Funding and Awards

Funding and Awards

Year: 2020
Award: UK-Ireland Knowledge Frontiers Network Seed Fund.
Project: Building interdisciplinary capacity for the promotion of wellbeing in urban planning and policy. (Co-PI)
Awarding Body: British Academy https://www.thebritishacademy.ac.uk/news/british-academy-announces-funding-11-collaborative-research-projects-tackling-natures-cultures

Year: 2020
Award: IJERPH Outstanding Reviewer Award 2019
Reason: Outstanding contribution to peer-review process
Awarding Body: International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/awards

Year: 2019
Award: School of Applied Psychology Research Support Fund.
Project: The Individual and Community Experiences and Impact of the Douglas Village Fire in Cork. (Lead Applicant)
Awarding Body: School of Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Ireland

Year: 2018
Award: College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Studies Impact Fund.
Project: Cognitive and Sensory Experiences of Outdoor Spaces in Older Age. A survey study (Co-applicant)
Awarding Body: College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Studies, University College Cork, Ireland

Year: 2017
Award: School of Applied Psychology Seed Fund
Project: Outdoor Lived Environment as Brain Training (Co-applicant)
Awarding Body: School of Applied Psychology, University College Cork, Ireland

Year: 2016
Award: Irish Gerontological Society Presidential Prize 2016 for poster presentation
Project: The moderating role of physical activity for urban-rural differences in cognitive health in ageing.
Awarding Body: Irish Gerontological Society

IGS President Mo Flynn with Marica Cassarino, 2016

Year: 2014
Award: Strategic Research Fund Postgraduate Scholarship (two years)
Project: Urbanisation and Cognitive Ageing – An investigation of geographical variations in the cognitive health of older adults in Ireland (Doctoral project)
Awarding Body: University College Cork

Year: 2013
Award: School of Applied Psychology Postgraduate Scholarship (one year)
Project: Urbanisation and Cognitive Ageing – An investigation of geographical variations in the cognitive health of older adults in Ireland (Doctoral project)
Awarding Body: School of Applied Psychology, University College Cork

Year: 2007
Award: University of Padua Postgraduate Scholarship for academic merit (two years)
Project: Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology
Awarding Body: University of Padua, Italy

Year: 2004
Award: University of Padua Undergraduate Scholarship for academic merit (three years)
Project: Bachelor’s Degree in Cognitive Psychology and Psychobiology
Awarding Body: University of Padua, Italy