Amy is a Research Assistant working in science communication at MaREI, UCC
Amy is currently working on several EU-funded projects primarily focusing on science communication, knowledge dissemination, and stakeholder engagement. Her work has included visualization and graphic design activities for the ECOSTRUCTURE, Clim2Power, EPHEMARE, and Climate Ireland projects. She is currently a liaison for the Irish National Hub for the Atlantic Action Plan.
A graduate of the University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde (Germany) with a B.Sc. in International Forest Ecosystem Management and of University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Austria) with an M.Sc. in Soil Science. In 2017, I completed my PhD in Vienna, studying the effects of typhoon events on carbon re-accumulation in sub-tropical forest ecosystems of Taiwan. Between 2009-2017 I worked as a research assistant at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (Austria), the American University of Beirut (Lebanon) and the National Pingtung University of Science and Technology (Neipu, Taiwan). Since July 2018 I am working at MaREI.