Caroline Hurley Awarded Prestigious PhD Scholarship
Caroline Hurley was awarded a prestigious PhD scholarship through UCC’s Strategic Research Fund (SRF) in October 2014. Her PhD project titled ‘Risk-adapted approaches to the management of academic clinical trials’ aims to develop and evaluate a centralised risk-based monitoring plan for academic clinical trials in Ireland. Caroline will conduct her research project under the supervision of Professor Joe Eustace, Professor Patricia Kearney , Professor Mike Clarke, Dr Frances Shiely and Dr Evelyn Flanagan.
Caroline graduated with a BSc in Public Health and Health Promotion from UCC in 2008. In 2013 she completed her Master’s in Public Health, specialising in Epidemiology. From May 2014 to October 2014, Caroline worked as the Clinical Trial Co-ordinator for the EU FP7 funded TRUST RCT, based in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (UCC).Prior to this, she was a Research Assistant for TRUST from June 2013 -April 2014.