Dr. Jane Walsh

B.A., Ph.D.

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Psychology
Room 1044
School of Psychology
Arts Millennium Building
NUI Galway

T: ext 3102
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researcher

Biography

Jane is the Director of the mHealth Research Group  and the Co-Leader of the Health and Wellbeing Cluster in the Whitaker Institute.

The bedrock of her research is underpinned by the theme 'Health Behaviours for Healthy Ageing' and she has recently secured funding in excess of €5 million euro from the EU to conduct research on personalised technological solutions for healthy ageing. She is  is an active member of the H2020 European Network for the Joint Evaluation of Connected Health Technologies (ENJECT) and is a recognised expert in mobile technology and health behaviour change and has given multiple Invited Keynotes in the area of mHealth both nationally and internationally.

Jane is an Associate Editor of the Journal Psychology and Health and on the Editorial Board for International Journal of Behavioural Medicine and the British Journal of Health Psychology. She is former Chair of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI)  Division of Health Psychology and is an active member of the European Health Psychology Society where she is currently a member of the 2018 Conference Committee. Jane also serves on the Research Advisory Board for the Irish Cancer Society.

Jane obtained her PhD in Psychology in 1995 from NUI Galway. She worked as a Researcher in the Educational Research Centre and as a Lecturer in Carlow Institute of Technology before taking up an appointment as a Lecturer in the School of Psychology in NUI, Galway in 1997 where she has contributed to and directed the MSc in Health Psychology and Structured PhD in Psychology and Health.

 RESEARCH INTERESTS: 'Health Behaviours for Healthy Ageing'

Specific interests in:
  • Developing optimum interventions to promote health and wellbeing
  • mHealth: Using new technologies to drive interventions to change health behaviours.
  • Health Behaviour change: Promoting preventative health behaviours including: Cancer screening, vaccination, self-monitoring, exercise participation.

Methods of expertise include:
  • Randomised Controlled Trials (RCTs)
  • Multivariate statistical analysis
  • Use of online interventions (and new technologies to promote behaviour change)


  • Research Interests

    Jane Walsh's primary research interest are underpinned by the theme 'Health Behaviour for Healthy Ageing'. She is interested in developing the optimum interventions to change health behaviours in order to enhance health and wellbeing.

    Jane is the Director of the mHealth Research Group and recently secured grants in excess of €5 million euro in EU funding to conduct research on personalised technological solutions for healthy ageing. She is an active member of the  H2020 European Network for the Joint Evaluation of Connected Health Technologies (ENJECT)

    Jane is the Co-Leader of the Health and Wellbeing Cluster in the Whitaker Institute and a member of the Irish Cancer Society Research Advisory Board. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal Psychology and Health and on the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine and British Journal of Health Psychology.


    Current Research Projects   

    Irish Cancer Society Research Grant Award (2017-2018)
    Total funding: €102.669.00
    Role: Principle Investigator            
    Title: A pilot trial to investigate the impact of a personalised self-management lifestyle programme using mobile technology on the health and wellbeing of cancer survivors  

    Horizon 2020
    H2020-INNOSUP-01-2016-two Stage Innovation Action (2017-2020)

    Total funding: €4,115,121.25
    Role: Principle Investigator and WP Leader        
    Title:  INCluSilver: Innovation in personalised Nutrition through Cluster cooperation in the Silver Economy.
     
    Horizon 2020 Marie Curie Research and Innovation Staff Exchange Award (RISE)(2017-2021)
    Total funding: €1,084,500.00 
    Role: Principle Investigator and WP Leader                    
    Title: REMIND - Improving compliance to reminders in smart environments  

    Irish Research Council Creative Connections Interdisciplinary Research Award (2016)

    Total funding: €15000
    Role: Collaborator               
    Title: ASSEMBLE - Bringing together researchers from Arts, Science, Engineering, Medicine and Business  
    Irish Research Council New Foundations (2015)

    Total funding: €5,711
    Role: PI/Mentor
    Title: M-health Conference: Mobile Technology and Behavioural Science, Galway  

    Irish Research Council (Postgraduate Scholarship) (2014-2018)

    Total Funding: €80,000
    Role: Supervisor 
    Title: Can m-health interventions enhance medication adherence and increase walking in at risk populations?
     
    Irish College of General Practitioners (2014-2015)
    Total Funding: €10,000
    Role: Collaborator
    Title: M-health intervention for self-management of Blood Pressure in patients with hypertension  

    Irish Research Council (Postgraduate Scholarship) (2015-2018)

    Total Funding: €72,000
    Role: Supervisor
    Title: The role of mobile technology in reducing delay in women presenting with symptoms of breast cancer  

    Hardiman Research Scholarship (2015-2019)

    Total Funding: €85,000
    Role: Supervisor
    Title: An M-health Intervention to increase health protective behaviour in women at risk of breast cancer      

    Peer Reviewed Journals

      Year Publication
    (2017) 'Development of a theory- based online intervention for fatigue in post-treatment cancer survivors'
    Corbett, T., Groarke, A., Walsh, JC., Moss-Morris, R., Morrissey, EC. & McGuire BM. (2017) 'Development of a theory- based online intervention for fatigue in post-treatment cancer survivors'. JMIR research protocols, [Details]
    (2017) 'Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance medication adherence and blood pressure control in hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis'
    Morrissey, EC, Durand, H, Nieuwlaat, R, Navarro, T, Haynes, B, Walsh JC & Molloy, G (2017) 'Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance medication adherence and blood pressure control in hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis'. Psychology And Health, [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'An mHealth Intervention Using a Smartphone App to Increase Walking Behavior in Young Adults: A Pilot Study'
    Walsh, JC,Corbett, T,Hogan, M,Duggan, J,McNamara, A (2016) 'An mHealth Intervention Using a Smartphone App to Increase Walking Behavior in Young Adults: A Pilot Study'. Jmir Mhealth And Uhealth, 4 [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'Cancer-related fatigue in post-treatment cancer survivors: application of the common sense model of illness representations'
    Corbett, T,Groarke, A,Walsh, JC,McGuire, BE (2016) 'Cancer-related fatigue in post-treatment cancer survivors: application of the common sense model of illness representations'. BMC Cancer, 16 [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'Comparing the Effects of an Acute Bout of Physical Exercise and an Acute Bout of Interactive Mental and Physical Exercise on Electrophysiological and Neuropsychological Functioning in Younger and Older Adults'
    Dimitrova J., Hogan, M., Khader, P., O’Hora, D., Kilmartin, L., Walsh, J., Anderson-Hanley, C. (2016) 'Comparing the Effects of an Acute Bout of Physical Exercise and an Acute Bout of Interactive Mental and Physical Exercise on Electrophysiological and Neuropsychological Functioning in Younger and Older Adults'. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, :1-9 [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'Cancer-Related Fatigue in Post-Treatment Cancer Survivors: Application of the Common-Sense Model of self-regulation of health and illness'
    Teresa K Corbett, AnnMarie Groarke; Jane C. Walsh; Brian E. McGuire (2016) 'Cancer-Related Fatigue in Post-Treatment Cancer Survivors: Application of the Common-Sense Model of self-regulation of health and illness'. BMC Cancer, [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'Behavior Change Techniques in Apps for Medication Adherence: A Content Analysis'
    Morrissey EC;Corbett TK;Walsh JC;Molloy GJ; (2016) 'Behavior Change Techniques in Apps for Medication Adherence: A Content Analysis'. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 50 (5) [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance medication adherence in hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol'
    Morrissey EC;Durand H;Nieuwlaat R;Navarro T;Haynes RB;Walsh JC;Molloy GJ; (2016) 'Effectiveness and content analysis of interventions to enhance medication adherence in hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis protocol'. Systematic Reviews, 5 [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'Protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial of an online intervention for post-treatment cancer survivors with persistent fatigue'
    Corbett T;Walsh JC;Groarke A;Moss-Morris R;McGuire BE; (2016) 'Protocol for a pilot randomised controlled trial of an online intervention for post-treatment cancer survivors with persistent fatigue'. BMJ Open, 6 (6) [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'Patients' perceptions of colposcopy pain'
    Kola-Palmer S;Walsh JC;Rogers M; (2016) 'Patients' perceptions of colposcopy pain'. European Journal Of Cancer Care, 25 (1) [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'Cognitive Coping Style and the Effectiveness of Distraction or Sensation-Focused Instructions in Chronic Pain Patients'
    Fox, L, Walsh, JC, Morrison, TG, O' Gorman, D, Ruane, N, Mitchell, C, Carey, JJ,Coughlan, R, McGuire, BE (2016) 'Cognitive Coping Style and the Effectiveness of Distraction or Sensation-Focused Instructions in Chronic Pain Patients'. Plos One, 11 [DOI] [Details]
    (2016) 'An mHealth Intervention Using a Smartphone App to Increase Walking Behavior in Young Adults: A Pilot Study'
    Walsh JC;Corbett T;Hogan M;Duggan J;McNamara A; (2016) 'An mHealth Intervention Using a Smartphone App to Increase Walking Behavior in Young Adults: A Pilot Study'. Jmir Mhealth And Uhealth, 4 (3) [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
    (2015) 'Consulting with Citizens in the Design of Wellbeing Measures and Policies: Lessons from a Systems Science Application'
    Hogan, MJ,Johnston, H,Broome, B,McMoreland, C,Walsh, J,Smale, B,Duggan, J,Andriessen, J,Leyden, KM,Domegan, C,McHugh, P,Hogan, V,Harney, O,Groarke, J,Noone, C,Groarke, AM (2015) 'Consulting with Citizens in the Design of Wellbeing Measures and Policies: Lessons from a Systems Science Application'. Social Indicators Research, 123 :857-877 [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
    (2015) 'Correlates of psychological distress immediately following colposcopy'
    Kola-Palmer S;Walsh JC; (2015) 'Correlates of psychological distress immediately following colposcopy'. Psycho-Oncology, 24 (7) [DOI] [Details]
    (2015) 'Protocol for a systematic review of psychological interventions for cancer-related fatigue in post-treatment cancer survivors'
    Corbett T;Devane D;Walsh JC;Groarke A;McGuire BE; (2015) 'Protocol for a systematic review of psychological interventions for cancer-related fatigue in post-treatment cancer survivors'. Systematic Reviews, 4 [DOI] [Details]
    (2015) 'Patients' views and experiences of technology based self-management tools for the treatment of hypertension in the community: A qualitative study'
    Glynn L;Casey M;Walsh J;Hayes PS;Harte RP;Heaney D; (2015) 'Patients' views and experiences of technology based self-management tools for the treatment of hypertension in the community: A qualitative study'. BMC Family Practice, 16 [DOI] [Details]
    (2014) 'Self-awareness following Acquired Brain Injury: Measurement and relationship to executive functioning'
    Caldwell S, McBrinn, JM, Wilson, CF, Carton, S., Delargy, M; McCann, J, Walsh, J & McGuire, BE. (2014) 'Self-awareness following Acquired Brain Injury: Measurement and relationship to executive functioning'. Irish Journal Of Psychology, [DOI] [Details]
    (2014) 'Impaired self-awareness after traumatic brain injury: inter-rater reliability and factor structure of the Dysexecutive Questionnaire (DEX) in patients, significant others and clinicians'
    McGuire BE;Morrison TG;Barker LA;Morton N;McBrinn J;Caldwell S;Wilson CF;McCann J;Carton S;Delargy M;Walsh J; (2014) 'Impaired self-awareness after traumatic brain injury: inter-rater reliability and factor structure of the Dysexecutive Questionnaire (DEX) in patients, significant others and clinicians'. Frontiers In Behavioral Neuroscience, 8 [DOI] [Details]
    (2013) 'Matching intra-procedural information with coping style reduces psychophysiological arousal in women undergoing colposcopy'
    Kola S, Walsh JC, Hughes BM, Howard S (2013) 'Matching intra-procedural information with coping style reduces psychophysiological arousal in women undergoing colposcopy'. Journal Of Behavioral Medicine, 36 (4):401-412 [DOI] [Details]
    (2013) 'The brief multidimensional measure of religiousness/Spirituality with an Irish sample: a factor analysis'
    Bodling, A., Heneghan, M., Walsh, J. C., Yoon, Dong P., & Johnstone, B. (2013) 'The brief multidimensional measure of religiousness/Spirituality with an Irish sample: a factor analysis'. International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, 20 (2):72-78 [Details]
    (2012) 'Attention focus, trait anxiety and pain perception in patients undergoing colposcopy'
    Kola, S,Walsh, JC,Hughes, BM,Howard, S (2012) 'Attention focus, trait anxiety and pain perception in patients undergoing colposcopy'. European Journal Of Pain, 16 :890-900 [DOI] [Details]
    (2012) 'Dysplasia severity, but not experiences during colposcopy, predicts adherence to follow-up colposcopy'
    Kola S;Walsh JC; (2012) 'Dysplasia severity, but not experiences during colposcopy, predicts adherence to follow-up colposcopy'. Psycho-Oncology, 21 (3) [DOI] [Details]
    (2012) 'Attention focus, trait anxiety and pain perception in patients undergoing colposcopy'
    Kola S;Walsh JC;Hughes BM;Howard S; (2012) 'Attention focus, trait anxiety and pain perception in patients undergoing colposcopy'. European Journal Of Pain (London, England), 16 (6) [DOI] [Details]
    (2012) 'Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample'
    Byrne C;Walsh J;Kola S;Sarma KM; (2012) 'Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample'. British Journal Of Health Psychology, 17 (3) [DOI] [Details]
    (2012) 'Determinants of pre-procedural state anxiety and negative affect in first-time colposcopy patients: implications for intervention'
    Kola S;Walsh JC; (2012) 'Determinants of pre-procedural state anxiety and negative affect in first-time colposcopy patients: implications for intervention'. European Journal Of Cancer Care, 21 (4) [DOI] [Details]
    (2012) 'Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample'
    Byrne, C,Walsh, J,Kola, S,Sarma, KM (2012) 'Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample'. British Journal Of Health Psychology, 17 :582-595 [DOI] [Details]
    (2009) 'Patients' psychological reactions to colposcopy and LLETZ treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia'
    Kola, S,Walsh, JC (2009) 'Patients' psychological reactions to colposcopy and LLETZ treatment for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia'. European Journal Of Obstetrics & Gynecology And Reproductive Biology, 146 :96-99 [DOI] [Details]
    (2008) 'Emotional distress and awareness following acquired brain injury: An exploratory analysis'
    McBrinn, J,Wilson, FC,Caldwell, S,Carton, S,Delargy, M,McCann, J,Walsh, J,McGuire, B (2008) 'Emotional distress and awareness following acquired brain injury: An exploratory analysis'. Brain Injury, 22 :765-772 [DOI] [Details]
    (2008) 'Rehabilitation psychology: Meeting the needs of individuals with acquired disabilities in Ireland'
    Johnstone, B,Walsh, J,Carton, S,Fish, R (2008) 'Rehabilitation psychology: Meeting the needs of individuals with acquired disabilities in Ireland'. Disability And Rehabilitation, 30 :709-715 [DOI] [Details]
    (2006) 'A cross-sectional study of secondary cardiac care in general practice: impact of personal and practice characteristics'
    Byrne M;Murphy AW;Walsh JC;Shryane E;McGroarty M;Kelleher CC; (2006) 'A cross-sectional study of secondary cardiac care in general practice: impact of personal and practice characteristics'. Family Practice, 23 (3) [DOI] [Details]
    (2006) 'The impact of knowledge, perceived barriers and perceptions of risk on attendance for a routine cervical smear'
    Walsh JC; (2006) 'The impact of knowledge, perceived barriers and perceptions of risk on attendance for a routine cervical smear'. The European Journal Of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care : The Official Journal Of The European Society Of Contraception, 11 (4) [Details]
    (2006) 'The impact of knowledge, perceived barriers and perceptions of risk on attendance for a routine cervical smear'
    Walsh, JC (2006) 'The impact of knowledge, perceived barriers and perceptions of risk on attendance for a routine cervical smear'. European Journal Of Contraception And Reproductive Health Care, 11 :291-296 [DOI] [Details]
    (2005) 'Psychological factors influencing Infant breastfeeding in first-time Mothers: an application of a modified version of the Theory of Planned Behaviour'
    Mullaney L & Walsh JC. (2005) 'Psychological factors influencing Infant breastfeeding in first-time Mothers: an application of a modified version of the Theory of Planned Behaviour'. Psychology & Health, 20 (1):184-185 [Details]
    (2005) 'Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: patient beliefs and health-related behaviour'
    Byrne M;Walsh J;Murphy AW; (2005) 'Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: patient beliefs and health-related behaviour'. Journal Of Psychosomatic Research, 58 (5) [DOI] [Details]
    (2005) 'Preventing ill health: Psychological risk factors and behavioural interventions'
    Hughes B.M., & Walsh J.C. (2005) 'Preventing ill health: Psychological risk factors and behavioural interventions'. Special issue of the Irish Journal of Psychology, 26 (01-Feb):6-7 [Details]
    (2005) 'The role of psychology in the prevention of ill health'
    Hughes B.M., & Walsh J.C. (2005) 'The role of psychology in the prevention of ill health'. Irish Journal of Psychology, 26 (01-Feb):6-7 [Details]
    (2005) 'The effect of communication ability on cardiovascular reactivity to a speech task. 19th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, National University of Ireland, Galway'
    Kola, S., & Walsh, J.C. (2005) 'The effect of communication ability on cardiovascular reactivity to a speech task. 19th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society, National University of Ireland, Galway'. Psychology & Health, 20 (1) [Details]
    (2004) 'Predicting the uptake of a routine cervical smear test: The effects of anticipated affect and forming implementation intentions'
    Walsh JC (2004) 'Predicting the uptake of a routine cervical smear test: The effects of anticipated affect and forming implementation intentions'. The first Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology, [Details]
    (2004) 'Factors influencing the decision to seek treatment for symptoms of acute myocardial infarction: an evaluation of the Self-Regulatory Model of illness behaviour'
    Walsh JC;Lynch M;Murphy AW;Daly K; (2004) 'Factors influencing the decision to seek treatment for symptoms of acute myocardial infarction: an evaluation of the Self-Regulatory Model of illness behaviour'. Journal Of Psychosomatic Research, 56 (1) [DOI] [Details]
    (2004) 'Anxiety levels in women attending a colposcopy clinic: a randomised trial of an educational intervention using video colposcopy'
    Walsh JC;Curtis R;Mylotte M; (2004) 'Anxiety levels in women attending a colposcopy clinic: a randomised trial of an educational intervention using video colposcopy'. Patient Education And Counseling, 55 (2) [DOI] [Details]
    (2004) 'The effect of information and behavioural training on endoscopy patients' clinical outcomes'
    Maguire D;Walsh JC;Little CL; (2004) 'The effect of information and behavioural training on endoscopy patients' clinical outcomes'. Patient Education And Counseling, 54 (1) [DOI] [Details]
    (2004) 'Biopsychosocial predictors of attendance for cervical screening'
    Walsh JC (2004) 'Biopsychosocial predictors of attendance for cervical screening'. Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 25 (1) [Details]
    (2003) 'An evaluation of an intervention to improve attendance rates for cancer screening in the Irish Cervical Screening Programme (ICSP)'
    Walsh JC (2003) 'An evaluation of an intervention to improve attendance rates for cancer screening in the Irish Cervical Screening Programme (ICSP)'. National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin, 2 (1):32-33 [Details]
    (2002) 'The provision of secondary cardiac prevention measures in a hospital cardiac clinic population and the relationship to psychological variables'
    Lynch, M,Murphy, AW,Walsh, J,Daly, K,Hynes, M (2002) 'The provision of secondary cardiac prevention measures in a hospital cardiac clinic population and the relationship to psychological variables'. Irish Journal Of Medical Science, 171 :24-27 [Details]
    (2002) 'Inequalities in prescribing of secondary preventative therapies for ischaemic heart disease in Ireland.[comment]'
    Murphy AW, Plunkett PK, Bury G, Leonard C, Walsh J, Lynam F, Johnson Z. (2002) 'Inequalities in prescribing of secondary preventative therapies for ischaemic heart disease in Ireland.[comment]'. Irish Medical Journal, 95 [Details]
    (2000) 'Effect of patients seeing a general practitioner in accident and emergency on their subsequent reattendance: cohort study'
    Murphy, AW,Plunkett, PK,Bury, G,Leonard, C,Walsh, J,Lynam, F,Johnson, Z (2000) 'Effect of patients seeing a general practitioner in accident and emergency on their subsequent reattendance: cohort study'. British Medical Journal, 320 :903-904 [Details]

    Books

      Year Publication
    (2005) Preventing ill health: Psychological risk factors and behavioural interventions. Special issue of the Irish Journal of Psychology.
    Hughes, BM & Walsh, JC. (2005) Preventing ill health: Psychological risk factors and behavioural interventions. Special issue of the Irish Journal of Psychology. [Details]

    Other Journals

      Year Publication
    (2015) 'Walsh JC & Corbett, T. (2015) Mhealth Research Group, National University of Ireland, Galway: Using mobile technologies for effective health behaviour change'
    Walsh JC & Corbett T. (2015) 'Walsh JC & Corbett, T. (2015) Mhealth Research Group, National University of Ireland, Galway: Using mobile technologies for effective health behaviour change' Irish Psychologist, 41 (12) :280-282. [Details]
    (2015) 'mHealth Research Group NUI Galway: Using mobile technologies for effective health behaviour change'
    Jane C. Walsh & Teresa Corbett (2015) 'mHealth Research Group NUI Galway: Using mobile technologies for effective health behaviour change' European Health Psychologist, 17 (4) :193-197. [ARAN Link] [Details]
    (2009) 'Treating obesity: using psychological theory to facilitate behaviour change'
    Walsh, J.C (2009) 'Treating obesity: using psychological theory to facilitate behaviour change' Cardiodiabetes, 2 (4) :23-24. [Details]
    (2006) 'Diabetes Self-Management: Facilitating Behaviour Change'
    McGuire B & Walsh JC. (2006) 'Diabetes Self-Management: Facilitating Behaviour Change' Diabeteswise, 3 (1) :2-6. [Details]

    Conference Publications

      Year Publication
    (2015) Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
    Corbett,T; Devane, D; Walsh, J; Groarke, A; McGuire, B. (2015) Psychosocial interventions for cancer-related fatigue in post-treatment cancer survivors : a systematic review of the literature Conference of the European Health Psychology Society [Details]
    (2014) Conference on Well-Being and Policy
    Hogan, M. J., McMoreland, C., Walsh, J., Noone, C. (2014) Consulting with citizens in the design of wellbeing measures and policies Conference on Well-Being and Policy Stirling, Scotland, [Details]
    (2014) 9th European Oncology Nursing Society Congress
    Corbett,T. Groarke,A. McGuire,B. Walsh, J. (2014) Exploring Irish Individuals'perceptions of persistent cancer-related fatigue after treatment 9th European Oncology Nursing Society Congress [Details]
    (2013) Well-Being in Ireland Conference, NUI Galway
    Mc Moreland, C.; Walsh, J.; Hogan, M.J. (2013) A lifespan perspective on wellbeing in Ireland Well-Being in Ireland Conference, NUI Galway Galway, Ireland, [Details]
    (2011) 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
    Walsh, J.C., Leonard, S., Kola, S., (2011) The efficacy of a web-based educational intervention in promoting the acceptability of the HPV vaccine 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society Crete, [Details]
    (2011) 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
    Walsh, J.C., Byrne, C., Kola, S., & Sarma, K. (2011) Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society Crete, [Details]
    (2011) Psychology & Health
    Walsh, J.C., Byrne, C., Kola, S. & Sarma, K. (2011) Predicting intention to uptake H1N1 influenza vaccine in a university sample Psychology & Health , pp.236-237 [Details]
    (2011) 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
    Kola, S., & Walsh, J.C. (2011) Biopsychosocial predictors of adherence to follow-up colposcopy in first-time patients 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society Crete, [Details]
    (2011) Psychology & Health
    Keane, J., Walsh J.C., Heary C. & McGuire, B. (2011) Attention, distraction and the effective control of acute paediatric pain Psychology & Health [Details]
    (2011) Psychology & Health
    Walsh, JC, Leonard, S., & Kola, S. (2011) The efficacy of a web-based intervention in promoting the acceptability of the HPV vaccine Psychology & Health [Details]
    (2011) Psychology & Health
    Kola, S., & Walsh, J.C. (2011) Biopsychosocial predictors of adherence to follow-up colposcopy in first-time patients Psychology & Health [Details]
    (2010) STAR: Thirty-first World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research
    Kola, S., Walsh, J.C., Hughes, B.M., Howard, S. (2010) Attention focus, trait anxiety and pain perception in patients undergoing colposcopy STAR: Thirty-first World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research Galway, [Details]
    (2010) STAR 2010- 31st World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research: Book of Abstracts
    Kola, S., Walsh, J. C., Hughes, B. M., & Howard, S. (2010) Attention focus, trait anxiety and pain perception in women undergoing colposcopy STAR 2010- 31st World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research: Book of Abstracts [Details]
    (2010) STAR 2010- 31st World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research: Book of Abstracts
    Kola, S., & Walsh, J. C. (2010) Trait anxiety and pain-related expectancy predict pre-procedural state anxiety and negative affect in first-time colposcopy patients STAR 2010- 31st World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research: Book of Abstracts [Details]
    (2010) Psychology, Health and Medicine Book of Abstracts
    Walsh J.C. & Pollard (2010) The efficacy of planning in reducing binge drinking: An intervention study with university students Psychology, Health and Medicine Book of Abstracts [Details]
    (2010) 7th Annual Conference of the Division of Health Psychology, PSI: Psychology, Health and Medicine
    Leonard, S., Walsh, J. C., & Kola, S. (2010) The impact of a web-based educational intervention using positive message framing to promote the acceptability of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine in a female university sample 7th Annual Conference of the Division of Health Psychology, PSI: Psychology, Health and Medicine Dublin, [Details]
    (2010) STAR 2010- 31st World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research: Book of Abstracts
    Fox, L., Walsh, J.C., O' Gorman, D., Ruane, N., Carey, J.J., Coughlan, R. & McGuire, B.E. (2010) The differential impact of preferred cognitive coping style on the effectiveness of interventions to reduce pain and anxiety in chronic pain patients STAR 2010- 31st World Conference on Stress and Anxiety Research: Book of Abstracts [Details]
    (2010) 31st International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society
    Kola, S., Walsh, J. C., Hughes, B. M., & Howard, S. (2010) Attention focus, trait anxiety and pain perception in women undergoing colposcopy 31st International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society Galway, [Details]
    (2010) STAR Conference
    Fox, L., Walsh, J.C., O' Gorman, D., Ruane, N., Carey, J.J., Coughlan, R. & McGuire, B.E. (2010) The differential impact of preferred cognitive coping style on the effectiveness of interventions to reduce pain and anxiety in chronic pain patients STAR Conference Galway, [Details]
    (2007) Irish Pain Society Annual Conference, Awarded 3rd Prize
    Kola, S., Walsh, J.C., Mylotte, M., & Molloy, M. (2007) Impact of pain on postoperative adjustment in patients undergoing an invasive medical procedure Irish Pain Society Annual Conference, Awarded 3rd Prize Dublin, [Details]
    (2006) 3rd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology
    Jordan, P., Walsh, J.C. & Lee, J. (2006) Self-management of Irish patients with hereditary hemochromatosis: exploring the role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs in psychological adjustment and adherence to treatment 3rd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology Galway, [Details]
    (2006) 3rd Annual Conference of the Division of Health Psychology, PSI: Psychology, Health and Medicine
    Kola, S., & Walsh, J. C. (2006) Virtual reality and audiovisual distraction in acute pain management 3rd Annual Conference of the Division of Health Psychology, PSI: Psychology, Health and Medicine National University of Ireland, Galway, [Details]
    (2006) The 37th Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland
    Walsh JC & Hoare S (2006) The effect of an information booklet on attendance for the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine The 37th Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland Galway, [Details]
    (2006) The Irish Psychologist
    Walsh JC & Hoare S (2006) The effect of an information booklet on attendance for the Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccine The Irish Psychologist [Details]
    (2005) Psychology & Health
    Murphy A, Byrne M, Walsh J, Shrayne E., McGroarty M. (2005) Secondary prevention of heart disease in general practice: Impact of personal and practice characteristics on patients' lifestyles and service provision Psychology & Health [Details]
    (2005) 19th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society
    Kola, S., & Walsh, J. C. (2005) The effect of communication ability on cardiovascular reactivity to a speech task 19th Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society National University of Ireland, Galway, [Details]
    (2005) Psychology & Health
    Kola S. & Walsh JC. (2005) The effect of communication ability on cardiovascular reactivity Psychology & Health [Details]
    (2005) Psychology & Health
    McCann L, Walsh JC, Kerin M., Regan P, Lee E & Lee W. (2005) The psychological impact of immediate versus delayed breast reconstruction in women with breast cancer who underwent a mastectomy Psychology & Health , pp.164-165 [Details]
    (2005) Irish Journal of Medical Science
    McCann, L., Walsh, J. C., Curran, C., Lee, W., & Lee, E., Regan, P. J., Kerin, M. J. (2005) The psychosocial and demographic correlates of post-mastectomy breast reconstruction Irish Journal of Medical Science [Details]
    (2004) Invited Lecture, Psychological Society of Ireland Careers Day
    Walsh, J. C. (2004) Careers in Health Psychology Invited Lecture, Psychological Society of Ireland Careers Day University College, Dublin, [Details]
    (2004) Biopsychosocial predictors of attendance for cervical screening
    Walsh, JC,Allen, IC,Alder, B,Pawson, M (2004) PROCEEDINGS OF THE 14TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF PSYCHOSOMATIC OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY Biopsychosocial predictors of attendance for cervical screening , pp.207-212 [Details]
    (2004) 8th World Cardiac Congress of Cardiac Rehabilitation
    Byrne M, Walsh JC, Murphy AW. (2004) Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: illness and treatment beliefs as determinants of health-related behaviour 8th World Cardiac Congress of Cardiac Rehabilitation Dublin, [Details]
    (2004) EHPS
    Walsh JC (2004) An intervention to increase attendance rates for cervical screening: the impact of implementation intentions and anticipated regret EHPS [Details]
    (2003) Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society (Health Division)
    Walsh, J. (2003) An evaluation of an intervention to improve attendance rates for cervical screening: The effects of anticipated affect and the formation of implementation intentions Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society (Health Division) Stafford, UK, [Details]
    (2002) Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society: Health Through the Life Cycle: A Life Span Perspective
    Walsh JC. (2002) Predicting the uptake of a routine cervical smear test: The effects of anticipated affect and forming implementation intentions Proceedings of the 16th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society: Health Through the Life Cycle: A Life Span Perspective [Details]
    (2002) The Irish Psychologist
    Walsh JC. (2002) A prospective study of the social and psychological predictors of attendance for cervical screening The Irish Psychologist [Details]
    (2001) Annual Conference of University Departments of General Practice
    Byrne M., Walsh J., Murphy A. & Kelleher C. (2001) An examination of illness and treatment mental representations and their relationship with secondary preventive behaviour among patients with established heart disease Annual Conference of University Departments of General Practice Leeds, UK, [Details]
    (2000) International Journal of Psychology
    Walsh J., Murphy, A., Lynch, M. & Daly, K. (2000) Effects of coping styles on patient delay in presenting to hospital with an acute myocardial infarction International Journal of Psychology , pp.15-16 [Details]
    (2000) International Conference of Psychology
    Walsh JC, Lynch M, Murphy AW. (2000) Psychological predictors of delay in patients with acute myocardial infarction International Conference of Psychology Stockholm, [Details]
    (2000) The Irish Psychologist
    Walsh J., Murphy A., Lynch M. & Daly K. (2000) Physical, social and psychological factors associated with patient delay in presenting to hospital with acute myocardial infarction The Irish Psychologist [Details]
    (2000) The Irish Psychologist
    Gilhooly B. & Walsh J. (2000) Applying the Transtheoretical Model to investigate perceived benefits of and barriers to exercise The Irish Psychologist [Details]

    Conference Contributions

      Year Publication
    (2016) mHealth solutions in health service delivery,
    Jane C. Walsh (2016) Irish Medical Organisation Annual Conference. [Keynote Address], mHealth solutions in health service delivery, Sligo , 12-APR-16. [Details]
    (2016) Pfizer Pharmaceutical Annual Conference,
    Jane C. Walsh (2016) Mindset and Peak Perfomance in a rapidly changing corporate environment. [Keynote Address], Pfizer Pharmaceutical Annual Conference, Dublin , 01-DEC-16. [Details]
    (2016) 3rd Congress of the Order of Portuguese Psychologists,
    Jane C. Walsh (2016) ‘Integrating Mobile Technologies into healthcare practice: Moving beyond ‘appathy’. [Keynote Address], 3rd Congress of the Order of Portuguese Psychologists, Porto, Portungal , 12-OCT-16. [Details]
    (2015) European Federation of Psychologists' Associations conference on Innovation and Improving Access to Clinical/Health Psychology,
    Jane C. Walsh (2015) Using mHealth technology to increase physical activity. [Keynote Address], European Federation of Psychologists' Associations conference on Innovation and Improving Access to Clinical/Health Psychology, Lisbon , 03-DEC-15. [Details]
    (2015) British Psychological Society (NI Division) and PSI Psychology Health and Medicine Conference,
    Jane C. Walsh (2015) Mobile Technology and Health Psychology; the beginning of a beautiful friendship?. [Keynote Address], British Psychological Society (NI Division) and PSI Psychology Health and Medicine Conference, Belfast , 01-APR-15. [Details]
    (2015) AAIC Pre conference on Technology,
    Jane C. Walsh (2015) ‘Behaviour Change and mHealth Technologies’. [Keynote Address], AAIC Pre conference on Technology, Washington DC , 14-JUL-15. [Details]
    (2015) Irish Cancer Society Research Conference,
    Jane C. Walsh (2015) MHealth and physical activity for cancer patients. [Invited Lecture], Irish Cancer Society Research Conference, Dublin , 11-NOV-15. [Details]
    (2012) Stress in General Practice. Invited Lecture, General Practice Educational Meeting,
    Walsh, J.C. (2012) Stress in General Practice. Invited Lecture, General Practice Educational Meeting, Galway . [Details]

    Abstract

      Year Publication
    (2014) Exploring Irish individuals' perceptions of persistent cancer-related fatigue after treatment.
    Corbett, T,McGuire, B,Walsh, J,Groarke, A (2014) Exploring Irish individuals' perceptions of persistent cancer-related fatigue after treatment. Abstract [Details]
    (2008) Perceptions of infertility: treatment and psychological wellbeing during in-vitro fertilisation.
    O' Driscoll, C., Walsh, J.C., Nolan, A. & Lowe, E. (2008) Perceptions of infertility: treatment and psychological wellbeing during in-vitro fertilisation. Abstract [Details]
    (2008) The role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs in psychological adjustment and adherence to treatment in patients with Hereditary Hemochromatosis.
    Walsh, J,Jordan, P,Lee, J (2008) The role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs in psychological adjustment and adherence to treatment in patients with Hereditary Hemochromatosis. Abstract [Details]
    (2005) The effect of communication ability on cardiovascular reactivity to a speech task.
    Kola, S,Walsh, J (2005) The effect of communication ability on cardiovascular reactivity to a speech task. Abstract [Details]
    (2005) Factor affecting parental decisions to immunize their child with the Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination.
    Walsh, J,Hoare, S (2005) Factor affecting parental decisions to immunize their child with the Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination. Abstract [Details]

    Conference Paper

      Year Publication
    (2008) The role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs in psychological adjustment and adherence to treatment in patients with hereditary haemochromatosis. 22nd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society.
    Walsh, J.C. (2008) The role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs in psychological adjustment and adherence to treatment in patients with hereditary haemochromatosis. 22nd Annual Conference of the European Health Psychology Society. Conference Paper [Details]
    (2006) The role of attention in reducing anxiety, pain and distress associated with a stressful diagnostic procedure. 27th International Conference Stress and Anxiety Research Society.
    Kola, S., Walsh, J.C. (2006) The role of attention in reducing anxiety, pain and distress associated with a stressful diagnostic procedure. 27th International Conference Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Conference Paper [Details]
    (2005) The psychosocial consequences of immediate versus delayed breast reconstruction in women who underwent a mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis. The 2nd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology.
    McCann, L., Walsh, J.C. (2005) The psychosocial consequences of immediate versus delayed breast reconstruction in women who underwent a mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis. The 2nd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology. Conference Paper [Details]
    (2004) Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: Patients’ beliefs and health related behaviour. 8th World Congress of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W., Walsh, J. (2004) Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: Patients’ beliefs and health related behaviour. 8th World Congress of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention. Conference Paper [Details]
    (2003) Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: illness and treatment beliefs as determinants of health-related behaviour. British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W., Walsh, J. (2003) Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: illness and treatment beliefs as determinants of health-related behaviour. British Psychological Society Division of Health Psychology Annual Conference. Conference Paper [Details]
    (2002) An examination of cardiac patients’ illness and treatment representations and their relationship to secondary preventive behaviour. 16th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W., Walsh, J. (2002) An examination of cardiac patients’ illness and treatment representations and their relationship to secondary preventive behaviour. 16th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society. Conference Paper [Details]

    Editorship of Journals

      Year Publication
    (2005) Preventing ill health: Psychological risk factors and behavioural interventions. Special issue of the Irish Journal of Psychology.
    Hughes, B. M., & Walsh, J. C. (2005) Preventing ill health: Psychological risk factors and behavioural interventions. Special issue of the Irish Journal of Psychology. Editorship of Journals [Details]

    Invited papers

      Year Publication
    (2005) The role of Health Psychologists in the Health Services. Psychological Society of Ireland Forum on Psychologists in the Health Services.
    Walsh, J.C. (2005) The role of Health Psychologists in the Health Services. Psychological Society of Ireland Forum on Psychologists in the Health Services. Invited papers [Details]

    Meeting

      Year Publication
    (2012) Pediatric pain and negative pain-related affective constructs: a principal components and confirmatory factor analysis.
    Keane, J,Walsh, J,Heary, C,McGuire, B (2012) Pediatric pain and negative pain-related affective constructs: a principal components and confirmatory factor analysis. Meeting [Details]
    (2012) Impact of coping style on the effectiveness of two home-based interventions in chronic pain patients.
    Walsh, JC,Lenihan, N,McCann, L,Gorman, DO,Ruane, N,McGuire, B (2012) Impact of coping style on the effectiveness of two home-based interventions in chronic pain patients. Meeting [Details]
    (2012) Obesity, diet and physical activity for individuals with mild-moderate intellectual disability: A qualitative exploration.
    Mulveen, R,Walsh, J,McGuire, B,MacNeela, P (2012) Obesity, diet and physical activity for individuals with mild-moderate intellectual disability: A qualitative exploration. Meeting [Details]
    (2012) Using prospect theory in communication with parents relating to non-prescription cough medicine-use in children.
    Corbett, T,Walsh, J (2012) Using prospect theory in communication with parents relating to non-prescription cough medicine-use in children. Meeting [Details]
    (2006) The development of an intervention to improve uptake of the MMR vaccination.
    Walsh, JC,Hoare, S (2006) The development of an intervention to improve uptake of the MMR vaccination. Meeting [Details]
    (2005) The emotional consequences of immediate versus delayed breast reconstruction in women who underwent a mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis.
    McCann, L,Walsh, J,Kerin, M,Regan, P,Curran, C,Lee, E,Lee, W (2005) The emotional consequences of immediate versus delayed breast reconstruction in women who underwent a mastectomy following a breast cancer diagnosis. Meeting [Details]
    (2005) Secondary prevention of heart disease in general practice: Impact of personal and practice characteristics on patients' lifestyles and service provision.
    Murphy, A,Byrne, M,Walsh, J,Shryane, E,McGroarty, M (2005) Secondary prevention of heart disease in general practice: Impact of personal and practice characteristics on patients' lifestyles and service provision. Meeting [Details]
    (2005) Psychological factors influencing infant breast-feeding in first-time mothers: An application of a modified version of the theory of planned behaviour.
    Mullaney, L,Walsh, J (2005) Psychological factors influencing infant breast-feeding in first-time mothers: An application of a modified version of the theory of planned behaviour. Meeting [Details]
    (2000) Effects of coping styles on patient delay in presenting to hospital with an acute myocardial infarction.
    Walsh, JC,Daly, K,Lynch, M,Murphy, A (2000) Effects of coping styles on patient delay in presenting to hospital with an acute myocardial infarction. Meeting [Details]

    Other Item

      Year Publication
    (2002) The main problem for thrombolysis efficacy is still prehospital patient delay (Letter to the Editor). British Medical Journal (Electronic Form).
    Walsh J.C. (2002) The main problem for thrombolysis efficacy is still prehospital patient delay (Letter to the Editor). British Medical Journal (Electronic Form). Other Item [Details]
    (2002) A consideration of the Self-Regulatory Model of Illness Behaviour in reducing patient delay (Letter to the Editor). British Medical Journal (Electronic Form).
    Walsh JC. (2002) A consideration of the Self-Regulatory Model of Illness Behaviour in reducing patient delay (Letter to the Editor). British Medical Journal (Electronic Form). Other Item [Details]

    Workshops

      Year Publication
    (2011) Attention, distraction and the effective control of acute paediatric pain. 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society.
    Keane, J., Walsh J.C., Heary C. & McGuire, B. (2011) Attention, distraction and the effective control of acute paediatric pain. 25th International Conference of the European Health Psychology Society. Crete: Workshops [Details]
    (2010) Trait anxiety and pain-related expectancy predict pre-procedural state anxiety and negative affect in first-time colposcopy patients. 31st International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society.
    Kola, S., & Walsh, J. C. (2010) Trait anxiety and pain-related expectancy predict pre-procedural state anxiety and negative affect in first-time colposcopy patients. 31st International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Galway: Workshops [Details]
    (2010) The efficacy of planning in reducing binge drinking: An intervention study with university students. . Psychology, Health and Medicine. 7th Annual one-day conference of the Division of Health Psychology.
    Walsh J.C. & Pollard (2010) The efficacy of planning in reducing binge drinking: An intervention study with university students. . Psychology, Health and Medicine. 7th Annual one-day conference of the Division of Health Psychology. Dublin: Workshops [Details]
    (2009) Reducing anxiety in colposcopy patients: The effects of matching level of information and preferred coping style. 30th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society.
    Kola, S., & Walsh, J. C. (2009) Reducing anxiety in colposcopy patients: The effects of matching level of information and preferred coping style. 30th International Conference of the Stress and Anxiety Research Society. Budapest: Workshops [Details]
    (2008) The role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs in psychological adjustment and adherence to treatment in patients with hereditary haemochromatosis. Psychology, Health and Medicine. 5th Annual one-day conference of the Division of Health Psychology.
    Walsh, J.C. (2008) The role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs in psychological adjustment and adherence to treatment in patients with hereditary haemochromatosis. Psychology, Health and Medicine. 5th Annual one-day conference of the Division of Health Psychology. Derry, UK: Workshops [Details]
    (2008) A randomised controlled trial of an intervention to increase possession of an organ donor card. Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference.
    Walsh, J.C. & Mellotte, E. (2008) A randomised controlled trial of an intervention to increase possession of an organ donor card. Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference. Carlow: Workshops [Details]
    (2008) Coping style as a predictor of the effectiveness of distraction or sensation-focused interventions in chronic pain patients. Poster presented at the Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference, Derry.
    Fox, L., McGuire, B.E., Walsh, J., O'Gorman, D. & Ruane, N. (2008) Coping style as a predictor of the effectiveness of distraction or sensation-focused interventions in chronic pain patients. Poster presented at the Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference, Derry. Workshops [Details]
    (2008) Coping style as a predictor of the effectiveness of distraction or sensation-focused interventions in chronic pain patients. Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference.
    Fox, L., McGuire, B.E., Walsh, J., O'Gorman, D. & Ruane, N. (2008) Coping style as a predictor of the effectiveness of distraction or sensation-focused interventions in chronic pain patients. Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference. Derry: Workshops [Details]
    (2006) A randomised controlled trial of an intervention to promote the possession of an organ donor card. . 3rd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology.
    Mellotte, E. & Walsh, J.C. (2006) A randomised controlled trial of an intervention to promote the possession of an organ donor card. . 3rd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology. Galway: Workshops [Details]
    (2006) Self-management of Irish patients with hereditary hemochromatosis: exploring the role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs in psychological adjustment and adherence to treatment. . 3rd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology.
    Jordan, P., Walsh, J.C. & Lee, J. (2006) Self-management of Irish patients with hereditary hemochromatosis: exploring the role of illness perceptions and treatment beliefs in psychological adjustment and adherence to treatment. . 3rd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology. Galway: Workshops [Details]
    (2005) Careers in Health Psychology. Invited Lecture, Psychological Society of Ireland Careers Day.
    Walsh, J. C. (2005) Careers in Health Psychology. Invited Lecture, Psychological Society of Ireland Careers Day. University College, Dublin: Workshops [Details]
    (2005) Predictors of parental decisions to immunize their child with the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination. The 2nd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology.
    Walsh, J.C. (2005) Predictors of parental decisions to immunize their child with the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination. The 2nd Annual Conference of the PSI Division of Health Psychology. Dublin: Workshops [Details]
    (2004) Factors influencing the decision to attend for cervical screening: The usefulness of the Theory of Planned Behaviour as a model of prediction. . The Eighth International Behavioural Medicine Conference.
    Walsh, J.C. (2004) Factors influencing the decision to attend for cervical screening: The usefulness of the Theory of Planned Behaviour as a model of prediction. . The Eighth International Behavioural Medicine Conference. Mainz, Germany: Workshops [Details]
    (2004) Secondary prevention and health beliefs. 8th World Congress of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W. & Walsh, J. (2004) Secondary prevention and health beliefs. 8th World Congress of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention. Dublin, Ireland: Workshops [Details]
    (2004) An intervention to increase attendance rates for cervical screening: the impact of implementation intentions and anticipated regret. The 18th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society.
    Walsh, J.C. (2004) An intervention to increase attendance rates for cervical screening: the impact of implementation intentions and anticipated regret. The 18th Conference of the European Health Psychology Society. Helsinki: Workshops [Details]
    (2003) Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: illness and treatment beliefs as determinants of health-related behaviour. Association of University Departments of General Practice in Ireland, 6th ASM.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W. & Walsh, J. (2003) Secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: illness and treatment beliefs as determinants of health-related behaviour. Association of University Departments of General Practice in Ireland, 6th ASM. Dublin, Ireland: Workshops [Details]
    (2003) An evaluation of an intervention to improve attendance rates for cervical screening: The effects of anticipated affect and the formation of implementation intentions. . Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society (Health Division).
    Walsh, J.C. (2003) An evaluation of an intervention to improve attendance rates for cervical screening: The effects of anticipated affect and the formation of implementation intentions. . Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society (Health Division). Stafford, UK: Workshops [Details]
    (2002) Stress in General Practice. Invited Lecture, General Practice Educational Meeting.
    Walsh, J. (2002) Stress in General Practice. Invited Lecture, General Practice Educational Meeting. Galway: Workshops [Details]
    (2002) An examination of cardiac patients’ illness and treatment representations and their relationship to secondary preventive behaviour. 5th International Conference of Behavioural Medicine.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W. & Walsh, J. (2002) An examination of cardiac patients’ illness and treatment representations and their relationship to secondary preventive behaviour. 5th International Conference of Behavioural Medicine. Helsinki, Finland: Workshops [Details]
    (2002) Baseline survey of provision of secondary prevention of heart disease in General Practice in the West of Ireland: preliminary results.. Association of University Departments of General Practice in Ireland, 5th ASM.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W. & Walsh, J. (2002) Baseline survey of provision of secondary prevention of heart disease in General Practice in the West of Ireland: preliminary results.. Association of University Departments of General Practice in Ireland, 5th ASM. Cork, Ireland: Workshops [Details]
    (2001) Baseline survey of provision of secondary prevention of heart disease in General Practice in the West of Ireland. 2nd Biennial Health Services Research Conference.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W. & Walsh, J. (2001) Baseline survey of provision of secondary prevention of heart disease in General Practice in the West of Ireland. 2nd Biennial Health Services Research Conference. Cork, Ireland: Workshops [Details]
    (2001) An examination of cardiac patients’ illness and treatment representations and their relationship to secondary preventive behaviour. Association of University Departments of General Practice, ASM.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W. & Walsh, J. (2001) An examination of cardiac patients’ illness and treatment representations and their relationship to secondary preventive behaviour. Association of University Departments of General Practice, ASM. Leeds, England: Workshops [Details]
    (2001) Baseline survey of provision of secondary prevention of heart disease in General Practice in the West of Ireland. European General Practice Research Workshop.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W. & Walsh, J. (2001) Baseline survey of provision of secondary prevention of heart disease in General Practice in the West of Ireland. European General Practice Research Workshop. Gdynia, Poland: Workshops [Details]
    (2001) Baseline survey of provision of secondary prevention of heart disease in General Practice in the West of Ireland. Association of University Departments of General Practice, ASM.
    Byrne, M., Murphy, A.W. & Walsh, J. (2001) Baseline survey of provision of secondary prevention of heart disease in General Practice in the West of Ireland. Association of University Departments of General Practice, ASM. Dublin, Ireland: Workshops [Details]
    (2000) An examination of the contribution of the Self-Regulatory Model of Behaviour to patient delay in presenting to hospital with AMI. The 31st Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland.
    Walsh JC, Lynch M, Murphy AW. (2000) An examination of the contribution of the Self-Regulatory Model of Behaviour to patient delay in presenting to hospital with AMI. The 31st Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland. Portumna: Workshops [Details]

    Honours and Awards

      Year Title Awarding Body
    2016 Explore Innovation Award NUI Galway
    2004 Registered Psychologist (Reg. Psychol. (Ps.S.I.)) Psychological Society of Ireland
    1 Best Postgraduate Paper at PSI Student Conference Psychological Society of Ireland
    1 NUI Galway Research Fellowship National University of Ireland, Galway

    Professional Associations

      Association Function From / To
    Chair, Division of Health Psychology, PSI Chair of Division 10-APR-06 / 10-APR-07
    Psychological Society of Ireland Member 10-SEP-95 /
    European Health Psychology Society National Delegate for Ireland. 10-DEC-10 /

    Committees

      Committee Function From / To
    European Health Psychology Conference Committee Member 01-SEP-16 /
    National Research Advisory Board (Irish Cancer Society) Research Advisor 02-DEC-15 /
    Whitaker Institute Executive Committee Member 01-JAN-14 /
    EHPS - Fees subcommittee Member 01-SEP-14 / 09-OCT-15
    NUIG Sports and Physical Activity Advisory Board Member 01-JAN-15 /
    NUIG Disciplinary Committee Member 04-SEP-16 /
    NUIG Ethics Committee Member 02-MAR-16 /
    Chair, Division of Health Psychology, PSI Chair 01-SEP-06 / 01-SEP-07

    Community Engagement

      Title Type From / To
    Research (e.g. Community based research) Use of mobile technology to promote a healthy lifestyle in cancer survivors 01-FEB-17 /
    Advocacy Galway City, World Health Organization 02-JAN-13 / 08-OCT-14
    Advocacy Public Talk for World Cancer Day - Tools available for healthy living, exercise and nutrition for cancer patient and for lowering risk. 03-FEB-16 /
    Teaching (e.g. Service learning / comunity based learning) Educational Programme - Operation Transformation: ‘Movement as Medicine: The physical and psychological benefits of exercise’ 10-FEB-16 /
    Board Membership On The Road Again (registered charity) 09-AUG-12 / 19-SEP-15
    Teaching (e.g. Service learning / comunity based learning) Educational Talk (Galway City Harriers) - Psychology and Performance in Sport 13-MAY-15 /
    Teaching (e.g. Service learning / comunity based learning) Educational Talk on Health and Wellbeing to Scoil Ide Primary School 13-MAY-15 /
    Outreach PUBLIC TALK; Mobilising a revolution: how mobile technologies are transforming public health’ 11-NOV-15 /
    Board Membership Scoil Ide Board of Management 04-SEP-09 / 02-SEP-16

    Reviews

      Journal Role
    Psychology And Health Editor
    British Journal Of Health Psychology Editoral Board
    International Journal Of Behavioral Medicine Editoral Board

    Other Activities

      Description

    Board of Assessors: Hardiman Scholarships NUI Galway (2015)

    External Assessor on the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) Accreditation Panel

    External Assessor - Government of Ireland Scholarships

    Assessment Panel: Threesis, NUI Galway (2016)

    Internal Examiner for Doctoral Dissertations (Clinical) Haulie Dowd (2011) and Lisa Fox (2013)

    Examiner, Open University (1996-2004)

    Teaching Interests

    Jane leads the Research Methods teaching in the School of Psychology and has particular interest in multivariate statistics and randomised controlled trials. She developed and teaches an elective in Behavioural Medicine and contributes to a number of Health Psychology modules on offer in the School. She is current Director of the Structured PhD in Psychology and Health where she has developed a number of modules includes Health Services Research. She lectures in the area of Mobile Technology and Health Behaviour  to the MSc in Preventive Cardiology.

    Current Postgraduate Students (Taught)

      Name Degree Primary Supervisor
    Kevin Fletcher MSc in Health Psychology Y
    Gerardin Casey DOCTORAL DEGREE (LEVEL 10) Y
    Rachael Stapleton MSc in Health Psychology Y
    Sinead Carroll Msc Y
    Fiona Hehir MSc in Health Psychology Y

    Recent Postgraduate Students

      Graduation Name Degree Primary Supervisor
    2016 Teresa Corbett PhD Y
    2014 Claire McMoreland DOCTORAL DEGREE (LEVEL 10) Y
    2012 Niamh O'Dowd DOCTORAL DEGREE (LEVEL 10) Y
    2011 Suzanne Foley DOCTORAL DEGREE (LEVEL 10) Y
    2011 Sinead Drew DOCTORAL DEGREE (LEVEL 10) Y
    2007 Pauline Moloney DOCTORAL DEGREE (LEVEL 10) Y

    Current Postgraduate Students (Research)

      Student Degree Type Type
    Emma Carr Doctorate - Structured PhD in Psychology & Health Supervisor
    Eimear Morrissey Doctorate - Structured PhD in Psychology & Health Co-supervisor (1)

    Modules Taught

      Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
    MSc Research Methods for Health Psychology PS579
    2015 - present Mobile Technology and Health Behaviour Change GYM02
    3 Advanced Research Methods PS405
    3 Behavioural Medicine PS339
    2 Research Methods for Psychology PS219