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Fulbright Irish Awardees 2016


The School of Drama, Film and Music congratulates Dr. Linda Buckley on her Fulbright Award!

We are delighted to announce that there are 9 Fulbright Irish Awardees from Trinity College for 2016-2017.

Please see all awardees details below:

1.       Dr Eva Barrett is a Lecturer in Law at Maynooth University and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin. As a Fulbright Schuman awardee Eva will deliver guest-lectures and work on the research and curriculum development project ‘Developing Energy Law in the EU & Comparing the Regulation and Liberalisation of Energy Markets in the US with the Regulation and Liberalisation of Electricity Markets in the EU’ in Vermont Law School’s Institute for Energy and the Environment.

2.       Dr Linda Buckley is a composer and lecturer of Music at Trinity College Dublin. She will travel to New York for her Fulbright Scholarship and research found sound/electronic and cross-genre musical composition, in affiliation with New York University.

3.       Mr Ronan Doorley is a PhD candidate in the Civil Engineering department of Trinity College Dublin. As a Fulbright-Environmental Protection Agency Awardee at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he will investigate the application of data science and machine learning techniques to the design of innovative urban mobility systems.

4.       Ms Rosemary Hennigan graduated with an LL.B. from Trinity College Dublin and has since qualified as a solicitor with McCann FitzGerald. As a Fulbright Student Awardee, Rosemary will complete an LLM at the University of Pennsylvania where she intends to focus her studies on public oversight measures and the use of parliamentary committees in the US political system.

5.       Dr Andrew Jackson is an Associate Professor in Ecology and Evolution in the School of Natural Sciences at Trinity College Dublin. As a Marine Institute of Ireland - Fulbright scholar, Dr Jackson will visit the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego to develop new mathematical models to track near-realtime changes in the species communities of impacted marine ecosystems using stable isotope analyses.

6.       Ms Aisling Murray has completed an LL.B. at Trinity College Dublin. As a Fulbright Student Awardee Aisling will be researching private law theory at the University of Chicago, taking a critical approach to the law governing private relationships, in an effort to assess methods of empowering weaker sections of society.

7.       Mr Eoin Mac Réamoinn is a PhD candidate in Trinity College Dublin. As a Fulbright Student Awardee, Eoin will carry out research to determine the role that immune system genes play in embryonic development at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

8.       Dr Anthony Quinn is an associate professor in the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at Trinity College Dublin, where he teaches signal processing and probability. His research involves the design of optimal and implementable signal processing algorithms using probability principles (Bayesian methods), with wide application. As a Fulbright scholar, he will join the laboratory of Michael Jordan at UC Berkeley, focusing on problems where Bayesian signal processing and machine learning meet.

9.       Ms Saskia Ryan is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Geology, Trinity College Dublin. Saskia will undertake her Fulbright GSI Geoscience Award research at the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology of Harvard University. She will use a geochemical approach to study ancient mobility in Ireland by comparing baseline environmental signatures to those preserved in archaeological human teeth and bone.