Amanda Quail is the Survey and Data Manager on the Study Team and is based in the ESRI.
Amanda first joined the ESRI in January 2003, where she worked as a Surveys Executive in the Survey Division before joining the Growing Up in Ireland team in April 2006. Prior to this she also worked as a research assistant in UCD and Australia and as a residential childcare worker for the North Eastern Health Board.
She holds bachelor and masters degrees in Social Science from University College Dublin and a postgraduate diploma in Statistics from Trinity College Dublin. She is currently studying for a Doctorate in Childhood Studies from Queens University Belfast.
The ESRI works towards a national vision of ‘Informed policy for a better Ireland’. This means producing high-quality analysis to provide robust evidence for policymaking, with the goals of research excellence and policy impact.
The ESRI produces research that contributes to understanding economic and social change in the new international context and that informs public policymaking and civil society in Ireland.