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  • 70 Cowcaddens Road, Glasgow Caledonian University

    G4 0BA Glasgow

    United Kingdom


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Research interests

Dr Lana Ireland is a chartered psychologist, working as a lecturer and researcher in psychology, with an interest in social, forensic and health psychology. Dr Ireland is a member of the Substance Use and Misuse Research Group which falls under the Healthy Lives and Relationships research strand at GCU. Recent research has included the UNITING project, which studied barriers and facilitators for immunisations among Traveller and Gypsy groups; the GLASS project, looking at normal drinking patterns among LGBT groups in Scotland; and the SCOTIA project, which involved an investigation into the roles of alcohol in domestic abuse. Dr Ireland has research interests in identity and marginalised groups, qualitative methods and questionnaire design. She also leads GCU's Graduate Diploma Psychology programme, and undergraduate modules on social and political psychology. 

Education/Academic qualification

Glasgow Caledonian University

Award Date: 30 Jan 2009


  • Social Psychology
  • Substance Use
  • Marginalised Groups
  • Identity
  • Qualitative research
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Political Psychology

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Research Output

Identifying interventions with Gypsies, Roma and Travellers to promote immunisation uptake: methodological approach and findings

Dyson, L., Bedford, H., Condon, L., Emslie, C., Ireland, L., Mytton, J., Overend, K., Redsell, S., Richardson, Z. & Jackson, C., 20 Oct 2020, In : BMC Public Health. 20, 13 p., 1574 (2020).

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    The impact of jury service on Scottish jurors' health and well-being

    Welsh, E., Robertson, N., Ireland, L. & Davies, G., Mar 2020, In : The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice. 59, 1, p. 3-16 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Alcohol Consumption Among Young People in Marginalised Groups

    Ireland, L., 2019, Young Adult Drinking Styles: Current Perspectives on Research, Policy and Practice. Conroy, D. & Measham, F. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, 19 p.

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    Engaging Gypsy, Roma, and Traveller communities in research: maximizing opportunities and overcoming challenges

    Condon, L., Bedford, H., Ireland, L., Kerr, S., Mytton, J., Richardson, Z. & Jackson, C., 1 Jul 2019, In : Qualitative Health Research. 29, 9, p. 1324-1333 10 p.

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    Open Access
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