Lismore CBS, Co. Waterford; St. Augustines College, Dungarvan, Co. Waterford; University of Sunderland, UK; University College Cork
BSc Pharmacy (Hons); MRPharmS; LPSI; MRSC; PG Cert. Teaching & Learning in Higher Education; PhD Medicinal Chemistry
Post Doctoral Research Chemist working for Pfizer Global R&D at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. Lecturer in School of Pharmacy at University College Cork. Lecturer in Department of Chemistry at University College Cork.
Lecturer in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Principal Investigator in Drug Discovery at the Analytical and Biological Chemistry Research Facility including responsibility for the LCMS laboratory
My Typical Day
lasts 24 hours and every one is different.
What I'd do with the prize money
Buy resources and donate to a local charity to help kids with learning difficulties get into science
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Honest, open and prudent
What did you want to be after you left school?
Involved in research and discovery
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Yes, but not often.
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
Anything hot and spicy: indian or mexican
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Climbed the Franz Josef glacier in New Zealand
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
To remain honest, open and prudent!
Tell us a joke.
You know, when Magnesium and Oxygen started dating I was like, “OMg!”