Victoria completed both her undergraduate and postgraduate studies at NUI Galway. Following completion of the MSc Occupational Health and Safety & Ergonomics in 1998 she worked in industry as an Occupational Health & Safety professional for over five years. During this time, she worked in the pharmachem, manufacturing and local authority sectors. In 2003 Victoria received her appointment as a lecturer at NUI Galway. She was later awarded her PhD from NUI Galway in 2013 for her study entitled “An examination of working hours, work-life conflict and psychological well-being in Irish academics”.
Victoria currently lectures in Occupational Health on the MSc/HDip Occupational Health & Safety and the BSc Health & Safety Systems. She is also active in research within the Health Promotion Research Centre and in multi-disciplinary occupational health and safety research projects.
Victoria’s research interests focus on post-work recovery and workaholism, occupational health psychology, in particular the interface between work and home domains. She is also interested in workplace health promotion and occupational health and safety research.
Cullinan, J., Hodgins, M., Hogan, V., McDermott, M. and Walsh, S. (2019). Bullying and Work-Related Stress in the Irish Workplace. Societies, 9(1), p.15.
Hogan, V., Hodgins, M., Pursell, L., MacCurtain, S., Mannix McNamara, P. and Lewis, D. (2018) ‘459 Sectoral differences in workplace ill-treatment in Ireland’ Paper presented at 32nd Triennial Congress of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH).
Hodgins, M., Pursell, L., Hogan, V., MacCurtain, S., Mannix-McNamara, P. and Lewis, D., (2018) ‘Irish workplace behaviour study’, report submitted to the IOSH Research Committee.
Hogan, V., Hogan, M. and Hodgins, M. (2016). A study of workaholism in Irish academics. Occupational Medicine, 66(6), pp.460-465.