Since I completed my third level studies (awarded a BSc. Degree in Applied Science and an MSc. in Instrument Analysis), I have been working for 28 years as an Analytical Chemist in various laboratories, both in industry and in the Public Service. In
Ms. Stephanie Heaney has a BSc. Degree in Food Quality, Safety and Nutrition and is currently a PhD student within the Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University in Belfast. The safefood Training and Mobility Funding Programme provided h
Angela Quinn is Quality Manager of the Public Health Microbiology Laboratory in University Hospital Galway - a food, water and environmental testing laboratory.
She recently attended the Customer Education Conference (CEC) hosted by Labware in Dublin
Natasha Logan has a degree in Food Quality, Safety and Nutrition, and in Food Safety & Biotechnology. She is a current PhD Student with Queen's University Belfast. Natasha recently visited the UK Colloids 2017 event in Manchester as part of the safef
After she completed her studies in pharmacy in Austria and a term abroad in Germany to specialise in toxicology, Anna Holderbaum enrolled as a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher at the Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast in
Bernie Bradley is currently employed as an Executive Analytical Chemist (Microbiology) in the HSE Public Analyst’s Laboratory (PAL), Dublin. She is an approved examiner in an Official laboratory within the HSE. In addition to routine surveillance and
Joan Brien is a Food Safety Adviser with TMA Food Safety, with over 10 years’ experience working in Technical/ Quality management roles, implementing food safety standards and providing training & mentoring services across a broad spectrum of industr
Dr Kaye Burgess is a research officer in the Food Safety Department in Teagasc Food Research Centre Ashtown in Dublin. She leads a research programme on the survival and adaptation of foodborne pathogens to environments and processes encountered in t
Having Qualified with an MSc in Nutritional Science from University College Cork and a Higher Diploma in Food Science & Technology, Cornelia O'Connell worked in a Quality/Regulatory function in manufacturing from 1992-2015. She then moved into a trai
Judith Boyle holds a BSc. (Hons.) in chemistry and a MSc. in petroleum geo-chemistry.She has worked in The State Laboratory since 2008 and has been working on the analysis of Dioxins in feed for the past 12 months. The State Laboratory is the nationa
Sunnibha Corcoran BSc, Principal Consultant and Food Hygiene Trainer (EHOA, CIEH) and qualified IRCA Certified Lead Auditor with SMC Food Safety Management Consultants recently took part in the safefood Training and Mobility Funding Programme.
Chris Griffin is an Executive Analytical Chemist in Sir Patrick Dun's Hospital, Dublin. Chris recently attended the Food Safety and Analysis Congress 2016 in Cambridge from the 6th - 7th September 2016. Funding for this visit was provided under the s
Lionel Kenneth Dygico is second year PhD research student at University College Cork, mainly based in Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown in Dublin. As part of his research, he works with Listeria monocytogenes, one of the major food-borne pathogen
Emmet McQuillan is a Medical Scientist and Labware LIMS Administrator at the Public Health Laboratory, Cherry Orchard Hospital, Dublin. He recently attended the Labware 2016 European Customer Education Conference in Prague.
Funding for this visit wa
Niamh Murphy recently attended the 2016 Government Chemist Conference held at the Royal Society, London. In the article below, Niamh describes her work, as well as providing an overview of her visit.
Funding for this visit was provided under the Tr
Helen Cantwell is a chemist working in the Veterinary Toxicology Section of The State Laboratory. Her areas of interest are method development, validation, mass spectrometry and quality management. She is a member of the Eurachem Ireland secretariat
Bob Madden recently attended the 18th International Workshop on Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms (CHRO ), held in Rotorua, New Zealand. Funding for this visit was provided under the safefood Training & Mobility Programme. More inform
Ruth Kinkead recently attended the 7th International Symposium on Recent Advances in Food Analysis (RAFA) in Prague. The article below gives an overview of her visit. Funding for this visit was provided under the safefood Training & Mobility Program
Anne Carroll recently attended the VTEC 2015 Conference held in Boston, USA. In the article below, she gives an overview of her visit. Funding for this visit was provided under the safefood Training & Mobility Programme. More information on the progr
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