Rachel is a Research Associate at the ERC and specialises in mathematics education. She had a central role in developing test content for the Drumcondra Post-Primary Test – Maths and is currently managing the development of the new and updated Drumcondra Primary Maths Tests. Rachel returned to work at the ERC in February 2015, having previously worked at the Centre from 2007 to 2009. In the interim, she studied and worked in research in the UK. She has worked on national and international surveys of maths, science and reading achievement. She has a degree in Mathematics and Psychology from Trinity College and an MSc in Health Services Research from the University of York.