Andréa Nicholenas

Summer Intern

Andréa Nicholenas is a Research Intern for the ESRI’s Behavioural Research Unit (BRU). He holds a degree in Psychology and Languages as well as an Honours degree in Psychology from North-West University in South Africa. He is currently finalising a Master of Science in Behavioural Neuroscience at University College of Dublin. Andréa’s research interests include social and behavioural judgement experiments, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy interventions, exploration of culture and relationships, and rehabilitation. 

Prior to joining the ESRI team, Andréa worked in South Africa as a Junior Lecturer and Specialist Wellness Counsellor focusing on youth development and support, Gender-Based Violence activist, and independent research consultant. Currently, he is working with the BRU to inform policy development and implementation on the topic of Ecolabeling and its affects on consumers decision making in purchases.