Maurice O'Connell

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Dr Maurice O'Connell is a Research Associate in Statistics at the University of Manchester.

He attained a PhD in Health Economics & Statistics at the Graduate Entry Medical School, University of Limerick. After his PhD, Maurice worked as a postdoctoral researcher in biostatistics at the HRB Clinical Research Facility, School of Medicine, University of Galway. Maurice has held lecturing and research positions at the University of Limerick and Munster Technological University. Prior to his PhD, Dr O'Connell trained and worked as an actuary.

His research interests include causal inference, medical statistics, statistical methodology in medicine and epidemiology, decision theory, statistical and health economic analysis of randomised controlled trials and observational studies.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, PhD in Health Economics and Statistics, University of Limerick


Postgraduate Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, University College - Cork


Bachelor of Science, BSc in Financial and Actuarial Mathematics, Dublin City University



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