Ciarán McInerney

Ciarán McInerney


Ciarán studied Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Limerick before completing an MSc and a PhD at Sheffield Hallam University in instrumentation and performance metrics. He joined the University of Leeds in 2017 and is currently in the School of Computing where he researches health IT from patient-safety and system-thinking perspectives. This is in his role with NIHR Yorkshire & Humber Patient Safety Translational Research Centre. Ciarán also teaches research methods and statistical methods at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Research interests

Ciarán's research focus is methodological, asking what methods are best suited to a task.

<h4>Research projects</h4> <p>Any research projects I'm currently working on will be listed below. Our list of all <a href="">research projects</a> allows you to view and search the full list of projects in the faculty.</p>


  • PhD Sports Performance Analysis
  • MSc Sports Engineering
  • BSc Sports & Exercise Sciences

Professional memberships

  • Royal Statistical Society

Student education

Ciarán tutors research methods for 2nd and 3rd year medical students, and statistical methods on various MSc courses.

<h4>Postgraduate research opportunities</h4> <p>We welcome enquiries from motivated and qualified applicants from all around the world who are interested in PhD study. Our <a href="">research opportunities</a> allow you to search for projects and scholarships.</p>