Lauren Beadleston - PG Researcher Profile

PhD Researcher

Course: Structured Ph.D.
Role: PhD Student
Qualifications: Bachelors of Science, 2nd Degree Honours

Project title: Building on Creative Blocks: Barriers to Creativity Engagement in Education

Project Supervisors: Dr. Aisling O’Donnell, Prof. Orla Muldoon, Prof. Sarah Moore

Funding Source: Faculty of Education Health Science


Beadleston, L. N., O’Donnell, A. T., McMahon, J., McMahon, G., Kinsella, E. L., Kearns, M., Jay, S., & Muldoon, O. T. (2019). Working hard and playing hard: multiple group membership, exercise and cognitive performance in boys and girls. Social Psychology of Education


Beadleston, L. N. (2019, August). Social categorization and engagement with cultural activities and events. Presented at the British Psychological Society Social Psychology Section Conference, York, United Kingdom.

Beadleston, L. N. (2018, November; 2019, March; 2019, October). Invited Speaker. Doing a PhD. Presented at the Introduction to Postgraduate Research Module, University of Limerick.

Beadleston, L. (2015, March). Creative Connections: A Cluster Analysis of Creative Types. Presented at the AICUR Conference of Undergraduate Research, University of Limerick.


EASP Student member (2020-current)

Additional work:

Psychology Writing tutor in the Regional Writing Centre (UL)


Academic Bursary Award, 2013

Academic Bursary Award, 2014

Faculty of Education and Health Sciences Future Ready PhD Funding, February 2017- current

Postgraduate International Fee Waiver, University of Limerick, September 2017- current

Faculty of Education and Health Sciences Postgraduate Conference Funding Bursary, May 2018

Faculty of Education and Health Sciences Postgraduate Conference Funding Bursary, Dec 2019