Ryan Institute (NUI Galway)

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The Ryan Institute Podcast Channel features a series of interviews and seminars on Environmental, Marine and Energy Research.

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The Ryan Institute Podcast Channel features a series of interviews and seminars on Environmental, Marine and Energy Research.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-01-26 16:55
last episode published
2015-07-27 15:56
publication frequency
5.44 days
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Number of Episodes
44
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
27.07.2015

RADIO: Dr. Stefan Kraan– Ocean Harvest Technology

Doctor Stefan Kraan co-founder and scientific director of Ocean Harvest Technology, chats with Galway Bay FM's Keith Finnegan about his patented seaweed formula company. OHT is the first company that produces a 100% Marine sourced, natural and sustaina...
27.07.2015

RADIO: Dr. Sarah Knight - EcoScience Writers Project

Doctor Sarah Knight of the Ryan Institute, chats with Galway Bay FM's Keith Finnegan about the EcoScience Writers Project where 20 childrens books, written and illustrated by the sixth class students of Galway Educate Together National School created a...
27.07.2015

SEMINAR: Prof. John Cherrie - Occupational Cancer

John Cherrie is Professor of Human Health and Heriot Watt University and Principal Scientist at the Institute of Occupational Medicine (IOM) in Edinburgh. He participated in the British occupational cancer burden assessment and led the SHEcan Project t...
21.07.2015

SEMINAR: Prof. Cathal O' Donoghue - Agriculture& Environment

Professor Cathal O’Donoghue Head of the Rural Economy and Development Programme for Teagasc gives a discussion on the Structure of Agriculture and Environment, Water Quality, Soil Fertility, Biodiversity, Climate Change, and Sustainability in Ireland. ...
27.06.2015

RADIO: Sara Vero - Irish Water Quality

Sara Vero, PhD student with the Ryan Institute and Teagasc, chats with Galway Bay FM's Keith Finnegan about pollution in Irish ground water and the efforts in place to rectify it. Broadcast June 22nd 2015.
13.06.2015

RADIO: Michelle O'Dowd Lohan - Sustainable Health Systems

Michelle O'Dowd Lohan, of the Ryan Institute, chats with Galway Bay FM's Keith Finnegan about sustainable health systems for hospitals and green health. Broadcast June 09th 2015.
12.06.2015

RADIO: Bart Bonsall - Biorefining& Bioenergy

Mr. Bart Bonsall, Technology Leader, of the Martin Ryan Technology Centre, chats with Galway Bay FM's Keith Finnegan about the opportunities for Ireland transitioning to a low carbon bioeconomy. Mr. Bonsall was previously the Operations and Finance Dir...
26.05.2015

RADIO: Richard Manton - Transport& Greenways

Richard Manton of the Ryan Institute NUI Galway and Galway City Council's Transport Strategic Policy Committee, chats with Galway Bay FM's Keith Finnegan about transport and greenways. Richard is a postdoctoral researcher for CONSENSUS and is based in ...
9.05.2015

RADIO: Dr. Miriam Byrne - Indoor Pollution& Human Exposure

Dr. Miriam Byrne of the Ryan Institute NUI Galway, chats with Galway Bay FM's Ollie Turner about indoor pollution and human exposure. Miriam's interests include aerosol deposition on indoor surfaces, dermal exposure assessment, tracer aerosol detection...
8.05.2015

Series II: 02 Dr. Mary Cawley– Integrated Rural Tourism

Doctor Mary Cawley talks to Dr. Martina Prendergast about integrated rural tourism, why an integrated approach is required, barriers to integration, and examples of good practice in the West of Ireland. Recorded 31st March 2015 at the Ryan Institute.
24.04.2015

Series II: 08 Dr. Caitriona Carlin– Nature and Wellbeing

Doctor Caitriona Carlin talks to Dr. Martina Prendergast about her work with Natural England, her research of female fallow deer in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, biodiversity and land management, why nature is important for wellbeing and why biodiversity ...
24.04.2015

Series II: 07 Dr. Anne Marie Power– Crazy about Crustaceans

Doctor Anne Marie Power talks to Dr. Martina Prendergast about how barnacles stick, producing the purified barnacle protein, commercial applications, developing sustainable fisheries, her work on the EU-funded Nephrops project, and life as a marine bio...
24.04.2015

Series II: 06 Bart Bonsall– Transitioning to a Low Carbon Bioeconomy

Mr. Bart Bonsall talks to Dr. Martina Prendergast about the opportunities for Ireland in the biorefining and bioenergy sector, transitioning to a low carbon bioeconomy, evolving regulatory frameworks, the activities of the Technology Centre for Bioener...
24.04.2015

Series II: 05 Dr. Gesche Kindermann– Coastal Conservation

Doctor Gesche Kindermann talks to Dr. Martina Prendergast about coastal conservation, land management, recreational damage to sensitive sites, machair, the Kerry slug and the effect of invasive species such as knotweed in the West of Ireland. Recorded...
24.04.2015

Series II: 04 Prof. Martin Cormican– Environment and Health and Antibiotic Resistance

Professor Martin Cormican talks to Dr. Martina Prendergast about the work of the members of the Centre for Health from Environment, food and water-borne infection, the development of antibiotic resistance, antibiotics in the environment and his work on...
24.04.2015

Series II: 03 Dr. Maria Barrett– From Land to Lab to Life

Doctor Maria Barrett talks to Dr. Martina Prendergast about denitrification and the impact on agriculture, biochar, smart farming, denitrifying bioreactors, and removal of pathogens from wastewater. Recorded 31st March 2015 at the Ryan Institute.
24.04.2015

Series II: 01 Prof. Máire Connolly– Emerging Infectious Diseases

Professor Máire Connolly talks to Dr. Martina Prendergast about emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) and the threat they pose to human populations. She discusses the role that environmental factors play in the development of EIDs, lessons learned from t...
18.04.2015

RADIO: Dr. Ronan Hennessy - Digital Mapping

Dr. Ronan Hennessy of the Ryan Institute NUI Galway, chats with Galway Bay FM's Keith Finnegan about Digital Mapping and the discovery of fresh water rivers beneath the Atlantic Sea. Ronan is the Senior Technician in Geographical Information Systems (G...
15.04.2015

RADIO: Prof. Mark Johnson - Climate Change Threatening Fish

Professor Mark Johnson, of the Ryan Institute NUI Galway, speaks with Cathal Mac Coille on RTÉ's Morning Ireland about the risk posed to fish stocks as the temperature of our oceans rises.
10.04.2015

RADIO: Dr. Gesche Kindermann - Human Impacts on Nature

As part of Galway Bay FM's new environmental slot, Dr. Gesche Kindermann of the Ryan Institute NUI Galway, opens the series by chatting with Keith Finnegan about the impact and damage humans can cause to areas of conservation. The main focus of Dr. Kin...
19.02.2015

SEMINAR: Dr. Seamus Coveney - 3D Remote Sensing and Modelling

Dr. Seamus Coveney is a Lecturer in Geomatics (remote sensing and GIS Science) Geographical and Earth Sciences, at the University of Glasgow. In this seminar, Dr. Coveney discusses his work in 3D Remote Sensing for Classification of the Environment and...
14.02.2015

RADIO: Dr. Martina Prendergast - Podcast Channel soars up the iTunes Charts

Dr. Martina Prendergast from the Ryan Institute chats with Keith Finnegan on Galway Bay FM about the success of their new iTunes Channel. Within four weeks of going live, iTunes are recommending the podcast channel under"New& Noteworthy". Interview...
29.01.2015

RADIO: Dr. Colin Lawton - Stoats

Dr. Colin Lawton of the Ryan Institute speaks to Shay Byrne on RTÉ's Mooney about reporting stoat sightings. So little is known about the Irish Stoat - the size of the stoat population is unknown, and Dr. Colin is hoping that Citizen Science will help....
27.01.2015

RADIO: Dr. Louise Alcock - Deep Sea Ocean Biology

Dr. Louise Alcock of NUI Galway's Ryan Institute speaks with Sean Duke of Dublin City FM's Science Spinning about her research in deep sea ocean biology. Broadcast August 2012.
27.01.2015

RADIO: Dr. Louise Alcock - Marine Atlas

Dr. Louise Alcock of the Ryan Institute speaks to Shay Byrne on RTÉ's Mooney about the Biogeographic Atlas of the Southern Ocean. Leading marine biologists and oceanographers from all over the world, including NUI Galway's Dr. Louise Alcock spent the l...
26.01.2015

RADIO: Dr. Louise Alcock - Octopus DNA

Dr. Louise Alcock of the Ryan Institute speaks to Bob McDonald on Canada's CBC Radio One 'Quirks and Quarks' about Octopus DNA which are providing clues about ice sheets of Antarctica's past. Broadcast May 19th 2012.
21.01.2015

RADIO: Dr. Dearbhaile Morris - Antibiotic-Resistance Infections

Dr. Dearbhaile Morris of NUI Galway's Bacteriology Department speaks with Ella McSweeney about antibiotic-resistance infections for RTÉ Radio 1's Countrywide. Broadcast November 29th 2014.
21.01.2015

RADIO: Prof. Martin Cormican - New Antibiotic Discovery

Professor Martin Cormican of NUI Galway's Microbiology Department speaks with Pat Kenny on Newstalk about a breakthrough antibiotic. Broadcast January 08th 2015.
21.01.2015

RADIO: Dr. Martina Prendergast - Science Week (Galway)

Dr. Martina Prendergast from the Ryan Institute chats with Tom Dunne of Roscommon Community Radio about Science Week at NUI Galway. Broadcast November 07th 2013.
18.12.2014

SEMINAR: Prof. Andrew Cooper– Human Response to Coastal Climate Change

Andrew Cooper is Professor of Coastal Studies at the University of Ulster and co‐founder of the Centre for Coastal and Marine Research and Centre for Maritime Archaeology. He chaired the Northern Ireland Coastal and Marine Forum for 6 years. He has bee...
18.12.2014

Series I: 12 Dr. Eugene Farrell and Dr. Kevin Lynch - Coastal Erosion

Dr. Eugene Farrell and Dr. Kevin Lynch talk to Dr. Martina Prendergast about the management of coastal erosion in the context of climate change and the storms of January and February 2014 along the West Coast of Ireland. They talk about the health of t...
18.12.2014

Series I: 11 Dr. Henrike Rau and Dr. Frances Fahy - Challenging Consumption

Dr Henrike Rau, Discipline of Political Science and Sociology, and Dr. Frances Fahy, Discipline of Geography, talk to Dr. Martina Prendergast about how we as a society are consuming too much. They discuss how human behaviour can be changed, and describ...
18.12.2014

Series I: 10 Prof. Vincent O’Flaherty– Antibiotics in the Environment

Prof. Vincent O’Flaherty, Discipline of Microbiology and member of the Ryan Institute, talks Dr. Martina Prendergast about the emerging threat of antimicrobial resistance and the presence of antibiotics in our environment. He describes the setting up o...
18.12.2014

Series I: 09 Dr. Miriam Byrne– Indoor Air Pollution

Dr. Miriam Byrne from Physics and the Ryan Institute, talks to Dr. Martina Prendergast about her work on measuring indoor air quality in retrofitted, energy efficient homes. She describes the work of her latest study which involves 60 Irish homes, and ...
18.12.2014

Series I: 08 Dr. Zoe Popper - Plant Cell Walls

Dr. Zoe Popper of the Discipline of Botany and Plant Science and the Ryan Institute, chats to Dr. Martina Prendergast about the importance of cell walls, their potential use as renewable energy sources, and her latest discoveries in relation to charact...
18.12.2014

Series I: 07 Dr. Robin Raine– Phytoplankton

Dr. Robin Raine, Harmful Algal Blooms Research Group leader, and member of the Ryan Institute, chats with Dr. Sarah Knight about microscopic plants and bacteria in the ocean and why they are so important for sustaining life on the earth. He discusses h...
18.12.2014

Series I: 06 Dr. Louise Allcock - Gene Flow in the Deep Sea

Dr. Louise Allcock, Zoologist and Ryan Institute member, chats with Dr. Sarah Knight about her work in the deep sea, and how Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) are used to take video footage of deep sea creatures possibly never seen before. She discusse...
18.12.2014

Series I: 05 Dr. Ronan Hennessy - Modern Mapping

Dr. Ronán Hennessy, GIS Technician with the Ryan Institute, chats with Dr. Sarah Knight about ways to better visualize data using interactive maps. He talks about how anyone can use Google Earth to create their own dynamic maps. Recorded 19th November...
18.12.2014

Series I: 04 Prof. Colin Brown - Undersea Sound

Prof. Colin Brown, Geophysicist and Director of the Ryan Institute, chats with Dr. Sarah Knight about how undersea sound is used by researchers to draw a picture of the seabed, identifying everything from different types of habitats to suitable locatio...
18.12.2014

Series I: 03 Sara Vero - Soil and Groundwater Quality

Sara Vero, PhD student with the Ryan Institute and Teagasc, chats with Dr. Sarah Knight about her work on understanding how water and contaminants move through soil, as the EU crack down on groundwater quality legislation. Recorded 19th November 2014...
18.12.2014

Series I: 02 Prof. Mike Hartnett - Modelling Ocean Dynamics

Prof. Mike Hartnett, Civil Engineer and Deputy Director of the Ryan Institute, chats with Dr. Sarah Knight about using computer models to predict storm surges, wave heights, and rising sea levels. He talks about how he is working hand-in-hand with Iri...
18.12.2014

Series I: 01 Dr. Maeve Duffy - Electricity from People in Motion

Dr. Maeve Duffy, Power Electronics Research Centre and the Ryan Institute, chats with Dr. Sarah Knight about the latest developments in technology which allow our bodies in motion to generate electricity. Recorded 19th November 2014 at the Ryan Insti...
8.12.2014

SEMINAR: Prof. Kim Juniper - From Sensors to Decisions

This seminar presented by Kim Juniper, Professor in the School of Earth and Ocean Sciences and the Department of Biology at the University of Victoria, and holder of the BC Leadership Chair in Ocean Ecosystems and Global Change, was recorded in the Mar...
5.12.2014

RADIO: Dr. Sarah Knight - Sea Science Exploration Zone

Dr. Sarah Knight, Outreach Officer for the Ryan Institute, discusses the Sea Science Exploration Zone at Galway City Museum with Keith Finnegan on Galway Bay FM. Broadcast November 05th 2014.