HEALTH BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN (HBSC) IRELAND

World Health Organization Collaborative Cross-National Study

Presentations containing HBSC Ireland data are listed alphabetically by author within year of publication: 

2020

Kolto, A., & the HBSC IReland Team. (2020). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland National Report Launch January 2020. Presentation by A. Kolto at The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study 2018 report launch. Dublin, January 2020. download (2001KB).

2019

Finnegan, K., Gavin, A., Kolto, A., Kelly, C., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2019). Should the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) data collection move online? Presented at the 23rd Annual Health Promotion Conference: building a healthy Ireland: promoting health and wellbeing in educational settings, NUIG Galway, June 2019. download (564KB)

Kelly, C. (2019). Contribution to WHO Child and Adolescent Health Strategy (2020-30). Presented at the 23rd Annual Health Promotion Conference: Building a Healthy Ireland: Promoting health and wellbeing in educational settings. NUI Galway,  June 2019 .  download

The HBSC Ireland Team. (2019). The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study. Project showcase poster presented at the 23rd Annual Health Promotion Conference: building a healthy Ireland: promoting health and wellbeing in educational settings, NUIG Galway, June 2019. download (3405KB)

2018

Burke, L., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2018). Cultural and health factors associated with early sexual initation. Presented at the 32nd conference of the EHPS 'Health Psychology Across the Lifespan: Uniting Research, Practice and Policy'. Galway, August 2018. download (354KB)

Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2018). Circumstances and behaviours associated with early first sexual intercourse among adolescents in Ireland. Presented at the HBSC 2018 Spring Meeting. Warsaw, June 2018. download (740KB)

Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2018). Social and lifestyle predictors of age of sexual initiation among adolescents in Ireland. Poster presented at the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences Postgraduate Research Day, NUI Galway, May 2018. download (801KB)

Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2018). Stakeholder participation in planning of adolescent sexual health research translation. Poster presented at the 22nd Annual Health Promotion Conference: participation and empowerment for health service users: strengthening the circle, NUI Galway, June 2018. download (939KB)

Kavanagh, P. (2018). State of tobacco control in Ireland, 2018. Presented at the Tobacco Free Ireland Partners Conference: Mobilising communities towards a tobacco free Ireland. Dublin, May 2018. download

Kelly, C. (2018). Adolescent perceptions of local food environments: "it would take a lot of effort to eat healthy". Presented at the ASOI 6th Annual Conference & AGM 2018: Environmental determinants of food consumption and obesity. Dublin, May 2018. download (869KB).

Kelly, C. (2018). School food environments and adolescent health. Presented at the 32nd conference of the EHPS 'Health Psychology Across the Lifespan: Uniting Research, Practice and Policy'. Galway, August 2018. download (864KB)

2017

Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S & Kelly, C. (2017).  Contextual socio-demographic and lifestyle factors associated with early sexual initation among adolescents in Ireland. Presented at the HBSC 2017 Spring Meeting. Bergen, June 2017. download (1023KB)

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2017). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC): Trends in Health Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Contextual Factors between 1998-2014: findings from the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study.  Presented at the launch of the HBSC Ireland Trends report 1998-2014, Dublin Dental Hospital, May 2017. download(2.85MB)

2016

Callaghan, M. & Kelly, C. (2016). Informing food policies in post-primary schools in Ireland: Knowledge to Action. Presented at the 20th Annual Health Promotion Conference ‘Knowledge to Action: Using research evidence in health promotion policy and practice’. NUI, Galway, June 2016. download (1,119KB)

Fox, K.A., Kelly, C. & Molcho, M. (2016). Alcohol marketing and young people's drinking behaviour in Ireland. Presented at the 20th Annual Health Promotion Conference ‘Knowledge to Action: Using research evidence in health promotion policy and practice’. NUI, Galway, June 2016. download (480KB)

Keane, E., Gavin, A., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2016). The Irish health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) survey 2014. Topline findings. Presented at the Healthy Ireland Outcomes Framework Workshop. Dublin, April 2016. download (1.30MB)

Keane, E., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2016). Physical activity, screen time and the risk of subjective health complaints in school-aged children. Presented at the European Association for Research on Adolescence XV Biennial Conference. La Barrosa, Cadiz, September 2016. download (1026KB)

Keane, E., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2016). Self-reported exposure to cigarette pack warnings in school-aged children and perceptions of smoking related harm. Presented at the SPHeRE Network 2nd Annual Conference. Dublin, February 2016. download (932KB)

Kelly, C., Callaghan, M., Nic Gabhainn, S., Molcho, M. & Alforque Thomas, A. (2016). School food environments and children’s dietary behaviours. Presented at The Nutrition Society Summer Conference: New technology in nutrition research and practice. Dublin, July 2016. download (1,170KB)

Kenny, U. (2016). The relationship between cyberbullying and peer support on adolescent body image: a cross sectional study. Presented at the European Association for Research on Adolescence XV Biennial Conference. La Barrosa, Cadiz, September 2016. download (406KB)

Perry, C.P., Keane, E., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2016). The association between markers of diet quality and wellbeing in adolescents aged 12-18. Presented at the 2016 HBSC Spring meeting. Stockholm, June 2016. download (714KB) 

Perry, C.P., Keane, E., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2016). The association between markers of diet quality and wellbeing in adolescents. Presented at the 20th Annual Health Promotion Conference ‘Knowledge to Action: Using research evidence in health promotion policy and practice’. NUI, Galway, June 2016. download (932KB)

Perry, C.P., Keane, E., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2016). The association between markers of diet quality and wellbeing in adolescents. Presented at the 60th annual meeting Society for Social Medicine. York, September 2016. download (863KB)

Perry, C.P., Keane, E., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2016). The association between markers of diet quality and wellbeing in adolescents. Presented at the SPHeRE Network 2nd Annual Conference. Dublin, February 2016. download (932KB)

The HBSC Ireland Team. (2016). The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study. Project showcase poster presented at the IPH Knowledge 4 Health Conference. Dublin , May 2016. download (1554KB)

The HBSC Ireland Team. (2016). The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study. Project showcase poster presented at the 20th Annual Health Promotion Conference ‘Knowledge to Action: Using research evidence in health promotion policy and practice’. NUI, Galway, June 2016. download (1554KB)

2015

Callaghan, C. (2015). An exploration of bullying among post-primary school children in Ireland. Presented at the College of Medicine, Nursing & Health Sciences Postgraduate Research Day 2015. Galway, May 2015. download (982KB)

Callaghan, M., Kelly, C., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Molcho, M. (2015). Which hurts more? An exploration of traditional and cyber bullying among post-primary school students in Ireland. Paper presented to the Institute of Public Health Open Conference, Dublin, October 2015. download (1,244KB)

Callaghan, M., Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C.  (2015) The food environment of post-primary school children. Presented at the GIS & Spatial Modelling in Research Seminar. Galway, June 2015. download (2.76MB)

Gavin, A., Kelly, C., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Molcho, M. (2015). Changing family structure, parental communication and children’s life satisfaction in Ireland between 1998 and 2010. Presented at the 7th annual meeting of Excellence in Pediatrics (EiP). London, December 2015.

Gavin, A. & the HBSC Ireland team. (2015). HBSC Ireland 2014 National Report Launch. Presented at the Launch of the HBSC Ireland 2014 National Report, Dublin Dental Hospital, December 2015. download (8,168KB) 

Keane, E. , Molcho, M., Kelly, C. , Howell, F. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2015). Self-reported exposure to cigarette pack warnings in school aged children and perceptions of smoking related harm.  Presented at the 7th annual meeting of Excellence in Pediatrics (EiP). London, December 2015.download (749KB)

Kelly, C. (2015). Dietary habits in childhood: what’s trending? Presented at the 7th annual meeting of Excellence in Pediatrics (EiP). London, December 2015. download (1598KB)

Kelly, C. (2015). Nutrition from infancy to adolescence – a health promotion perspective. Presented at the Health Behaviour Change Research Group seminar series. Galway, November 2015. download (1.93MB)

Kelly, C. (2015). The school food environment – are we making the healthy choice the easy choice? Presented at the IPH fourth annual Open Conference. Dublin, October 2015. download (1.20MB)

Kelly, C. & Callaghan, M. (2015). School foodscapes - challenges and opportunities for student health? Presented at the Irish Heart Foundation Food Provision in Post Primary Schools seminar. Dublin, April 2015. download (1364KB)

Kelly, C., Gavin, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn. S. (2015). The first step in building relationships with Young Carers is identifying them. Presented at the Social Care Ireland Conference. Sligo, March 2015. download (815KB)

Molcho, M. (2105). Cross-national time trends in bullying victimization in 33 countries among children aged 11, 13 and 15 from 2002 to 2010. Presented at the 7th annual meeting of Excellence in Pediatrics (EiP). London, December 2015.

2014

Burke, L., D'Eath, M., Young, H. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2014). Exploration of dissemination tools and mechanisms: consultation among different stakeholder groups. Presented at the Applying the principles of health promotion to population health improvement, Health Promotion Research Centre Conference. Galway, June 2014. download (270KB) 

Burke, L., Young, H., Nic Gabhainn, S. (2014). Sexual behaviour of adolescents in the Republic of Ireland: Future research plans of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study. Presented as part of a symposium at the Improving Children’s Lives Conference, February 2014,Belfast. download (318KB)

Callaghan, M. (2014). Cyber bullying among post-primary school students in Ireland - a pilot study. Presented at the Children's Research Network PhD symposium. Dublin, August 2014. download (1294KB)

Callaghan, M., Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2014). The foodscape of post-primary schools in Ireland. Presented at the2014 HBSC Summer Meeting. Olomouc, June 2014.  download (584KB) 

Callaghan, M., Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2014). Towards building health school communities through health food access. Presented at the Applying the principles of health promotion to population health improvement, Health Promotion Research Centre Conference. Galway, June 2014. download (613KB) 

Gavin, A. (2014). 'What's Trendin?' Exploring the trends in youth health in Ireland. Presented at The Health Promotion Research Seminar Series. Galway, Jan 2014. download (2853KB)

Kenny, U., Molcho, M., Fox, K.A., Burke, L. & Kelly, C. (2014). What influences adolescent body image in Ireland? Presented at the NUIG Research Showcase. Galway, July 2014. download (636KB)

Kenny, U., Molcho, M. & Kelly, C. (2014). Peer influences on adolescent body image. Presented at the 2014 HBSC Summer Meeting. Olomouc, June 2014. download (270KB) 

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2014). Research and Policy. Presented at the REPP & CRNINI Conference: Realising Real-World Research: Research and Evaluation in Challenging Times. Dublin: September 2014. download (806KB)

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2014). Researching health in schools: creative ways of presenting data. Presented at the SHE Summer School.  Limerick, June 2014. download (2525KB)

Young, H. (2014). Sexual practices of adolescents in Ireland: findings and future research plans of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study. Presented at Understanding Young People, Alcohol and Sexual Behaviour, Knowing What Works, Creating Change. Galway, Jan 2014.  download (1.18MB) 

Young, H., Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S. (2014). Sexual behaviour of adolescents in the Republic of Ireland: Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study. Presented as part of a symposium at the Improving Children’s Lives Conference, February 2014, Belfast. download(1.20MB)

2013

Callaghan, M. (2013). Proximity of fast food restaurants to post-primary schools in Ireland - a cause for concern? Presentation for the Threesis Event, NUI Galway, Nov 2013. download (461KB)

Callaghan, M., Kelly, C., Molcho, N. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013). Exploring the food environment of post-primary schools in Ireland. Presented at the HBSC 30th Anniversary Conference. St Andrews, June 2013. download (646KB)

Callaghan, M., Kelly, C., Molcho, N. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013). The challenges of using a school level questionnaire to examine policies at post primary school level in Ireland. Presented at the 17th Annual Health Promotion Conference Health in All Policies: Strengthening Multisectoral Health Promotion in an Irish Context. Galway, May 2013. download (2.34MB)

Gajewski, J. & Gavin, A. (2013). Examining the lives of Polish children living in Ireland: results and methodological considerations. Presented at the HBSC 30th Anniversary Conference. St Andrews, June 2013. download (623KB)

Kelly, C., Callaghan, M., Gajewski, J., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013). Healthy eating policies and school food; associations with dieting habits. Presented at the 17th Annual Health Promotion Conference Health in All Policies: Strengthening Multisectoral Health Promotion in an Irish Context. Galway, May 2013. download (839KB)

Kelly, C., Gavin, A., Gajewski, J., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013). Exploring health outcomes for children in care & young carers using HBSC Ireland data: challenges and opportunities. Presented at the Social Care Ireland conferenceChange, Challenge, opportunity? Limerick, March 2013.   download (966KB) 

Kelly, C. & the HBSC Ireland team (2013). Youth Participation: HBSC Ireland. Presented at the International HBSC youth participation meeting. St Andrews, Scotland, April 2013. download (1.35MB)

Young, H. (2013). Evidence based sexual health policies: The role of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study (HBSC). Presented at the 17th Annual Health Promotion Conference Health in All Policies: Strengthening Multisectoral Health Promotion in an Irish Context. Galway, May 2013. download (411KB)

Young, H. (2013). Sexual health questions for use in the HBSC study 2013/2014: findings from an international pilot study. Presented at the HBSC 30th Anniversary Conference. St Andrews, June 2013. download (401KB) 

Young, H. & Burke. L. (2013). Irish teenage sex: hype or horror. Presentation for the Threesis Event, NUI Galway, Nov 2013.download (319KB)

Young, H., Burke, L., Callaghan, M., Courtney, L. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013). An international pilot study of sexual health questions for use in the health behaviour in school aged children study 2013/2014. Presented at the 10th Annual Psychology Health and Medicine Conference. Dublin, May 2013. download (194KB)

Young, H., Burke, L. & Nic Gabhainn S. (2013) Sexual behaviour, initiation and contraceptive use among adolescents in Ireland – analysis of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study. Invited presentation to the National Sexual Health Awareness Week Conference, Royal College of Physicians in Ireland, November 2013, Dublin. download (1.34MB)

2012

Callaghan, M., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). Geographical dimensions of well-being. Presented at Changing the System: Overcoming Barriers to Well-Being in Ireland. Galway, June 2012. download (212KB)

Callaghan, M., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012).  School food environments: exploring fast food chain restaurants around post-primary schools in Ireland. Paper presented at the Population and Migration research network inaugural seminar: Contemporary perspectives on children and families.  Galway, August 2012.  download (1.08MB)

Callaghan, M., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012).  The spatial location of fast food restaurant chains near schools: A Geographic Analysis.  Presented at 2012 Sino-European Symposium on Environment and Health.  Galway, August 2012.download (212KB)

Clarke, N., Doyle, P., Kelly, C., Cummins, G., Sixsmith, J., O’Higgins, S., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). What children want to know about health, happiness and emotional wellbeing. Presented at Changing the System: Overcoming Barriers to Well-Being in Ireland. Galway, June 2012. download (598KB)

Clarke, N., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). Young people’s perspectives on the findings of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Survey 2010. Poster presentation at 16th Annual Health Promotion Conference: Embracing New Agendas for Health Promotion Action: Developing workforce competencies for effective practice. Galway, June 2012. download (398KB)

Clarke, N.  & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). Participative research process with schoolchildren: what do they want to know about health? Presented at the 2012 European Conference on Educational Research – the need for educational research to champion freedom, education and development for all. Cadiz, September 2012. download (1.25MB) 

Gavin, A. (2012) A round table discussion on the extent of alcohol related harm in Galway City. Presented at The Galway Healthy Cities Alcohol Forum. Galway, June 2012. download (1.6MB)

Gavin, A., Clarke, N., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). The contribution of club participation to the health and well-being of children in Ireland. Poster presentation at 16th Annual Health Promotion Conference: Embracing New Agendas for Health Promotion Action: Developing workforce competencies for effective practice. Galway, June 2012. download (307KB)

Gavin, A., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). Exploring the lives of children in care in Ireland. Oral presentation at 16thAnnual Health Promotion Conference: Embracing New Agendas for Health Promotion Action: Developing workforce competencies for effective practice. Galway, June 2012. download (513KB)

Gavin, A., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012).  Exploring the lives of children in care in Ireland.  Paper presented to Psychology, Health and Medicine, Annual Meeting of the Division of Health Psychology of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Belfast, April 2012. download (677KB)

Kelly, C. & Barry, M. (2012). Preventing obesity among young people in Ireland: approaches and future challenges. Oral presentation at 16th Annual Health Promotion Conference: Embracing New Agendas for Health Promotion Action: Developing workforce competencies for effective practice. Galway, June 2012. download (609KB)

Kelly, C., Callaghan, M., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S (2012). Exploring food environments around post-primary schools in Ireland. Presented at the 9th European IUHPE Health Promotion Conference, Tallinn, September 2012. download (1.51MB)   

Kelly, C., Callaghan, M., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S (2012). School food environments: exploring fast food chain restaurants around post-primary schools in Ireland. Paper presented to the Nutrition Society annual Summer meeting, Translational nutrition: integrating research, practice and policy, Belfast July 2012. download (1.54MB)

Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Gavin, A., Clarke, N., Callaghan, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). Food poverty among schoolchildren in Ireland. Poster presentation at 16th Annual Health Promotion Conference: Embracing New Agendas for Health Promotion Action: Developing workforce competencies for effective practice. Galway, June 2012. download(206KB) 

Molcho, M. (2012). Bullying in school children: Cross-national comparisons. Presented at the XIXth ISPCAN International Congress on Child Abuse and Neglect. Istanbul, September 2012. download (738KB)

Molcho, M. (2012). Children’s Behaviour Outcomes: Data from the Health Behaviour of School-Aged Children (HBSC). Presented at the Children’s Research Network for Ireland and Northern Ireland conference Researching Children’s Outcomes: An All-Island Approach. Dublin, September 2012. download (610KB)

Molcho, M., Gavin, A., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland 2010. Presented to the Launch of the Irish National HBSC report, Dublin, April 2012. download (3.26MB)

2011

Clarke, N., Doyle, P., Kelly, C., Cummins, G., Sixsmith, J., O’Higgins, S., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2011). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: What do children want to know? Report presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Network, Cluj-Napoaca, June 2011. download (640KB)

Clarke, N., Kelly, C., Gavin, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2011). Dissemination to key stakeholders: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland. Poster presented to the 15th Annual HPRC conference: Mainstreaming Health Promotion: Promoting health across sectors, Galway, June 2011. download (221KB)

Clarke, N., Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Sixsmith, J., Byrne, M., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2011). Investigating the promoters and barriers of active travel in primary school children: a mixed methodological approach. Presented to the 8thAnnual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference, National University of Ireland Galway, April 2011.  download (319KB)

Gavin, A.(2011). The health behaviour in school-aged children study (HBSC): Applied research. Presented at the Children's Research Network Summer School, Dublin, September 2011. download (3.06MB) 

Gavin, A., de Roiste, A., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2011). Can school participation be good for children? Presented at the European Conference on Educational Research, Berlin, September 2011.  download (118KB) 

Gavin, A., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2011). Exploring the lives of Irish children in care. Poster presented to the 15th Annual HPRC conference: Mainstreaming Health Promotion: Promoting health across sectors, Galway, June 2011.  download(127KB)

Kelly, C., Fitzgerald, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2011). Weight concerns among boys in the Republic of Ireland. Poster presented to the Scottish Section Nutrition Society meeting, Nutrition: from conception to adolescence, Glasgow, Scotland, 5-6th April 2011. download (112KB)

Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Gavin, A., Clarke, N. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2011). Food poverty among school children in Ireland. Poster presented to the 15th Annual HPRC conference: Mainstreaming Health Promotion: Promoting health across sectors, Galway, June 2011.  download (215KB)

Molcho, M. (2011). The health behaviour in school-aged children study: Exploring it's potential. Presented at the UCC Summer School, Cork, September 2011. download (1.05MB) 

Murphy, K., Spillane, A., Gavin, A., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2011). Relationships between the school environment and self-perceived health among young people. Poster presented to the 15th Annual HPRC conference: Mainstreaming Health Promotion: Promoting health across sectors, Galway, June 2011.  download (98KB)

Sentenac, M., Gavin, A., Nic Gabhainn, S., Molcho, M., Due, P., Ravens-Sieberer, U., Gaspar de matos, M., Malkowska-Szkutnik, A., Gobina, I., Volleberg, W., Arnaud, C. & Godeau, E. (2011). School bullying-victimization and subjective health among students with disability or chronic conditions in western countries. Poster presented to the 15th Annual HPRC conference: Mainstreaming Health Promotion: Promoting health across sectors, Galway, June 2011.  download (151KB)

2010

Cummins, G., Doyle, P., Kelly, C., Sixsmith, J., Molcho, M. & O’Higgins, S. (2010). Developing a youth friendly HBSC health resource in consultation with children and young people. Presented to the 32nd International School Psychology Association Annual Conference entitled: School psychology - making life better for all children, Trinity College, Dublin, July 2010. download (3.56MB) 

Cummins, G., Kiely, E., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Doyle, P. (2010). Involving young people in the dissemination of health information and research data. Presented at the 11th Annual Research Conference. Research & Education Centre Sligo General Hospital. Sligo, November 2010.  download

de Roiste, A., Gavin, A., Molcho, M., Kelly, C.  & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). Is school participation good for children? Presented to the IUHPE World Conference, Geneva, July 2010. download (1.96MB)

Doyle, P., Kelly, C., Cummins, G., Sixsmith, J., Molcho, M., O’Higgins, S. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). In consultation with young people: the process of producing a youth friendly resource using data from HBSC Ireland. Paper presented to Researching Young Lives: Power, Representation and the Research Process, Conference of the Institute for the Study of Knowledge in Society, Limerick, April 2010.  download (1.27MB)

Fitzgerald, A., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). The role of men in fostering positive health among Irish boys. Paper presented to the 14th Annual HPRC conference: Multidisciplinary approaches to improving men's health, Galway, June 2010. download (2.28MB)

Kelly, C. (2010). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children. Presentation to MA students as part of the Research Seminar Series. download (1.02MB) 

Kelly, C., Fitzgerald, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). Dietary habits and physical activity among children Findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey. Presentation at the launch of the Healthy Eating Active Living resource produced by the National Youth Council of and the Irish Heart Foundation. A resource for those working with young people in youth work settings. May 2010. download (3.31MB)

Kelly, C., Fitzgerald, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). Weight concerns and dieting among boys in Ireland: findings from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey. Paper presented to the 14th Annual HPRC conference: Multidisciplinary approaches to improving men's health, Galway, June 2010. download (1.74MB)

Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, s. (2010). Family environment and children's dietary behaviours. Paper presented at Irish section Nutrition Society meeting, ’Nutrition-getting the balance in 2010’, University of Ulster, Coleraine, June 2010. download(2.64MB)

Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). Relationships between family environment and children's dietary behaviours: data from the 2006 HBSC survey. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2010), 69 (OCE5) E346. download (30.9KB)

Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). Family factors and eating behaviour of schoolchildren. Presented to the IUHPE World Conference, Geneva, July 2010. download (1.89MB) 

Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). Health and well-being of migrant children in Ireland: the role of social capital. Poster presented to the IUHPE World Conference, Geneva, July 2010. download (102KB)

Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). Perceptions of local area as predictors of injury and physical activity among schoolchildren in Ireland: Findings from the Irish HBSC study. Presented to the 10th World Conference on Injury Prevention, September 2010. download (134KB). Injury prevention, 2010, 16(sup. 1): A235.

Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). Perceptions of local area as predictors of injury and physical activity among schoolchildren in Ireland. Presented to the IUHPE World Conference, Geneva, July 2010. download (105KB)

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). The context of substance use in Ireland from a European perspective (and some other interesting things). Paper presented to the Substance Use and the School Community: Roles, Rights & Responsibilities Conference, Galway, November 2010. download (2.83MB)

Sentenac, M., Gavin, A., Arnaud, C., Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Godeau, E. (2010). Bullying at school among disabled students and impact on self perceived health: A multilevel study across 11 Western Countries. Presented to the IUHPE World Conference, Geneva, July 2010. download (145KB)

Sentenac, M., Gavin, A., Arnaud, C., Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Godeau, E. (2010). Bullying behaviours among children with a disability or chronic illness and their peers: A cross-national study between Ireland and France. Presented to the IUHPE World Conference, Geneva, July 2010.  download (154KB)

2009

Cummins, G., Doyle, P., Nic Gabhainn, S., & McLoone, M. (2009). The process of producing a youth friendly resource using data from HBSC Ireland 2006. Paper presented to the 10th Annual Research Conference: Celebrating Health Researchers from the North West. Sligo, November 2009. 

Cummins, G., Kelly, C., Doyle, P., Molcho, M., Sixsmith, J. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). The process of producing a youth friendly resource using data from HBSC Ireland 2006. Paper presented to the 13th Annual HPRC conference: Closing the Gap in Child and Adolescent Health: the Settings Approach, Galway, June 2009.

Currie, C., Currie, D., Nic Gabhainn, S., Godeau, E. & Ahluwalia, N. (2009). Is variation between countries in age at menarche of girls explained by Body Mass Index? Paper presented to the International Association for Adolescent Health Conference, Kuala Lumpar, October, 2009.

Doyle, P., Nic Gabhainn, S., Molcho, M., Walsh, K. & Kelleher, C. (2009). Face to face and electronic communication in adolescence: associations with risk behaviours and well-being. Poster presented to the 13th Annual HPRC conference: Closing the Gap in Child and Adolescent Health: the Settings Approach, Galway, June 2009.

Gavin, A. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009) Towards understanding the lives of children with a disability or chronic illness. Paper presented at The Child: Postgraduate Research Conference, Belfast, June 2009.

Gavin, A., Sentenac, Molcho, M., Godeau, E. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). Bullying behaviours among children with and without disabilities and chronic illnesses: a comparison between Ireland and France. Paper presented to Psychology, Health and Medicine, Annual Meeting of the Division of Health Psychology of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Dublin, June 2009.

Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). Family factors and schoolchildren's eating behaviour. Poster presented to the 13thAnnual HPRC conference: Closing the Gap in Child and Adolescent Health: the Settings Approach, Galway, June 2009.

McGrath, B. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). Young people in the countryside: Lifestyle patterns from the 2006 HBSC study. Invited presentation to the inaugural Irish Rural Studies Symposium, Galway, September 2009.

Molcho M. (2009). Injuries in the community. Paper presented to the Institute of Public Health, Ireland, Dublin, January 2009.

Molcho M. Bjarnson T., Cristini F., Gaspar de Matos M., Koller T., Moreno C., Nic Gabhainn S., Santinello M. (2009). Foreign born children in Europe: findings from HBSC study. 3rd thematic workshop, AMAC Project, International Organization for Migration, St. Juliani, Malta, March 2009.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). Healthy schools: some of what we know. Paper presented to Healthy Schools, Healthy People, Galway Education Centre, Galway, May 2009. 

O'Keefe, L., Doyle, P., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). Obesogenic environments: local area perceptions and physical activity levels in school aged children in Ireland. Poster presented to the 13th Annual HPRC conference: Closing the Gap in Child and Adolescent Health: the Settings Approach, Galway, June 2009.  

Pursell, L., Kearns, N., Molcho, M., Brooks, A-M., Hanafin, S. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). The socio-environmental context of child well-being in Ireland. Paper presented to the WHO/HBSC Forum, Siena, October 2009.

Pursell, L., Kearns, N. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). Young peoples participation in a policy development process to develop the national set of well-being indicators for children in Ireland. Paper presented to the WHO/HBSC Forum Case Study Authors Meeting, Galway, June 2009. 

Sentenac, M., Gavin, A., Molcho, M., Arnaud, C., Nic Gabhainn, S., Navarro, F. & Godeau, E. (2009). Impact of bullying at school on self-perceived health among disabled students: a multilevel study in 13 western countries. Paper presented to the 13th Annual HPRC conference: Closing the Gap in Child and Adolescent Health: the Settings Approach, Galway, June 2009. 

Spriggs, A.L., Farhat, T., Tucker-Halpern, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). Adolescent sexual experience, substance use and attachment to conventional institutions in nine western nations. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Detroit, April 2009. 

2008

Due, P., Damsgaard, M.T., Rasmussen, M., Holstein, B., Sorensen, T.I.A.,Wardle, J., Merlo, J., Currie, C., Ahluwalia, N., Lynch, J., Borraccino, A., Borup, I., Boyce, W., Elgar, F., Nic Gabhainn, S., Krolner, R., Matos, M.G., Nansel, T., Al Sabbah, H., Svastisalee, C., Valimaa, R. & Vereecken, C. (2008) Macro-economic environment, social inequality and overweight among adolescents in 35 countries. Paper presented at the symposium 25 years of the HBSC study: contribution and future challenges, Seville, May 2008.

Gavin, A., Molcho, M. , Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). A comparison of outcomes among children who report disability/chronic illness and their peers: data from 2006 Irish HBSC Study. Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Network, Seville, May 2008. 

Gavin, A., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Using relationships to determine levels of substance use among 15-17 year olds: 2006 Irish HBSC data. Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Network, Seville, May 2008.

Gavin, A., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Using relationships to predict levels of substance use among adolescents: differences between sustained and experimental use. Paper presented to Psychology, Health and Medicine, Annual Conference of the Division of Health Psychology, PSI & BPS, Derry, March 2008.

Hublet, A., Schmid, H., Clays, E., Godeau, E., Nic Gabhainn, S., Joossens, L. & Maes, L. (2008) Associations between tobacco control policies and smoking behaviour among adolescents in 29 countries. Paper presented to the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Network, Seville, May 2008.

Kelly, C., Gavin, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Diet and related behaviour of children from disadvantaged schools in Ireland: data from the 2006 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey. Paper submitted to the UK Nutrition Society Summer MeetingMultidisciplinary approaches to nutritional problems, Nottingham, July 2008. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 67(OCE8), E304. 

Kelly, C., Gavin, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Food and related behaviour of children from the Traveller community in Ireland. Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Network, Seville, May 2008.

Kelly, C., Gavin, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Food behaviour of immigrant children in Ireland: data from the 2006 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey. Paper presented to the 8th European Conference of the International Union of Health Promotion and Education, Torino, September 2008.

Kelly, C., Gavin, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Food consumption and dietary behaviour of children from the Traveller community: data from the 2006 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) survey. Paper presented to the Nutrition Society Irish Section Meeting: The challenge of translating nutrition research into public health, Dublin, June 2008. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 67(OEC7), E283.

Kelly, C., Nic Gabhainn, S. , Walsh, K. & Kelleher, C. (2008). Time effects in food frequency consumption and eating behaviour among Irish schoolchildren Poster presented at the Health Promotion Summer Conference, Galway, June 2008.

Molcho M. (2008). Examining evidence over time to support planning for health. Paper presented to the Population Health Education Seminar, SPSS, Ireland, Dublin, January 2008.

Molcho, M. (2008). Food poverty: a different form of social inequality. Paper presented to the Department of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Tel Aviv University, Israel, December 2008.

Molcho, M., Craig, W., Pickett, W., Harel, Y., Due, P. & Hetland, J.(2008).  Time trend in bullying prevalence in 27 countries in Europe and North America. Poster presented at the 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion, Merida, March 2008.

Molcho, M., Kelly, C., Gavin, A. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Predictors of food poverty in adolescence: findings from the 2006 Irish HBSC study. Paper submitted to the 8th European Conference of the International Union of Health Promotion and Education, Torino, September 2008.

Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Hunger as a predictor of violence in adolescence. Paper presented to Researching Children’s World’s conference, Galway, February, 2008.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Child wellbeing: policy process, indicator development and data use. Paper presented to the Faculte de Psychologie, Universite de Toulouse le Mirail, Toulouse, France, December 2008.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). HBSC Ireland and Child and Family Support. Invited presentation to the Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway, Galway, April 2008.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Inequality among children in Ireland: the case of children with disabilities or chronic illness. Paper presented to the National Institute of Medical Research (Epidemiology and Public Health), Universite Paul Sabateir de Toulouse, Toulouse, France, December 2008.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). Patterns in adolescent substance use: latest findings from HBSC. Paper presented to the Annual Expert Meeting on Population Surveys of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, Lisbon, June 2008.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Pickett, W., Boyce, W., Gallupe, O., King, M. & Molcho, M. (2008). Family factors associated with childhood hunger: sources of social and economic inequality. Presented to The British Psychological Society Annual Conference, Dublin, April, 2008.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Pickett, W., Boyce, W., Gallupe, O., King, M. & Molcho, M. (2008). Family factors associated with childhood hunger: sources of social and economic inequality. Presented to the Health Promotion Summer Conference, Galway, June 2008.

Vignes, C., Sentenac, M., Navarro, F., Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Godeau, E. (2008). Bullying behaviour among school children with disabilities: Preliminary results in France from the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) international survey. Paper presented to the World Violence Congress, Lisbon, April 2008.

Von Ehrenstein, O., Sundaram, R., Nansel, T. , Nic Gabhainn, S. & Ianotti, R. (2008). Self-reported child hunger in relation to socio-economic status in the US and across 36 countries in the Health Behaviour in School-children Study. Paper presented to the Annual Joint Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Pasadena, CA, October 2008.

2007

Boyle, C., Molcho, M., Kelly, C., Gavin, A. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2007). Social capital perceptions as a predictor of high life satisfaction among Irish adolescents: from the 2005/06 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study. Paper presented to Psychology, Health and Medicine: the 4th Annual Conference of the Division of Health Psychology, Psychological Society of Ireland, Maynooth, April 2007.

Due, P., Nic Gabhainn, S., Rasmussen, M. & Currie, C. (2007). An overview of HBSC knowledge relevant to the WHO/HBSC forum on social contexts for mental health. Paper presented to the Annual Scientific Meeting of the WHO/HBSC Study, Jyvaskala, June 2007.

Gavin, A., Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Boyle, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2007). School perceptions as a predictor of high life satisfaction among Irish adolescents: Findings from the 2005/06 Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study. Paper presented to the Psychology, Health and Medicine: the 4th Annual Conference of the Division of Health Psychology, Psychological Society of Ireland, Maynooth, April 2007. 

Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2007). Bullying and Disability: Findings from the 2006 Irish HBSC study. Paper Presented to the National Disability Authority Research Conference, Dublin, November 2007.

Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2007). Alcohol in adolescence: Findings from the 2006 Irish HBSC study. Paper Presented to the National Assembly of the National Youth Council of Ireland, Dublin, November 2007.

Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S., Godeau, E. & Ross, J. (2007). Youth smoking in Ireland: before and after the smoking ban. Paper presented to the 2007 National Conference on Tobacco or Health, Minneapolis, MN. October 2007.

Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2007). Food poverty and risk for injuries in adolescence. Paper presented to the 19th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education: Health Promotion Comes of Age: Research, Policy & Practice for the 21st Century, Vancouver, June 2007.

Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2007). Food poverty and risk for violent behaviours in adolescence. Paper presented to the 19th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education: Health Promotion Comes of Age: Research, Policy & Practice for the 21st Century, Vancouver, June 2007.

Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2007). Socio-economic status, family affluence and parental occupation - can they predict adolescents' health. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Sociological Association of Ireland, Limerick, May 2007.

Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2007). Trends in smoking behaviours in Irish adolescents. Paper presented to the 19th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education Health Promotion Comes of Age: Research, Policy & Practice for the 21st Century, Vancouver, June 2007.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2007). Child hunger: an economic or a social determinant of health? Paper presented to the Division of Statistics, Epidemiology and Prevention Research, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), NIH, Bethesda, Maryland, October 2007.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2007). HBSC Ireland 2007. Paper presented to the National Launch of the HBSC Ireland findings, Dublin, August 2007.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Molcho, M., Godeau, E. & Ross, J. (2007). Age of smoking initiation, risk behaviour and ill-health among youth. Paper presented to the 2007 National Conference on Tobacco or Health, Minneapolis, MN. October 2007.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Molcho, M. & Kelly, C. (2007). Face to Face and Electronic Communication with peers in adolescence: associations with risk behaviours and well-being. Paper presented to the 19th IUHPE World Conference on Health Promotion and Health Education Health Promotion Comes of Age: Research, Policy & Practice for the 21st Century, Vancouver, June 2007.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Molcho, M., Walsh, K. & Kelly, C. (2007). Can electronic communication between peers help to overcome the risks of time spent with peers? Paper presented to the National Institute of Medical Research (Epidemiology and Public Health), Toulouse, France, May 2007.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Morgan, A. & Smith, B. (2007). Using HBSC data to explore factors relating to social cohesion and mental wellbeing among adolescents. Paper presented to the case-study workshop for the WHO/HBSC Forum on Social Cohesion for Mental Health, Grand Canaries, March 2007.

2006

Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C. (2006). Exploring missing height and weight data for the Irish HBSC survey: a pilot study. Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the WHO-HBSC study, Budapest, June 2006.

Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S.  & Kellher, C. (2006). Self-reported weight and height: response rates from Irish schoolchildren. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 65, 39A. Paper presented at the Nutrition Society Annual Meeting: Nutrition and Health in Children and Adolescents, Cork, June 2006.

Kelly, C., Nic Gabhainn, S., Walsh, K. & Kelleher, C. (2006). Time effects in food frequency consumption and eating behaviour among Irish schoolchildren.  Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 65, 121A. Paper presented at the UK Nutrition Society Summer Meeting: Interactions between Genetics, Diet, Health and Disease, Aberdeen, July 2006.

Molcho, M., Harel, Y., Pickett, W., Schiedt, P.C., Mazur, J. & Overpeck, M.D. (2006). The epidemiology of non-fatal injuries among 11, 13 and 15 year old youth in 11 Countries: findings from the 1998 WHO-HBSC cross national survey. Paper presented to the 1stEuropean Conference on Injury Control and Safety Promotion, Vienna, June 2006

Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C. (2006). Sources of social support as predictors of positive health among Irish adolescents: findings from the 2002 HBSC study. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Sociological Association of Ireland, Sligo, May 2006.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2006). Social support and social capital as predictors of youth health: does where you live matter? Paper presented to the Early Influences, Social Capital and Health Meeting, Dublin, July 2006.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Walsh, K. & Kelleher, C. (2006). The importance of timing of data collection: Examples of seasonal effects in Irish HBSC data. Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the WHO-HBSC study, Budapest, June 2006.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Walsh, K., Molcho, M. & Kelleher, C. (2006). Face-to-face and electronic communication in adolescence; associations with risk behaviours and well-being. Poster presented to the Annual Conference of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Galway, November 2006.

Richter, M., Andersen, A., Boyce, W., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Zambon, A. (2006). The role of behavioural factors in explaining socioeconomic differences in adolescent health. Paper presented to L'Association Belge de Sante Publique: Health Inequalities, Ecole de Sante Publique, UCL, Brussels, December 2006.

2005

Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S., Friel, S. & Kelleher, C. (2005). Food Poverty among Irish Adolescents. Paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International HBSC Network, Gozo, May 2005.

Molcho, M., Nic Gabhainn, S., Friel, S. & Kelleher, C. (2005). Food poverty among Irish ChildrenPaper presented at the 13thCongress of European Union for School and University Health and Medicine, Dubrovnik, October 2005.

Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2005). Predictors of positive health among Irish adolescents: Findings from the 2002 HBSC Study. Poster presented at the European Health Psychology Conference, Galway, September 2005 (See also Psychology and Health, 20(Supplement 1), 176).

Richter, M., Leppin, A., Hurrelmann, K. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2005). Socio-economic status and adolescent drinking behaviour. Results from the WHO study Health Behaviour in School aged Children. Paper presented at the Wet Youth Cultures Conference. Copenhagen, August 2005.

Ross, J., Godeau, E., Rahav, G., Hublet, A., Gross, L. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2005) Cross-national difference in adolescent smoking: findings from 35 countries. Paper presented at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health, Chicago, IL, May 2005.

2004

Corrigan, H. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2004). HBSC: Boys health and their relationships, a role for schools and teachers. Paper presented to the Belevdere College Staff Training Day, Dublin, January, 2004.

Friel, S. (2004). Food poverty and policy response in Ireland. Presented at the Combat Poverty Agency Nutrition, Poverty and Health Conference. Portlaoise, November 2004. 

Murrin, C.M., McNicholas, F., Shiely, F., Keogh, L., Nic Gabhainn, S., Corrigan, H. & Kelleher, C.C. (2004). Determinants of increased risk of eating disorders in Irish school children. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Social Medicine Meeting, Westport, October 2004.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2004). Gender, Schools and Health among European Adolescents. Paper presented to The SPHE Management Team, Dublin, October 2004.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2004). Health behaviour in school aged children in the South Western Area Health Board: Implications for policy and practice. Paper presented to the Senior Health Promotion Management Team, Dublin, March 2004.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2004). Schools and health: Evidence for their relationship. Paper presented to the SPHE Partnership Support Service, Galway, September 2004.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Kelleher, C. & Corrigan, H. (2004). Youth health in Europe: a challenge for European health promotion. Paper presented to the Annual Health Promotion Conference: European Perspectives on Health and Wellbeing, Galway, July 2004.

Nic Gabhainn, S. & Sixsmith, J. (2004). Children’s perceptions of well-being: context and opportunity. Poster presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the WHO-HBSC research group. St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, May 2004.

Nolan, G., Murrin, C.M., Shiely, F., Corrigan, H., Nic Gabhainn, S., Friel, S. & Kelleher, C.C. (2004). Consumption patterns of junk foods in young Irish people in relation to body mass index. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 63, 137A. Paper presented to the Nutrition Society Conference, Dublin, July 2004.

2003

Finnegan, D., Quinn, G. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2003). Stimulant drinks: consumption, context and risk factors across the island of Ireland. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 62, 14A. Nutrition Society Conference, Cork, June 2003.

Kelleher, C., Nic Gabhainn, S., Corrigan, H. & on behalf of the drafting team. (2003). The National Health and Lifestyle Surveys: Regional Results. Paper presented to the Joint Directors of Public Health and Health Promotion, Department of Health and Children, Dublin, November 2003.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2003). Boys in Irish schools: the influences on their health. Paper presented to the Galway Education Centre, Galway, March, 2003.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2003). HBSC: Results and impacts. Paper presented to the Measuring Up: Children's Well-being from Infancy to Adolescence, Maynooth, November 2003.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2003). Taking risks: parents role in preventing drug use. Paper presented to the La Leche League of Ireland Annual Conference, Killarney, March, 2003.

Schmidt, H. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2003). Smoking among young people. A cross-national comparison. Paper presented to Adolescent Health and Health Behaviour in Context, Bergen, June 2003.

2001

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2001). Health promotion an oral perspective. Paper presented to the Oral Health Training day of the Western Health Board. Galway, November 2001.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2001). Influences on the health of school children in Ireland. Paper presented to the Annual Conference of the National Parents Council Primary, Ennis, Ireland, June 2001.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2001). Social inequalities and health among Irish schoolchildren. Paper presented to the Annual Health Promotion Conference: Social Capital and Health, Galway, June 2001.

2000

Kelleher, C. (2000). Consideration & policy issues for oral health promotion. Presented Promoting Oral Health in the 21st Century Forum. University College Cork, September 2000. 

Nic Gabhainn, S. (2000). National and regional perspectives. Paper presented at the Young People and Drugs Conference, Dublin, Ireland, February 2000.

Nic Gabhainn, S., Friel, S. & Kelleher, C.C. (2000). Risk profiles and nutritional patterns in the young. Paper presented at Towards Prevention: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Coronary Heart Disease, Kilkenny, Ireland, June 2000.

Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C.C. (2000). Social inequality in adolescence: Associations with accident and injury data. Poster presented at Youth and the Promise of the New Millennium: International Conference on Adolescent Health, London, October 2000.

Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C. (2000). The Family Affluence Scale as a proxy for adolescent inequality: National and International comparisons. Paper presented at the 18th All Ireland Social Medicine Meeting, Cavan, April 2000.

Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C.C. (2000). The relationships between social class, social relationships and indicators of mental health among Irish school children (Abstract). Paper presented at Mental Health Promotion: Perspectives and Practices, Galway, July 2000.

Nolan, G., Friel, S., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C. (2000). Food habits of dieting teenagers. Proceedings of the Nutrition Society, 59, 71A. Paper presented at the Nutrition Society, Cork, June 2000.

1999

François, Y. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). HBSC: Étude International de l'Organisation Mondiale de la Santé. Paper presented at Les Jeunes et l'Alcool en Europe, Toulouse, France, December 1999.

Kelleher, C., Friel, S. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). The national lifestyle surveys: SLÁN and HBSC. Paper presented to the Louth Steering Committee, March 1999.

Kelleher, C., Friel, S. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). The national lifestyle surveys: SLÁN and HBSC. Paper presented at the Official Launch, Government Buildings, Dublin, March 1999.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). Health and health behaviours among Irish Adolescents: comparative data. Paper presented at the Adolescent Health: Setting the agenda for the 21st century conference, Dublin, Ireland, December 1999.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). Relationships between self-esteem and the HBSC core questionnaire. Paper presented to the Annual Scientific Meeting of the WHO-Health Behaviour in School Children Study, Stockholm, May 1999.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). Schoolchildren and lifestyle: Irish children's relationships within the school setting. Paper presented to the Learnings from the Irish Network of Health Promoting Schools Conference, Dublin, Ireland, February 1999.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). Self-esteem amongst Irish adolescents. Paper presented to the Annual Health Promotion Conference: Re-orienting the Health Services - Issues of Equity and Access, Galway, July 1999.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). Self-reported health in children: National and International comparisons. Paper presented to the Best Health for Children: Investing in children's health conference. Tullamore, Ireland, December 1999.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). Socio-economic disadvantage and health behaviours among Irish school aged children. Paper presented to the National Heart Alliance, Dublin, Ireland, April 1999.

Nic Gabhainn, S. (1999). Substance use: Perspectives and prevention. Paper presented to the Drug Questions Local Answers Trainers Seminars, Tullamore (February 1999), Donegal (February, 1999) & Dublin (June 1999).

Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C.C. (1999). Adolescent health behaviours; associations with personal, familial and school relationships. Paper presented to the Society for Social Medicine Annual Conference, Sheffield, September 1999.

Nolan, G., Friel, S., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C.C. (1999). Dieting behaviours amongst Irish youth: Associations with food habits and negative health behaviours. Paper presented to the Nutrition Society Annual Meeting, Dublin, September 1999.

1998

Kelleher, C., Friel, S. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (1998). The national lifestyle surveys: SLÁN and HBSC. Paper presented to the Directors of Public Health Meeting, October 1998.

Kelleher, C., Friel, S. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (1998). The national lifestyle surveys: SLÁN and HBSC. Paper presented to the 17th All Ireland Social Medicine Meeting, Wexford, October 1998.

Nic Gabhainn, S. & McCarthy, E. (1998). Substance use in Ireland: The state of play. Papers presented to the Europe against Drugs Seminars, Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, October, 1998.

Nic Gabhainn, S. & Walsh, F. (1998). Drug use and the family. Paper presented to the International conference on Family support and Disadvantage, Galway, Ireland, June 1998.