Aisling Murray

Aisling Murray

Children's Longitudinal Survey | Research Officer
Aisling has been a full-time Research Officer on the Growing Up in Ireland Study Team since 2006. She works with both the Infant and Child Cohorts and contributes to the development of questionnaires, training of interviewers, data analysis and preparation, and authorship of Growing Up in Ireland reports. She has a special interest in ethics and child welfare in the research context. Her main research interests are cognitive development and parenting, and influences on development in early childhood. Her other roles in the ESRI include co-organiser of the Research and Policy Seminar Series, member of the Staff Representative Committee and occupational first-aider.

Aisling’s background is in psychology, and both her primary degree and PhD were completed at the School of Psychology in Trinity College Dublin. Her PhD research was in the area of cognitive psychology. Aisling also has a Diploma in the Psychology of Criminal Behaviour (NCI) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (TCD). She has taught a variety of psychology and research-related courses within TCD, and her research experience includes work with Victim Support and the Central Statistics Office.
Contact Details:

Tel: +353 1 8632000
Email: aisling.murray@esri.ie


Latest Publications:
  • Growing Up in Ireland and longitudinal research on educational transitions
  • Social inequality in cognitive outcomes in Ireland: What is the role of the home learning environment and childcare?
  • Inequalities in Access to Early Care and Education in Ireland
  • Growing Up in Ireland: Design, Instrumentation and Procedures for the Child Cohort at Wave Two (13 Years)
  • Growing Up in Ireland: Non-Parental Childcare and Child Cognitive Outcomes at Age 5
  • Academic Achievement among Immigrant Children in Irish Primary Schools
  • Growing Up in Ireland: Report on the Pre-Pilot, Pilot and Dress Rehearsal Exercises for Wave 2 of the Infant Cohort at Age 3 Years
  • Biological Risk versus Socio-economic Advantage: Low Birth-weight, Multiple Births and Income Variations among Irish Infants Born following Fertility Treatments
  • Does Reading to Infants Benefit their Cognitive Development at 9-months-old? An Investigation using a Large Birth Cohort Survey
  • Prevalence and Predictors of Grandparent Childcare in Ireland: Findings from a Nationally Representative Sample of Infants and their Families

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    Aisling Murray

    Children's Longitudinal Survey | Research Officer
    Aisling has been a full-time Research Officer on the Growing Up in Ireland Study Team since 2006. She works with both the Infant and Child Cohorts and contributes to the development of questionnaires, training of interviewers, data analysis and preparation, and authorship of Growing Up in Ireland reports. She has a special interest in ethics and child welfare in the research context. Her main research interests are cognitive development and parenting, and influences on development in early childhood. Her other roles in the ESRI include co-organiser of the Research and Policy Seminar Series, member of the Staff Representative Committee and occupational first-aider.

    Aisling’s background is in psychology, and both her primary degree and PhD were completed at the School of Psychology in Trinity College Dublin. Her PhD research was in the area of cognitive psychology. Aisling also has a Diploma in the Psychology of Criminal Behaviour (NCI) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Statistics (TCD). She has taught a variety of psychology and research-related courses within TCD, and her research experience includes work with Victim Support and the Central Statistics Office.
    Contact Details:

    Tel: +353 1 8632000
    Email: aisling.murray@esri.ie


    Latest Publications:
  • Growing Up in Ireland and longitudinal research on educational transitions
  • Social inequality in cognitive outcomes in Ireland: What is the role of the home learning environment and childcare?
  • Inequalities in Access to Early Care and Education in Ireland
  • Growing Up in Ireland: Design, Instrumentation and Procedures for the Child Cohort at Wave Two (13 Years)
  • Growing Up in Ireland: Non-Parental Childcare and Child Cognitive Outcomes at Age 5
  • Academic Achievement among Immigrant Children in Irish Primary Schools
  • Growing Up in Ireland: Report on the Pre-Pilot, Pilot and Dress Rehearsal Exercises for Wave 2 of the Infant Cohort at Age 3 Years
  • Biological Risk versus Socio-economic Advantage: Low Birth-weight, Multiple Births and Income Variations among Irish Infants Born following Fertility Treatments
  • Does Reading to Infants Benefit their Cognitive Development at 9-months-old? An Investigation using a Large Birth Cohort Survey
  • Prevalence and Predictors of Grandparent Childcare in Ireland: Findings from a Nationally Representative Sample of Infants and their Families

  • All Publications:
  • Show All Publications from Aisling ...

  • Programmes and Projects:


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