Stephen McCarthy

Stephen McCarthy
Associate Researcher

Stephen has been involved in a number of ambitious research projects in leading UCC research centres: The Health Information Systems Research Centre (HISRC), INFANT, and Financial Services Innovation Centre (FSIC).

Stephen has been involved in a number of ambitious research projects in leading UCC research centres: The Health Information Systems Research Centre (HISRC), INFANT, and Financial Services Innovation Centre (FSIC). As part of his role, he has been responsible for analysing complex problems in both the private and public sector and designing solutions to these challenges through applied research.

Stephen also has in-depth experience of qualitative and quantitative research, data analysis, and decision support. During his time as a researcher he has worked both individually and within a multi-disciplinary team to undertake leading-edge research in collaboration with high-profile partners from industry and academia.

My main research interests include, healthcare service analysis and design, decision support, connected health, co-design workshops, design thinking, responsible research and innovation. 

Career Profile:

  • 2012-present Researcher, Cork University Business School, UCC
  • 2011-2012 Masters of Business Studies (MBS) in Information Systems for Business  Performance at UCC
  • 2007-2011 B Comm (hons) at University College Cork (UCC)

 

Professional Activities/Achievements:

Some of the notable projects that I have worked on include:

  • LEANBH: Connected health project which is developing an antenatal system for measuring the blood pressure and urine readings of expectant mothers. The project involves partners from both industry and academia: Infant Centre, IBM, BioScreen Health, and Laya Healthcare.
  • CIMULACT: H2020 funded multi-stakeholder participation project which seeks to guide future EU research agendas based on public consultations involving citizens, policymakers, and the scientific community. Involves 29 partners from across Europe.

Achievements:

  • First Class Honours MBS and Bachelor of Commerce Degree
  • Award for best poster submission at the iHealth Seminar 2016 in UCC.

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