2014-17: PhD in Population Health at the GOS institute of child health, university College London
I received three years of funding from the Administrative Data Research Centre for England (ADRC-E) to complete my research which used longitudinal administrative data to characterise the use of out-of-home care among children in England. I was awarded my PhD in November 2017.
2011-12: Master of Public Health at School of Public Health, Imperial College London
I was awarded one of ten college-wide Dean’s scholarships to complete my masters at Imperial College London. I won the prize for best MPH dissertation and achieved a distinction in my degree. My dissertation used administrative data from GUM clinics to explore the sexual health of male and female sex workers in England.
2008-09: Postgraduate Diploma in Education (Science) at University College Cork, Ireland
I was awarded a 1st class honours grade in my postgraduate diploma which included 150+ hours of classroom teaching in a mixed comprehensive school. I achieved a 1st class honours grade for my teaching practice and was selected for external moderation visit for the course.
2004-08: Bsc Hons (Microbiology) at University College Cork, Ireland
I achieved a 1st class honours grade in my bachelors degree which included a 12-week final year laboratory project. My project evaluated a novel, transposon-aided method of plasmid capture in E coli samples.