Aoife is currently a PhD student at Cardiff University where she is researching open science initiatives in academic journals to promote rigor and transparency of scientific research. Her background is mainly in applied healthcare research, and neuroscience. She has worked with several non-profit organisations in the past on various projects about mental health, and social issues. She is interested in mental and social health, evidence synthesis, improving research quality, science communication, and social justice issues.
At IARS Aoife currently works on the Children First and FREE projects which aim to address gender-based violence / discrimination in schools.