trust LAB

trustLAB takes a multidisciplinary approach to exploring trust within and between people, organizations and technology. Our collective goal is to support and develop collaborative research that advances academic and industry understanding of trust. We draw on social science disciplines including psychology, sociology, organisational behaviour and management information systems to consider issues relevant to the development, violation and repair of trust across a range of industry settings. Ongoing projects in our lab include a focus on stakeholder trust in disruptive technologies, such as artificial intelligence and cloud computing, the influence of trust breaches, organisational policy and technology introduction on trust in organisations, strategies for influencing trust in organisational and government leadership, and understanding the factors driving change in trust over time across a variety contexts.


Lisa van der Werff

Dr. Lisa van der Werff

Lead, Co-Director & Associate Professor in Organisational Psychology

Orla Feeney DCU Business School

Dr. Orla Feeney

Associate Professor in Accounting

Dr. Grace Fox DCU Business School

Dr. Grace Fox

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
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Professor Yseult Freeney

Research Director & Professor of Organisational Psychology


Professor Claire Gubbins

LInK Lab Lead, Professor in Organisational Behaviour & HRM


Sian Kelly

PhD Student

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Dr. Jennifer Kennedy

Postdoctoral Researcher

Professor Theo Lynn

DES Lab Lead, Co-Director & Full Professor of Digital Business

Dr. Brid Murphy

Associate Professor in Accounting

Colette Real

PhD Student

Dr. Xuchang Zheng

Assistant Professor in Organisational Behaviour

Associate Members

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Niamh Daly

PhD Student, University of Queensland

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Sarah Kennedy

Part-time Lecturer, Marketing


Valerie Lyons

COO BH Consulting

Akanksha Lohmore

Technological University of Dublin

Berni Naughton

Athlone Institute of Technology