Dr Claire Concannon

B.Sc, PhD

Contact Details

Research Assistant
School of Natural Sciences
NUI Galway

T: Ext. 5003
E: CLAIRE.CONCANNON@nuigalway.ie


Claire Concannon trained as a biochemist, completing a BSc. and PhD at the National University of Ireland Galway. She is currently working as a research assistant with the science outreach programme Cell EXPLORERS (www.cellexplorers.com) based in the School of Natural Sciences in NUI Galway. As Cell EXPLORERS coordinator Claire is responsible for coordination of national Cell EXPLORERS teams, development and organisation of some of Cell EXPLORERS outreach events and co-supervision of final year science outreach/education projects. Her research interests include investigating the impacts of informal science education and the use of science outreach opportunities as teaching tools to develop desirable graduate attributes in third level students.