Centre for Behaviour Analysis


Prof Karola Dillenburger
Professor of Behaviour Analysis and Education
PhD, Clin. Psych. (HPC), BCBA-D

Deputy Director

Dr Katerina Dounavi
Lecturer in Behaviour Analysis and Autism

Other Staff Members:

Mr John Busch
Dr Ian Cantley
Dr Julie-Anne Jordan
Dr Lynne McKerr
Dr Neil Martin
Dr Margaret O'Callaghan
Dr Eugene O'Hare
Mr David Piekaar
Dr Anita Yakkundi

Research Students:

Ms Dita Chapman
Ms Elena Clo
Mr Caleb Coyle
Mr Jason Majchrzak
Ms Catriona (Tia) Martin
Ms Nicole Pfaller-Sadovsky
Ms Sora Stein
Ms Amy Tanner

Completed Research Students:

Dr Smita Awasthi
Dr Gerda Creagh

Dr Montserrat Fargas
Dr Brian Fennell
Dr Anna Logan
Dr Benny McDaniel
Dr Bronagh McKee
Dr Cornelia Munteanu
Dr Dermot O'Reilly 
Dr Yini Liao

News from the Centre for Behaviour Analysis

Viva success for Smita Awasthi

Smita Awasthi successfully defended her PhD thesis recently.  Entitled ‘Emergence of Vocalization in Non Vocal Children with a Diagnoses of Autism: Building An Evidence Base for...

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Dr Yini Liao - viva success

Yini successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention for Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Comparative Study between Practices and Policies...

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Autism Behaviour Intervention Association (ABIA) Conference

Melbourne, Australia – a Keynote address and Masterclass were delivered by Professor Karola Dillenburger. During the keynote, Karola talked about how we must expect more in terms of caring...

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World Autism Awareness Day 2017 Event at CBA

On 3 April visiting scholar in the Centre for Behaviour Analysis Dr Anita Yakkundi (ASSISTID Fellow UCD/QUB) presented her work on 'I Can Read: using technology to learn to read for children with...

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RBT course in Czech Republic

The second course for Registered Behaviour Technicians (RBT) took place in Brno, Czech Republic, attended by over 40 professionals and Masters students.  Professor Karola...

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Dillenburger, K., Jordan, J.A., & McKerr, L., Lloyd, K., & Schubotz, D. (2017) Autism awareness in children and young people: Surveys of two populations. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research

Politis, Y., Robb, N., Yakkundi, A., Dillenburger, K., Herbertson, N., Charlesworth, B., Goodman, L. (2017). People with disabilities leading the design of Serious Games and Virtual Worlds. International Journal of Serious Games (Special ICEC 2016 issue).

Dillenburger, K., McKerr, L., Jordan, J.A., & Keenan, M. (2016) Staff training in autism: The one-eyed wo/man…. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) ISSN 1660-4601 13(7), 716; doi: 10.3390/ijerph13070716  http://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/13/7/716/html