberstalking, virtual behavioural profiling, cyberchondria and human trafficking. She was a plenary session panelist at the European Commission, Safer Internet Forum in Brussels (2012), spokesperson for the EU 'Safer Internet Day' (2013), and presented at the White House in Washington DC at the Obama Administration's Forum Tech. v's Human Trafficking (2013). Prior to returning to academic life, Mary worked at international board level in industry; specialising in behavioural profiling, innovation methodology, and future thinking. She was a board member at the Rutland addiction clinic. Mary is an experienced public speaker and has an active interest in researching human behaviour impacted by technology. She has published and spoken internationally on this topic, she is an observer to the INTERPOL Specialists Group on Crimes against Children.

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Phone: +353 1 402 2378

 

Email: maryaiken@rcsi.ie

 

 

Name: Kevin Madigan, BSc, MSc Healthcare Management, Dip Mental Health Nursing.

Department: Institute of Leadership

Role: PhD Scholar

Location: Ireland

 

Description:

Kevin Madigan is a PhD scholar at the RCSI institute of Leadership and holds a Master’s of Science in Healthcare Management, a Bachelor of Nursing Science and a Higher Diploma in Mental Health Nursing. He is completing his PhD on: The Health TRAC Clinic and Programme, An Action Research Approach to improving the physical health of those with enduring mental health difficulties. Kevin is a Senior Clinical Nurse Manager at a community mental health service and sits on the executive board of SHINE Ireland. Kevin has an active interest in psychosis research and was a Health Research Board, Research Fellow on two Randomised Controlled Trials of Psychological Interventions and has holds research grants for studies on involuntary hospital admission and mental health service user involvement in the mental health services. He recently won an award for best research poster at the St John of God Hospitaller Ministries 23rd Annual Research Day. The poster was titled: The Impact of Mental Illness and Treatment on Physical Health from a Service-User Perspective. 

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Phone: +353 1 277 1500

 

Email: kevin.madigan@sjog.ie