Dr Elena Vaughan

B.Sc., M.A., PhD

Contact Details

Post Doctoral Researcher
Health Promotion
NUIG
E: elena.vaughan@nuigalway.ie
 
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.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2021) 'The discursive construction of HIV stigma in Irish print media'
Vaughan, E.; Power, M. (2021) 'The discursive construction of HIV stigma in Irish print media'. Health: An Interdisciplinary Journal for the Social Study of Health, Illness and Medicine, [DOI] [Details]
(2021) 'Connected, Respected and Contributing to Their World: The Case of Sexual Minority and Non-Minority Young People in Ireland'
Költő, A., Gavin, A., Vaughan, E., Kelly, C., Molcho, M, & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2021) 'Connected, Respected and Contributing to Their World: The Case of Sexual Minority and Non-Minority Young People in Ireland'. International Journal Of Environmental Research And Public Health, 18 (3) [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]
(2020) 'Experiences of stigma in healthcare settings by people living with HIV in Ireland: a qualitative study'
Vaughan, E,Power, M,Sixsmith, J (2020) 'Experiences of stigma in healthcare settings by people living with HIV in Ireland: a qualitative study'. Aids Care-Psychological And Socio-Medical Aspects Of Aids/Hiv, [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2021) British Psychological Society Psychology of Sexualities Annual Conference
Költő, A., Vaughan, E., Kelly, C., Saewyc, E.M., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2021) Research on LGBTI+ youth in Europe: A two-phased landscape and knowledge gap study British Psychological Society Psychology of Sexualities Annual Conference [Details]
(2019) 23rd Annual Health Promotion Conference - Building a Healthy Ireland: Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Educational Settings
Kelly, C., Vaughan, E., Kolto, A., Finnegan, K., & Nic Gabhainn, S (2019) Contribution to the WHO European Child and Adolescent Health Strategy 2020-30 23rd Annual Health Promotion Conference - Building a Healthy Ireland: Promoting Health and Wellbeing in Educational Settings [Details]
(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
(2021) LGBTI+ Youth in Ireland and across Europe: A two-phased Landscape and Research Gap Analysis.
Költő, A., Vaughan, E., O’Sullivan, L., Kelly, C., Saewyc, E.M., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2021) LGBTI+ Youth in Ireland and across Europe: A two-phased Landscape and Research Gap Analysis. Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Dublin. [DOI] [ARAN Link] [Details]

Other Journals

  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' Open Science Foundation Registeries, . [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2021) British Psychological Society Psychology of Sexualities Annual Conference,
Költő, A., Vaughan, E., O’Sullivan, L., Kelly, C; Saewyc, E.M., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2021) LGBTI+ Two-phased Landscape and Research Gap Analysis. [Oral Presentation], British Psychological Society Psychology of Sexualities Annual Conference, (online) , 24-JUN-21 - 24-JUN-21. [Details]
(2019) 1st Annual Implementation Forum for the LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy 2018-2020,
Költő, A., Vaughan, E., Ravikumar, D., Kelly, C., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2019) Invited Contribution to the Implementation of the National LGBTI+ Strategy. [Invited Oral Presentation], 1st Annual Implementation Forum for the LGBTI+ National Youth Strategy 2018-2020, Dublin , 24-OCT-19 - 24-FEB-21. [Details]
(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: Curam, Irish Association of Social Care Workers Newsletter, 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
(2020) Why a rights-based approach is essential to the Covid-19 response.
Vaughan, Elena (2020) Why a rights-based approach is essential to the Covid-19 response. Magazine Article [ARAN Link] [Details]
(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. Curam Magazine Article [Details]