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Careers in STEMM

During Science Week, we have partnered with TodayFM presenter Alison Curtis to examine the biases that can prevent women from pursuing a career in Science, Technology Engineering, Maths or Medicine (STEMM). 

As part of our career focus, Alison spoke to three inspirational women in STEMM.

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In Conversation with Fiona Hanrahan

First up is Fiona Hanrahan, Director of Midwifery and Nursing at the Rotunda Hospital.

Fiona trained as a general nurse in Ireland and as a midwife in the UK. Fiona worked in an integrated hospital/community team midwifery role in the UK until returning to Ireland in 2002.  Since commencing at the Rotunda Hospital, Fiona has worked in a variety of roles including postnatal ward manager and delivery suite co-ordinator. As a CMM3, Fiona developed the Rotunda Hospital’s community midwifery services including the DOMINO and Early Transfer Home (ETH) models of care.

In Conversation with Prof Patricia Maguire

In the next interview of our STEMM career focus, Alison spoke to Professor Patricia Maguire, Professor in the School of Biomolecular and Biomedical Science in University College Dublin and Director of the UCD Institute of Discovery

In Conversation with Dr Susan Kelleher

Next up is Dr Susan Kelleher, Assistant Professor of Polymer Chemistry in the School of Chemical Sciences in Dublin City University.

Dr Kelleher spoke about the importance of visibility for women in STEMM

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