Dr. Maria Kirrane

Representative of President, University College Cork, Ireland

Dr. Maria Kirrane is a Sustainability Officer of University College Cork since May 2017 until now. In 2009, she graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Ecology, her main interests being the effects of invasive species on ecosystems. This, combined with a fascination with honey bee behavior, led her to pursue research in the area of the varroa mite. She was Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Limerick in 2016 – 2017. She completed her Doctor from University College Cork, Ireland.