Professor Agnes Shiel

PhD, MSc, DipCOT

Contact Details

Professor
Occupational Therapy
Aras Moyola
NUI Galway
Galway

T: Ext. 2957
E: agnes.shiel@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

Career History:
  • Western Health Board, Ireland Occupational therapist / Senior Occupational Therapist .
  • Dudley Health Authority, West Midlands Senior Occupational Therapist / Deputy Head
  • University of Southampton MSc in Rehabilitation Studies (Full time Student)
  • University of Southampton Research Fellow/ Senior Research Fellow
  • Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit Career Development Fellow / Researcher
  • National University of Ireland, Galway Professor of Occupational Therapy

Research Interests

 Acquired brain injury in adults; Acquired disorders of consciousness: Coma, The vegetative state and the minimally conscious state.; Evidence based practice; Neurorehabilitation; Cognitive and neuropsychological rehabilitation.

Books

  Year Publication
(2003) Behavioural Approaches to Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures. Psychology Press.
Wilson, B.A., Herbert, C., Shiel, A. (2003) Behavioural Approaches to Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures. Psychology Press. : Psychology Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2016) 'Does Modafinil improve the level of consciousness for people with a prolonged disorder of consciousness? a retrospective pilot study'
Dhamapurkar SK;Wilson BA;Rose A;Watson P;Shiel A; (2016) 'Does Modafinil improve the level of consciousness for people with a prolonged disorder of consciousness? a retrospective pilot study'. Disability And Rehabilitation, [DOI] [Details]
(2015) 'The impact of preterm birth on participation in childhood occupation'
Killeen, H,Shiel, A,Law, M,Segurado, R,O'Donovan, D (2015) 'The impact of preterm birth on participation in childhood occupation'. European Journal Of Pediatrics, 174 :299-306 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Can behaviours observed in the early stages of recovery after traumatic brain injury predict poor outcome?'
Shiel, A,Wilson, BA (2005) 'Can behaviours observed in the early stages of recovery after traumatic brain injury predict poor outcome?'. Neuropsychological rehabilitation, 15 :494-502 [DOI] [Details]
(2003) 'Behavioural approaches to cooperation with treatment: The effects of mood, insight, and motivation'
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) 'Behavioural approaches to cooperation with treatment: The effects of mood, insight, and motivation'. Behavioural Approaches In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures, :87-103 [Details]
(2003) 'Behavioural approaches to disruptive disorders'
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) 'Behavioural approaches to disruptive disorders'. Behavioural Approaches In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures, :65-86 [Details]
(2003) 'A brief history of behavioural approaches in neuropsychological rehabilitation'
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) 'A brief history of behavioural approaches in neuropsychological rehabilitation'. Behavioural Approaches In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures, :1-5 [Details]
(2003) 'Educating staff and family members in the long-term management of behaviour disorders'
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) 'Educating staff and family members in the long-term management of behaviour disorders'. Behavioural Approaches In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures, :104-115 [Details]
(2003) 'Planning a rehabilitation programme using a behavioural framework'
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) 'Planning a rehabilitation programme using a behavioural framework'. Behavioural Approaches In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures, :17-28 [Details]
(2003) 'Behavioural approaches to assessment and management of people in states of impaired consciousness'
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) 'Behavioural approaches to assessment and management of people in states of impaired consciousness'. Behavioural Approaches In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures, :29-44 [Details]
(2003) 'Assessment for rehabilitation: Integrating information from neuropsychological and behavioural assessment'
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) 'Assessment for rehabilitation: Integrating information from neuropsychological and behavioural assessment'. Behavioural Approaches In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures, :6-16 [Details]
(2003) 'Behavioural approaches to the remediation of cognitive deficits'
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) 'Behavioural approaches to the remediation of cognitive deficits'. Behavioural Approaches In Neuropsychological Rehabilitation: Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures, :45-64 [Details]
(2015) 'Cognitive rehabilitation for mild cognitive impairment: developing and piloting an intervention'
O'Sullivan, M,Coen, R,O'Hora, D,Shiel, A (2015) 'Cognitive rehabilitation for mild cognitive impairment: developing and piloting an intervention'. Aging Neuropsychology And Cognition, 22 :280-300 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'The impact of preterm birth on participation in childhood occupation'
Killeen H, Shiel A, Law M, Segurado R, O’Donovan D (2014) 'The impact of preterm birth on participation in childhood occupation'. European Journal Of Pediatrics, :1-8 [Details]
(2014) 'Validating an Irish-language version of the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test - Second Edition'
Hynes, S,Shiel, A (2014) 'Validating an Irish-language version of the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test - Second Edition'. British Journal Of Occupational Therapy, 77 :198-204 [DOI] [Details]
(2014) 'Long-term disorders of consciousness: A patient population with unique challenges'
Ann Marie Morrissey, Agnes Shiel (2014) 'Long-term disorders of consciousness: A patient population with unique challenges'. Brain Injury, 28 (5-6):752-753 [Details]
(2014) 'The WHIM-II: Initial Development and Piloting'
Shiel A, Leahy S, Morrissey AM, Leonard R, Wilson BA (2014) 'The WHIM-II: Initial Development and Piloting'. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, 20 :31-32 [Details]
(2014) 'Cross-cultural testing–Use of the ABAS-II to measure the adaptive behaviour of Irish VLBW preschoolers'
Killeen H, Shiel A, Law M, O’Donovan D (2014) 'Cross-cultural testing–Use of the ABAS-II to measure the adaptive behaviour of Irish VLBW preschoolers'. Archives Of Disease In Childhood-Fetal And Neonatal Edition, 99 (Suppl 1):A61-A61 [Details]
(2012) 'Disorder of Consciousness Patients in the Republic of Ireland: Employing a Venue Model to Determine Prevalence for Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious State from Acute to Long-Term Care'
Morrissey AM, Shiel A (2012) 'Disorder of Consciousness Patients in the Republic of Ireland: Employing a Venue Model to Determine Prevalence for Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious State from Acute to Long-Term Care'. Brain Injury, 26 (4-5):528-528 [Details]
(2007) 'Emergence from coma assessed using EEG, PET and behavioural measures'
Coleman, M.R., Boniface, S.J., Shiel, A., Gelling, L., Fryer, T.D., Wilson, B.A., Menon, D.K., Pickard, J.D. (2007) 'Emergence from coma assessed using EEG, PET and behavioural measures'. Clinical Neurophysiology, 118 (5) [Details]
(2006) 'What is the locus of the errorless-learning advantage?'
Page, M,Wilson, BA,Shiel, A,Carter, G,Norris, D (2006) 'What is the locus of the errorless-learning advantage?'. Neuropsychologia, 44 :90-100 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Can behaviours observed in the early stages of recovery after traumatic brain injury predict poor outcome?'
Shiel A, Wilson BA (2005) 'Can behaviours observed in the early stages of recovery after traumatic brain injury predict poor outcome?'. Neuropsychological rehabilitation, 15 (3-4):494-502 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Monitoring emergence from coma following severe brain injury in an octogenarian using behavioural indicators, electrophysiological measures and metabolic studies: A demonstration of the potential for good recovery in older adults'
Crossley, M,Shiel, A,Wilson, B,Coleman, MR,Gelling, L,Fryer, T,Boniface, S,Pickard, J (2005) 'Monitoring emergence from coma following severe brain injury in an octogenarian using behavioural indicators, electrophysiological measures and metabolic studies: A demonstration of the potential for good recovery in older adults'. Brain Injury, 19 :729-737 [DOI] [Details]
(2005) 'Effect of posture on levels of arousal and awareness in vegetative and minimally conscious state patients: a preliminary investigation'
Elliott L, Coleman M, Shiel A, Wilson BA, Badwan D, Menon D, Pickard J (2005) 'Effect of posture on levels of arousal and awareness in vegetative and minimally conscious state patients: a preliminary investigation'. Journal Of Neurology, 76 (2):298-299 [DOI] [Details]
(2004) 'Commentary on Oh H. and Seo W. (2003). Sensory stimulation programme to improve recovery in comatose patients'
Gelling, L., Shiel, A., Elliott, L., Owen, A., Wilson, B., Menon, D., Pickard, J. (2004) 'Commentary on Oh H. and Seo W. (2003). Sensory stimulation programme to improve recovery in comatose patients'. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 12-13 (1):394/125-404/127 [Details]
(2004) 'Commentary on Oh H. and Seo W. (2003) Sensory stimulation programme to improve recovery in comatose patients. Journal of Clinical Nursing 12, 394-404'
Gelling L, Shiel A, Elliott L, Owen A, Wilson B, Menon D, Pickard J (2004) 'Commentary on Oh H. and Seo W. (2003) Sensory stimulation programme to improve recovery in comatose patients. Journal of Clinical Nursing 12, 394-404'. Journal Of Clinical Nursing, 13 (1):125-127 [Details]
(2004) 'Difficulties in diagnosing the vegetative state'
Shiel A, Gelling L, Wilson B, Coleman M, Pickard JD (2004) 'Difficulties in diagnosing the vegetative state'. Journal of neurosurgery, 18 (1):5-7 [Details]
(2002) 'Monitoring recovery of cognitive function following brain injury'
Wilson, B.A., Shiel, A., McLellan, D.L., Watson, M. (2002) 'Monitoring recovery of cognitive function following brain injury'. Brain Impairment, 2 (1):22-28 [Details]
(2001) 'The effects of increased rehabilitation therapy after brain injury: results of a prospective controlled trial'
Shiel A, Burn JP, Henry D, Clark J, Wilson BA, Burnett ME, McLellan DL (2001) 'The effects of increased rehabilitation therapy after brain injury: results of a prospective controlled trial'. Clinical rehabilitation, 15 (5):501-514 [Details]
(2001) 'The impact of traumatic brain injury on family members living with patients: a preliminary study in Japan and the UK'
Watanabe Y, Shiel A, McLellan DL, Kurihara M, Hayashi K (2001) 'The impact of traumatic brain injury on family members living with patients: a preliminary study in Japan and the UK'. Disability And Rehabilitation, 23 (9):370-378 [Details]
(2000) 'Wessex Head Injury Matrix and Glasgow/Glasgow-Liege Coma Scale: a validation and comparison study'
Majerus, S., Van der Linden, M., Shiel, A. (2000) 'Wessex Head Injury Matrix and Glasgow/Glasgow-Liege Coma Scale: a validation and comparison study'. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 10 (2):320-331 [Details]
(2000) 'The Wessex Head Injury Matrix (WHIM) main scale: a preliminary report on a scale to assess and monitor patient recovery after severe head injury'
Shiel A, Horn SA, Wilson BA, Watson MJ, Campbell MJ, McLellan DL (2000) 'The Wessex Head Injury Matrix (WHIM) main scale: a preliminary report on a scale to assess and monitor patient recovery after severe head injury'. Clinical rehabilitation, 14 (4):408-416 [Details]
(2000) 'Assessing subtle memory impairments in the everyday memory performance of brain injured people: exploring the potential of the extended Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test'
Wills P, Clare L, Shiel A, Wilson BA (2000) 'Assessing subtle memory impairments in the everyday memory performance of brain injured people: exploring the potential of the extended Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test'. Brain, 14 (8):693-704 [Details]
(2000) 'An evaluation of neurobehavioural problems as perceived by family members and levels of family stress 1-3 years following traumatic brain injury in Japan'
Watanabe Y, Shiel A, Asami T, Taki K, Tabuchi K (2000) 'An evaluation of neurobehavioural problems as perceived by family members and levels of family stress 1-3 years following traumatic brain injury in Japan'. Clinical rehabilitation, 14 (2):172-177 [Details]
(1998) 'Assessment after extremely severe head injury in a case of life or death: further support for McMillan'
Shiel A, Wilson BA (1998) 'Assessment after extremely severe head injury in a case of life or death: further support for McMillan'. Brain, 12 (10):809-816 [Details]
(1997) 'The application of a paired comparisons technique to identify sequence of recovery after severe head injury'
Watson, M.J., Horn, S., Wilson, B. A., Shiel, A., McLellan, L. (1997) 'The application of a paired comparisons technique to identify sequence of recovery after severe head injury'. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 7 (4):441-458 [Details]
(1997) 'Auditory sustained attention is a marker of unilateral spatial neglect'
Robertson IH, Manly T, Beschin N, Daini R, Haeske-Dewick H, Hömberg V, Jehkonen M, Pizzamiglio G, Shiel A, Weber E (1997) 'Auditory sustained attention is a marker of unilateral spatial neglect'. Neuropsychologia, 35 (12):1527-1532 [Details]
(1996) 'Long-term retention deficits in two cases of disproportionate retrograde amnesia'
Kapur, N., Scholey, K., Moore, E., Barker, S., Brice, J., Thompson, S., Shiel, A., Carn, R., Abbott, P., Fleming, J. (1996) 'Long-term retention deficits in two cases of disproportionate retrograde amnesia'. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 8 (5):416-434 [Details]
(1995) 'Reality orientation training in an amnesic: a controlled single-case study (n = 572 days)'
Kaschel R, Zaiser-Kaschel H, Shiel A, Mayer K (1995) 'Reality orientation training in an amnesic: a controlled single-case study (n = 572 days)'. Brain, 9 (6):619-633 [Details]
(1994) 'Errorless learning in the rehabilitation of memory impaired people'
Wilson, B.A., Baddeley, A., Evans, J., Shiel, A. (1994) 'Errorless learning in the rehabilitation of memory impaired people'. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 4 (3):307-326 [Details]
(1993) 'A review of behavioural assessment scales for monitoring recovery in and after coma with pilot data on a new scale of visual awareness'
Horn, S., Shiel, A., McLellan, L., Campbell et al. (1993) 'A review of behavioural assessment scales for monitoring recovery in and after coma with pilot data on a new scale of visual awareness'. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 3 (2):121-137 [Details]
(1993) 'Can patients in coma following traumatic head injury learn simple tasks?'
Shiel, A., Wilson, B.A., Horn, S., Watson, M. et al. (1993) 'Can patients in coma following traumatic head injury learn simple tasks?'. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 3 (2):161-175 [Details]
(1992) 'Performance of stroke patients on the Middlesex Elderly Assessment of Mental State'
Shiel, A., Wilson, B.A. (1992) 'Performance of stroke patients on the Middlesex Elderly Assessment of Mental State'. Clinical Rehabilitation, 6 (4):283-289 [Details]
(1992) 'How does post-traumatic amnesia differ from the amnesic syndrome and from chronic memory impairment?'
Wilson, B.A., Baddeley, A., Shiel, A., Patton, B. (1992) 'How does post-traumatic amnesia differ from the amnesic syndrome and from chronic memory impairment?'. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 2 (3):231-243 [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
(2003) 'Rehabilitation of people in reduced states of awareness'
Shiel, A. (2003) 'Rehabilitation of people in reduced states of awareness' In: Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. Swets and Zeitlinger, Ann Arbor. [Details]
(1995) 'How many ways can you score zero? Assessment of functional skills in severly head injured patients'
Shiel, A., Horn, S., Watson, M., McLellan, D.L., Wilson, B.A. (1995) 'How many ways can you score zero? Assessment of functional skills in severly head injured patients' In: Traumatic Brain Injury: Initiatives in service delivery, treatment and measuring outcome. Chapman and Hall. [Details]
(1994) 'Monitoring behaviour during coma and post traumatic amnesia'
Wilson, B.A., Shiel, A., Watson, M., Horn, S., McLellan, D.L. (1994) 'Monitoring behaviour during coma and post traumatic amnesia' In: Progress in the rehabilitation of brain injured people. Boston: Kluwer Academic Press. [Details]
(1994) 'Monitoring behaviour during coma and posttraumatic amnesia'
Wilson BA, Shiel A, Watson M., Horn S., McLellan DL (1994) 'Monitoring behaviour during coma and posttraumatic amnesia' In: Brain Injury and neuropsychological rehabilitation: international perspectives. London: Taylor and Francis. [Details]
(1993) 'Rehabilitation of memory: single case results'
Shiel, A. (1993) 'Rehabilitation of memory: single case results' In: Developments in the assessment and rehabilitation of brain damaged patients: perspectives from a European Concerted Action. Tubingen: Gunter Narr Verlag. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2017) ISAD LONDON 2017: Perspectives on Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Looking to the future
Fox, J; Erlandsson, L-K; Shiel, A (2017) A systematic review of the effectiveness of occupational therapy interventions for improving functioning and mental health for individuals with anxiety and stress-related disorders ISAD LONDON 2017: Perspectives on Mood and Anxiety Disorders: Looking to the future London, UK, [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2016) 3rd #CountMeIn! International Scientific Meeting, Supporting Children’s Participation
Killeen, H., O’Donovan, D., Law, M. & Shiel, A. (2016) The challenges of measuring the participation of young children born preterm 3rd #CountMeIn! International Scientific Meeting, Supporting Children’s Participation [Details]
(2017) 7th International Symposium on Service-Learning
Fox, J; Hynes, S; Ekstam, L; Collier, L; McGinley, S; Orban, K; Shiel, A; Truman, J (2017) Making internationalisation a reality for occupational therapy students (MIROTS) - a community engagement project 7th International Symposium on Service-Learning Galway, Ireland, , 14-JUN-17 - 16-JUN-17 [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2014) 16th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Yokohama, Japan
Killeen, H., O'Donovan, D, Law, M, Shiel, A. (2014) The Impact of Preterm Birth on Childhood Occupation 16th International Congress of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, Yokohama, Japan [Details]
(2012) 2nd Irish Congress of Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Perinatal Medicine
Killeen, H., Shiel, A., Law, M. and O'Donovan, D. (2012) The Impact of Preterm Birth on Participation in Childhood occupation 2nd Irish Congress of Obstetrics, Gynaecology & Perinatal Medicine [Details]
(1998) 6th European Congress on Research in Rehabilitation
Shiel, A. (1998) Patterns of recovery after severe head injury 6th European Congress on Research in Rehabilitation Berlin, [Details]
(1998) American Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Shiel, A. (1998) The effect of enhanced intervention on functional outcome after Traumatic Brain Injury American Congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Seattle, [Details]
(1998) First ASEAN Rehabilitation Medicine Association Congress
Shiel, A. (1998) Relationships between therapy input and rehabilitation outcome after acquired brain injury in two contrasting health districts in Southern England First ASEAN Rehabilitation Medicine Association Congress Chiang-Mai, Thailand, [Details]
(1998) Society for Research in Rehabilitation Summer meeting
Shiel, A. (1998) Effect of increased intervention on rate of functional recovery: preliminary results of a controlled trial Society for Research in Rehabilitation Summer meeting Southampton, [Details]
(1998) International Neuropsychology Society Meeting
Shiel, A. (1998) Recovery after head injury International Neuropsychology Society Meeting Budapest, [Details]
(1997) International Neuropsychology Society
Shiel, A. (1997) The relationship between early cognitive and attentional behaviours and outcome 4 years after head injury International Neuropsychology Society Bergen, [Details]
(1997) Society for Research in Rehabilitation
Shiel, A. (1997) Early behaviour as predictor of outcome after severe head injury Society for Research in Rehabilitation Leeds, [Details]
(1996) International Association for the study of Traumatic Brain Injury
Shiel, A. (1996) Adaptation of the Wessex Head Injury Matrix for Children International Association for the study of Traumatic Brain Injury Melbourne, [Details]
(1996) International Neuropsychological Society
Shiel, A. (1996) Violent behaviour after severe head injury International Neuropsychological Society Bindoven, [Details]
(1996) Society for Research in Rehabilitation
Shiel, A. (1996) The effect of rehabilitation on violent behaviour after severe head injury Society for Research in Rehabilitation Reading, [Details]
(1996) International Association for the study of Traumatic Brain Injury
Shiel, A. (1996) Behavioural predictors of outcome after severe head injury International Association for the study of Traumatic Brain Injury Melbourne, [Details]
(1996) 1st World Congress of Neurological Rehabilitation
Shiel, A. (1996) Early recovery of attention as predictor of outcome after severe head injury 1st World Congress of Neurological Rehabilitation Newcastle, [Details]
(1996) 1st World Congress of Neurological Rehabilitation
Shiel, A. (1996) The Wessex Head Injury Matrix : A scale to identify and evaluate cognitive behaviours after severe head injury 1st World Congress of Neurological Rehabilitation Newcastle, [Details]
(1995) Society for Research in Rehabilitation
Shiel, A. (1995) Cognitive impairment in presymtomatic and early Huntingtons Disease Society for Research in Rehabilitation Southampton, [Details]
(1994) International Neuropsychological Society
Shiel, A. (1994) A scale to identify and evaluate cognitive behaviours after severe head injury International Neuropsychological Society Angers, France, [Details]
(1992) International Occupational Therapy Conference
Shiel, A. (1992) Unilateral neglect and ADL independence International Occupational Therapy Conference Dublin, [Details]
(1991) International Neuropsychology Society
Shiel, A. (1991) How does PTA differ from the amnesic syndrome and chronic memory impairment International Neuropsychology Society San Antonio, [Details]
(1990) British Association of Occupational Therapists
Shiel, A. (1990) The effect of unilateral neglect on ADL independence British Association of Occupational Therapists Bristol, [Details]
(1989) Society for research in Rehabilitation
Shiel, A. (1989) The relationship between unilateral neglect and ADL Society for research in Rehabilitation Cambridge, [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2006) Improving Quality of Life for Older People in Long-Stay Care Settings in Ireland.
Murphy, K., O’Shea, E., Cooney, A., Shiel, A. & Hodgins, M. (2006) Improving Quality of Life for Older People in Long-Stay Care Settings in Ireland. National Council on Ageing and Older People, Dublin. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2016) COTEC-ENOTHE 2016,
Various (2016) !st Joint Conference of COTEC and ENOTHE. [Conference Organising Committee Chairperson], COTEC-ENOTHE 2016, NUI Galway , 14-JUN-16 - 18-JUN-16. [Details]

Abstract

  Year Publication
Violent behaviour after severe head injury. JINS.
Shiel, A. Violent behaviour after severe head injury. JINS. Abstract [Details]
(2012) Cognitive rehabilitation for mild cognitive impairment: developing and piloting an intervention.
O'Sullivan, M,Coen, R,Hora, DO,Shiel, A (2012) Cognitive rehabilitation for mild cognitive impairment: developing and piloting an intervention. Abstract [Details]
(2008) Innovative pedagogical strategy in undergraduate healthcare curricula at the National University of Ireland, Galway : Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy.
McGrath, M., McMenamin, R., Shiel, A. & Lyons, R. (2008) Innovative pedagogical strategy in undergraduate healthcare curricula at the National University of Ireland, Galway : Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy. Abstract [Details]
(2008) Physical Therapy Reviews.
McGrath, M., McMenamin, R., Shiel, A., Lyons, R. (2008) Physical Therapy Reviews. Abstract [Details]
(2015) Gender Influence in Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder Treatment: a Systematic Review.
Veadrigo, F,Shiel, A,Grevet, EH (2015) Gender Influence in Attention-deficit/hyperactivity Disorder Treatment: a Systematic Review. Abstract [Details]
(2014) An Investigation of Factors which Predict Acute Short-Term Functional Outcomes in Older Adults following Hip Replacement Surgery.
Daly, A,Burke, S,Costello, E,Shiel, A (2014) An Investigation of Factors which Predict Acute Short-Term Functional Outcomes in Older Adults following Hip Replacement Surgery. Abstract [Details]
(2014) Individualised Cognitive Therapy through Stimulation and Individualised SIMS (Sonas Individual Multi-Sensory Session) with Long Stay Psychiatry of Later Life Subjects Who Have Cognitive Impairment.
Mulry, M,Brady, O,O'Cuill, M,Kelly, G,Shiel, A (2014) Individualised Cognitive Therapy through Stimulation and Individualised SIMS (Sonas Individual Multi-Sensory Session) with Long Stay Psychiatry of Later Life Subjects Who Have Cognitive Impairment. Abstract [Details]
How does PTA differ from the amnesic syndrome and chronic memory impairment. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Psychology.
Shiel, A. How does PTA differ from the amnesic syndrome and chronic memory impairment. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Psychology. Abstract [Details]
Recovery after head injury. JINS.
Shiel, A. Recovery after head injury. JINS. Abstract [Details]
A scale to identify and evaluate cognitive behaviours after severe head injury. JINS.
Shiel, A. A scale to identify and evaluate cognitive behaviours after severe head injury. JINS. Abstract [Details]
Effect of increased intervention on rate of functional recovery: preliminary results of a controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation.
Shiel, A. Effect of increased intervention on rate of functional recovery: preliminary results of a controlled trial. Clinical Rehabilitation. Abstract [Details]
The effect of enhanced intervention on functional outcome after Traumatic Brain Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Shiel, A. The effect of enhanced intervention on functional outcome after Traumatic Brain Injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Abstract [Details]
The effect of rehabilitation on violent behaviour after severe head injury. Clinical Rehabilitation.
Shiel, A. The effect of rehabilitation on violent behaviour after severe head injury. Clinical Rehabilitation. Abstract [Details]
The relationship between unilateral neglect and ADL. Clinical Rehabilitation.
Shiel, A. The relationship between unilateral neglect and ADL. Clinical Rehabilitation. Abstract [Details]
Cognitive impairment in presymtomatic and early Huntingtons Disease. Clinical Rehabilitation.
Shiel, A. Cognitive impairment in presymtomatic and early Huntingtons Disease. Clinical Rehabilitation. Abstract [Details]
The relationship between early cognitive and attentional behaviours and outcome 4 years after head injury. JINS.
Shiel, A. The relationship between early cognitive and attentional behaviours and outcome 4 years after head injury. JINS. Abstract [Details]
Early behaviour as predictor of outcome after severe head injury. Clinical Rehabilitation.
Shiel, A. Early behaviour as predictor of outcome after severe head injury. Clinical Rehabilitation. Abstract [Details]
(2014) Long-term disorders of consciousness: A patient population with unique challenges.
Morrissey, AM,Shiel, A (2014) Long-term disorders of consciousness: A patient population with unique challenges. Abstract [Details]

Article

  Year Publication
(2005) Effect of posture on levels of arousal and awareness in vegetative and minimally conscious state patients: a preliminary investigation.
Elliott, L,Coleman, M,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Badwan, D,Menon, D,Pickard, J (2005) Effect of posture on levels of arousal and awareness in vegetative and minimally conscious state patients: a preliminary investigation. Article [DOI] [Details]
(2004) Sensory stimulation programme to improve recovery in comatose patients. Commentary.
Gelling, L,Shiel, A,Elliott, L,Owen, A,Wilson, B,Menon, D,Pickard, J (2004) Sensory stimulation programme to improve recovery in comatose patients. Commentary. Article [Details]

Conference Poster

  Year Publication
(2008) “An Innovative Interdisciplinary approach to the application of Neuroanatomy knowledge to practice in the undergraduate Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy curricula at the National University of Ireland Galway”. The 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference. School of Nursing and Midwifery; Trinity College Dublin.
Mc Menamin, R.;McMahon, D.; Wilkins B.; Shiel, A. (2008) “An Innovative Interdisciplinary approach to the application of Neuroanatomy knowledge to practice in the undergraduate Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy curricula at the National University of Ireland Galway”. The 9th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference. School of Nursing and Midwifery; Trinity College Dublin. Conference Poster [Details]
(2013) WCRN Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Conference, Maastricht.
O. Brady, J. O’ Halloran, A. Rafiq, M. O Cúill, A. Shiel (2013) WCRN Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Conference, Maastricht. Conference Poster [Details]
(2013) WCRN Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Conference , Maastricht.
A.M. Morrissey & A. Shiel (2013) WCRN Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Conference , Maastricht. Conference Poster [Details]
(2013) WCRN Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Conference, Maastricht.
M.Mulry, O.Brady², M.O’Cuill² G.Kelly, & A.Shiel (2013) WCRN Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Conference, Maastricht. Conference Poster [Details]
(2013) WCRN Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Conference, Maastricht.
L. Mc Manus, B. McClean & A. Shiel (2013) WCRN Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Conference, Maastricht. Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Effectiveness of using the compensatory approach with adults with intellectual disability. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
Campbell, L., Devlin, E., Shiel, A., Keane, L., McGrath, M. (2010) Effectiveness of using the compensatory approach with adults with intellectual disability. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Dublin: Conference Poster [Details]
(2010) Occupational therapy and adults with asperger syndrome - emerging areas of practice. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference.
King, S., Houston, C., McGrath, M., Shiel, A., Maloney, N., Logan-King, S. (2010) Occupational therapy and adults with asperger syndrome - emerging areas of practice. Association of Occupational Therapists of Ireland Annual Conference. Dublin: Conference Poster [Details]

Editorial

  Year Publication
(2004) Difficulties in diagnosing the vegetative state. British Journal of Neurosurgery.
Shiel, A. et al. (2004) Difficulties in diagnosing the vegetative state. British Journal of Neurosurgery. Editorial [Details]
(2003) Behavioural Approaches in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures Preface.
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) Behavioural Approaches in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures Preface. Editorial [Details]
(2003) Behavioural Approaches in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures preface.
Herbert, CM,Shiel, A,Wilson, BA,Herbert, CM,Shiel, A (2003) Behavioural Approaches in Neuropsychological Rehabilitation Optimising Rehabilitation Procedures preface. Editorial [Details]
(2004) Difficulties in diagnosing the vegetative state.
Shiel, A,Gelling, L,Wilson, B,Coleman, M,Pickard, JD (2004) Difficulties in diagnosing the vegetative state. Editorial [DOI] [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2005) The Cambridge Assessment of Prospective Memory . Pearson Assessment.
Wilson, B.A., Shiel, A., Foley, J., Emslie, H., Groot, Y., Hawkins, K. (2005) The Cambridge Assessment of Prospective Memory . Pearson Assessment. Other Item [Details]
(2000) The Wessex Head Injury Matrix. Pearson Assessment (formerly the Psychological Corporation).
Shiel, A., Wilson, B.A., Horn, S., Watson, M., McLellan, D.L. (2000) The Wessex Head Injury Matrix. Pearson Assessment (formerly the Psychological Corporation). Other Item [Details]

Presentation

  Year Publication
(2008) Applying Neuroanatomy to practice – an interdisciplinary approach to assessment incorporating Anatomy, Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy”. Irish Network of Medical Educators Annual Conference Dublin.
Mc Menamin, R, McMahon, D. Wilkins B. and Shiel, A (2008) Applying Neuroanatomy to practice – an interdisciplinary approach to assessment incorporating Anatomy, Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy”. Irish Network of Medical Educators Annual Conference Dublin. Presentation [Details]

Non Published Reports

  Year Publication
A controlled evaluation of intensive therapy after head injury. University of Southhampton, Rehabilitation Research Unit.
Shiel, A., Henry, D., Clark, J., McLellan, D.L., Wilson, B.A., Burn, J.P.S. A controlled evaluation of intensive therapy after head injury. University of Southhampton, Rehabilitation Research Unit. Non Published Reports [Details]
The Southhampton Head Injury Project: The Development of New Scales to Monitor Recovery after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. University of Southhampton, Rehabilitation Research Unit.
Horn, S., Watson, M., Wilson, B.A., Shiel, A., McLellan, D.L., Campbell, M. The Southhampton Head Injury Project: The Development of New Scales to Monitor Recovery after Severe Traumatic Brain Injury. University of Southhampton, Rehabilitation Research Unit. Non Published Reports [Details]
(2006) Improving Quality of Life for Older People in Long-Stay Care Settings in Ireland. National Council on Ageing and Older People.
Murphy, K., O'Shea, E., Cooney, A., Shiel, A., Hodgins, M. (2006) Improving Quality of Life for Older People in Long-Stay Care Settings in Ireland. National Council on Ageing and Older People. Non Published Reports [Details]
(1997) Development of Assessment Scales for Severely Head Injured Children. University of Southhampton, Rehabilitation Research Unit: Technical Report.
Pestridge, S., Shiel, A., McLellan, D.L., Wilson, B.A. (1997) Development of Assessment Scales for Severely Head Injured Children. University of Southhampton, Rehabilitation Research Unit: Technical Report. Non Published Reports [Details]

Education

  Year Institution Qualification Subject
1990 University of Southampton Masters Rehabilitation
1980 Dublin Diploma College of Occupational Therapy Occupational Therapy
1999 University of Southampton PhD Assessment and recovery of cognitive behaviours and cognitive impairment after severe traumatic brain injury

Teaching Interests

Research; Evidence based practice; standardised testing; clinical neuroscience; neuropsychological rehabilitation

Current Postgraduate Students (Research)

  Student Degree Type Type
Orla Dolan Doctorate - Ph.D. Supervisor
Larissa Donatoni Da Silva Doctorate - Structured PhD (Health Sciences) Supervisor
Umarasri Jitprapasnan Doctorate - Ph.D. Supervisor
Dorothy Armstrong Doctorate - Ph.D. Supervisor
Mary-Rose Mulry Doctorate - Ph.D. Supervisor
Lisa Maloney Doctorate - Ph.D. Supervisor
Ann-Marie Morrissey Doctorate - Structured PhD (Health Sciences) Supervisor
Claire Murphy Masters - Research - Master of Philosophy (Health Sciences) Supervisor
Samira Dhamapurkar Doctorate - Ph.D. Supervisor
Abiola De Mojeed Doctorate - Structured PhD (Health Sciences) Supervisor
Jacqueline Fox Doctorate - Ph.D. Supervisor

Modules Taught

  Term/Year Module Title Module Code Subject / Desc
Semester 1 Cognitive Neuropsychology TBC Cognitive neuropsychological impairments and syndromes. Neuropsychological rehabilitation
Semester 2 Neuroscience AN208 Application of neuroanatomy / neurophysiology to clinical conditions
Semerter 1 Standardised Testing OY308 Administration, scoring and interpretation of standardised tests. Report writing
Semester 1 Evidence Based Practice OY306 Critical appraisal and application of evidence to practice
Semester 2 Research Project OY403 Supervision of undergraduate research project
Semester 2 Enabling Occupation - Community OY311 Problem based learning module