Prof. Gerardine Doyle
Professor of Accounting and Taxation, Prof. Gerardine Doyle is Director of the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and Associate Dean of the UCD College of Business. Prior to being appointed Director of the UCD Smurfit School Gerardine has successfully undertaken several significant leadership roles in the School and has been a member of and chaired several significant committees and boards.
Professor Doyle has developed a significant multidisciplinary research agenda in collaboration with many international colleagues at leading institutions, including Harvard Business School where Gerardine was a visiting scholar during 2017. Gerardine’s interdisciplinary research spans the disciplines of accounting, taxation, economics, medicine, public health and sociology. Gerardine has co-authored a number of successful funding applications with a total value in excess of €15 million, resulting in a multiplicity of publications and research awards.
Gerardine has been Principal Investigator in the conduct of large inter-disciplinary EU funded comparative research projects that have addressed key health policy challenges including health literacy and diabetes self-management. Professor Doyle is currently the co-ordinator of a H2020 study surrounding the role of technology in the care of Huntington’s Disease, and is Principal Investigator for a number of major international comparative research projects addressing key areas of health policy and tax policy including amongst others the H2020 study Big Data against Childhood Obesity (BigO).
A key motivation driving Gerardine’s work is to deliver societal impact by engaging in societal-challenge orientated research to influence national and international policy with special emphasis on health, tax and education policy.