Dr Claire Meaney
International Women's Day: Dr Claire Meaney, Lecturer in the Mechanical and Automobile Engineering Department, LIT
Dr. Meaney completed her undergraduate training in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Limerick, Ireland, and continued her passion for research by pursuing a Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Biomedical Engineering from University of Limerick, in 2014. Dr. Meaney was awarded a coveted place on the USA National Cancer Institute Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program. As part of this program, co-funded by the Irish Health Research Board, Claire completed a Masters of Public Health at University College Dublin in 2015 before relocating to Bethesda, Maryland to continue her postdoctoral research training at the state-of-the-art National Institutes of Health, USA. In late 2019, Claire returned to Ireland to reintegrate into the Irish health research setting as an independent investigator funding by the Health Research Board. Dr. Meaney joined the research team at Limerick Institute of Technology and has been awarded funding by the Irish Cancer Society in collaboration with the Health Research Board to further her lung cancer research in Ireland. Dr. Meaney is a lecturer in LIT's Mechanical and Automobile Engineering department. Limerick Institute of Technology is on the path to becoming a Technological University and Dr. Meaney is delighted to be part of the continued growth of LIT and contribute to the teaching excellence of the institute and growing research capacity in the region.