Ciara Walsh

Position: Convene Enterprise Fellow
Categories: Convene Fellow
Location: Fellow_TU Dublin
Ciara has lectured in the School of Food Science & Environmental Health for over seven years in food regulatory affairs, food safety, and microbiology. She is currently the work placement coordinator on the BSc in Culinary Sc. and Food Innovation for both the food, and brewing and distilling streams. Prior to this, Ciara worked in regulation and policy in the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) for seven years, and frequently participated in working groups in the European Commission and OECD. Her primary degree is in Food Sc. (hons) from UCC and she completed her PhD in Food Microbiology from UU, Jordanstown. Ciara is also a previous UCD Newman Scholar and worked as a postdoctoral research scientist in molecular biology for three years; including a secondment to the USDA in California. For her fellowship, Ciara is developing stackable postgraduate programmes in brewing and distilling.