EXAMPLES OF ACADEMIC CONSULTANCY
Working as a historical advisor to a TV production
In this video, Dr Rebecca Usherwood from TCD’s Department of Classics describes applying her knowledge about Ancient Rome to advise on a historical TV drama by UK production company Fifty Fathoms. The production team comes under the umbrella of Endemol Shine, which is responsible for hit shows Black Mirror and Peaky Blinders.
Developing Pharma Formulations for Oral Drug Delivery
In this video, Professor Anne-Marie Healy from the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences discusses her work with a biopharmaceutical start-up company based in San Francisco. She describes how she has been sharing her academic expertise with the company for improved patient outcomes.
Generating power from cooking stoves: An example of sustainable international development.
Dr Séamus O’Shaughnessy, Ussher Assistant Professor in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and his consultancy project with carbon off-setting company CO2 Logic.
New discoveries from the Trinity Centre for Ageing and Intellectual Disability.
Professor of Ageing and Intellectual Disability and former Dean of Health Sciences, Mary McCarron and a consultancy project with the HSE to create the first National Memory Service for people with an Intellectual Disability.
Changing Landscapes: Extreme Weather in Ireland.
Professor Mary Bourke from the School of Geography on her consultancy project with the Inishowen Rivers Trust, which looked at how to use the natural landscape to alleviate flooding on the Inishown Peninsula.
The Growing Need for Palliative Care Services in Ireland.
Ruth Usher, Assistant Professor in Occupational Therapy at TCD, on her work with the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC), training physiotherapists and occupational therapists to incorporate palliative care approaches to their primary care work.
Coastal flooding and climate change: what can we do about it?
Professor Iris Möller, Head of Department at Trinity College Dublin’s School of Geography, the effects of the landscape and physical environment on how people behave and interact with their environment, and how this is predicted to change in the coming years.
Professor Lorraine Leeson and Trinity’s Centre for Deaf Studies: A discussion of Irish Sign Language and the Deaf Community in Dublin
The story of how Lorraine Leeson – Professor at the Trinity Centre for Deaf Studies and Associate Dean of Research at Trinity College Dublin – first became interested in the field of linguistics and deaf studies is not just one of professional and personal development, it is also a story about how Dublin, and Ireland, has changed over the years in relation to social equality.