Welcome to the Department of Life Sciences
Our students will primarily spend their time on practical work and gaining first-hand experience in their chosen field, through work placements and specialised, interactive modules. Our programmes in this department, ranging from level 7 to level 8 are: Pharmaceutical Science and Drug Development, Forensic Investigation and Analysis, Biomedical Science and Medical Biotechnology. To learn more about your programme of interest see below.
What type of student are you?
You are intrigued by the latest advances in technology and how these are being used in developing life-saving medicines around the world. You want a challenging but rewarding career that put your problem-solving skills to the test.
Meet the Head of Department
Professor Neville McClenaghan joined IT Sligo in November 2020 as Head of Department of Life Sciences, having previously served as Vice-President for Mayo Campus of the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology, and Professor and Head of School of Biomedical Sciences at Ulster University. He is a Chartered Biologist (CBiol) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB), Fellow of the Institute of Biomedical Science (FIBMS); and Fellow of The Linnean Society (FLS).
A personal sustained record of teaching and research leadership, management and delivery, supported and helped drive Neville’s engagement in multi-disciplinary academic enterprise activities, including authorship of patents and over 190 publications. He is an internationally recognised expert in diabetes research, and has been recipient of awards that include: the University of Ulster Distinguished Research Fellowship Award; The Physiological Society Sharpey-Schafer Prize and Lecture; University of Ulster Distinguished Business Fellowship Award; Coleraine Borough Chamber Innovation in Business Award; and European ACES Academic Enterprise Award for Innovation in Life Sciences.
Head of Department of Life Sciences
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|Armstrong, Dr Eileen||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Barrett, Dr Sharon||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Bird, Dr Jeremy||HEAD OF SCHOOL OF SCIENCE||Life Sciences|
|Bodeker, Dr Macdara||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Breen, Dr Ailish||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Butler, Ms Mary||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Cadogan, Dr Aodhmar||Jt Assistant Registrar||Life Sciences|
|Campion, Dr Eva||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Daly, Dr Stephen||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Dowling, Dr Geraldine||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Duignan, Ms Geraldine||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Hehir, Dr Sarah||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Heneghan, Dr Mary||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Lang, Dr Yvonne||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Manolakis, Dr Ioannis||Jt Assistant Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|McArdle, Dr Fiona||Jt Sl1(T)||Life Sciences|
|McCabe, Dr Anthony||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|O'reilly, Dr Shane||Jt Assistant Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Sherlock, Dr Richard||Jt Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Solovyev, Dr Nikolay||Jt Assistant Lecturer||Life Sciences|
|Stevens, Ms Victoria||ASSISTANT LECTURER||Life Sciences|
|Warren, Ms Orla||ASSISTANT LECTURER||Life Sciences|
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|Course name||NFQ Level||Graduate Level||Favourite|
|BSc. in Pharmaceutical Science (online)||Level 7||Online|
|Pharmaceutical Science with drug development (Add on)||Level 8||Add On / Direct Application|
|BSc in BioPharmaceutical Science (Online)||Level 7||Online|
|MSc in Industrial Pharmaceutical Science (Online)||Level 9||Online|
|Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development||Level 8||Undergraduate|
|Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Science with Drug Development||Level 7||Undergraduate|