Dr Ciara Keenan is an esteemed researcher, boasting a rich quantitative foundation and a distinguished global standing in the realm of evidence synthesis methodology. She has earned a PhD and master’s in education and a considerable track record of publications and international connections. Ciara's contributions have bridged gaps between education, sociology, social work, and social psychology, fostering a dynamic environment of research collaboration.
In her capacity as an editor for policy reviews in NCB's Children and Society journal, Ciara skilfully leverages her comprehensive understanding of the children's sector. Her proficiency in the R statistical environment equips her to conduct advanced analyses, including meta-regression, network meta-analysis, and the acquisition of cluster-robust variances.
Driven by a deep-seated passion for capacity building in evidence synthesis, Ciara is at the helm of numerous research teams working on multifarious projects across the children's sector. Her commitment to her work serves as a testament to her leadership and commitment to advancing research in the children's sector.