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Aoife Cartwright

Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award

Sponsor: National University of Ireland

University: Maynooth University

Year: 2017

Ms Aoife Cartwright is a PhD candidate in the Maynooth University Department of Psychology. As a Fulbright-NUI Student Awardee, she aims to better understand the psychological risk factors for sexual assault in young men. During a visit to the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University, Aoife will research psychophysiological arousal patterns in the context of sexual consent, focusing in particular on scenarios where the consent is resistant or ambiguous.