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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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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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English Fluent Fluent Fluent
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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
Daly, D, Hannon S, BRADY, V, Motivators and challenges to research recruitment - a qualitative study with midwives, Midwifery, 2019, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Reflections on Spirituality in Childbirth in, editor(s)Timmins, F. and Caldeira, S. , Spirituality in Healthcare, Springer Nature, Paris, 2018, [OBoyle, C. and BRADY, V. ], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
BRADY, V. Timmins, F,. Naughton, M., Caldeira, S. and Pesut, B., Healthcare chaplains' experience of engaging with patients and service users from 'minority' religious or non-religious groups in the Republic of Ireland (ROI)., 6th European Conference on Religion, Spirituality and Health and the 5th International Conference of the British Association for the Study of Spirituality, Coventry University, UK, May 17-19, 2018,, 2018, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Piret, P. Neenan K. Muldowney Y. BRADY, V. and Timmins F. (2018), Spiritual leadership as an emergent solution to transform the healthcare workplace, Journal of Nursing Management, 26, ((4)), 2018, p335 - 337, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Madden, D. Sliney, A. O'Friel, A. McMackin, B. O'Callaghan, B. Casey, K. Courtney, L. Fleming, V. and BRADY, V., Using action research to develop midwives' skills to support women with perinatal mental health needs, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 27, (3-4), 2018, p561-571 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
BRADY, V. May, P. Lombard-Vance, R. Hynes G. and Corry M. , Evaluation of the Introduction of Schwartz Rounds in Ireland, Dublin,The University of Dublin, Trinity College Dublin , 2018, p1 - 171, Report, SUBMITTED
Timmins, F. Egan, R. Flanagan, B. Muldowney, Y. O'Boyle, C. BRADY, V. Whelan, J. Neenan, K. and McSherry, W. , Special Issue "International Conference of Spirituality in Healthcare. Nurturing the Spirit"-Trinity College Dublin 2016, Religions, 8, (204), 2017, p7 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
BRADY, V. and Lalor, J., Space for human connection in antenatal education: Uncovering women's hopes using Participatory Action Research, Midwifery, 55, 2017, p7 - 14, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Romeiro, J. Caldeira, S. BRADY, V. Timmins, F. and Hall, J. , Spiritual aspects of living with infertility: a synthesis of qualitative studies, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 26, (23-24), 2017, p3917 - 3935, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Madden, D. Sliney, A. O'Friel, A. McMackin, B. O'Callaghan, B. Casey, K. Courtney, L. Fleming, V. and BRADY, V., Using action research to develop midwives' skills to support women with perinatal mental health needs, Journal of Clinical Nursing, 2017, p11 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
  

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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., Antenatal Education: What do Women Want?, Antenatal Education Resource Workshop, Waterford Regional Hospital, Waterford , February 16, 2010, Invited Talk, PRESENTED

  

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