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RESEARCH FOCUS

Professor Dillenburger is the Director of the Centre for Behaviour Analysis at Queens (www.qub.ac.uk/cba). She is Course Director of the MSc in Autism Specturm Disorders (MScASD) and also teaches on the MSc in Applied Behaviour Analysis (MScABA).

This research has included a major study of autism services in Northern Ireland (BASE Project) as well as the development of SimpleSteps (Autism Edition; www.simplestepsautism.com), an online learning resource for parents and professionals (cf., www.stamppp.com)

The objective of the research activity is to create an informed research agenda on alcohol and drugs use, a vital, one-stop resource for all those who aspire to make a difference.

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RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

Open to PhD applications in the field of 

  • ABA-focussed PhD in any social important area (on-campus or distant learning options)
  • Applicants have to be Board Certified Behaviour Analysts or at least hold a MScABA
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Research students

PhD Title: Building Solidarity and Inclusion in the Classroom: The Good Behaviour Game.


Name: Caleb Coyle
Years of Study: 2014 - present
Country: Northern Ireland

http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/CentreforBehaviourAnalysis/AboutUs/OurPeople/
Researchstudents/CoyleCaleb/

PhD Title: Mindfulness-Based Behavioral Intervention for High-Functioning Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders


Name: Jason Majchrzak
Years of Study: 2015 - present
Country: USA

http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/CentreforBehaviourAnalysis/AboutUs/OurPeople/
Researchstudents/MajchrzakJason/

 

 

PhD Title: Improving Behavioural Safety for Children Diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders


Name: Catriona Martin
Years of Study: 2012 - present
Country: Scotland

http://www.qub.ac.uk/research-centres/CentreforBehaviourAnalysis/AboutUs/OurPeople/
Researchstudents/MartinCatriona/

Alumni: where are they now?

Dr Montserrat Fargas


PhD Title: Children drawing their own conclusions: Transgenerational transmission of experiences of conflict and peace in Northern Ireland

Years of Study: Completed 2012
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Current position: Research Fellow, Queen's University Belfast

Anna Logan


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Current position: Assistant professor at the School of Inclusive and Special Education, Institute of Education, Dublin City University

https://www.dcu.ie/inclusive_and_special_education/people/Anna-Logan.shtml

Dr Bronagh McKee 


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Current position: Senior Lecturer/Child Protection & Safeguarding Co-ordinator and Care Leaver Co-ordinator Education, Stranmillis University College

http://www.stran.ac.uk/PHP/penportraits/showstaff2.php?staffid=106&editing

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