Dr. Frances Shiely

Director of Education; Prog. Director MSc Clinical Trials

Dr Frances Shiely, BA, PhD (UL), MA Teaching and Learning (UCC), PG Diploma Clinical Trials (Edinburgh).

Dr Frances Shiely is Director of Education and a Senior Lecturer in Patient Focused Research at the HRB Clinical Research Facility at UCC and a Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology in the School of Public Health. She is founder and director of the MSc Clinical Trials at UCC on which she teaches, UCC lead for the HRB Trials Methodology Research Network and leads TRAMS (Trials Research and Methodologies Unit). Frances’ research expertise is in trial methodology. She has a research income in excess of €8m Euro. She co-leads the Communication working group for the MRC-NIHR-TMRP (Trials Methodology Research Partnership) and is an Associate Editor for the journal, Trials. She has graduated seven PhD students, 1 MD, currently supervises 1, and has extensive experience supervising Masters and undergraduate student research projects. Frances Chairs the Graduate Students Committee in the School of Public Health and is a regular contributor to School, College and University Committees.

For research information, visit the Trials Research and Methodologies Unit (TRAMS) webpage.

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