Current research

Cybercrime legislation

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PhD Candidate researching cybercrime legislation in Ireland with Honors degrees in M.Sc. Cyberpsychology and B.Sc. Applied Psychology. Assistant lecture experience with strong communication skills, keen to secure work in cybersecurity-related disciplines and research. Ideal candidate for position requiring creativity, independence, dependability and drive.   

Current research   

Cybercrime legislation in Ireland                                               

Waterford Institute of Technology



To recognise and understand how humans use technology and perceive information to improve psychology and

technology design and use.​


M.Sc. Cyberpsychology

            B.Sc.  Applied Psychology​


Friend, C., Fox Hamilton, N. & Power, A. (2018). Social norms

in deception detection in online and offline communication:

Understanding individual perspectives in a qualitative

thematic analysis. In A. Power (Eds.),  Cyberpsychology and

Society. Oxford: Routledge.


Friend, C. & Fox Hamilton, N. (2016). Deception detection: The

effect of trust levels and perspective taking in real time

online and offline communication environments.

Cyberpsychology Behaviour and Social Networking, 19(9),



Postgraduate researcher appeals for lawyers to complete cybercrime survey [ online blog ] July 2017

Episode 2 - Catherine Friend - Forensic & Cyber Psychology [radio] March 2019

SafeGuard podcast with George Kamide and Ashley Stone June 2019 – in production

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