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Take a look below to find out more information about our research projects.

Current Projects

COVID-19 study

A longitudinal, multi-country study that began in March 2020 and aims to monitor and assess the long-term psychological and social...

Health and wellbeing feasibility study

This research project will test the feasibility of including young people experiencing intellectual disability in health and wellbeing research...

HELM research project

This project aims to understand the Home Mathematics Environment (HME) and its impact on early mathematical development in low-to-middle income...

E-cigarette use

E-cigarette use among adolescents in Northern Ireland


This project investigates the effects of maternal folate status during pregnancy.

Samaritans’ Helpline Caller Behaviour project

A Data Analytics Approach to Understanding Samaritans’ Helpline Caller Behaviour

UU Student Wellbeing Study

This longitudinal project aims to examine and monitor risk and protective factors for mental health problems and wellbeing in the...

The Care Pathways and Outcomes Study

The Care Pathways and Outcomes is a longitudinal study that has been following all 374 children who were under five years...

Student Psychological Intervention Trial

Conducted at Ulster University (UU) and Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT) as part of the WHO World Mental Health International...

Generation New Era Study

Overview of the new UK-wide birth cohort study, 'Generation New Era'

New UK birth cohort study

Completed Projects

Antidepressant prescribing across Northern Ireland

This project aims to use data-linkage techniques to develop the most comprehensive population-based estimates of the prevalence of antidepressant prescribing...


Evaluating the effects of Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) in England.

Mathematical achievement in primary school children

Mathematical achievement is important for children’s future educational success, employment opportunities and health outcomes....

Learning Disability Data & Northern Ireland

Enhancing the visibility of learning disability in NI via administrative data research


COllaborative Network for Training and EXcellence in psychoTraumatology


Harmony is a tool for retrospective harmonisation of questionnaire items.