Cathal O'Siochru is a senior lecturer in
Education Studies at Liverpool Hope University. He has a background in
Psychology, Research Methods, Education and IT. His general research area is the
psychology of education and he specializes in looking at those factors which
can influence the studies of first year university students. Other research
interests include Epistemological and Pedagogical beliefs, Pedagogical Action
Research, Assessment practices and feedback and Collaborative learning.