WIT gave Dr Karen Tambling opportunity to go from degree to PhD

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PhD title: Isolation and Analysis of Novel Cyano Tolerant/Degrading Microorganisms

PhD title: Isolation and Analysis of Novel Cyano Tolerant/Degrading Microorganisms

To mark 25 years of PhDs at WIT, Lecturer in Biology at WIT Dr Karen Tambling outlines her path into research from her undergraduate degree

A past pupil of Loreto Convent, Youghal, Co Cork Dr Karen Tambling is also a WIT Department of Science graduate.

Current job title and employer

Lecturer in Biology, WIT

Year graduated

2007

My PhD title

Isolation and Analysis of Novel Cyano Tolerant/Degrading Microorganisms  

Related academic school/research centre at WIT

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Path into research

I completed the BSc. Degree in Applied Biology with Quality Management (2000) and enjoyed the research project module of my degree. I was offered a PhD research position by Dr Catherine O'Reilly after my degree.

PhD funding

Enterprise Ireland (2 years). VEC grant. Part-time Teaching to fund myself.

Supervisors

Dr Catherine O'Reilly and Dr Peter Turner.


25 years of PhD graduates was marked at Waterford Institute of Technology in 2018. The institute was one the first of Ireland's regional technical colleges to award PhDs in 1993.

Related Courses

Bachelor of Science in  Molecular Biology with Biopharmaceutical Science
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in  Molecular Biology with Biopharmaceutical Science

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