I-PARC Team

Below you can find all of the personnel involved in the core I-PARC team and research advisory panel. Find more information bout each organisation by clicking below.

Principal Investigators

I-PARC Team Members

Health Partners

  • Health Service Executive 
    • Sarah O’Brien, National Lead – Healthy Eating an Active Living Policy Programme
    • Shirley O’Shea, Senior Health and Wellbeing Officer for Physical Activity, Health and Wellbeing Division

Sport Partners

  • Sport Ireland
    • David Callaghan, Evaluation Officer
    • Emma Jane Clarke, Partnership and Governance Director
    • Benny Cullen, Partnership and Governance Manager, Participation and Ethics Unit
    • Una May, Director of Participation and Ethics
    • Vydehi Muppavarapu, Evaluation Officer
    • Peter Smyth, Research Director

Education Partners

Transport Partners

Academic Partners

  • University of Limerick
    • Enrique Garcia Bengoechea, Research Fellow
    • Jemima Cooper, Research Assistant
    • Joey Murphy, Post-Doctoral Researcher and I-PARC Project Manager
  • Waterford Institute of Technology
    • Niamh Murphy, Lecturer in Physical Activity and Health
  • Ulster University
    • Marie Murphy, Dean of Postgraduate Research and Director of Ulster Doctoral College
  • University College Dublin
    • Grainne O’Donoghue, Lecturer / Assistant Professor Physiotherapy, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science

Research Advisory Panel and Collaborators