Research Profile

Fiona Devoy Mcauliffe

Biography

Current position:
Senior Postdoctoral researcher and administrative project manager March 2017-present
MaREI centre, ERI, UCC - full time
Postdoctoral researcher and administrative project manager March 2014-March 2017
MaREI center, ERI, UCC - full time

Main research area is financial assessment of offshore renewable energy (ORE) projects, particularly developing decision support tools to model installation, operations and maintenance and decommissioning activities and costs for ORE farms. Further details of my research background and current projects can be found at http://www.marei.ie/people/fiona-devoy-mcauliffe/

Previous work experience:

Research Assistant August 2012-February 2014
HMRC, UCC - full time
Executive Assistant Feb 2012-August 2012
UCC - full time
Part time for the Radiation Protection Office / Part time for the Department of Biochemistry
Researcher and editor Dec 2010-June 2012
UCC Heritage Services - revising the UCC War Record (1919) listing the staff and students of UCC who fought in WW1.
Educational support worker Sept-Feb 2012
UCC Disability Support Service– Assistive Technology Unit
Examiner July 2011
Board of Examinations Commission for Junior Certificate Higher Level English.
Teacher Nov-Dec 2010-2011 (covering) / Jan-June 2011 (maternity leave)
Sacred Heart Secondary School, Clonakilty, Co. Cork.
English, Learning Support, LCA – English and Communications, Film Studies, C.S.P.E.
Teaching practice Sept 2009–June 2010
Ursuline Secondary School, Blackrock, Cork.
First year English and second year History.

Irish Modern History Tutor
Sept-Dec 2007 and 2008 (40 hours)
UCC School of History

Education:


PhD – History
 2006-2010
UCC Thesis title: ‘A sword of Damocles:’ the threat of conscription and the dynamics of Irish politics, 1914-18.
Supervisor: Dr. Donal O’Drisceoil

Postgraduate Diploma in Education
2010
UCC – Second Class Honours Grade 1                                                                         

Bachelor of Arts Degree
2006
UCC – First Class Honours                                                    
Joint honours English and History (First Year subjects - Archaeology and Psychology) 
 





Publications

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2013)'Workers show their strength: The 1918 Conscription Crisis'
Fiona Devoy McAuliffe (2013) 'Workers show their strength: The 1918 Conscription Crisis' In: Locked Out – A Century of Irish Working-Class Life. Dublin: Irish Academic Press. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2018)'The LEANWIND suite of logistics optimisation and full lifecycle models for offshore wind farms'
F Devoy McAuliffe, K Lynch, I Bakken Sperstad, L M Nonås, E E Halvorsen-Weare, D Jones, N Akbari, G Wall, C Irawan, I Norstad, M Stålhane and J Murphy (2018) 'The LEANWIND suite of logistics optimisation and full lifecycle models for offshore wind farms'. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, [Details]
(2016)'Investigating key decision problems to optimize the operation and maintenance strategy of offshore wind farms'
Sperstad, Iver Bakken; Devoy McAuliffe, Fiona; Kolstad, Magne; Sjømark, Severin (2016) 'Investigating key decision problems to optimize the operation and maintenance strategy of offshore wind farms'. Energy Procedia, 94 :261-268 [DOI] [CORA Link] [Details]

Other Journals

 YearPublication
(2009)'The Mansion House Conference – Ireland’s “first National Cabinet”'
Fiona Devoy (2009) 'The Mansion House Conference – Ireland’s “first National Cabinet”' History Studies, . [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2016)2016 Marine Energy Technology Symposium
Laura-Mae Macadré, Fiona Devoy McAuliffe, Jimmy Murphy (2016) Optimising Operation and Maintenance Strategies for Marine Renewable Energy Converters 2016 Marine Energy Technology Symposium Washington, USA, [Details]
(2015)EWTEC, Nantes, France
Fiona Devoy McAuliffe (lead author and presenter), Laura-Mae Macadré, Martin Heyman Donovan, Jimmy Murphy and Katie Lynch (2015) ‘Economic and Reliability Assessment of a Combined Marine Renewable Energy platform' EWTEC, Nantes, France [Details]
(2015)EWTEC, Nantes, France
Laura-Mae Macadré (lead author and presenter), Fiona Devoy McAuliffe, Ozan Keysan, Martin Heyman Donovan, Sara Armstrong, Jimmy Murphy and Katie Lynch (2015) ‘Optimal Power Aggregation Methods for Renewable Energy Converters; a Combined Economic and Reliability approach’ EWTEC, Nantes, France [Details]

Book Reviews

 YearPublication
(2009)Review of Jeff Kildea’s book Anzacs and Ireland.
Fiona Devoy (2009) Review of Jeff Kildea’s book Anzacs and Ireland. UCC: Book Reviews [Details]

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2006UCC President’s PhD scholarship UCC
2006Michael J. McEnery memorial scholarship UCC
2006John A. Murphy award in Irish history for the highest results in a B.A. dissertation UCC school of history
2007UCC college of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences PhD scholarship UCC

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
IEC TC11401-JUN-18 / 31-JUL-19

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2016)EERA DeepWind’2016 conference,
Iver Bakken Sperstad, Magne Kolstad, Severin Sjømark and Fiona Devoy McAuliffe (2016) Poster presentation - O&M decision problems – Investigating key decision problems to optimise the operation and maintenance strategy of offshore wind farms. [Poster Presentation], EERA DeepWind’2016 conference, Trondheim, Norway . [Details]
(2013)EURO-INFORMS conference – 26th annual conference of operational research,
Fiona Devoy McAuliffe (presenter), Keith O’Sullivan and Jimmy Murphy (2013) ‘Assessment of Extreme High Energy Sites and the Implications for Maintenance Operations at Offshore Wind Farms’. [Oral Presentation], EURO-INFORMS conference – 26th annual conference of operational research, University of Sapienza, Rome . [Details]
(2013)The Cause of Irish Labour - 1913 and beyond,
Fiona Devoy McAuliffe (2013) The Cause of Irish Labour - 1913 and beyond. [Oral Presentation], The Cause of Irish Labour - 1913 and beyond, University College Cork , 28-FEB-13 - 01-APR-13. [Details]
(2007)Histfest the annual postgraduate conference,
Fiona Devoy (2007) The threat of conscription and the radicalisation of Irish politics. [Oral Presentation], Histfest the annual postgraduate conference, Lancaster University , 12-MAY-07 - 12-MAY-07. [Details]
(2008)Image and Reality: Women in 19th and 20th Century Ireland,
Fiona Devoy (2008) Irishwomen’s fight against conscription and its impact on the feminist movement. [Oral Presentation], Image and Reality: Women in 19th and 20th Century Ireland, Queen's College Belfast , 03-APR-08 - 04-APR-08. [Details]
(2008)Irish History Students Association Annual Conference,
Fiona Devoy (2008) Conscription and the radicalisation of Irish Politics, 1914-1918. [Oral Presentation], Irish History Students Association Annual Conference, NUI Galway , 29-FEB-08 - 01-MAR-08. [Details]

Contact details

  • Fiona Devoy Mcauliffe
    Research Assistant BA, Dip, PhD
  • f.devoymcauliffe@ucc.ie
  • MaREI Centre, Environmental Research Institute, University College Cork,
    Beaufort Building, Haulbowline Rd,
    Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork
    Ireland
  • +353 (0)21 4864376

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