Hannah Barton

I teach Social Psychology, Personality and individual differences at undergraduate level and Social Psychology of the Internet at postgraduate level. I supervise undergraduate research projects in the areas of social topics. also supervise postgraduate students in the areas of personality on SNS,online group dynamics, captology and gaming.

Academic history

BSc Psychology and Management University College, Cork MA Occupational Psychology University College Cork Postgraduate Diploma in Teaching and Learning in Third Level, Dublin Institute of Technology Certificate in Assistive Technology from Enable Ireland and Dublin Institute of Technology Professional Certification in EQ-i (BarOn Emotional Quotient Inventory).


Chapters and papers on topics such as service learning in psychology , altruism and positive psychology, M learning and Podcasting, Cyberpsychology topics such as Online group dynamics, Online social influence, Personality on SNS and assistive technology.

An Introduction to Cyberpsychology2016
Online groups in Cyberpsychology2016
To be or not to be altrustic: students reactions, reflections and resistance to service learning2016
Mapping Civic Engagement within Higher Education in Ireland.
Mobile Learning a Practical Guide.2006


I was the main organizer of the Summer school cyber.psych 2011 which ran for a week (june 13th - 17th )and which had over 100 attending a week of lectures and workshops on cyberpsychology and virtual reality by academics such as Dr Kimberly Young and Dr Andrew Beall from the U.S, Dr Monica Whitty, and Dr Ethel Quayle from the UK.

Research projects

Co-supervised 2 masters by research students on topics such as captology and online positive gaming interventions.

Campus Engage project2014–2016 (Ongoing)
MLearning (podcasting project)2006–2007


Invited lecture to EPSA, Romania on using wikis in psychology.April, 2015
Paper to EDEN, Oslo. titled Wikis as collaborative tools. 2014
Altruism – How doing good can be a learning experience. Barton, H.July, 2013
Paper presented at Third World Congress in Positive Psychology in Philadelphia. Paper to Campus Engage conference in Croke park (2010) on The Altruism Project -Service Learning in iadt.Barton, H., Horn, C, Penny, P. + Riordan, M. (2008, July).2010
Collaborative Group Podcasts in Psychology: Reflections and Reactions from Students. Paper presented at the Third International Teaching in Psychology conference in St. Petersburg, Russia.