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Deirdre Coffey

Lecturer/Assistant Professor
School of Physics
01 716 2823
University College Dublin, School of Physics, Science Centre - North Belfield Dublin 4

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BIO

Dr Deirdre Coffey is an Assistant Professor of Astrophysics and Space Science at the UCD School of Physics. Her research interests are in the field of star formation, using world-class telescopes of the European Space Agency and the European Southern Observatory.

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Assistant Professor
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Nov 2012
  • IRCSET Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Ireland1 Jan 2009 - 1 Jan 2011
  • Italian Space Agency Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    I.N.A.F. - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Florence, Italy1 Jan 2011 - 1 Jan 2012
  • Marie Curie RTN Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    I.N.A.F. - Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, Florence, Italy1 Jan 2005 - 1 Jan 2008
  • Research Associate
    The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, School of Cosmic Physics, Dublin 2, Ireland1 Sep 2015

NON-ACADEMIC POSITIONS

  • Manager of Postdoctoral Programs
    The Irish Research Council2010 - 2010

DEGREES

  • HDipEd
    Trinity College Dublin
  • MSc
    Queen's University of Belfast UK
  • PhD
    Trinity College Dublin2002 - 2005

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Professional Certificate in University Teaching and Learning
    University College Dublin, Dublin 4, Ireland

LANGUAGES

  • Italian
    Can read, write, speak and understand