Dr Selena O’Connell

Post-Doctoral Researcher

Selena is a postdoctoral researcher at National Suicide Research Foundation and School of Public Health at University College Cork. Selena works on the PRISM project led by Dr Eve Griffin. Within this project, she is leading a work package which aims to identify the factors affecting implementation of the National Clinical Programme for self-harm and suicide-related ideation across Irish hospitals. Selena is passionate about implementation science and ensuring that research contributes information that can be used in a practical way to enhance services. 

Selena also conducts research on supports for people bereaved by suicide. This has included service evaluations and exploration of support needs and experiences, with reports available on the following projects: