Ms Lorraine Burke

B.Sc., M.A

Contact Details

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
School of Psychology
NUI Galway
E: lorraine.burke@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher
 

Biography

Lorraine Burke is a researcher within the Health Promotion Research Centre. She is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway with a BSc in Physiology and also a MA in Health Promotion. Lorraine has previously worked on the Adolescent Sexual Health: Data, Development and Dissemination project  2013/14 which was funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences collaborative grant with the Crisis Pregnancy Programme of the HSE.

Research Interests

- Children and adolescent health and well-being
- Adolescent sexual health and behaviour
- Social determinants of health 
- Youth participation and engagement

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Student sex: more or less risky than other young adults?'
Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Young, H. (2014) 'Student sex: more or less risky than other young adults?'. Sex Education, [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2014) Applying the Principles of Health Promotion to Population Health Improvement
Kelly, C; Ojala, K; Välimaa, R; Paakkari, L; Tynjälä, J; Ng, K; Fox, K.A; Burke, L; and Clarke, N. (2014) Examining school children’s responses to a food frequency questionnaire Applying the Principles of Health Promotion to Population Health Improvement Galway, , 11-JUN-14 [Details]
(2014) Applying the Principles of Health Promotion to Population Health Improvement
Kenny, U., Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Fox, K. A. & Burke, L. (2014) What influences adolescent body image in Ireland? Applying the Principles of Health Promotion to Population Health Improvement [Details]
(2014) 18th Annual Health Promotion Research Centre Conference: Applying the principles of health promotion to population health improvement
Burke, L., D'Eath, M., Young, H. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2014) An exploration of dissemination tools and mechanisms: consultation among different stakeholder groups 18th Annual Health Promotion Research Centre Conference: Applying the principles of health promotion to population health improvement Galway, , 11-JUN-14 - 11-JUN-14 [Details]
(2014) Improving Children’s Lives Conference
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 Improving Children’s Lives Conference Queen’s University Belfast, , 20-FEB-14 - 22-FEB-14 [Details]
(2013) 17th Annual Health Promotion Conference Health in All Policies: Strengthening Multisectoral Health Promotion in an Irish Context
Young, H., Burke, L. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013) Evidence based sexual health policies: The role of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study (HBSC) 17th Annual Health Promotion Conference Health in All Policies: Strengthening Multisectoral Health Promotion in an Irish Context [Details]
(2013) 10th Annual Psychology Health and Medicine Conference
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 10th Annual Psychology Health and Medicine Conference Dublin, , 01-MAY-13 - 01-MAY-13 [Details]
(2013) 17th Annual Health Promotion Research Centre Conference. Health in all Policies: Strengthening Multisectoral Health Promotion in an Irish Context
Burke, L., Young, H. & Nic Gabhainn S. (2013) Towards a national sexual health policy: Students and non-students sexual risk behaviours 17th Annual Health Promotion Research Centre Conference. Health in all Policies: Strengthening Multisectoral Health Promotion in an Irish Context Galway, , 29-MAY-13 - 29-MAY-13 [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2013) National Sexual Health Awareness 2013,
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 Lecture], National Sexual Health Awareness 2013, Dublin , 12-NOV-13 - 14-NOV-13. [Details]

Bulletin

  Year Publication
(2014) Consulting stakeholders about dissemination.
Burke, L., D’Eath, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2014) Consulting stakeholders about dissemination. Bulletin [Details]
(2014) Contraceptive methods used by sexually active Irish adolescents.
Young, H., Burke, L., Nic Gabhainn, S. (2014) Contraceptive methods used by sexually active Irish adolescents. Bulletin [Details]

Non Published Reports

  Year Publication
(2013) Sexual behaviour of 15-17 year olds in the Mid-west region and in care. Short report for the Red Ribbon project. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway.
Burke, L., Gavin, A., Courtney, L., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelly, C. (2013) Sexual behaviour of 15-17 year olds in the Mid-west region and in care. Short report for the Red Ribbon project. Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway. Non Published Reports [Details]
(2013) Pilot study for HBSC 2014 questions.
Gajewski, J., Young, H., Burke, L., Courtney, L. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013) Pilot study for HBSC 2014 questions. Non Published Reports [Details]

Unpublished work

  Year Publication
(2013) Involving primary schoolchildren in the development of questions for use in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: HBSC and Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
Burke, L., O’Donnell, A., McGovern, O. & Nic Gabhainn, S (2013) Involving primary schoolchildren in the development of questions for use in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: HBSC and Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Unpublished work [Details]
(2013) Involving Post-primary School-children in the Development of Questions for use in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study - question review and testing: HBSC and Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
Burke, L., O’Donnell, A., McGovern, O. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013) Involving Post-primary School-children in the Development of Questions for use in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children study - question review and testing: HBSC and Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Unpublished work [Details]
(2013) Involving post-primary schoolchildren in the development of questions for use in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: HBSC and Department of Children and Youth Affairs.
Burke, L., O’Donnell, A., McGovern, O. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013) Involving post-primary schoolchildren in the development of questions for use in the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study: HBSC and Department of Children and Youth Affairs. Unpublished work [Details]