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Assoc Professor Mary Kelly-Quinn

Assoc Professor

Mary Kelly-Quinn

Associate Professor
School of Biology and Environmental Science
01 716 2337
University College Dublin, School of Biology and Environmental Science, Science Centre Belfield Dublin 4


Current Position: Senior Lecturer, University College DublinDirector Science Graduate School 2011-2014Director Online Masters in Environmental SustainabilityDirector Aquens Ltd. (Campus Company)P.I. - Freshwater Biodiversity, Ecology and Fisheries Research GroupMy primary research activities focus on the assessment of land-use and other anthropogenic activities on the hydrochemical and ecological quality of surface waters. I have completed studies on the aquatic habitats of peatlands, agricultural, upland, urban and forested landscapes as well as canals and constructed wetlands. My research group has also maintained a strength in fisheries studies, working in close collaboration with Inland Fisheries Ireland on a variety of species and systems. Further afield I have collaborating with Operation Wallacea to develop a water quality biotic index for the Merendon Mountains region of Honduras and with the University of Addis Ababa


  • Post-doctoral Fellowship
    TCD30 Dec 1999 - 30 Dec 1999
  • Newman Scholarship
    University College Dublin, Ireland1 Sep 1989 - 31 Aug 1992


  • BSc
    University College Dublin
  • PhD
    University College Dublin