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Name Freeney, Yseult
Main Department Business & Administrative Studies
College Title Research Associate
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Yseult Freeney completed her BA in Psychology in UCD in 1999 and was awarded a UCD postgraduate scholarship. Following the completion of her PhD on work engagement and burnout in 2007, she lectured and managed the tutorial and mentoring programmes in the UCD School of Psychology. She has expanded her research to include student engagement issues both at second and third level, including a study funded by Combat Poverty Agency. Yseult was awarded an IRCHSS Post-doctoral Research Fellowship in 2009 to continue her work in the area of engagement. This brought her to work as a Research Fellow in the School of Business, Trinity College, Dublin. Her research now focuses on work and study engagement in healthcare and educational organisations. Yseult is a Registered Psychologist with the Psychological Society of Ireland as well as Chair Elect of the PSI Division of Work and Organisational Psychology.
Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
Registered Psychologist, Psychological Society of Ireland
Hon. Secretary, Division of Work and Organisational Psychology, PSI 2007 Present
Awards and Honours
Award Date
UCD Scholar 2002
IRCHSS Postdoctoral Fellowship 2009
Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
Freeney, Y. & O’Connell, M.F. , Wait for it: Delay-discounting and academic performance among an Irish adolescent sample. , Learning and Individual Differences. , 20, 2010, p231 - 236
Freeney, Y. & Tiernan, J. , Exploration of the facilitators of and barriers to work engagement in nursing, International Journal of Nursing Studies, 46, (12), 2009, p1557 - 1565
Freeney, Y. & Tiernan, J. , Employee Engagement: An overview of the literature on the proposed antithesis to burnout. , Irish Journal of Psychology, 27, 2006, p130 - 141
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Freeney, Y. & O’Connell, M.F., The intention to leave education early among Irish Junior Certificate Students: Variation by school. , Irish Educational Studies
Freeney, Y. & O'Connell, M.F., The Predictors of the Intention to Leave School Early among a representative sample of Irish second-level students, British Educational Research Journal
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