Dr. Aoife Lynam (née O'Brien)
Director of Research
01 799 9239
Block B, Merrion Centre, Merrion Road, Dublin 4
Aoife is Director of Research in the School of Education at Hibernia College. Aoife’s research investigates issues relating to pupil well-being with particular focus on SPHE, bereavement, and separation and divorce. Aoife is a qualified primary school teacher who was awarded the Trinity Gold medal, a Trinity Faculty Scholarship, and a Government of Ireland Research Scholarship. Aoife has worked as a research supervisor with Trinity College Dublin and has facilitated and designed CPD courses for primary school teachers.
Aoife joined the School of Education at Hibernia College in 2015 and has published nationally and internationally on her research and plays an active role in networks relating to well-being. Aoife is a board member of the Irish Childhood Bereavement Network (ICBN) and also sits on their School Committee which provides advice and resources for teachers.
Aoife earned her B.Ed. from Froebel College of Education and her M.A. and Ph.D. from Trinity College Dublin.