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Assoc Professor Ronald Moore

Assoc Professor

Ronald Moore

Associate Professor
School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science
01 716 8638
University College Dublin, School of Public Health Physiotherapy and Sports Science, Newman Building Belfield Dublin 4


I grew up and was educated in Belfast, Northern Ireland. I have lived in Germany, Australia, and England and Kazakhstan. I enjoy watching rugby, taking my dog for walks, mountain hiking whenever I can. My D. Phil (1991) was a sociological survey and ethnographic study of Social Effects of Unemployment (Examiner: Rosemary Harris, University College London). I hold a unique position at UCD, a tenured statutory post, teaching medical and social anthropology / sociology in the Schools of Public Health Medicine and Population Science and Sociology at University College Dublin Schools of (UCD) I contribute to courses and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels in both Schools of Public Health Medicine UCD and Sociology.April 2016- September, Director of Masters in Health Social Science.From Sept 2004 to 2014 I was co-director of the Masters in Public Health Degree at the School of Public Health Medicine and Population Science at University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland and Course leader for the Human Sciences modules in the Medical Degree Programme teaching medical undergraduate students.I have extensive teaching and teaching leadership experience. As SENIOR LECTURER at Sheffield Hallam University I was programme leader for the MA in Research Methods. This received full mode `A' and Research Teaching recognition (required for PhD training) from the Economic and Social Research Council, UK. SENIOR LECTURER at St. Bartholomew's and the Royal London Hospitals, Queen Mary, the University of London, I had responsibility for developing the very successful new Human Science and Public Health curriculum within the medical education programme. I was also trained in Medical Problem Based Learning Training (Maastricht Model) and I have used this approach while at St Bartholomew and the Royal London Hospitals. Currently External examiner for the MRes in Medical Anthropology at Roehampton University, London. Currently examiner for The Royal College of Physicians Ireland Part I and II examinations. I have acted as external examiner for four years for the Masters Degree in Health Sciences at St. Georges Medical School, University of London, (2002-2006) and was external examiner for PhD candidates (medical anthropology) at the Central European University, Budapest, Hungary; University of Newcastle, NSW Australia, and (sociology) Lahore, Pakistan. Qualifications: Degrees in Social Anthropology and Sociology. B Sc (Joint Hons), D.Phil, PGCE, MILT, FRAI, FHEA, FGIP.


  • 1st Full Professor Anthropology and Sociology, School of Humanities and Social Sciences.
    Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan, Anthroplogy and Sociology, Nur-Sultan, Astana, Kazakhstan5 Sep 2018 - 20 May 2019


  • Associate Professor, Medical Anthropology and Sociology
    University College Dublin - School of Sociology and School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Population Science, Dublin, Ireland1 Jan 2003
  • Research Officer
    University of Ulster1 Jan 1993 - 31 Dec 1995
  • Research Fellow
    The Queens University of Belfast1 Feb 1995 - 7 Jul 1997
  • Independent Research Consultant & Visiting Lecturer
    University of Ulster, Queens University, and Liberal Arts, Social Sciences and Business College1 Jan 1996 - 1 Jan 1997
  • Senior Lecturer
    Sheffield Hallam University1 Jan 1997 - 31 Dec 2001
  • Research Consultant
    The Centre for Voluntary Action Studies - The University of Ulster1 Jan 1997
  • Research Consultant
    The Centre for Voluntary Action Studies - The University of Ulster, Voluntary Action Projects in Derry'1 Jan 1997
  • Research Consultant
    The Centre for Voluntary Action Studies - The University of Ulster, Derry Community Research Project'1 Jan 1997


  • Senior Lecturer in Medical Anthropology and Sociology
    St Barth's and the Royal London Hospitals, Queen Mary College, University of London1 Sep 2000 - 1 Jan 2003
  • Research Officer
    The Centre for the Study of Conflict Research - University of Ulster1 Jun 1985 - 31 Oct 1985


  • BSc
    University of Ulster
  • DPhil
    University of Ulster
  • PGCE
    Queen's University of Belfast


  • PGCE
    Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland29 May 2003
    Postgraduate Certificate In Education


  • German
    Can read, write, speak and understand
  • Russian
    Can understand