Health Analytics, Evaluation and Policy – Key objective 

To provide robust, evidence-based analysis and evaluation of health interventions to inform the formation of appropriate, efficient and equitable health policy responses in the delivery and management of healthcare at the regional, national and global levels.  

Meet the Team

Prof. Suresh Pillai


Prof. Suresh Pillai

Research Interests: Nano Material and Technologies

Associate Director:

Dr. Richéal Burns

Research Interests: Applied health data analytics, Health economic evaluation, Burden of illness analysis, Health technology assessment


Principal Investigator:

Dr. Perry Share

Research Interests: Social robotics and the social professions, Sociology of food and eating, drink and drinking, Programme evaluation (qualitative) 

Principal Investigator:

Dr. Martin O’Neill

Research Interests: Data Science, Statistics, Cognitive Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology, Neurophysiology, Learning Theory, and Decision Making

PHD Student:

Kristan Mallon

Project Title: The individual and societal impact of a diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Ireland.

PHD Student:

Aoife Gallagher

Project Title: Supporting Bereaved Children in Primary School and Early Years Services: policy, practice and lived experiences

PHD Student:

Patricia Canton Lobera

Project Title: Modelling innovation in the health technology assessment of medical devices