Huge range of questions today. Everything from space, dinosaurs, and global warming! Looking forward to those curried crickets!
Maynooth University (2009-2013), St. Mary’s College (2004-2009)
B.Sc in Science
Stability Analyst in Norbrook Laboratories Ltd. (2014-2015)
PhD researcher in Waterford Institute of Technology
My Typical Day
Checking results from yesterday’s experiments, figuring out why the experiment didn’t work, reading, writing.
What I'd do with the prize money
I would start a competition aimed at students who want to compete in the BT Young Scientist or SciFest competitions.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Inquisitive, enthusiastic, kind
What did you want to be after you left school?
I didn’t really have a plan. I liked studying science so I decided to just keep doing it
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Don’t really have a favourtie, whatever happens to be stuck in my head I suppose. Today it’s been: I really like you, by Carly Rae Jepson
What's your favourite food?
Enchiladas. I could eat them all day, every day
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Travelling around Europe for two weeks during the summer
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
More money, a better car, and a cure for a receding hairline
Tell us a joke.
I once asked a cow what it thought of Mad Cow Disease, the cow replied: sure it wouldn’t bother me, I’m a helicopter!…………Get it?………….I’ll get my coat