Sophie joined the Growing Up in Ireland team in May 2015 as a Data Analyst. Sophie has a BA in Psychology and an MSc in Psychological Science, bother awarded from UCD. She was a UCD Ad Astra Scholar, and in 2013 completed a HRB Summer Student Scholarship on GUI data titled “Friendship and well-being among children with chronic physical and mental health conditions in Growing Up in Ireland”. Her Masters Research was on the neurobiology of addiction, specifically identifying neurobiological predictors of abstinence in smokers.
Sophie intends to pursue a career in Clinical Psychology.