Dr Martin Power BA. PhD.
A lecturer with the Discipline of Health Promotion and co-ordinator on the BA Social Care, NUI Galway, Martin pursed his undergraduate and doctoral degrees at NUI Galway. Prior to joining the Discipline of Health Promotion, Martin held posts both with IT Carlow and the Adult and Continuing Education Centre, NUI Galway.
Martin’s research interests are broad and include social care theory and practice, workforce development,
regulation, standards and care planning, risk, interdisciplinary working, social policy and adult education.
| Social care theory and practice
Care workforce and development
Risk and regulation
|Taylor, G., Power, M. (2010) Risk, science and blood: Politics, HIV, hepatitis & haemophilia in Ireland. NUIG: G Taylor and M Power. [ARAN Link] [Details]|
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Power, M., Lavelle, M-J. (2011) 'Qualifications of non-nursing residential care staff in the Republic of Ireland'. Quality In Ageing, 12 (3):152-162. [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Taylor, G,Power, MP (2010) 'Risk, science and blood: The politics of the haemophilia crisis in Ireland'. Health Risk & Society, 12 :515-530. [DOI] [Details]|
|Power, M. (2010) 'Legal responses to public crisis: Tribunals of inquiry and the blood crisis in the Republic of Ireland'. Journal of Social Criminology, 1 (2):36-63. [ARAN Link] [Details]|
|Power, M (2009) After Optimism: Ireland, Racism and Globalisation. Book Review [Details]|
|Martin Power (2009) Social Care at National University of Ireland Galway. Ireland: Magazine Article [Details]|
|Martin Power & Eric Van Lente (2012) Caring about care planning - A survey of assessment and care planning tools, processes and perspectives from residential care settings for older people in the Republic of Ireland. Report [Details]|
Honours and Awards
| Year: 2004.
Title: PhD Fellowship
|Association: Irish Social Policy Association , Function/Role: Committee Member and website officer|
|Association: Irish Association of Social Care Workers , Function/Role: Membership Secretary|
|Association: Nursing Home Ireland - care planning advisory group, Function/Role: member|
|Association: European Care Certificate Project , Function/Role: Board member|
|Martin Power & Rachel Leonard (2013) Exchanging values and valuing exchanges: The Values-Exchange and interdisciplinary learning. [Oral Presentation], Thinking Differently: New Curicula, New Skills in Higher Education, Galway , 07-JUN-13 - 07-JUN-13.|
|Martin Power (2013) Professional peering through the looking-glass: Social care and medical students' perspectives on covertly administering medicines. [Oral Presentation], Change, challenge, opportunity, Social Care Ireland conference, Limerick , 20-MAR-13 - 21-MAR-13.|
|Martin Power & Eric Van Lente (2012) Poster presentation - Caring about care planning. [Poster Presentation], Health Promotion Conference Galway - Embracing new agendas for health promotion action: Developing workforce competencies for effective practice, National University of Ireland Galway , 21-JUN-12 - 21-JUN-12.|
|Martin Power & Eric Van Lente (2011) Presenation of research around assessment and care planning in residential centres for older people in the Republic of Ireland. [Oral Presentation], Social Care Ireland Conference 2011. Brining back innovation and creativity to social care work, Athlone , 23-MAR-11 - 24-MAR-11.|
|Griffin, B., Sixsmith, J. & Power, M. (2009) Introducing the Values-Exchange. [Poster Presentation], NAIRTL conference - Research lead teaching, Trinity College Dublin , 06-OCT-09 - 07-OCT-09.|
Martin’s teaching interests include social care theory and practice, social policy and health promotion.