Learn more about some of the amazing people Phil and Izzy met in the Science Apprentice books!
All of these people use science, technology, engineering and maths in their jobs.
They were just like you when they were your age. Who knows maybe you’ll be in a book like this when you’re older...
Dr Oliver Carroll
Oliver works at CÚRAM which is a national centre bringing together experts from Ireland’s leading universities and research institutes. CÚRAM’s academic partners include UCD, UCC, TCD, UL and RCSI. CÚRAM aims to create a sustainable future for the Medtech sector in Ireland and train the next generation of world class Medtech scientists and entrepreneurs.
Prof. Madeline Lowery
Treatment of Parkinson's through computer modelling of brains
Madeleine studies the nervous system in the body, how your brain tells your muscles to move and how our body tells you if it isn't well! She is an Engineer. Read more about Madeleine's research in SUPERBODIES on page 10.
Prof. Aidan O'Sullivan
Aidan investigates how people lived over a thousand years ago in Ireland by looking at their houses and all the things they used. Experimental Archaeology helps him understand how they made everything. Read more about Aidan's work in HOW IT'S MADE on page 6.