Dr Aoife Osborne

BA Agr Sci, PhD


Researcher for Centre for Men's Health
 
  • Research Interests
  • Publications
  • Research Supervision

Conference Presentations

Oral Presentations

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2009) ‘Health of Farmers in Ireland’, Agriculture Research Forum. Tullamore, 12-13 March. Available at: http://www.agresearchforum.com/publicationsarf/2009
/proceedings2009.pdf
 (Accessed 15 August 2012), pp. 87.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2010) ‘Occupational Health among Irish Farmers’,Teagasc Corporate Health and Safety Policy Launch. Oak Park, Carlow, 3 March.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2010) ‘Health Status of Irish Farmers’, The Annual Summer Conference Multidisciplinary approaches to improving men’s health. National University of Ireland Galway, 11 June.

Osborne, A.1 Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2010) ‘Irish Farmers Health’, National Farm Health and Safety Conference. Athy, 18 August.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2011) ‘Health of Irish farmers’, Irish Meeting on Agriculture Occupational Health and Safety. Dublin, 22-24 August.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2011) ‘Musculoskeletal disorders: a problem for Farmers in Ireland’, Irish Meeting on Agriculture Occupational Health and Safety. Dublin, 22-24 August.

Osborne, A. Finnegan, G. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2011) ‘Low back pain among Irish farmers’, The UK Society for Back Pain Research Conference. Cambridge, 10 November.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2012) ‘Prevention of Occupational Diseases and Health Risks- Lessons from Ireland’, The 26th National Occupational Health and Safety Conference. Turkey, 4-5 May.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2012) ‘Coping with Lower Back Pain’, National Seminar on Improving Occupational Health of Farmers in Ireland. Athy, 21 August.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2012) ‘Occupational Health Issues of Farmers in Ireland- An overview’, National Seminar on Improving Occupational Health of Farmers in Ireland. Athy, 21 August.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2012) ‘Musculoskeletal Disorders among Farmers in Ireland’, National Seminar on Improving Occupational Health of Farmers in Ireland. Athy, 21 August.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2012) ‘Low back pain among Irish farmers’, Creating a Scientific Evidence Base for Practice - Prevention in Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders. University College Cork, 27 November.

Van Doorn, D., Richardson, N. and Osborne, A. (2014) ‘Health promotion and Irish farmers’. Making an Impact 2014 Final. Higher Education Authority, Dublin City University, 12th of March.

Clarke, N., Osborne, A., Kearney, PM. and Sharp, L. (2014) ‘Comparison of uptake of colorectal cancer screening based on faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) in males and females: A systematic review and meta-analysis’. The 2014 Controlling Cancer Summit: Advances in cancer screening and prevention research, London, UK, 12th-14th of May.

Keohane, A., Richardson, N. and Osborne, A. (2014) ‘Applying a gender lens to a national suicide prevention social marketing campaign’.  Men, Health and Wellbeing: Critical Insights. Leeds Metropolitan University, 7th-8th of July.

Richardson, R., Osborne, A., O’Neill, B., Griffin, P., McNamara, J., Roche, C. and van Doorn. D. (2014) ‘Staying Fit for Farming: A health booklet designed for Irish Farmers’. 7th International Symposium: Safety & Health in Agriculture & Rural Populations: Global Perspectives, Saskatoon, 19th-22nd of October.

McNamara, J., Phelan, P., Griffin, P., Kinsella, A., Blake, C. and Osborne. A. (2014) ‘Occupational health and safety control implementation following completion of a farm risk assessment document’. 7th International Symposium: Safety & Health in Agriculture & Rural Populations: Global Perspectives, Saskatoon, 19th-22nd of October.

Storey, A., Cunningham, C., McNamara, J. and Osborne, A. (2014) ‘The investigation of health-behaviours among farmers in Ireland’.7th International Symposium: Safety & Health in Agriculture & Rural Populations: Global Perspectives, Saskatoon, 19th-22nd of October.

Keohane, A., Richardson, N. and Osborne, A. (2015) ‘“…sometimes the things that worry people the most is the last thing they will talk about…” applying a gender lens to inform national suicide prevention interventions’. International conference on masculinities, engaging men and boys for gender equality, New York, 5th-8th March.

Van Doorn, D., Richardson, N and Osborne A. (2015). ‘Farmers Have Hearts programme evaluation.’ Men’s Health Symposium. Dublin 15th April.

Osborne, A. and Carroll, P. (2015) ‘ENGAGE Ireland’s National Men’s Health Training Programme’. Men’s Health Symposium, Dublin, 15th April.

Poster Presentations

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2009) ‘Musculoskeletal disorders among farmers in Ireland’, The 5th Annual Conference of the Rehabilitation and Therapy Research Society. University College Cork, 8 May.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2010) ‘Musculoskeletal disorders in Irish farmers’, The Nordic Meeting on Agricultural Occupational Health. Norway, 23-25 August.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2011) ‘Health of Farmers in Ireland’, The 2011 Walsh Fellowship Seminar. Royal Dublin Society, 8 November.

Osborne, A. Finnegan, G. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2011) ‘Low back pain in Irish farmers’,The Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists. Mullingar, 11-12 November.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2012) ‘Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among farmers in Ireland’, Creating a Scientific Evidence Base for Practice - Prevention in Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders. University College Cork, 27 November.

Osborne, A., Blake, C., McNamara, J., Meredith, D., Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2013). Low back pain among Irish farmers. North American Agricultural Safety Summit. Minneapolis, 25th- 27th of September.

Clarke, N., Osborne, A., Kearney, PM. and Sharp, L. (2013) ‘Comparison of participation rates between males and females in faecal immunochemical test colorectal cancer screening: A review and meta-analysis’. Irish Society of Gastroenterology Winter Meeting,Kilkenny, 22nd-23rd of November.

Clarke, N., Osborne, A., Kearney, PM. and Sharp, L. (2014) ‘Comparison of participation rates between males and females in faecal immunochemical test colorectal cancer screening: A review and meta-analysis’.10th Annual Cochrane in Ireland Conference, Dublin City University, 24th of January.

Van Doorn, D., Richardson, N. and Osborne A. (2014) ‘Farmers Have hearts’. Men, Health and Wellbeing: a critical insights conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, 7th-8th of July.

Keohane, A., Richardson, N. and Osborne, A. (2014).  ‘Applying a gender lens to a national suicide prevention social marketing campaign’.  ACAMH Transitions and Youth Mental Health, The 4th National One-Day Research Conference on Youth Mental Health,Cork, 10th of October.

Van Doorn, D., Richardson, N. and Osborne A. (2015) ‘ Farmers Have Hearts. Using gender strategies to engage men in non-traditional health spaces’. The International conference on masculinities. Engaging men and boys for gender equality. New York, 4th-8th March.

Publications

Peer Reviewed

Osborne, A. Blake, C. Fullen, B. M. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. McNamara, J. and Cunningham, C. (2012) ‘Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among farmers: A systematic review’. Am J Ind Med, 55: 143-58.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. Fullen, B. M. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. McNamara, J. and Cunningham, C. (2012) ‘Risk factors for musculoskeletal disorders among farm owners and farm workers: a systematic review’. Am J Ind Med, 55: 376-89.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2010) ‘Musculoskeletal disorders among Irish farmers’. Occup Med (Lond), 60: 598-603.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. Meredith, D. Kinsella, A. Phelan, J. McNamara, J. and Cunningham, C. (2012) ‘Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among Irish farm operators’. Am J Ind Med, 56(2): 235-242.

Osborne, A. Finnegan, G. Blake, C. Meredith, D. McNamara, J. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2013) ‘An evaluation of low back pain amongst farmers in Ireland’. Occup Med (Lond), 63(1): 53-59.

Osborne, A., Blake, C., Meredith, D., McNamara, J., Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2014) ‘The lived experience of low back pain among Irish farmers: case studies’. J Agromedicine, 19(2): 181-90.

Clarke, N., Sharp, L., Osborne, A. and Kearney, PM. (2014) ‘Comparison of uptake of colorectal cancer screening based on faecal immunochemical testing (FIT) in males and females: A systematic review and meta-analysis’. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev,doi:10.1158/1055-9965.

Mc Carthy M., Richardson N., Osborne A. & Clarke N. (2014). Applying a gender lens to male obesity: Men’s perspectives on attempting to lose weight through a community-based dietician service. Men’s Health Journal (in Press)

Other Publications

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2010) ‘Occupational health problems among Irish farmers’, TResearch (research and innovation news at Teagasc). Autumn. 5(3): 32-33

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2010) ‘Working on the farm can be bad for your health’, The Irish Independent. Available from http://www.independent.ie/farming/working-on-the-farm-can-be-bad-for-your-health-2394006.html (Assessed 15 August 2012)

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2010) ‘Occupational Health’, Irish Farmers Monthly. September, pp8.

Osborne, A. Blake, C. McNamara, J. Meredith, D. Phelan, J. and Cunningham, C. (2013) ‘Health of farmers in Ireland’, TResearch (research and innovation news at Teagasc). Spring. 8(1): 20-21.

Richardson, R., Osborne, A., O’Neill, B., Griffin, P., McNamara, J. and Roche, C. (2013) ‘Staying Fit for Farming: A health booklet for Farmers’. Available at: http://www.hsa.ie/eng/Publications_and_Forms/Publications/Agriculture_and_Forestry/Staying_Fit_For_Farming.pdf (Assessed 08 December 2014).

Van Doorn, D., Richardson, N. and Osborne, A. (2014) An evaluation of the ‘Farmers Have Hearts’ programme – a report for the Irish Heart Foundation van Doorn, D., Richardson, N. and Osborne, A. (2014) ‘Farmers Have Hearts’. Radius Research, Development & Innovation. Institute of Technology Carlow. Issue 4.