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 Smita Awasthi
Mr Caleb Coyle
Ms Gerda Creagh
Ms Rosie Gaw
Ms Yini Liao
Mr Jason Majchrzak
Ms Catriona (Tia) Martin
Ms Lisa Ruddy
Ms Sora Stein
Ms Amy Tanner

Completed Research Students:

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


News from the Centre for Behaviour Analysis

Visiting scholar - Aviva Cohen

I am a Marie Curie ASSISTID post-doctoral fellow. My research is supported by the charity RESPECT under the supervision of Professor Dillenburger, Queen’s, and Professor Goodman...

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Dr Trish MacKeogh ASSISTID Fellow and Visiting Research Fellow at CBA

Trish comes to us from Dublin Institute of Technology. Her project focusses developing best practice in matching technology to the needs of persons with disabilities.

New technologies are...

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Yini Liao wins Scholarship to fund study at Monash University, Australia

Yini Liao, PhD student at the Centre for Behaviour Analysis, has secured a William & Betty MacQuitty Travel Scholarship from the University, to support her research trip to Melbourne,...

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The Centre welcomes Visiting Scholar - Anita Yakkundi

My ASSISTID fellowship is a part of the Marie Curie-EU scheme hosted by University College Dublin with a secondment phase at Centre for Behaviour Analysis (CBA), School of Education.  I...

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ABA presentation and project launch at Stormont

By invitation of Brenda Hale (MLA), a presentation was made at Stormont about applied behaviour analysis based interventions in autism, the work of the charity Parents’ Education as Autism...

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Keenan, M, Dillenburger, K, Röttgers, H-R, Dounavi, K, Jónsdóttir, SL, Moderato, P, Schenk, JJAM, Virués-Ortega, J, Roll-Pettersson, L & Martin, N 2015, 'Autism and ABA: The gulf between North America and Europe' Review Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders., 10.1007/s40489-014-0045-2

Dillenburger, K., Keenan, M., & Gallagher (2015). A seat at the table: Families affected by Autism. Amazon Kindle Publication

Dillenburger, K. & McKerr, L. (2014). Echoes of the future: Adults with disabilities living at home with their parents. Journal of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, 1 (2)