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Dr. Vivienne Brady

Assistant Professor (School of Nursing & Midwifery)
DOLIER STREET - SCHOOL OF NURSING


Dr. Vivienne Brady is an Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, with teaching responsibilities across all undergraduate and postgraduate midwifery programmes. She is an experienced midwife and academic, with over fourteen years of research activity, including postgraduate student research supervision, and spanning a wide range of methodologies (principally action research, phenomenology and ethnographic research) and healthcare related topics and field work. Vivienne's doctoral thesis used a Feminist Participatory Action Research approach to develop Antenatal Education with mothers and midwives in preparation for motherhood, with an emphasis women's involvement in developing policies and processes that they and their families are affected by. Vivienne's research agenda continues to be motivated by women's health, the wellbeing of new mothers and their experiences of maternity care. She was nominated by the Centre for Women in Science & Engineering Research (WiSER) to participate in the Aurora Leadership Development Programme for Women in Higher Education in 2016-2017 and was invited to return as Role Model for Aurora in 2018.
  ACTION RESEARCH   Action research in social / community organisations   EDUCATION   Evaluating models of maternity care   Feminist Research Methodolgies   INSIDER ACTION RESEARCH   Maternity Care   MIDWIFERY   REFLECTION   Reflective Practice   VOICE   WOMEN'S HEALTH
 Women's experiences of the Rotunda Hospital's Next Birth After Caesarean Section (NBAC) services
 Evaluation of the Initial Introduction of Schwartz Rounds in Ireland
 A Phenomenological Exploration of Healthcare Chaplains and Pastoral Care Workers' Experience of Providing Spiritual/Pastoral Support to Patients and Families from Minority Religious or Non-Religious Groups in the ROI
 Midwives' and Neonatal Nurses' Perceptions and Experiences of Recruiting Participants to Research Studies
 A Review of the Baby Friendly Health Initiative in Ireland

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Athena Swan Champion School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin 2019
Action Research Ireland Group 2011- Present. Key member of the organising committee for the Annual International Action Research Colloquia and member of the scientific committee. This is an important national and international collaboration across disciplines and professions (external to TCD) 2011
Scientific Panel Member and conference organising committee (current Chair) of the Spirituality in Health Care Research and Innovation Group School of Nursing and Midwifery 2015
Reviewer for Journal of Midwifery. 'Outstanding Reviewer' award in December 2017. 2015
Reviewer for BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth 2015
Reviewer for Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics & Gynecology 2015
Reviewer for Action Research Journal 2011
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All Ireland Society for Higher Education (AISHE) 2013 Present
Action Research Group Ireland 2012 Present
Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland 1991 Present
Spirituality in Childbirth in, editor(s)Timmins, F. Caldeira, S. , Spirituality in Healthcare, Paris, Springer Nature, 2019, pp83 - 96, [OBoyle, Brady Vivienne ], Notes: [https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04420-6 ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  URL
Brady, V., Timmins F., Naughton M., Caldeira S. and Pesut B., 'Offering People Care' - Uncovering the Essential Elements of Health Care Chaplaincy , Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference. 19th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, March 6-7th 2019. , School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 6-7th March 2019, 2019, pp2 - 2, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Brady, V, Coghlan, D. Hynes, G and O'Leary D, Exploring Risk in a Writing Group: A Cooperative Inquiry , 9th International Annual Action Research Colloquium 2019 "Changing through Collaboration", University College Dublin, June 2019, 2019, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Mannion J. Sheerin F. Brady, V. , Nothing about us without us? Yes, but not when applying for research ethics!, Centre for Disability Studies Postgraduate Conference 2019. Disability Studies past Present and Future., University of Leeds , 11th July 2019, 2019, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Daly, D, Hannon S, BRADY, V, Motivators and challenges to research recruitment - a qualitative study with midwives, Midwifery, 74, 2019, p14 - 20, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Neenan, K. Timmins, F. OBoyle, C. Whelan, J. Brady, V. Muldowney, Y. and McSherry, W. , Special Issue "International Conference of Spirituality in Healthcare. Creating Space for Spirituality in Healthcare,"-Trinity College Dublin 2017, Religions, 2019, p1-8 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Kathleen Neenan K., Timmins F. OBoyle, C. Whelan, J. BRADY, V. Muldowney, Y and McSherry, W. , ) Special Issue 'International Conference of Spirituality in Healthcare. Creating Space for Spirituality in Healthcare', Religions, 10, (533), 2019, p1 - 7, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Timmins, F,. Brady, V. Naughton, M., Caldeira, S. and Pesut, B., 'Offering People Care' - Uncovering the Essential Elements of Health Care Chaplaincy. International Conference, in Spiritual Care - The State of the Art and International Perspectives. , International Conference, in Spiritual Care - The State of the Art and International Perspectives. , VID Specialized University, Faculty of Health Studies Bergen Norway, October 18th 2019 , 2019, Poster, PUBLISHED
Timmins, F., Whelan, J., Brady, V, OBoyle, C., Neenan, K., Muldowney, Y. & Caldeira, S., Enhancing Nurses and Midwives Competence in Providing Spiritual Care through Innovative Education and Compassionate Care' : Progress Towards Implementation of final spiritual care education standard.Teaching & Learning Event 3 (EPICC 2016-2019) , (EPICC Erasmus Plus Project Enhancing Nurses' and Midwives' Competence in Providing Spiritual Care through Innovative Education and Compassionate Care 2016-2019, University of the West of Wales,, 1-3 July 2019., 2019, Poster, PUBLISHED
BRADY, V. May, P. Lombard-Vance, R. Hynes G. and Corry M. , Evaluation of the Introduction of Schwartz Rounds in Ireland, Health Services Executive, Dublin, Ireland., Health Services Executive, Dublin, Ireland., 2019, p1 - 183, Report, PUBLISHED
  

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Brady, Vivienne , Book Launch - Spirituality, Culture, and Motherhood (Routledge) by Noelia Molina, SpIRE. , Spirituality in Society and the Professions, Annual European SPES Conference, Waterford Institute of Technology, Waterford, Ireland, 16-18 May 2019, 2019, European SPES Institute and the Spirituality Institute for Research and Education, Ireland., Invited Talk, PRESENTED
BRADY V., Hannon, S. and Daly D., Midwives' Role in Recruiting for Research , Journal Meeting, Coombe Women and Infants' University Hopsital, 31 Jan 2018, 2018, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
BRADY, V. Timmins, F,. Naughton, M., Caldeira, S. and Pesut, B., Chaplaincy in Healthcare, National Association of Healthcare Chaplains Workshop, , Chaplaincy in Healthcare, St. James Hospital James Street, Dublin 2. , 29 January , 2018, National Association of Healthcare Chaplains, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
BRADY, V. Timmins, F,. Naughton, M., Caldeira, S. and Pesut, B., Chaplaincy in Healthcare, National Association of Healthcare Chaplains Workshop , Bon Secours Health System, Renamore, Co. Galway, 20 January 2018, 2018, National Association of Healthcare Chaplains , Invited Talk, PRESENTED
BRADY, V. Timmins, F,. Naughton, M., Caldeira, S. and Pesut, B., Chaplaincy in Healthcare, National Association of Healthcare Chaplains Workshop , Bon Secours Hospital Strand Street Tralee, Co. Kerry, 13 January 2018, 2018, National Association of Healthcare Chaplains , Invited Talk, PRESENTED
BRADY, V , Spirituality and Healthcare, Medical and Health Humanities Seminar, Neill Hoey theatre, TCD and clinical sites, 11th December , 2018, Medical and Health Humanities Initiative , Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Brady, V. and Timmins, F. , A phenomenological exploration of healthcare chaplains and pastoral care workers' experience of providing spiritual/pastoral support to patients and families from minority religious or non-religious groups in the Republic of Ireland., The National Association of Healthcare Chaplains (NAHC) Workshop , St. James's Hospital Dublin., 2018, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Brady, V. and Timmins, F. , A phenomenological exploration of healthcare chaplains and pastoral care workers' experience of providing spiritual/pastoral support to patients and families from minority religious or non-religious groups in the Republic of Ireland. , The National Association of Healthcare Chaplains (NAHC) Workshop 2, The Bons Secours Hospital Galway., 20th January 2018, , 2018, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Brady, V. and Timmins, F. , A phenomenological exploration of healthcare chaplains and pastoral care workers' experience of providing spiritual/pastoral support to patients and families from minority religious or non-religious groups in the Republic of Ireland. , The National Association of Healthcare Chaplains (NAHC) Workshop 2, The Bons Secours Hospital Tralee., 13th January 2018, 2018, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Timmins, F. and Brady, V., Spirituality and Healthcare. , Medical and Health Humanities Seminar 1, Long Room Hub,Trinity College Dublin., Tuesday 11 December , 2018, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Health Research Board (HRB) Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Nursing and Midwifery. Grant Number: NM/2008/21. 2008
Award of Outstanding Reviewer for the International Journal 'Midwifery' 2017
Research Stipend. School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin 2007
Awarded Dean's List for Academic Achievement, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland 2002