Centres And GroupsSustainable Agricultural & Food Research

Sustainable Agricultural & Food Research

Dr. Imelda Casey: Main research interest is the development of sustainable grassland agricultural sytems.

Dr.  Tony Woodcock: The intensification of agriculture has had some undesirable effects on biodiversity, air, water and soil quality. Tony Woodcock has a keen interest in applying emerging technologies as well as developing more efficient crops with the ultimate aim of supporting a sustainable agriculture agenda. 

Dr. Eleanor Owens: the sustainable development and management of irish biomass through membership of an international innovation network which works to raise awareness of the potential of community energy and the successes of existing schemes, facilitate shared learning, mentoring and dissemination of information to build capacity.

Actively involved in the extraction and quantification of antioxidants from agricultural waste streams.

Cara: I am especially interested in plants’ interactions with cyanobacteria and fungi, how plants can best exploit the niches they find themselves in, and how to use this information to improve sustainability of large crop systems and the natural biota they influence.

Dr. Gillian Gardiner:

Agri-food: Probiotics and other alternatives to antibiotics for pigs; Salmonella in pigs and its control (this is food safety-related rather than related to animal health); The intestinal microflora and its role in pig health and disease; and Biosafety of manure recycling i.e. via anaerobic digestion

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  1. Gardiner, Gillian

    School of Science & Computing, Dept of Science

    Tel: 51302626 Email: [email protected]

     

Postgraduate Students

Name

Email

Status

Location

Tim O'Donavan

 

Postgraduate
student

Teagasc, Kildalton

Kevin McNamara

 

Postgraduate
student (Master)

Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy

Antony Barry

 

Postgraduate
student (Master)

WIT

Kavita Walia

kavita.walia
@postgrad.wit.ie

 

Postgraduate
student

Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy

Ursula McCormack

20064966
@mail.wit.ie

Postgraduate
student

Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy

Fiona O'Meara

 

Postgraduate
student

Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy

Alysha Chua

alysha.chua
@postgrad.wit.ie

Postgraduate
student

WIT

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