Dr Niamh O’Brien

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Dr Niamh O’Brien is a Senior Research Fellow at Anglia Ruskin University (UK) and an Honorary Research Fellow at DCU Anti-Bullying Centre. Her interests are in bullying research and has studied the effects of bullying in private schools in England. Niamh’s recent publication is the article “I didn’t want to be known as a snitch”: Using PAR to explore bullying in a private day and boarding school” (Childhood Remixed).

Research Areas

School Bullying


Negotiating the research space between young people and adults in a PAR study exploring school bullying. In: Reciprocal Relationships and Well-being: Implications for Social Work and Social Policy.
O'Brien, N., Moules, Tina., and Munn-Giddings, C.

ISBN 9781138645073

Routledge Advances in Social Work.
pp. 160-175.
The repercussions of reporting bullying: some experiences of students at an independent secondary school
O'Brien, N., Munn-Giddings, Carol., and Moules, T.
Pastoral Care in Education
pp. 1-15