Ellen MacMahon

Title: Research Assistant
Role: Researcher
Location: University College Cork
Email: ellen.macmahon@ucc.ie
Phone: +353 (0)21 486 4329

Overview:

Ellen is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway with a MSc in Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice and a BA in English & Geography.

Current Activities:

Ellen is currently working on the following projects:

SIM-Celt: Supporting Implementation of Maritime Spatial. Planning in the European Atlantic

AquaSpace: Ecosystem approach to making space for aquaculture

EPHEMARE: Eco-toxicological effects of micro-plastics in marine ecosystems

EPA Adaptation Indicators: Developing adaptation and preparedness indicators for Ireland

Background:

Ellen is a graduate of the National University of Ireland, Galway with a BA in English and Geography (2014) and a MSc in Coastal & Marine Environments: Physical Processes, Policy & Practice (2015).

Ellen joined UCC in 2016 as research assistant within the Marine Governance group in MaREI. Ellen has been working on research subjects including maritime spatial planning, aquaculture and climate change adaptation.  Previous to joining UCC, Ellen worked with The Commissioners of Irish Lights, developing a guide on the General Lighthouse’s involvement with maritime spatial planning including issues associated with navigational safety, coastal tourism and aquaculture site planning.

Further information on Ellen can be found on her UCC Research Profile or LinkedIN

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