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Dr David McIlroy

School of Psychology

Faculty of Health

Journal article

Tajeiro R, Mcllroy D, Palace M, Paulo RM, González Álvarez JL. 2024. The top tier of the Big Five does not predict police decisions in ambiguous and high-pressure situations Cogent Social Sciences, 10 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Caba-Machado V, Mcilroy D, Padilla-Adamuz FM. 2024. Night-time use of electronic devices, fear of missing out, sleep difficulties, anxiety, and well-being in UK and Spain: a cross-cultural comparison Current Psychology, 43 :21134-21145 DOI Publisher Url

Hanlon C, Saini P, Boland J, McIlroy D, Poole H, Chopra J. 2024. Psychological risk factors predictive of suicidal distress in men receiving a community-based brief psychological intervention Suicide and Life-Threatening Behaviour, :1-11 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Hanlon CA, Chopra J, Boland J, McIlroy D, Poole H, Saini P. 2023. A mixed-methods evaluation of the acceptability and fidelity of the James’ Place model for men experiencing suicidal crisis Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine, 11 :1-18 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Hanlon C, McIlroy D, Poole H, Chopra J, Saini P. 2022. Evaluating the role and effectiveness of co‐produced community‐based mental health interventions that aim to reduce suicide among adults: A systematic review Health Expectations, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Dietzel D, Kewley S, McIlroy D, Synnott J. 2022. Prison Mental Health Screening tools: Updated Choices and Sensitivity Forensic Update, 140 Public Url

Caba Machado V, McIlroy D, Adamuz FMP, Murphy RC, Palmer-Conn S. 2022. The associations of use of social network sites with perceived social support and loneliness Current Psychology, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Hanlon C, Chopra J, Boland JE, McIlroy D, Poole H, Saini P. 2022. The James’ Place model: Application of a novel clinical, community-based intervention for the prevention of suicide among men Journal of Public Mental Health, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Hutchinson L, Forshaw MJ, McIlroy D, Poole H. 2021. The role of lifestyle on NHS ambulance workers’ wellbeing Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health: employee assistance practice and research, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Camadan F, Reisoglu I, Ursavas ÖF, Mcilroy D. 2018. How teachers’ personality affect on their behavioral intention to use tablet PC International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 35 :12-28 DOI Publisher Url

McIlroy D, Palmer-Conn S, Lawler B, Poole K, Ursavas OF. 2017. Secondary level achievement: non-intellective factors implicated in the process and product of performance. Journal of Individual Differences, 38 :102-112 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Denton P, McIlroy D. 2017. Response of students to statement-bank feedback: The impact of assessment literacy on performances in summative tasks Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education, :1-10 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

McIlroy D, Palmer-Conn SE. 2016. Students’ self-reflections on their personality scores applied to the processes of learning and achievement Psychology Learning and Teaching, 15 :351-369 DOI Publisher Url

David Mcilroy D, McIlroy D. 2016. Intra-Pair Similarity of Computer Self-Efficacy in Turkish Adolescent Twins Journal of Educational Computing Research, 54 :840-862 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Ursavas OF, Kabakc  Yurdakul I, Tu rk M, McIlroy D. 2016. Measurement Invariance of the Digital Natives Assessment Scale Across Gender in a Sample of Turkish University Students Journal of Educational Computing Research, DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Yalin HI, Teo T, Yurdakul IK, McIlroy D, Ursavaş ÖF. 2016. From editor Egitim ve Bilim, 41 :i

McIlroy D, Poole K, Ursavas OF, Moriarty A. 2015. Distal and proximal associates of academic performance at secondary level: A mediation model of personality and self-efficacy Learning and Individual Differences, 38 :1-9 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Ursavas OF, Sahin S, McIlroy D. 2014. The Role of Discipline in Determining Turkish Pre-Service Teachers' Behavioral Intentions to Use ICT EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, 39 :136-153 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

McIlroy D, Todd VJ. 2014. Application of formalised developmental feedback for feed-forward to foster student ownership of the learning process Psychology Learning and Teaching, 13 :137-143 DOI Publisher Url

McIlroy D, USAVAS OF, Sahin S. 2011. Comparing United Kingdom and Turkish University students’ computer phobia levels. Gaziantep University Journal of Social Sciences, :1271-1290

McIlroy D, Todd VT, Bunting BB. 2009. Individual Differences in Education: What do we know beyond ability? The Irish Journal of Psychology, 30 :147-161 DOI Publisher Url

Hulbert-Williams NJ, Hulbert-Williams SL, McIlroy D, Bunting B. 2008. Anxiety in recovery from severe burn injury: an experimental comparison. Psychol Health Med, 13 :162-167 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Mcilroy D, Sadler C, Boojawon N. 2007. Computer phobia and computer self-efficacy: their association with undergraduates' use of university computer facilities COMPUTERS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR, 23 :1285-1299 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Gordon M, Killey M, Shevlin M, McIlroy D, Tierney K. 2003. The factor structure of the Computer Anxiety Rating Scale and the Computer Thoughts Survey COMPUTERS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR, 19 :291-298 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

McIlroy D, Bunting B. 2002. Personality, behavior, and academic achievement: Principles for educators to inculcate and students to model CONTEMPORARY EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, 27 :326-337 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

McIlroy D, Bunting B, Tierney K, Gordon M. 2001. The relation of gender and background experience to self-reported computing anxieties and cognitions COMPUTERS IN HUMAN BEHAVIOR, 17 :21-33 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

McIlroy D, Bunting B, Adamson G. 2000. An evaluation of the factor structure and predictive utility of a test anxiety scale with reference to students' past performance and personality indices. Br J Educ Psychol, 70 ( Pt 1) :17-32 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

McIlroy D, Robbins M, Francis L, Clarke R, Pritchard L. Three religious orientations and five personality factors: an exploratory study among adults in England Mental, Health, Religion & Culture, 13 :771-775 DOI Publisher Url

McIlroy D. Technology acceptance model for teachers: T-TAM Journal of Theory and Practice in Education, DOI

Chopra J, Hanlon C, McIlroy D, Saini P. A qualitative mixed methods case study exploring the impact of a community-based, brief psychological intervention for men experiencing suicidal crisis PLOS Mental Health,

Conference publication

Machado VC, McIlroy D, Murphy R, Palmer-Conn SE. 2018. IMPLICATIONS OF TECHNOLOGY USAGE FOR SUBJECTIVE WELL-BEING, ANXIETY, MENTAL HEALTH AND ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: A MEASURE TO CAPTURE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS' PERCEPTIONS Chova LG, Martinez AL, Torres IC. EDULEARN18: 10TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION AND NEW LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES, 10th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN) :6958-6967 Author Url

McIlroy D. Title: Cognition and Emotionality in Test Anxiety: Debilitative and Facilitative impact on Academic Performance. STAR

McIlroy D. Title: The association of personality-related measures with academic performance in two Asian secondary schools (UK and Pakistan). Psychological Society of Ireland

McIlroy D. Title: Personality-related measures and academic performance in secondary students: The value of a mediation model. British Psychological Society of Wales

Poole K, McIlroy D. The role of personality-related constructs in secondary education experience International STAR Conference

Poole K, McIlroy D. Test Anxiety: Its unique impact on secondary level students’ performance at subject specific level International STAR Conference

Poole K, Mcilroy D. Emotional Intelligence assessment in sophomore students: A strategy to inform and challenge personal growth planning

McIlroy D. Countering Test Anxiety through Playfulness

McIlroy D. Applications of Test Anxiety and Academic Self-efficacy to learning and achievement.

McIlroy D. Academic self-efficacy: An inner resource for learning and achievement Internation Federation of National Teaching Fellows: World Summit

McIlroy D, Todd V. Construction and validation of an Academic Impostor Syndrome Measure for students Biennial International Symposium for the Teaching of Psychological Science

Editorial/letter to the editor

Yalin HI, Teo T, Yurdakul IK, McIlroy D, Ursavas OF. 2016. Untitled EGITIM VE BILIM-EDUCATION AND SCIENCE, 41 :I-I Author Url

Report

Blundell M, Richards K, Roberts S, McIlroy D, Reeves MJ. 2014. Measuring women and girls sport behaviour and attitude change in Bury :1-75

Chapters

McIlroy D. 2009. Study, writing and revision skills for International business students. International Business SAGE 9781446202685

McIlroy D. 2008. Study, writing and revision skills for human resource management students. Human Resource Management SAGE 9781412945103

McIlroy D. 2008. Study, writing and revision skills for strategic management students. Strategic Management SAGE 9780857023148

McIlroy D. 2008. Study, writing and revision skills for financial accounting students. Financial Accounting SAGE Publications Limited 9781412935036

McIlroy D. 2008. Study, writing and revision skills for penology students. Penology SAGE 9781412948104

McIlroy D. 2007. Study, writing and revision skills for policing students. Policing SAGE 9781848605343

McIlroy D. 2007. Study, writing and revision skills for child protection students. Child Protection SAGE 9781412911795

McIlroy D. 2006. Study, writing and revision skills for criminology students. Criminology Sage Publications Ltd

McIlroy D. 2006. Study, writing and revision skills for cognitive psychology students. Cognitive Psychology Sage Publications Limited 9781412918398

McIlroy D. 2006. Study, writing and revision skills for cognitive psychology students. Cognitive Psychology Sage Publications Limited 9781412918398

McIlroy D. 2006. Study, writing and revision skills for travel and tourism students. Travel and Tourism SAGE Publications Limited 9781412922944

McIlroy D. 2006. Study, writing and revision skills for criminal justice students. Criminal Justice SAGE 9781412907071

McIlroy D. 2006. Study, writing and revision skills for Criminology students. Criminology SAGE 9781412911337

McIlroy D. 2006. Study, writing and revision skills for management accountant students. Management Accounting SAGE 9781412918855

McIlroy D. 2006. Study, writing and revision skills for marketing students. Marketing Sage Publications Limited

McIlroy D. 2006. Study, writing and revision skills for social psychology students. Social Psychology SAGE 9781412918411

Books (authored)

McIlroy D. 2008. Study, writing and revision skills :121 DOI Publisher Url

McIlroy D. 2005. Exam Success SAGE 9781848600768

McIlroy D. 2003. Studying at University How to be a Successful Student SAGE 9781847876584

McIlroy D, Stittle J, Wearing R. Financial Accounting

McIlroy D, Greasley A. Operations Management Sage Publications, London

Other

Denton P, mcilroy D. Student assessment literacy: One element of successful transition? LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference 2016.

Conference organisation:

Biennial International Symposium for the Teaching of Psychological Science (BISTOPS), Poster presentation and Talk. 2024

Conference presentation:

Academic Impostor Syndrome: Implications for tutors and students within the community of research, learning and practice: Workshop:., ANTF Symposium 2024, Nottingham Trent University, Workshop. 2024

Pedagogical and psychological principles to guide tutors in supporting students in adaptive and transformative approach behaviours to digital learning., Augmenting Teaching Excellence: Embracing the future of Education with AI and Emerging Technologies, Online, Oral. 2023

Students’ self-efficacy and test anxiety: A mixed methods evaluation of self-efficacy’s adaptive role in navigating test anxiety., 44th International STAR Conference 2023, Faro, Portugal, Oral. 2023

Academic Imposter Syndrome: Configuration, causes, covariates, consequences and control., The future is bright - improving HE for everyone. Becoming wiser., De Montfort University, Leicester., Oral presentation. 2023

Biennial International Seminar for the Teaching of Psychological Science, Academic Imposter Syndrome in Students, Paris, Poster. 2022

Building a sustainable future for mental health literacy, Building a sustainable future for mental health literacy, Online, Panel of experts (4). 2021

Self-efficacy and test anxiety: operationalised in learning, teaching and assessment., Biennial International Seminar for the Teaching of Psychological Science, Paris, Poster. 2018

Applications of Test Anxiety and Academic Self-efficacy to learning and achievement., Association of National Teaching Fellows Symposium, Aston University, Birmingham, England, Oral presentation. 2017

Academic self-efficacy: An inner resource for learning and achievement, International Federation of National Teaching Fellows: World Summit, Birmingham, England, Oral presentation. 2017

Non-intellective associates of academic performance in Danish secondary students, Psychological Society of Ireland Annual General Conference, Athlone, Ireland, Poster presentation. 2016

Personality related variables in the process and product of achievment for undergraduate students, HEIR2016 Conference ("Metrics that Matter"), Liverpool LJMU, Oral presentation. 2016

Countering test anxiety through playfulness, Association of National Teaching Fellows Annual Symposium, Birmingham, England, Oral presentation. 2016

Non-intellectual associates of Grade Points Average and Teachers' predicted grades in secondary level students, PSI Annual General Conference, Galway, Ireland, Oral presentation. 2015

Application of personality traits to the processes of academic achievement, Vancouver International Conference on the Psychology of Teaching, Vancouver, Canada, Oral presentation. 2015

Non-intellectvie constructs implicated in the process and pathway of academic achievement, LJMU Teaching and Learning Conference, LJMU Redmonds Builidng, Oral presentation. 2015

Construct validity and utility of Islamophobia, BPS Annual General Conference, ACC Liverpool, Oral presentation. 2015

Personality and academic achievement: Test anxiety and academic self-efficacy as key mediators., International STAR Conference, Cluj-Napoca, Romania., Oral presentation. 2014

External PGR examinations performed:

Ulster University, PhD, Exploring the lived experience of alcohol dependence/alcohol use disorder through the lens of stigma and social identity. 2023

Sheffield Hallam University, PhD, Hope and Gratitude as Self-Management Tools for Excessive Worry in HE Students. 2022

Wrexham Glyndwr University, PhD, The Psychological Impact of the Digital World and Online Communication on Children Aged 7-11 years: A Mixed-Method Approach. 2022

Ulster University, PhD, The Foundation Training Programme for new officers in the Police Service of Northern Ireland: development and changes in personal effectiveness.. 2020

Trinity College Dublin, PhD, Leaving is not Losing: Influences on and Impacts of Career Decision Self-Efficacy in a Selection of Third Level Students in Ireland. 2020

Ulster University, PhD, Exploring the factors which influence and support the development of academic growth in Higher Education. 2019

Ulster University, PhD, Modelling experiences of self-medicating behaviours in the context of low mood: psychosocial impairment, hazardous drinking and alcohol related consequences. 2018

Trinity College Dublin, PhD, The Relationship Between Computer ‎Anxiety and Performance on Speeded ‎and Timed Power Tasks. 2016

Wrexham Glyndwr University, DMin, Stress and Burnout in the Clergy. 2015

Glyndwr University, Wales, PhD. 2013

Wrexham Glyndwr University, PhD, Peer Mentorship in Pre-registration Nursing: A Mixed Methods Study. 2013

Ulster University, PhD, Sex specificity in the profiling of trauma history, risk and outcome: A general population study.. 2013

University of Ulster, PhD. 2013

University of Portsmough, PhD, Time Perception. 2013

University of Portsmouth, PhD. 2013

Other invited event:

Validation of a BSc (Hons.) Programme in Psychology, London South Bank University, A panel member for the validation of a Psychology programme (BSc., Hons) for London South Bank University Psychology developed by the British University of Egypt. 2016

Psychs in the City, Waterstones Events Room, Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2BW, Invited talk: "Measuring Human Traits". North West Branch of the British Psychological Society.. 2014

A flavour of Psychology, Queens University Belfast, Event sponsered by the Northern Ireland Branch of the British Psychological Society to attract students into Psychology. 2012

Periodic Review for Undergraduate and Postgraduate Psychology Programmes, University of Portsmouth, External consultant for review of Psychology programmes. 2012

Re-approval of Psychology Programmes, Glasgow Caledonian University, Validation role for Psychology programmes (BSC/BA). 2011

Validation of three Psychology Programmes, Glyndwr, Wrexham, Role of external validator for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. 2011

Validation for three Psychology/Social Science Programmes, Dublin Business School, Role of external validator for three undergraduate Psychology and Social Science Programmes. 2010

Postraduate Training (UK National Event), University of Middlesex, Guest speaker in a training workshop for postgraduates in teaching. 2010

Technology Conference, Trabzon University, Turkey, Keynote speaker on the role of Technology in Education. 2009

Annual Postgraduate Conference, Cardiff University, Keynote speaker at the annual conference for postgraduates who teach sponsered by the Higher Education Academy. 2009

Postraduate Training (UK National Event), Abartay University, Dundee, Guest speaker in a training workshop for postgraduates in teaching. 2008

Postraduate Training (UK National Event), Hosted by Liverpool John Moores University, Guest speaker in a training workshop for postgraduates in teaching. 2008

Postraduate Training (UK National Event), Queens University Belfast, Guest speaker in a training workshop for postgraduates in teaching. 2008

Public engagement:

Other: Please specify in text box below, Students and parents, Interactive presentation, Presenter to students and parents, Cardinal Heenan School Liverpool, School Presentation. 2016

Award:

National Teaching Fellowship Scheme, Higher Education Academy. 2010

Fellowships:

National Teaching Fellowship, Higher Education Academy. 2010

Other Professional Activity:

Designed and constructed a course for Epigeum (based at Imperial College London) for an online course on Academic Integrity supported by elite UK universities, universities across the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. The course is used for new students coming to University.

Reviewer for International STAR conference (July, 2016, Croatia).

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