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Dr. Prakashini Banka

Research Fellow (School of Nursing & Midwifery)

 


Dr Sonam Prakashini Banka is currently employed as a research fellow and project manager in the Institute of Population Health, School of Nursing and Midwifery. Dr Banka's research experience is in quantitative methodologies and working with vulnerable populations. She has special interests in health promotion, health psychology, service and intervention evaluation, child mental health and physical health, statistical modeling, depression, obesity, and substance misuse. Dr Banka also has a BA(Hons) in Psychology, PhD in Psychology focusing on child health, PG Diploma in Statistics, PG Diploma in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and a H. Dip in Data Analytics in Science.
  CHILD HEALTH   Child Mental Health   Health Psychology   Quantitative Research   STATISTICAL ANALYSIS
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Facilitator at the International Humanitarian Innovation Academy. Innovation and Entrepreneurship programme delivered over two weeks in University of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. 2016 - 2018
Hyland, M., Hollywood, E., Banka, S. and Comiskey, C, The scale and scope of alcohol-related emergency department presentations by children and young people in an urban hospital setting., Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference 2022 (THEconf2022): 'Resilience, Rehabilitation and Reablement' , Online, 8-10 March 2022, 2022, pp7-, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Comiskey, C and Snel, A and Banka, P, The second wave: estimating the hidden asymptomatic prevalence of {COVID, HRB Open Research, 4, (19), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Hyland, M., Hollywood, E., Banka, S. and Comiskey, C., Alcohol use and alcohol-related harms: exploring risk and protective factors among young people living in urban disadvantage, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference (THEconf2021), Online, 10th and 11th March , 2021, pp8 - 8, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Banka, Prakashini and Comiskey, Catherine, The incubation period of {COVID, medRxiv, 2020, Notes: [Publisher: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press\_eprint: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/early/2020/11/03/2020.10.20.20216143.full.pdf], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Hyland, M., Comiskey, C., Hollywood, E., and Banka, Sonam, Exploring risk and protective factors of alcohol use among young people living in urban disadvantage, Trinity Health and Education International Research Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 3 - 5th March 2020, 2020, pp7-, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED  URL
Hyland, Pauline and Hyland, John and Banka, Prakashini and Comiskey, Catherine, Cross-national comparison of victimisation and wellbeing correlates among children from low affluent areas, World Anti-Bullying Forum, 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Roe, Amanda and Banka, Prakashini and Mooney, Mary, No time to delay reperfusion: {A, Journal of clinical nursing, 28, (17-18), 2019, p3233--3241 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Dowling, Daniel and Banka, Prakashini Sonam, Workplace violence in social care settings: traumatic stress and burnout in staff, DBS Business Review Journal, 2019, Notes: [Publisher: DBS Business Review Journal], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Banka, Sonam and Hyland, John and Hyland, Pauline and Comiskey, Catherine, A longitudinal cohort study of obesity, depression and health related quality of life among pre-adolescent urban disadvantaged children, 2018, Notes: [Publisher: Dublin Business School], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Banka, Prakashini, The {Relationship, 2018, Notes: [Publisher: Trinity College Dublin], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
  

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Coughlan Anne, Dermody Aoife, Banka Prakashini, National Guide to Pay and Benefits in Community, Voluntary and Charitable Organisations , 2015, Report, PUBLISHED
Dermody Aoife, Banka Prakashini., Evaluation of CARE (Community Alcohol Response and Engagement) Pilot Project: Ballymun, Finglas and North Dublin , 2015, Report, PUBLISHED
Banka Prakashini, Kelly Paul, Comiskey Catherine, The Healthy School's Programme Evaluation Fourth Year Preliminary Findings Report , 2013, Report, PUBLISHED
Banka Prakashini, The effectiveness of ISPCC services on stress, self-esteem and test performance anxiety , 2012, Thesis, PUBLISHED

  

Award Date
1252 Research Stipend 2012
Sonam's PhD is on the relationship between childhood depression, obesity and poor school performance among urban disadvantaged children. Her research interests include health promotion, health psychology, service and intervention evaluation, child mental health and physical health, statistical modeling, depression, obesity, and substance misuse