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Dr. Conor Mc Guckin

Assistant Professor (Education)

Conor Mc Guckin graduated from the Univeristy of Ulster with a B.Sc. (Hons.: First Class) in Psychology and Organizational Science, and from the Open University with a B.Sc. (Open) degree. He gained his Ph.D. in Psychology for his research exploring bully/victim problems among the Province's school pupils. This thesis explored the prevalence of bully/victim problems from a multiple indicator approach, explored differential psychometric measurement issues, and the association between involvement in bully/victim problems and various individual difference variables (e.g., psychological health, physical health, depression, happiness, self-esteem, religiosity, personality). Conor is a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) with The British Psychological Society), a Registered Psychologist (Reg. Psychol., Ps.S.I.) with The Psychological Society of Ireland, and a Chartered Scientist (CSci) with The Science Council). Conor is also a Fellow of the International Society for Research on Aggression (FISRA), and an Associate Fellow of both The British Psychological Society (AFBPsS) and The Psychological Society of Ireland (A.F.Ps.S.I.). Conor's researh interests are in the area of psychology applied to educational policy and processes, educational psychology, bully/victim problems among children and adults, special educational needs, and the scientific study of religiosity.
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Fellow (FISRA) of the International Society for Research on Aggression. 2001
Associate Fellow (AFBPsS) of The British Psychological Society. 2007
Associate Fellow (A.F.Ps.S.I.) of The Psychological Society of Ireland. 2007
Chartered Scientist (CSci): The Science Council. 2007
Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol): The British Psychological Society. 2005
Registered Psychologist (Reg. Psychol., Ps.S.I.): The Psychological Society of Ireland. 2006
Sticca, F., Machmutow, K., Stauber, A., Perren, S., Palladino, B. E., Nocentini, A. L., Menesini, E., Corcoran, L., & Mc Guckin, C., The Coping With Cyberbullying Questionnaire (CWCBQ): The development of a new measure., Societies, 5, 2015, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
(Dis)ability and choice: The dilemmas of young people's transitions to further and higher education in Ireland. in, editor(s)P. Kelly & A. Kamp , A critical youth studies for the 21st Century, The Netherlands, Koninklijke Brill NV., 2014, [Scanlon, G., Shevlin, M., & Mc Guckin, C.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
The religious socialisation of young people in Ireland in, editor(s)O'Higgins-Norman, J. , Education matters: Readings in pastoral care for school chaplains, guidance counsellors and teachers, Dublin, Veritas, 2014, pp228 - 245, [Mc Guckin, C., Lewis, C. A., Sheridan, J-P, & Cruise, S.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Coping with cyberbullying: How can we prevent cyberbullying and how victims can cope with it. in, editor(s)P.K. Smith & G. Steffgen , Cyberbullying, technology and coping. , Oxfordshire, Psychology Press., 2014, [Mc Guckin, C., Perren, S., Corcoran, L., Cowie, H., Dehue, F., evčíková, A., Tsatsou, P., & Völlink, T. ], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Mc Guckin, C., & Minton, S.J. , From theory to practice: Two ecosystemic approaches and their applications to understanding school bullying, Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 24, (1), 2014, p36 - 48, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Corcoran, L., & Mc Guckin, C. , Addressing bullying problems in Irish schools and in cyberspace: A challenge for school management., Educational Research, 56, (1), 2014, p48 - 64, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI  URL  Other
Kirwan, G & Mc Guckin, C., Digital Natives or Digitally Naive? E-professionalism and Ethical Dilemmas Among Newly Graduated Teachers and Social Workers in Ireland, Journal of Technology in Human Services, 32, (1), 2014, p119 - 132, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Aoife M. O'Brien & Conor Mc Guckin, Grieving students: The response and support of educators in Irish schools , Journal of Postgraduate Research, XIII, 2014, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Purdy, N., & Mc Guckin, C., Disablist bullying: What student teachers in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland don't know and the implications for teacher education, European Journal of Special Needs Education, 29, (4), 2014, p446 - 456, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text
Mc Guckin, C., Lewis, C. A., Shevlin, M., & Prentice, G. R., Experiences of workplace bullying among 'non-traditional' students: Cause for concern for both business and education?, Psychology, Society, & Education, 5, (2), 2014, p103 - 124, Notes: [ ], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text

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Dr Noel Purdy & Dr Conor Mc Guckin, DISABLIST BULLYING: AN INVESTIGATION OF STUDENT TEACHERS' KNOWLEDGE AND CONFIDENCE, Notes: [A report for the standing conference on teacher education north and south (SCOTENS)], Report, PUBLISHED