Research Profile

Ronan Hennessy

Biography

Dr Ronan Hennessy is a Technical Officer in the School of Biological, Earth & Environmental Sciences at UCC.

A geologist with interests in GIS and geoheritage,
Ronan has worked on research and development projects with EU Commission, national, local government and private sector organisations, as well as Irish and overseas universities, education providers, and community development groups. Ronan has published work and provided services on projects including 3D visualisation, geological heritage, landscape archaeology, science education, Irish language planning, artisanal food production,  environmental planning policy, species surveying, habitats directive and landscape character assessments, renewable energies, tourism, sustainable agriculture and conservation, public health, and industrial and mining heritage.

Research Interests

  1. Geological Heritage
  2. Geological Mapping
  3. Google Earth
  4. Industrial/Railway Heritage
  5. Landscape Archaeology

Publications

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2012)'Google Earth geo-education resources: A transnational approach from Ireland, Iceland, Finland, and Norway'
Ronan Hennessy, Thorvardur Arnason, Ilkka Ratinen, Lena Rubensdotter (2012) 'Google Earth geo-education resources: A transnational approach from Ireland, Iceland, Finland, and Norway' In: Steven J. Whitmeyer, John E. Bailey, Declan G. De Paor, Tina Ornduff (eds). Google Earth and Virtual Visualizations in Geoscience Education and Research: Special Paper of the Geological Society of America 492. Boulder, CO, USA: Geological Society of America.   [DOI] [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2013)'Exploratory Spatial Mapping of the Occurrence of Antimicrobial Resistance in E. coli in the Community'
Galvin S;Bergin N;Hennessy R;Hanahoe B;Murphy AW;Cormican M;Vellinga A; (2013) 'Exploratory Spatial Mapping of the Occurrence of Antimicrobial Resistance in E. coli in the Community'. Antibiotics-Basel, 2 (3) [DOI] [Details]

Professional Activities

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
National University of Ireland, Galway - Ryan Institute Senior Technical Officer in Geographical Information Systems01-JAN-12 / 31-MAR-16
University College Cork - School of BEES Instructional Designer01-APR-16 / 31-DEC-16

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2009National University of Ireland, Galway Ph.DEarth & Ocean Sciences
2002National University of Ireland Maynooth Higher DiplomaApplied Remote Sensing and GIS
1999National University of Ireland Galway Bachelors DegreeEarth Sciences

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