Siobhan Scarlett is the Senior Data Manager at TILDA, having previously worked with TILDA as a postdoctoral researcher investigating creative activity and health, and a research assistant analysing the impact of frailty in Ireland.
Siobhan is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor with the Department of Social Work and Social Policy in Trinity College Dublin where she teaches on the application of quantitative statistics using SPSS in the M.Sc of Applied Social Research while also supervising dissertation students in the course.
Siobhan received a B.A. in Sociology and Social Policy from Trinity College, Dublin, in 2011, followed by a M.A. in Addiction Studies in 2012, a M.Sc. in Applied Social Research in 2013, a Postgraduate Certificate in Statistics in 2017.
She completed her PhD in Medical Gerontology in 2021, her studies focusing on sleep habits, cognition and physical health in older adults measured using accelerometry data.
Hernández, B., Scarlett, S, Moriarty, F, Romero-Ortuno, R, Kenny, RA, & Reilly, R. Investigation of the role of sleep and physical activity for chronic disease prevalence and incidence in older Irish adults. BMC Public Health. (1), 1-11(2022)
De Looze, C, Feeney, J, Scarlett, S, Hirst, R, Knight, SP, Carey, D Meaney, JF, Kenny RA. Sleep duration, sleep problems and perceived stress are associated with hippocampal subfield volumes in later life: Findings from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA). Sleep. 45(1)(2022)
O’Connor, D.M.A., Scarlett, S, De Looze, C, O’Halloran, AM, Laird, E, Molloy, AM, Clarke, R, McGarrigle, CA, and Kenny, RA. Low folate predicts accelerated cognitive decline: 8-year follow-up of 3140 older adults in Ireland. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 1-8(2022)
Knight SP, Newman L, Scarlett S, O’Connor JD, Davis J, De Looze C, Kenny RA, Romero-Ortuno R. Associations between Cardiovascular Signal Entropy and Cognitive Performance over Eight Years. Entropy. 23(10):1337(2021)
Boyle, R, Knight, SP, De Looze, C, Carey, D, Scarlett, S, Stern, Y, Robertson, IH, Kenny, RA, Whelan, R. Verbal intelligence is a more robust cross-sectional measure of cognitive reserve than level of education in healthy older adults. Alzheimer's Research & Therapy. 128(2021)
Maasakkers, CM, Claassen, JA, Scarlett, S, Thijssen, DH, Kenny, RA, Feeney, J, Melis, RJ. Is there a bidirectional association between sedentary behaviour and cognitive decline in older adults? Findings from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Preventive Medicine Reports. 23(101423)
Maasakkers, CM, Thijssen, DH, Knight, SP, Newman, L, O'Connor, JD, Scarlett, S, Carey, D, Buckley, A, McMorrow, JP, Ni Leidhin, C, Feeney, J. Hemodynamic and structural brain measures in high and low sedentary older adults. Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism . [In Press]
Scarlett, S, Kenny, RA, O'Connell, MDL, Nolan, H, De Looze, C, Associations between cognitive function, actigraphy-based and self-reported sleep in older community-dwelling adults: findings from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 36(5):731-742.
Scarlett, S, Nolan, HN, Kenny, RA, O'Connell, MDL. Discrepancies in self-reported and actigraphy-based sleep duration are associated with self-reported insomnia symptoms in community-dwelling older adults. Sleep Health. 7(1):83-92
Leahy, S., Canney, C., Scarlett, S., Kenny, R.A. & McCrory, C. (in press). Life course socioeconomic position is associated with later life diabetes prevalence in women. Evidence from the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies.
Romero-Ortuno, R, Scarlett, S, O’Halloran, AM, Kenny, RA. Is phenotypical prefrailty all the same? A longitudinal investigation of two prefrailty subtypes in TILDA. Age and Ageing. 49(1): 39-45.
Scarlett, S, Nolan, H, Kenny, RA, O'Connell MDL. Objective Sleep Duration in Older Adults: Results From The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. 2020. Journal of The American Geriatrics Society. 68(1): 120-128.
Canney, M, Leahy, S, Scarlett, S, Kenny, RA, Little, MA, O'Seaghdha, CM, McCrory, C. Kidney Disease in Women is Associated with Disadvantaged Childhood Socioeconomic Position. American Journal of Nephrology. 47(5):292-299.
O’Brien, H, O’ Leary, N, Scarlett, S, O’ Hare, C, Kenny, RA. Hospitalisation and surgery: are there hidden cognitive consequences? Evidence from The Irish Longitudinal study on Ageing (TILDA). Age and Ageing. 47(3):408-415.
O'Brien, H, Scarlett, S, O'Hare, C, Ni Bhriain, S, Kenny, RA. Hospitalisation and surgery: Is exposure associated with increased subsequent depressive symptoms? Evidence from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA). Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 33(8):1105-1113.
O'Brien H, Scarlett S, Brady A, Harkin K, Kenny RA, Moriarty J. Do-not-attempt-resuscitation (DNAR) orders: understanding and interpretation of their use in the hospitalised patient in Ireland. A brief report. 2017. Journal of Medical Ethics. 44(3):201-203.
O'Carroll L, Mohan H, Scarlett S, Cahill RA. Reformatting of PACS images as video for convenient electronic dissemination - a video vignette. 2017. Colorectal Disease. 19(4):397.
Scarlett S, Hever A, Ward M and Kenny RA. (2021) Creative Activity in the Ageing Population. TILDA https://www.doi.org/10.38018/TildaRe.2021-05
Roe L, McGarrigle CA, Hernández B, O’Halloran AM, Scarlett S, Ward M, Normand C and Kenny RA. (2020) High-Risk Categories for COVID-19 and their Distribution by County in Republic of Ireland - Evidence from the TILDA study. TILDA https://www.doi.org/10.38018/TildaRe.2020-04
Hernández B, Sexton D, Moriarty F, Cosgrave N, O’Halloran AM, McGarrigle CA, Scarlett S and Kenny RA. (2020) High-Risk Categories for COVID-19 and their Distribution by County in Republic of Ireland - Evidence from the TILDA study. TILDA https://www.doi.org/10.38018/TildaRe.2020-03
O'Halloran AM, McGarrigle CA, Scarlett S, Roe L, Romero-Ortuno R and Kenny RA. (2020) TILDA Report on Population Estimates of Physical Frailty in Ireland to inform Demographics for Over 50s in Ireland during the COVID-19 Pandemic. TILDA https://www.doi.org/10.38018/TildaRe.2020-02
McGarrigle CA, Ward M, Scarlett S, Kenny RA. (2020) The Contributions of the Over 70s to Irish Society: Results from Wave 5 of The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. TILDA https://www.doi.org/10.38018/TildaRe.2020-01
Moore PV, Scarlett S, Nolan A. (2017). Living conditions of adults in Ireland. In Turner, N. Donoghue, O. Kenny, R.A. (eds.), Wellbeing and Health in Ireland's over 50s 2009-2016 (pp. 66-86). Dublin: The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.
McGarrigle C, Donoghue O, Scarlett S, Kenny RA. (2017). Health and Wellbeing: Active Ageing for Older Adults in Ireland. Evidence from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing. Dublin: The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.
Moore PV, Scarlett S, Nolan A. (2017). Health Insurance and Healthcare Utilisation and Screening. In McGarrigle, C. Donoghue, O. Scarlett, S. Kenny, R.A. (eds.), Health and Wellbeing: Active Ageing for Older Adults in Ireland. Evidence from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (pp. 152-189). Dublin: The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.
Canney M, McNicholas T,Scarlett S, Briggs R. (2017). Prevalence and Impact of Chronic Debilitating Disorders. In McGarrigle, C. Donoghue, O. Scarlett, S. Kenny, R.A. (eds.), Health and Wellbeing: Active Ageing for Older Adults in Ireland. Evidence from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (pp. 48-73). Dublin: The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing.
Orr J, Scarlett S, Donoghue O, McGarrigle C (2016) Housing conditions of Ireland's older population: Implications for physical and mental health. TILDA
Scarlett S, King-Kallimanis BL, Young I, Kenny RA, O'Connell MD. 2014. Frailty and Disability. CARDI Research Brief.