Mr Donal Cairns

Senior Analyst and Team Supervisor

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Senior Information Analyst at the National Drug Evidence Centre (NDEC), University of Manchester.

Responsible for data managment, analyses and reporting from NDTMS (National Drug Treatment Monitoring System) including responding to ad-hoc requests for analysis (Parliament, Media, Freedom of Information Act).




I have worked in the public and private sectors in investigative, analytical or computer programming roles.   Since 2012 I have been enjoying my third tenure at The University of Manchester; during my first tenure (1999-2003) I was a contributory author to 6 peer-reviewed papers on the epidemiology of childhood cancers (2001-2003).

Previous employers have included: Coca-Cola & Scweppes Beverages Ltd; City of Salford MBC; ORC International Ltd; Pharmerit (UK) Ltd.



MSc. Scientific Computing

PgDip. Operational Research

BSc. Combined Science (Economics/Statistics)

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

British Computer Society

Royal Statistical Society 

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