Queen Margaret University
PhD Candidate at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Aisling O’ Connor is a 2nd year StAR PhD candidate in the division of Population Health Science at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She studied Occupational Therapy (BSc Hons) at Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh. Following this she spent three years working in homeless services and studied Applied Social Research (MSc) in Trinity College, Dublin. Aisling was then awarded a StAR PhD scholarship in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in the subject of treatment cessation and retention of methadone users in Ireland. Her supervisor is Dr. Grainne Cousins (RCSI) and her co-supervisors are Dr. Fiona Boland (RCSI) and Professor Joe Barry (TCD).