Dublin Institute of Technology (2008-2012), Templeogue College (2002-2008)
BSc in Nutraceuticals in Health and Nutrition
Paddy Power (2009-2013) as a Business Analyst in Operational Excellence
PhD Researcher and Senior Teaching Assistant in the School of Veterinary Medicine
My Typical Day
Tea, reading, lab work, tea, writing, tea and blogging!
What I'd do with the prize money
I’d love to fund materials for outreach in schools about the wonders of food science such as “Good vs Bad Bacteria”, “Are artificial food colours bad?” and “Nanoparticles in food!”
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
Banter, Driven & Talkative
What did you want to be after you left school?
I wanted to be a Secondary School Teacher when I was younger. The subject varied a lot!
Were you ever in trouble at school?
Eh… I was very talkative and opinionated. So I was more of a nuisance than troublesome
Who is your favourite singer or band?
Taylor Swift (Hardcore Swiftie)
What's your favourite food?
Bread! Carbohydrates are always cool!
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Singular thing… Zip lining down Fremont street in Las Vegas!
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
1) Telepathy, 2) Loads of money to do awesome research and 3) To finally receive my Hogwarts letter!
Tell us a joke.
I’m literally the worst person at telling jokes. I won’t even subject you to it!