Dr. Melissa Kelly

Postdoctoral Researcher

Contact Details:

Email: MelissaKelly@ucc.ie

Melissa is a post doctoral researcher within the INFANT Centre under the direction of Dr. Ali Khashan. She is currently working on the COVICAT project that explores the effects of COVID-19 vaccination and infection in pregnancy.

Her research background is in psychology and health risk communication and her PhD explored public awareness and risk perception of endocrine disrupting chemicals.

Career Profile:

2023-present: Post Doctoral Researcher, INFANT Centre, University College Cork

2021-2023: Founder, Sober Social Ireland

2018-2021: PhD & Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher, Queens University Belfast

2017-2018: MSc Psychological Sciences, University of Limerick

2012-2016: BA Psychology; BA Spanish Language, Temple University (Philadelphia, PA, USA)