Catalogue of Environmental Research Expertise in Ireland

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Researcher Contact Details

Research Title: Dr.

Contact First Name: Elaine

Contact Surname: Mullan

Contact Address:

Dept. Health, Sport & Exercise Sciences, Waterford Institute of Technology Cork Rd., Waterford Ireland

Telephone Contact Number: 00 353 51 302876

Fax Contact Number:

Email Address: emullan@wit.ie

Organisation Details

Organisation Type: Higher Education Organisation

Higher Education Organisation Name: Waterford Institute of Technology

Other Organisation Name(s) if appropriate:

Research Organisation or Company/Corporate Website:

Organisation or Individual Expertise:
Health-related social scientist with a particular interest in promoting active transport (cycling & walking). Completed research includes assessment of attitudes of teenage girls to cycling to school and helmet weaning; evaluation of a whole-school intervention to promote active transport to school; and perceptions of and barriers to cycling for transport among leisure cyclists. On-going research: assessing the effectiveness of cycle-skills training in improving rates of cycling and negative safety perceptions. Expertise in understanding human behaviour change, how to promote active transport, survey design and analysis, qualitative research.

Organisation or Individual Expertise Keywords:
Active transport, cycling for transport. attitudes, perceptions, safety.

National Research Funding

EPA Research Programme

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas:

 Sustainable Environment Research

Involvement in Relevant National Expert Groups


EU Research Partnerships

This researcher or research organisation has expressed interest in the following areas of EU Research Partnerships:

Relevant information in relation to Participation relevant experts groups

No information specified

Details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation were involved in.

No information specified


Horizon 2020


Horizon 2020 website

Challenge 5 (Climate Action, Resource Efficiency & Raw Materials)

This researcher or research organisation has outlined their interests in Challenge 5 as follows:

Fighting and adapting to climate change

Focus Areas

 Smart cities and communities

 Mobility for growth

 Overcoming the crisis: new ideas, strategies and governance structures for Europe

Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas

This researcher/organisation has interest(s) in Societal Challenges 5 Priority Areas as outlined as follows

None specified.

Expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting Areas

This researcher has indicated interest(s) and expertise in Societal Challenges 5 Cross-cutting areas as follows:

No cross-cutting areas specified

Details of Participation in European Innovation Partnerships and European Technology Platforms:

The details of any ETPs or EIP this researcher/organisation have participated in or are currently participating in is outlined as follows.

No participation information provided.


Relevant EU Research Experience

Information in relation to Participation in relevant experts groups

Involvement in EU-funded research projects: Please outline details of any previous or current EU-funded projects the individual or organisation was involved in.


LIFE and COST Actions





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COST Actions/LIFE programmes the researcher is currently or has participated in:


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