"Space Research in the Time of COVID-19"

19/05/2020

Join thought leader Lorraine Hanlon, Full Professor of Astronomy at University College Dublin (UCD) and Director of the newly created UCD Centre for Space Research (C-SPACE) on UCD Discovery's 'Zoom for Thought' 15-min chat series on Tuesday May 19th @ 3pm GMT where she will discuss;

"Space Research in the Time of COVID-19"

Join the UCD Discovery Zoom for Thought chat via zoom;

https://zoom.us/j/92734082165

Meeting ID: 927 3408 2165

The event kicks off at 3pm sharp and finishes at 3.15pm.

 

LORRAINE HANLON BIO

 

LORRAINE HANLON is Full Professor of Astronomy at University College Dublin (UCD) in Ireland and is Director of the newly created UCD Centre for Space Research (C-SPACE). She did her undergraduate (BSc) and graduate (MSc and PhD) degrees in Experimental Physics and was a research fellow and an EU Human Capital and Mobility fellow at the European Space and Technology Research Centre in the Netherlands, ESA’s establishment for space mission development.  She joined the academic staff of UCD in 1996, serving as Head of the School of Physics between 2008 and 2011. She is currently Chair of ESA’s Astronomy Working Group and is a member of Council of the Royal Astronomical Society.  Lorraine is also programme director of UCD’s MSc in Space Science and Technology. Her main research interests are gamma-ray bursts, multi-messenger astronomy, robotic telescopes, and space instrumentation. She is the Endorsing Professor for EIRSAT-1, Ireland’s first satellite, a CubeSat being developed by an interdisciplinary team of UCD students under ESA’s ‘Fly Your Satellite!’ programme.