Applications now open for Cancer Uncovered Transition Year Week

Cancer Uncovered is a creative science TY week at Science Gallery Dublin, organised by researchers from Trinity College Dublin. It will be a fun week that will involve learning about cancer biology, and using that information for creative outputs such as art and drama!

TY students will be mentored in the mornings about cancer biology, and then facilitated to express this biological information in a creative output by a creative mentor. If you are interested in animation, theatre or print and want to find out more about biology and cancer then this is the week for you. 

Linda Hogan

Professor of Ecumenics

Linda Hogan is an ethicist with extensive experience in research and teaching in pluralist and multi-religious contexts. Her primary research interests lie in the fields of inter-cultural and inter-religious ethics, social and political ethics, human rights and gender. In addition to her academic expertise, Professor Linda Hogan has expert knowledge of institutional management and governance, having spent 5 years as the Vice-Provost/Chief Academic Officer and Deputy President at Trinity College Dublin. In that role she had overall responsibility for education and research at the university and was an ex officio member of the university's Senior Management Team. She coordinated strategic planning, and had responsibility for the direction and quality of research, undergraduate and postgraduate education and the student experience.

 

Conor Jones

Director, gTech

Conor joined Google in 2015 and currently leads the Scaled Engagement and Learning (SEAL) team, which focuses on engaging, informing, and educating all parties in the Advertising ecosystem, in order to drive customer success with Google advertising products.

Conor trained as an electronic engineer and designed microchips for mobile applications for four years with Nasdaq-listed semiconductor intellectual property company ParthusCeva, Inc. Conor’s team delivered the world’s first commercially licensed Bluetooth IP, selling to clients such as Panasonic, Sharp, Hitachi, and Fujitsu. After obtaining his MBA he transitioned into management consulting, spending 10 years with McKinsey & Company — the last four as Managing Partner of McKinsey’s Irish practice. Conor’s work with McKinsey focused on Telecoms, High Tech and Media clients across EMEA and he was Global co-Lead of the Customer Experience Practice, writing a number of articles on the subject for the McKinsey Quarterly and HBR.

Conor is married with three young children and lives in Dublin, Ireland. In his spare time he works with a number of local NGOs. On the weekend, Conor coaches his kid’s GAA academy and hopes they can reach the heights he didn’t.

Conor graduated from University College Dublin with a BEng in 1999, and obtained his MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management in 2005.

 

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