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Lana Ireland


  • 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


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

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Research Output 2003 2020

Alcohol Consumption Among Young People in Marginalised Groups

Ireland, L., 1 Jan 2020, Young Adult Drinking Styles: Current Perspectives on Research, Policy and Practice. Conroy, D. & Measham, F. (eds.). Palgrave Macmillan, 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

alcohol consumption
youth group
Cluster Analysis
Logistic Models
20 Downloads (Pure)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Minority Groups
Qualitative Research
Ethnic Groups

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

Welsh, E., Robertson, N., Ireland, L. & Davies, G., 11 Dec 2019, In : The Howard Journal of Crime and Justice. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


Multiple risk behaviours in adolescence

McAloney-Kocaman, K., Ireland, L. & Rogon, P., 15 Nov 2018, p. 46-47.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstract

Open Access
Northern Ireland
Sexual Behavior
Cluster Analysis