Dr Elena Vaughan

B.Sc., M.A., PhD

 
researcher
 

Biography

Elena is a post-doctoral researcher in the Health Promotion Research Centre in NUI Galway. Her PhD research investigated HIV-related stigma in the Irish context. Specifically her work explored the relationship between media driven discourses of HIV and the embodied and enacted stigma experiences of people living with HIV in Ireland. Her research interests include HIV and sexual health, women and HIV, LGBT health, health related stigmas, and social and structural determinants of health.

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2019) Irish Sexual Practices
Vaughan, E.;Power, M.; Sixsmith, J. (2019) ‘The elephant in the bedroom’- HIV, intimacy and infectiousness in the age of viral undetectability Irish Sexual Practices UCD, , 10-JUL-19 [Details]
(2017) Social Care Ireland Conference
Vaughan, E.; Power, M; Sixsmith, J. (2017) Changing the conversation: discourses of “responsibilisation” in newspaper coverage of HIV in Ireland and implications for prevention policy and practice Social Care Ireland Conference [Details]
(2016) AIDS and Irish Media: Art and Activism
Vaughan, E.; Power, M; Sixsmith, J. (2016) Turning the tide: addressing symbolic and structural violence as part of the HIV response in Ireland AIDS and Irish Media: Art and Activism NUI Maynooth, [Details]
(2016) Institutions and Ireland: Medicine, Health and Welfare
Vaughan, E.; Power, M; Sixsmith, J. (2016) Structural and symbolic violence within the Irish healthcare system: the case of HIV in Ireland Institutions and Ireland: Medicine, Health and Welfare Trinity College Dublin, [Details]
(2015) Queering Ireland
Vaughan, E.; Power, M; Sixsmith, J. (2015) Lost in Translation?: A comparative discourse analysis of the HIV information on the HSE and NHS websites Queering Ireland UCD, Dublin, [Details]
(2015) AIDS and Irish Media: Narratives of Shame and Stigma
Vaughan, E.; Power, M; Sixsmith, J. (2015) Arrested Development: HIV discourse in the media and the ideological function of stigma AIDS and Irish Media: Narratives of Shame and Stigma NUI Maynooth, [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2019) Pre-registered research protocol for the LGBTI+ two phased study: A landscape and knowledge gap analysis of research conducted on Sexual and Gender Minority youth in Ireland and Europe.
Költő, A., Vaughan, E., Ravikumar, D., Kelly, C., O’Sullivan, L., Saewyc, E. M., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2019) Pre-registered research protocol for the LGBTI+ two phased study: A landscape and knowledge gap analysis of research conducted on Sexual and Gender Minority youth in Ireland and Europe. OSF Registries, n.p. [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2016) HSCP research conference 'Improving health - research driving innovations in healthcare’,
Power, M., Zeleznik, D., Antic, A., Balaouras, P., Bercko-Eisenreich, S., Bolis, S., Eisenreich, W., Fabbro, A., Hinchliff, S., Lang, F., Plechaty, M., Sixsmith, S., Slattery, T., Ryan, T., Tsibanis, C., Tulisso, V., & Vaughan, E. (2016) Annual Health and Social Care Professionals research conference. [Poster Presentation], HSCP research conference 'Improving health - research driving innovations in healthcare’, Dublin, Ireland , 16-NOV-16 - 16-NOV-16. [Details]

Electronic Publication

  Year Publication
(2016) IntimAge: Health and social care materials that focus on intimacy and sexuality in the third age.
Power, M., Zeleznik, D., Antic, A., Balaouras, P., Bercko-Eisenreich, S., Bolis, S., Eisenreich, W., Fabbro, A., Hinchliff, S., Lang, F., Plechaty, M., Sixsmith, S., Slattery, T., Ryan, T., Tsibanis, C., Tulisso, V., & Vaughan, E. (2016) IntimAge: Health and social care materials that focus on intimacy and sexuality in the third age. Ireland: Electronic Publication [Details]

Electronic Source

  Year Publication
(2016) IntimAge: Health and social care materials that focus on intimacy and sexuality in the third age.
Power, M., Zeleznik, D., Antic, A., Balaouras, P., Bercko-Eisenreich, S., Bolis, S., Eisenreich, W., Fabbro, A., Hinchliff, S., Lang, F., Plechaty, M., Sixsmith, S., Slattery, T., Ryan, T., Tsibanis, C., Tulisso, V., & Vaughan, E. (2016) IntimAge: Health and social care materials that focus on intimacy and sexuality in the third age. Electronic Source [Details]

Invited Lectures

  Year Publication
(2017) Addressing structural stigma as part of the HIV response in Ireland (Panel discussion on HIV and PrEP, Leinster House).
Vaughan, E.; Power, M; Sixsmith, J. (2017) Addressing structural stigma as part of the HIV response in Ireland (Panel discussion on HIV and PrEP, Leinster House). Leinster House, Dublin: Invited Lectures [Details]

Magazine Article

  Year Publication
(2016) IntimAge: Health and social care materials that focus on intimacy and sexuality in the third age.
Power, M., Zeleznik, D., Antic, A., Balaouras, P., Bercko-Eisenreich, S., Bolis, S., Eisenreich, W., Fabbro, A., Hinchliff, S., Lang, F., Plechaty, M., Sixsmith, S., Slattery, T., Ryan, T., Tsibanis, C., Tulisso, V., & Vaughan, E. (2016) IntimAge: Health and social care materials that focus on intimacy and sexuality in the third age. Magazine Article [Details]