EDIC Letterkenny: Horizon 2020 EU Funding for Research

Event Information

Date: 2 Dec 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Europe Direct Centre: Letterkenny Library
Location: Loreto Community School Letterkenny

Event Description

On Friday 2 December, Prof Fiona Doohan from the School of Biology and Environmental Science, in the College of Life Sciences, UCD, Dublin, will give presentations on her research into sustainable disease control in food crops to the students of 2 secondary schools in Co Donegal.

The students of Colaiste Ailigh will receive the presentation as Gaeilge with the students from Loreto Letterkenny receiving it in English.

Fiona’s department in UCD is funded by the EU’s Horizon 2020 programme for Research & Development. Fiona will give a presentation on the funding she and all Horizon 2020 researchers receive as well as highlighting the social aspects of being a part of the large Horizon 2020 team.

She will also outline her own work in the field of research into plant diseases and sustainable disease control.