Dr Tadhg MacIntyre

Funded Investigator

Dr MacIntyre is an environmental psychologist at the Dept. of Psychology, Maynooth University, investigating fundamental theoretical questions about motor cognition, mental health, psychological well-being and human-nature interactions. He studied psychology in University College Dublin where he graduated with a BA, a first class honours research Masters (1996) and subsequently a PhD in 2007. His research was supervised by the late Professor of Cognitive Psychology at UCD, Aidan Moran (1957-2020). In 2019, he co-edited Physical Activity in Natural Settings (Routledge) with Dr Aoife Donnelly. In recent years, his research activity has focused upon nature-based solutions for health, environmental conservation and sustainability. He is a member of the advisory board of H2020 NBS project RE-Nature, the INTERREG Project CCAT on coastal citizenship and is a visiting lecturer at the Technical University of Munich. He is the scientific coordinator of GOGREEN ROUTES a 10.5 m. euro four-year H2020 project on urban health which targets six European cities and has global outreach with its 40 partners. Link to project www.gogreenroutes.eu