St. Columba's College Dublin (Junior Cert & Leaving Cert), Trinity College Dublin (Bachelor degree & currently studying there for my PhD).
BA (Hons) in Natural Science, moderatorship in Geology
PhD Researcher in Environmental Geochemistry
Favourite thing to do in science: Combining all the different areas of science to get a better understanding of how things work. It's one big puzzle!
About Me: I am a PhD researcher studying how rocks can help fight climate change 🌍🌋🥼
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Funny, Curious, Loyal
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
Love them all
What is the most fun thing you've done?
A gap year after school
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
No, I never got caught!
What was your favourite subject at school?
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
Fieldwork in Spain and Greece
What or who inspired you to become a scientist?
I love hiking and being outside, wanted to do a job that let me be outside. Thankfully there are rocks in every country
If you weren't a scientist, what would you be?
No clue 🤔
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
Can't say, if I say it won't come true
Here are a selection of my favourite photos from field work. Field work has taken me to lots of exciting places, including around Ireland (as you can see by me hugging a basalt column at the Giant’s Causeway), Scotland (very windy and rainy), and Spain.