Ms Eimear Cleary

PhD Student


Eimear is a PhD student at the Australian National University researching the spatial epidemiology, and risk factors associated with transmission, of malaria in Papua New Guinea.

She previously worked at Trinity College Dublin on a longitudinal study on ageing among older people with an intellectual disability and at the University of Queensland conducting a prevalence survey of Echinococcus granulosus among livestock in Ningxia Province, China.


Research interests

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics
  • Geographic Information Systems


  • McCausland, D., McCallion, P., Cleary, E., & McCarron, M. (2015). Social Connections for Older People with Intellectual Disability in Ireland: Results from Wave One of IDS‐TILDA. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities. Apr 10. doi: 10.1111/jar.12159
  • Eimear Cleary, Tamsin S. Barnes, Yangyang Xu, Hengbo Zhao, Archie C.A. Clements, Darren J. Gray, Donald P. McManus, Jo-An M. Atkinson, Gail M. Williams, Yu Rong Yang (2014). Impact of “grain to green” programme on echinococcosis infection in Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region of China. Veterinary Parasitology 205 (3), 523 -531.
  • Mac Giolla Phadraig, C., McCallion, P., Cleary, E., McGlinchey, E., Burke, E., McCarron, M., & Nunn, J. (2014). Total tooth loss and complete denture use in older adults with intellectual disabilities in Ireland. Journal of public health dentistry. Spring;75(2):101-8. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12077