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Dwyer, C.P., Keane, A., Casey, D., Rogers, F.M. & Hynes, S.M. (2022). A qualitative investigation of influences on occupational therapist research involvement in Ireland. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. Online First.


Shimizu, E. & Hynes, S.M. (2022). Volunteering during the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Investigation of the Motivations, Benefits, Challenges, and Concerns Associated with Volunteering during a Global Health Crisis. European Journal of Volunteering and Community-based Projects. 1(1), 7-25. ISSN: 2724-0592 E-ISSN: 2724-1947

Hynes, S.M., O’ Keeffe, F., Bane, E., Oglesby, M.H., Dwyer, C.P., Joyce, R. & Klein, O.A. (2022).  Assessment and Management of Cognitive and Psychosocial Difficulties for People with Multiple Sclerosis in Ireland: A National Survey of Clinical Practice. International Journal of Clinical Practice. vol. 2022, Article ID 3232076.

Dwyer, C.P., Joyce, R., Rogers, F. & Hynes, S.M. (2022). Comparing the effects of a patient-designed-and-informed participant information leaflet in comparison with a standard, researcher-designed information leaflet on recruitment, retention and understanding: A study-within-a-trial. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications. Volume 28. 100936DOI: 

Rogers, F., Bane, E., Dwyer, Christopher, P., Alvarez-Iglesias, A., Joyce, R. & Hynes, S.M. (2022). Remote administration of BICAMS measures and the Trail-Making Test to assess Cognitive Impairment in Multiple Sclerosis. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation. DOI: 10.1080/09602011.2022.2052324 

Hynes, S.M., Hills, C. & Orban, K. (2022). A scoping review of online international student collaboration in occupational therapy education. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. June 2022. DOI:10.1177/03080226221086221

Oglesby, M. H. & Hynes, S. M. (2022). Developing consensus-based recommendations for the delivery of dementia services for the LGBTQIA+ community in the Republic of Ireland. [version 1; peer review: awaiting peer review]. HRB Open Research. DOI: 10.12688/hrbopenres.13505.1

Boylan, R., Killeen, H. & Hynes, S.M. (2022). Mitigating the impacts of confinement and distancing due to COVID-19 through service learning in occupational therapy education: evaluation of the Build-A-Box campaign. AISHE-J. 14 (1); 1-24.


Dwyer, C.P, McAneney, H., Rogers, F., Joyce, R., & Hynes, S.M. (2021). Exploring the impact of ineligibility on individuals expressing interest in a trial aimed at improving daily functioning regarding perceptions of self, research and likelihood of future participation. BMC Medical Research Methodology


Maguire, R., Hynes, S.M., Seebacher, B., Block, V., Zackowski, K., Jonsdottir, J., Finlayson, M., Plummer, P., Freeman, J., Giesser, B., Von Geldern, G. & Ploughman, M. (2021). Research Interrupted: The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on multiple sclerosis research in the field of rehabilitation and quality of life. Multiple Sclerosis Journal: Experimental, Translational and Clinical

Dwyer, C., Moses, A., Rogers, F., Casey, D., Joyce, R., Hynes, S.M. (2021). A qualitative investigation of reasoning behind decisions to decline participation in a research intervention: A study-within-a-trial. Journal of Health Psychology. DOI: 10.1177/13591053211037736


Tabassum, K., Fox, J., Fuller, S. & Hynes, S.M. (2021). Dating with a Diagnosis: The Lived Experience of People with Multiple Sclerosis. Sexuality & Disability.

Gill, L. & Hynes, S.M. (2021). Disclosing a Diagnosis in the Workplace: Perspective of People With Multiple Sclerosis. International Journal of Disability Management. 15; 1-8. doi:10.1017/idm.2021.1

Truman, J.L., Fox, J., Hynes, S. M., Hills, C., McGinley, S. L., Ekstam, L., Shiel, A. & Orban, K. (2021). Developing understandings of occupational (in)justice with occupational therapy students in a transnational project, Journal of Occupational Science, DOI: 10.1080/14427591.2020.1858940

Joyce R, Dwyer CP & Hynes S. M. (2021). Twelve months into a feasibility trial: reflections on three experiences of public and patient involvement in research [version 2; peer review: 3 approved]. HRB Open Research, 4:11 ( 

Wenborn,J., O’Keeffe, A.G., Mountain,G., Moniz-Cook, E., King, M., Omar, R.Z., Mundy, J.,

Burgess, J., Poland, F., Morris, S., Pizzo, E., Vernooij-Dassen,M., Challis,D., Michie, S., Russell, I., Sackley, C., Graff, G., Swinson,T., Crellin, N., Hynes, S.M., Stansfeld, J. & Orrell, M. (2021). Community Occupational Therapy for people with dementia and family carers (COTiD-UK) versus treatment as usual (Valuing Active Life in Dementia [VALID]) study: A single-blind, randomised controlled trial. PLOS Medicine. 18(1). DOI:


Hynes, S.M. (2020). Practical Tips for Supporting Clinicians Undertaking a Part-time PhD. MedEdPublish, 9, [1], 199,

Quinn, É & Hynes, S.M. (2020). Occupational therapy interventions for multiple sclerosis: A scoping review.

Scandinavian Journal of Occupational TherapyDOI: 10.1080/11038128.2020.1786160

Daly, V & Hynes, S.M. (2020). A phenomenological study of occupational participation for people who

identify as transgender. Annals of International Occupational Therapy

Dwyer, C.P., Alvarez-Iglesias, A., Joyce, R., Counihan, T. J., Casey, D. & Hynes, S.M. (2020). Evaluating the feasibility and preliminary efficacy of a Cognitive Occupation-Based programme for people with Multiple Sclerosis (COB-MS): protocol for a feasibility cluster-randomised controlled trial. Trials, 21(1), 269.        

Dwyer, C.P., Joyce, R., Bane, E., Moses, A., Alvarez-Iglesias, A. & Hynes, S.M. (2020). An examination of the effects of a patient-designed-and-informed participant information sheet in comparison with a standard, researcher-designed information sheet on recruitment, retention and understanding. HRB Open Research


McAuliffe, A. & Hynes, S.M. (2019). The impact of cognitive functioning on daily occupations for people with multiple sclerosis: a qualitative study. Open Journal of Occupational Therapy. 7(3), 1-12.

Hynes, S.M. & Forwell, S.J. (2019). A Cognitive Occupation-Based Programme for People with Multiple Sclerosis (COB-MS): A new cognitive rehabilitation occupational therapy intervention. Hong Kong Journal of Occupational Therapy

Hynes, S.M., Ghahari, S. & Forwell, S. (2019). "Waiting for Science to Catch up with Practice”: More Cautious Trend in Social Media Discussions of CCSVI Treatment for MS. Informatics for Health and Social Care. 1-11.


Reilly, S., & Hynes, S. M. (2018). A Cognitive Occupation-Based Programme for People with Multiple Sclerosis: A Study to Test Feasibility and Clinical Outcomes. Occupational Therapy International


Di Bona, L., Hynes, S.M., Field, B., Wenborn, J. Ledgerd R., Swinson T., & Mountain, G.A. (2017). Enablers and challenges to occupational therapists’ research engagement: A qualitative study. British Journal of Occupational Therapy. 80(11), 642-650.


Wenborn, J., Hynes, S. M., Mountain, G., Moniz-Cook, E., Poland, F. & Orrell, M. (2016). Study Protocol: Valuing Active Life in Dementia (VALID) Work Packages 3/4: a pilot trial and randomised controlled trial of Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD-UK). Trials. 17, 65.

Swinson, T., Wenborn, J., Hynes, S.M., Orrell, M., Stansfeld, J., Rooks, S., & Ledgerd, R. (2016). Community occupational therapy for people with dementia and their family carers: A national survey of United Kingdom occupational therapy practice. British Journal of Occupational Therapy,


Hynes, S. M. (2015). Internet, home-based cognitive and strategy training with older adults: a study to assess gains to daily life. Aging Clinical and Experimental Research, 28, 1003–1008 (2016).

Hynes, S. M., Field, B., Ledgerd, R., Swinson, T., Wenborn, J., di Bona, L., Moniz-Cook, E., Poland, F. & Orrell, M. (2015).  Exploring the need for a new UK occupational therapy intervention for people with dementia and family carers: Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD). A focus group study. Aging and Mental Health, 20:7, 762-769, DOI: 10.1080/13607863.2015.1037243

Hynes, S. M. (2015). Is it possible to have both standardised and person‐centred care? International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 30(4), 431-435. [Letter to Editor]

Hynes, S. M. (2015). Intensive training but no benefits to everyday life: computerised cognitive training. Scandinavian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 1-2. [Letter to Editor]

Hynes, S. M., Fish, J., Evans, J. & Manly T. (2015). Developing a computerised multiple elements test. International Journal of Developmental Science. 9(2), 85-94. DOI: 10.3233/DEV-140157


Hynes, S. M., Fish, J., Evans, J. & Manly T. (2014). Using video ratings to assess multitasking performance in a naturalistic paradigm. Neurorehabilitation. 35, 553-562. DOI: 10.3233/NRE-141151

Hynes, S. M., Fish, J., Evans, J. & Manly T. (2014). Intensive working memory training: A single-case experimental study in a patient following hypoxic brain damage. Brain Injury: 28(13-14), 1766-1775.

Hynes, S. M. & Shiel, A. (2014).Validating an Irish-language version of the Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test – Second Edition. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 77(4), 198–204.

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