Research Profile

Eimear Ruane-Mcateer

Biography

Eimear is a researcher on the Health Research Board funded PRISM Project (Providing Improved Care for Self-harm: A mixed-methods study of intervention, implementation and economic outcomes from a national clinical programme) working Health Research Board Emerging Investigator Award recipient and Principal Investigator Dr Eve Griffin. 

Eimear graduated from Queen’s University Belfast (2014, 2018) with BSc (Hons) Psychology and PhD exploring the psychological impact of a prostate cancer diagnosis using mixed methods. Since then, Eimear has worked on a number of health research projects including: a programme evaluation for a Belfast based cancer charity; a mixed methods study exploring attitudes to MSM and HPV vaccination knowledge; a relationship and sexuality education RCT with young people across the north of Ireland, England, Scotland, and Wales; and most recently, WHO funded evidence and gap map and systematic review of sexual and reproductive health and rights interventions engaging men/boys.

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2019)'Investigating the psychological impact of active surveillance or active treatment in newly diagnosed favorable-risk prostate cancer patients: A 9-month longitudinal study'
Ruane-McAteer E;Porter S;O'Sullivan J;Dempster M;Prue G; (2019) 'Investigating the psychological impact of active surveillance or active treatment in newly diagnosed favorable-risk prostate cancer patients: A 9-month longitudinal study'. Psycho-Oncology, 28 (8) [DOI] [Details]
(2019)'Mixed-methods study in England and Northern Ireland to understand young men who have sex with men's knowledge and attitudes towards human papillomavirus vaccination'
Kesten JM;Flannagan C;Ruane-McAteer E;Merriel SWD;Nadarzynski T;Shapiro G;Rosberger Z;Prue G; (2019) 'Mixed-methods study in England and Northern Ireland to understand young men who have sex with men's knowledge and attitudes towards human papillomavirus vaccination'. Bmj Open, 9 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2019)'Interventions addressing men, masculinities and gender equality in sexual and reproductive health and rights: an evidence and gap map and systematic review of reviews'
Ruane-McAteer E;Amin A;Hanratty J;Lynn F;Corbijn van Willenswaard K;Reid E;Khosla R;Lohan M; (2019) 'Interventions addressing men, masculinities and gender equality in sexual and reproductive health and rights: an evidence and gap map and systematic review of reviews'. Bmj Global Health, 4 (5) [DOI] [Details]
(2018)'PROTOCOL: Protocol for a systematic review: Interventions addressing men, masculinities and gender equality in sexual and reproductive health: An evidence and gap map and systematic review of reviews. Campbell Systematic Reviews'
Ruane-McAteer, E; Hanratty, J; Lynn, F; Reid, E; Khosla, R; Amin, A; Lohan, M (2018) 'PROTOCOL: Protocol for a systematic review: Interventions addressing men, masculinities and gender equality in sexual and reproductive health: An evidence and gap map and systematic review of reviews. Campbell Systematic Reviews'. Systematic reviews, 14 (1):1-24 [DOI] [Details]
(2017)'Active surveillance for favorable-risk prostate cancer: Is there a greater psychological impact than previously thought? A systematic, mixed studies literature review'
Ruane-McAteer E;Porter S;O'Sullivan JM;Santin O;Prue G; (2017) 'Active surveillance for favorable-risk prostate cancer: Is there a greater psychological impact than previously thought? A systematic, mixed studies literature review'. Psycho-Oncology, 26 (10) [DOI] [Details]
(2016)'An exploration of men's experiences of undergoing active surveillance for favourable-risk prostate cancer: A mixed methods study protocol'
Ruane-McAteer E;O'Sullivan J;Porter S;Venderbos L;Prue G; (2016) 'An exploration of men's experiences of undergoing active surveillance for favourable-risk prostate cancer: A mixed methods study protocol'. BMC Cancer, 16 [DOI] [Details]

Teaching Activities

Teaching Interests

Contributions to undergraduate nursing and midwifery programmes in Queen's University Belfast (NSY2105; 2015-2018) and University College Cork (Research modules: NU1026, 2018/19; NU2050, 2018-present; NU3083, 2018-present; NU4073, 2018/19).  

Associate Lecturer, Open University (DE200 Investigating Psychology 2; 2019-present)  

Teaching interests: 
- Health research / Health psychology
- Evidence based practice 
- Research methods
- Systematic review / Evidence synthesis

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