//Dr. Marguerite Woods
Dr. Marguerite Woods2018-02-15T13:11:09+00:00

Dr. Marguerite Woods
Stage 4 Programme Leader & Module Lecturer
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Teaching & Learning in Higher Education), Bachelor of Social Science (Hons) (B.Soc.Sc).

Dr. Woods has a wealth of teaching experience, lecturing in colleges such as IICP, Trinity College Dublin, National University of Ireland Maynooth and Dublin Business School.

Her research and teaching interests include:

  • Qualitative research focusing on the lived experience of those who use drugs or those in treatment.
  • Gender Issues – I have an interest in women and health issues generally but more specifically my focus has been on women and drug use, and women and HIV;
  • Alcohol and drug treatment and policy – I am specifically interested in focusing on how policy impacts on drug users;
  • Counselling Practice;
  • Practice based research – focusing on how learning translates into practice;
  • Drug using parents – their experience of parenting;
  • Women drug users’ experience of motherhood;
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods;
  • Crime and social policy;
  • Housing issues; and
  • Educational Disadvantage.