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Acquired brain injury research in Ireland: Promoting innovation, creativity and growth 2020

Due to the ongoing spread of Covid-19 (Coronavirus), Acquired Brain Injury Ireland has made the decision to postpone this seminar until the Autumn. We at all times want to prioritise the health and the safety of our attendees, staff and everyone associated with the event. We will circulate a revised date at a later time.

About the seminar

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland was delighted to host our annual seminar to showcase the latest brain injury research in Ireland in The Wood Quay Venue, Dublin City Council.

The aims of the seminar are to:

  • Promote and Increase the profile of brain injury research conducted in Ireland
  • Create opportunities for researchers to disseminate their research findings to key audiences and other allied health care professionals
  • Grow our brain injury research community and create opportunities for networking, innovative thinking and information gathering

Who should attend?

Clinicians, allied healthcare professionals and other interested parties including academics, researchers and students.

Programme and speakers

There will be a range of speakers presenting the latest evidence on their specialist topics. Indicative topics include caregiving and prolonged disorders of consciousness, working with children/families, TBI and the role of neurosurgical interventions, TBI epidemiology, consciousness and severe TBI, Suicide and brain injury.

Invited speakers include:

·       Dr. Lorina Naci, School of Psychology and Global Brain Health Institute, Trinity College Dublin

·       Ciara Higgins, School of Psychology, University College Dublin

·       Philomena Butler, Senior Social Worker, National Rehabilitation Hospital

·       Dr. Michael Amoo, Beaumont Hospital/Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

·       Alison McCann, Senior Occupational Therapist, National Rehabilitation Hospital

·       Professor Anthony Staines, Dublin City University


·       Dr. Brain Waldron, Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

·       Dr. Lorraine Crawley, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

We are currently working on the draft programme and will post it to this page when available.

Charge for participants

€40 per person to cover the costs of catering and room hire.


Two learning credits awarded from the Psychological Society of Ireland

Attendance certificates available


To reopen later in the year.

Download Programme

Download the Draft programme now Final – Web Programme – ABII Seminar

Further details

Grainne McGettrick, Policy and Research Manager E: