School of Medicine
Medical tablets, capsules and caplets flying out of a bottle against a light blue background


Image of Eithne Heffernan

Eithne Heffernan

Senior Research Fellow, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences



Eithne completed her BA in Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2008 and her MSc in Work and Organisational Psychology at the University of Limerick in 2009. She then held a post as a psychometrician in the Peninsula College of Medicine and Dentistry for several years. In 2013 she began her PhD in the University of Nottingham, where she now works as a Research Fellow. Her research focuses on hearing loss, particularly the impact of hearing loss on social participation.

Recent Publications

Best Student/Early Career Researcher Presentation 33rd World Congress of Audiology, Vancouver, Canada

September 2016 Graduate School Travel Prize University of Nottingham January 2016 Best Clinical Poster Presentation Prize British Academy of Audiology Annual Conference December 2015 Conference Bursary Psychology Postgraduate Affairs Group (PsyPAG) December 2015 Study Visit Bursary Doctoral Programmes Committee, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham September 2015 University Scholar Award National University of Ireland, Galway 2006 and 2007

School of Medicine

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Nottingham, NG7 2UH

Contacts: Please see our 'contact us' page for further details