Dr Claire Mulhall
Research Programme Manager
Dr Claire Mulhall is the Simulation Research Programme Manager for RCSI SIM, one of the most advanced simulation-based medical and surgical training facilities in Europe. She has over 20 years’ experience as a programme manager with a track record in building strategic partnerships and managing relationships with external stakeholders including funding agencies.
She began her career as a consultant geologist working initially in masonry research and building conservation and later in frontier petroleum exploration providing field-based research and prospecting services to international Government Ministries and oil companies. She then joined the Royal Dublin Society (RDS), a non-profit organization founded in 1731 to help Ireland realise its potential economically and culturally. Using the revenue generated from its commercial venue operations, membership subscriptions and external fundraising efforts, Claire led a programme of investment over 13 years that developed and delivered high-profile educational projects in the areas of science, arts, agriculture and business.
In her role at RCSI SIM, Claire’s key responsibilities include the development of funding proposals, administration of grant awards, data collection, evaluation and reporting on medical and surgical education research projects ensuring adherence to project timelines and completion of key deliverables. Her research interests include simulation-based education, assessment tools and inter-professional education.