2017 Fulbright-EPA Awards

  • Ms Fiona McDermott is a researcher and PhD candidate, based at the Connect Research Centre for Future Networks and Communications at TCD. While on her Fulbright-EPA Student Award at the New School in New York City, Fiona undertook critical design research focusing on the practice of urban informatics, forms of urban intelligence and networked data infrastructures.
  • Dr Laura Devaney is a postdoctoral researcher at Teagasc, examining development pathways for the Irish and European bioeconomy. Previous to this, she was awarded a PhD from the Department of Geography, Trinity College Dublin, where she also worked and lectured for two years in the area of environmental geography and sustainable consumption. Laura travelled to UC Berkeley for her Fulbright-EPA scholarship to research the development and governance of the US bioeconomy.