Dr Paul Corcoran

Head of Research

Paul Corcoran has worked with the NSRF since it was established in 1994. Paul’s current role with the NSRF is Head of Research.

Paul’s degrees include a BSc. in Statistics and Computer Science, a Master’s degree in Statistics and a PhD. in Epidemiology, all obtained at UCC. He has more than 170 peer-reviewed scientific publications and has contributed chapters to international texts on the epidemiology of suicidal behaviour. He was a member of the writing group of “Reach Out”, Ireland’s National Strategy for Action on Suicide Prevention. For the academic year 2008/2009, he was a Visiting Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Oviedo in Spain.

In addition to his role with the NSRF, Paul is also a Senior Lecturer in Perinatal Epidemiology with the National Perinatal Epidemiology Centre, based in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and with the School of Public Health, UCC.