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Overview of research at Tir na n-Og

Research in child development has a long history at Tir na n-Og.

In July 1990,Tir na n-Og was established as a childcare and child research facility by the School of Psychology in collaboration with the University. Over the past two and a half decades, faculty, post-graduate students, and undergraduates in the Schools of Psychology, Linguistics and Education at Bangor University have conducted studies at Tir na n-Og. These studies include over 19 PhD projects, 27 Masters research projects, and 48 undergraduate projects.

Research conducted at Tir na n-Og has generated more than 30 peer-reviewed publications in child development/health/behavioural journals, and has been presented at more than 100 national/international conferences.

Current research takes place in our new research-dedicated facilities. These state-of-the-art facilities are expected to facilitate even more research success in the near future. We have three dedicated research rooms with one-way observation mirrors, computers, and will soon be fully equipped for eye-tracking, electrophysiology (EEG and ERP), and functional imaging using fNIRS.

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