Claire is a PhD candidate at the Centre under the supervision of Professor Siobhán Mullally. She has been awarded a four-year scholarship to fund her research from the National University of Ireland (NUI Travelling Studentship) and was placed second in the panel of recipients for this international award. Her broad research focus is on reception conditions in Europe since 2015, for unaccompanied and separated children and child victims of trafficking, in the context of international migration.