• 130 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
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Professor Ian Barron, Chair in Psycho-trauma Studies, is Head of Research Post Graduate in the School of Education and Social Work, and discipline lead for doctoral humanitarian scholarships across the University of Dundee. He is co-director of (i) the International Centre for Child Trauma Prevention and Recovery (ICCTPR); (ii) the Trauma Response Network (TRN) established to deliver Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR) for victims of mass trauma events, such as terrorist attack, in the UK and Ireland; and (iii) the Transformative Change: Education and Life Transitions (TCELT) research centre. Professor Barron, is principle investigator for trauma recovery projects running in the Middle East, Brazil, Malta, and in Secure Care facilities in Scotland. Professor Barron's partners include EMDR Europe; the Children and War Foundation, Bergen; Dr Ricky Greenwald (Child Trauma Institute) and the Scottish Government. Dr Barron's trauma recovery projects have been captured in a Research Excellence Framework impact case study, which rated the impact and reach of his research as outstanding and world leading. Dr Barron is widely published in high impact peer review journals.


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Research Output 2008 2018

  • 130 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 31 Article
  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Literature review

Critique of the Vatican’s Role in Recent Child Protection Practice: A Brief Report

Rashid, F. & Barron, I. 2018 In : Journal of Child Sexual Abuse. 27, 2, p. 141-153 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexual Child Abuse
United Nations
Vatican City
Foster Home Care

The Fairy Tale Model: Secure facility therapist perceptions

Barron, I. & Mitchell, D. 10 Jan 2018 In : Journal of Child and Adolescent Trauma.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wounds and Injuries
Open Access

社会工作与替代性创伤: 情感卷入的风险与机遇

Ingram, R. & Barron, I. Mar 2018 4, 2, p. 45-53 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social work
social worker
1 Citations

Adolescents in secure accommodation in Scotland: Exposure and impact of traumatic

Barron, I. & Mitchell, D. 20 Jun 2017 In : Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma. p. 1-18 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Wounds and Injuries

Activities 2015 2016

  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation

15th World Congress of the World Association for Infant Mental Health

Barron, I. (Speaker)
29 May 20162 Jun 2016

Activity: Participation in conference

EMDR Conference and AGM

Barron, I. (Speaker)
18 Mar 201619 Mar 2016

Activity: Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Military and domestic violence for children in the Middle East

Barron, I. (Interviewee)
Feb 2015

Activity: Types of Public engagement and outreach - Media article or participation


An investigation in to the effectiveness of the Post-Basic Education curriculum (PBEC) in Oman in preparing pupils for the world of work or Higher Education

Author: Al Najar, N. A., 2015

Supervisor: Muschamp, Y. (Supervisor), Miller, D. (Supervisor) & Barron, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Education

Maths and Mobile Technologies: Effects on Students’ Attitudes, Engagement and Achievement

Author: Fabian, M. K., 2018

Supervisor: Topping, K. (Supervisor) & Barron, I. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy