2021 and In Press

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. 13591053211037736. 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 Therapy. DOI: 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.