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Fionnuala Murphy

Dr Fionnuala Murphy is an Assistant Professor in the UCD School of Biosystems & Food Engineering, and is UCD Programme Director of the MSc Bioeconomy with Business, and Programme Coordinator of the MSc in Sustainable Energy and Green Technologies and ME in Biosystems & Food Engineering. Her research focuses on life cycle assessment modelling for the analysis of environmental impacts of a range of production systems, with a special interest in renewable energy systems. Dr Murphy's work aims to understand, quantify and analyse complex environmental exchanges resulting from renewable energy deployment across the full value chain. She is leading national and EU research in the development of the sustainable circular bioeconomy. Nationally, she is leading ‘ABC Economy’ to develop new sustainable value chains for the circular bioeconomy in Ireland by maximising value and minimising environmental impacts through cascading of biomass for production of biobased products and energy. On an EU level she is Coordinating the AgRefine ITN, a Marie Skłodowska-Curie 'education, training and skills development programme rolling out the next generation of Agri Biorefinery and Valorisation Bioeconomy leaders'.

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Biostimulants and Biopesticides for Crop Production (BioCrop) is funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine ( DAFM ) Research Stimulus Fund (Project: 2019PROG705)

For more details, please contact
Dr Angela Feechan
UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science
University College Dublin
Dublin 4

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