Ciarán McInerney, PhD.

Ciarán McInerney, PhD.


Ciarán studied Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Limerick before completing an MSc and a PhD at Sheffield Hallam University in instrumentation and performance metrics. He joined the University of Leeds in 2017 at the School of Medicine developing methods to identify cancer progression and recurrence. Ciarán is concurrently part of the School of Computing where he evaluates and develops clinical decision support systems with a focus on patient safety.

Research interests

Ciarán's research focus is methodological, asking what methods are best suited to a task.


  • PhD Sports Performance Analysis
  • MSc Sports Engineering
  • BSc Sports & Exercise Sciences

Professional memberships

  • Royal Statistical Society

Student education

For the '18/'19 academic year, I tutor research methods for 2nd and 3rd year medical students, and statistical methods on various MSc courses.

Research groups and institutes

  • Leeds Institute of Cardiovascular and Metabolic Medicine