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As a member of the Russell Group of the UK’s 20 leading research-intensive universities, Queen’s is one of the leading universities in the UK and Ireland, providing world-class education underpinned by world-class research. Founded as Queen’s College in 1845, it became a university in its own right in 1908. Today, it is an international centre of research and education rooted at the heart of Northern Ireland.

With more than 17,000 students and 3,500 staff, it is a dynamic and diverse institution, a magnet for inward investment, a patron of the arts and a global player in areas ranging from cancer studies to sustainability, and from pharmaceuticals to creative writing.

QUB Project Team

Christine Maggs
Role: Project Director
 
Catherine McGavigan
Role: Project Manager
Telephone:    +44 (0) 28 9097 2412
E-mail:            c.mcgavigan@qub.ac.uk
 
Emily Follis (née Davis)
Role: Field Research Technician
Background: Emily has a research background in the conservation management of priority/rare species, employing both ecological and molecular techniques. Prior to joining the CIRB project team, she completed a BSc (Hons) Zoology (2004-2007) and a PhD in Conservation Biology and Genetics (2007-2010) at Queen’s University, Belfast.
Telephone:    +44 (0) 28 9097 2412
E-mail:            emily.davis@qub.ac.uk
 
Christie Greer
Role: Field Research Technician
Background: Christie has considerable experience working on environmental projects for the NIEA, the University of Ulster’s Northern Ireland Countryside Survey and private consultancy firms. His roles at NIEA have included Scientific Officer at the North West Nature Reserves and Water Quality Sampler with the Water Management Unit in Limavady. He has also been employed as a Ranger at various NIEA and National Trust sites. Prior to this, he completed a BSc (Hons) Environmental Science at University of Ulster, Coleraine.
Telephone:    +44 (0) 28 9097 2412
E-mail:            c.greer@qub.ac.uk
 
Maurice Turley
Role: Field Research Technician
Background:Maurice has worked in the environmental sector for over 10 years. Before joining CIRB, he has previously worked for various local environmental NGOs, in the education sector and for local council, carrying out roles that include advisor on conservation issues, environmental management and environmental education.
Telephone:    +44 (0) 28 9097 2412
E-mail:            m.turley@qub.ac.uk

 

Ciara McKay
Role:
Field Research Technician
Background:
Ciara has experience in both the public and private environmental sectors working throughout Northern Ireland and Canada. Her previous work focussed primarily on freshwater and riparian habitats and included surveying, data analysis and reporting. Prior to this, Ciara graduated from the University of Ulster in 2010 with a BSc (Hons) in Environmental Science.
Telephone:
+44 (0) 28 9097 2412
E-mail:
 ciara.mckay@qub.ac.uk

Contact Information

cirb@qub.ac.uk

+44 (0) 28 9097 2412

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