CERIS Students

 

Keith Dunne
Project title: A genomic approach to understanding and improving mushroom compost utilisation.
Stage: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Academic supervisors: Dr. Mary Heneghan (IT Sligo) and Dr. Helen Grogan (Teagasc)

Julien Carlier
Project Title: Sustainable development of Greenways: improving their function as ecological networks and corridors.
Stage: Masters of Science (MSc)
Academic supervisors: Dr. James Moran (IT Sligo)

Willow Coppice N_Sligo

Fionn Downes
Project Title: The Use of an Optical Fibre Sensing Structure Based on a Palladium Alloy for the Design of a Robust Hydrogen Sensor.
Stage: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Academic supervisors: Dr. Cian Taylor (IT Sligo)

Ashling Granahan
Project Title: Investigating the role of serine proteases in basidiomycete fruiting body development and nutrient acquisition from humic-rich environments.
Stage: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Academic supervisors: Dr. Mary Heneghan (IT Sligo) & Prof Gary Foster, Andy Bailey (Bristol University)

Dactylorhiza incarnata, Ranunculus repens, Medicago lupilina, Trifolium repens, Rhiantus minor, Cynosurus cistatus

Dónal McGee
Project Title: Physiology and molecular biology of microalgae for bio-refining valuable metabolites.
Stage: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Academic supervisors: Dr. Nicolas Touzet (ITSligo) and Dr. Gerard Fleming (NUIG)

Helen Moran
Project Title: An investigation into acoustic detection of Lagarosiphon major (Ridley) in an Irish lake.
Stage: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Academic supervisors: Dr. Frances Lucy (ITSligo)

Rita Mhig Fhionnghaile
Project Title: The application of geometric morphometrics to zooarchaeological specimens.
Stage: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Academic supervisors: Dr. Fiona Beglane (ITSligo)

Ronan O’Donnell
Project Title: Development of a Talaromyces emersonii ‘Molecular Toolkit’, enabling the efficient expression of designer enzymes/enzyme cocktails for industrial applications.
Stage: Masters of Science (MSc)
Academic supervisors: Dr. Mary Heneghan (IT Sligo), Dr. Alan Hernon (NIBRT), Dr. Kathrine Williams (University of Hanover) and Dr. Maria Tuohy (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Thais Diniz Oliveira
Project Title: An investigation into the compatibility and effectiveness of linking Brazilian carbon mitigation and trading strategies with the EUETS (European Union Emissions Trading Scheme).
Stage: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Academic supervisors: Dr. John Bartlett (IT Sligo) and Steve Tonry (IT Sligo)

Bellacorick Wind Farm

Lorraine Archer
Project Title: Physiology and Molecular Biology of Microalgae for the Biorefining of Valuable Metabolites.
Stage: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Academic supervisors: Dr. Nicolas Touzet (ITSligo)

2017/18 Prospectus

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