Maev McDaidPhoto of Maev McDaid - November 2016

2016: MA Sociological Research (University of Sheffield)
2010: BA (Hons) Modern History (University of Liverpool)

2015: ESRC 1+3 Studentship, Department of Sociological Studies, University of Sheffield
2010: WIP scholarship, University of Liverpool
2009: Royal Institution (Iliff) Award, Faculty Prize, University of Liverpool

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Twitter: @maevomc

Thesis title / scope of research

An ethnographic study of the needs and experiences of older Irish migrants in England


  • Primary: Dr Lorna Warren
  • Secondary: Professor Louise Ryan

Research interests

  • Migration
  • Ageing policy
  • Communities
  • Religion and Ethnicity


Member of the British Sociological Association
Member of the British Society of Gerontology
Member of the University of Sheffield Migrant Research Network