Personal profile


Georgia Tobin is a first year PhD student in the Department of Sport & Exercise Science, who graduated from the MSc in Applied Sport & Exercise Science in August 2023. 

The PhD research project is titled "Supporting the people behind the moment - Using mixed methods to develop a Mental Health in Equine Sport Education Programme for Trainers and Stable Staff". Georgia is supervised by Dr Ciara Losty (SETU), Dr SarahJane Cullen (DCU) and Dr Arthur Dunne (SETU). The research project aims to investigate the mental health, well being and coping strategies of the stable staff and trainers in the thoroughbred industry in Ireland. 

The project is funded by SETU and Irish Horse Racing. 


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities

Education/Academic qualification

Masters Degree, Applied Sport & Exercise Psychology, South East Technological University

Award Date: 31 Jan 2023

Bachelors Degree, Forensic Psychology, The Open University

Award Date: 31 Aug 2020

External positions

Sport & Exercise Consultant

Jan 2023 → …