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TCIN Staff

Director: Mani Ramaswami, MS IIT Delhi, Ph.D. California Institute of Technology. (CV)

Contact Details:, Tel:8968400

Deputy Director: Andrew Harkin, PhD.

Contact Details: Tel: 8968575

Executive Management Committee of TCIN

Director: Prof Mani Ramaswami, School of Genetics, Dept of Zoology

Deputy Director: Prof Andrew Harkin, PI, School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Prof Marina Lynch, PI, School of Medicine

Prof Veronica O'Keane, School of Medicine

Prof Declan McLoughlin, School of Medicine and Consultant Psychiatrist, St Patrick’s University Hospital

Prof Shane O’Mara, PI, School of Psychology

Prof Richard Reilly, School of Engineering, Trinity Centre for BioEngineering & School of Medicine

Prof Maeve Caldwell, PI, School of Medicine

Prof Rhodri Cusack, PI, School of Psychology

Prof Redmond O'Connell, PI, School of Psychology

C. Conneely, Operations Director

B. Hewitt, TCIN Accountant

TCIN Core staff

Operations & Finance

Name and Email Room Title Duties Telephone

Mr Ciaran Conneely

3.03 Operations Director

Operations Management:

  • Human Resources
  • Health & Safety
  • Research Infrastructure
  • MRI, Space planning
  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Annual reports
  • Management support to Director
  • Secretary of TCIN Board & Executive Management Committee

(Working pattern 9:00-17:30)

+353 1 896 8493

Ms Barbara Hewitt


Finanace Manager

Financial Management & Administration:

  • Budget allocation
  • Financial queries
  • New Grant Account
  • Payroll setup
  • Reporting for Industrial consortium grants

(Working pattern 10:00-18:30)

+353 1 896 8472

Ms Christine Shortt


Research Programme Officer

Research Programme Officer

  • Targetted Promotion of research grant opportunities
  • Support to local PIs for non scientific grant components
  • Advice on grant requirements
  • Grant partner identification
  • Liaision with local NCP's for EU & other grant awarding bodies

(Working pattern 9:00-17:30)

On leave

Ms Elaine Olivera



3.05 Senior Executive Officer

Supporting Administration & Operations

  • Accounts Payable and Receiving
  • Order Processing & Administration
  • Expense Forms
  • Accounts Reconciliation
  • Access control
  • HR Support
  • Assisting with Administration of the Institute H&S Committee, MRI Committee and Executive Management Committee

(Working pattern 9:00-17:30)

+353 1 896 8484



Name Room Title Duties Telephone
Mr Christian Kerskens 3.58 Principal Physicist (Working pattern 9:00-17:30) +353 1 896 8470
Mr Sojo Joseph UB15 Radiographer
  • Supporting MRI studies on 3T & 7T scanners
  • Health & Safety of MRI
  • Bookings management

(Working pattern 9:00-17:30)

+353 1 896 2963
  UB14 Laboratory Attendant
  • Supporting MRI studies on 7T scanner
  • Health & Safety of MRI
  • Bookings management

(Working pattern 9:00-17:30)

+353 1 896 1487
Mrs Mairead McGuiness BRU Laboratory Attendant

BRU Operations

(Working pattern 9:00-17:30)

+353 1 896 3418