WHO WE ARE

Research Matters Ltd is an independent, professional research organisation passionate about making research useful for decision-makers. We provide a range of services for researchers and decision-makers and every aspect of our work is underpinned by rigour, integrity, ethical practices and collaboration.

Research Matters Ltd is an independent, professional research organisation passionate about making research useful for decision-makers.

OUR SERVICES

DECISION MAKERS

◦ make informed decisions
◦ improve effectiveness and efficiency of services

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RESEARCHERS

• helping you make your research relevant for key stakeholders
• working with your findings so that busy decision-makers find them easy to use

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ABOUT US

We are a group of experienced researchers with more than 20 years experience working with senior policy makers and practitioners to identify and meet their research needs.

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OUR STAFF

Dr Sinead Hanafin (Managing Director)

Sinead holds a Diploma in Research Methods (Royal College of Surgeons Ireland), M.Sc (Trinity College Dublin) and PhD (King’s College London).

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Ms Sandra Roe (Research Associate)

Ms. Sandra Roe is an experienced researcher who holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in Sociology and French and an M. Sc. in Applied Social Research.

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Dr Kieran O’Dwyer (Research Associate)

Dr Kieran O’Dwyer holds a B. Comm, MPA and M Sc and was awarded a PhD from University College Dublin in 2008 for his thesis on the Garda restorative justice programme.

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Dr Emma Dwan O’Reilly

Dr Emma Dwan O’Reilly holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) in History of Art and English from University College Cork, a Master’s degree from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin and a PhD.

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