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Ms. Nicole Maiorano
Research Assistant, Psychology


Upon the completion of her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Trinity College Dublin, Nicole relocated to New York where she worked with nonprofit organisations focused on trauma-informed care. In these roles, Nicole both engaged with direct support to survivors of interpersonal violence in addition to violence prevention efforts within educational settings. In 2023, Nicole joined the Trinity Centre for Global Health as a Research Assistant to continue her work in systems that respond to trauma.

Research Expertise


Nicole has an interest in trauma-informed systems, with a focus on interpersonal violence. Her previous research has included working within investigative and education systems and has built on her direct experience working with survivors of violence.


  • Title
    • Refuge-ed
  • Summary
    • By bringing together the fields of education and mental health psychosocial support, refuge-ed seeks to identify, co-create, implement, and evaluate effective practices to promote the integration and well-being of migrant and refugee children in Europe across school, community, and residential settings.
  • Funding Agency
    • European Union"s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme