Meet the Project Team

Principal Investigator: Dr Heather Lally

Work package leader of

  • 2 Water and sediment characterisation of Annex 1 3110 & 3160 lake habitats,
  • 4 Framework for achieving favourable conservation status of Annex I 3110 & 3160 lake habitats, &
  • 6 Project management

Lead Researcher: Dr Martin Gammell

Work package leader of

  • 3 Biological characterisation of Annex I 3110 & 3160 lake habitats, and
  • 5 Communication and citizen science engagement

Project Partner & Lead Researcher: Dr Cilian Roden

Work package partner 2, 3, 4 & 5

Postdoctoral Researcher: Dr Olga Lyashevska

Work package 3

Mentors: Drs Heather Lally & Martin Gammell

Postdoctoral Researcher: Dr Emma Gray

Work package leader of

  • 1 Literature review, occurrence and historical knowledge of Annex I 3110 & 3160 lake habitats

Work packages 1, 3, 4 & 5

Mentors: Drs Heather Lally & Martin Gammell

PhD Student: Giovanni Cappelli

Work packages 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5

PhD title: Physicochemical characterisation and biological communities assessment of protected oligotrophic lakes in Ireland: Determining their conservation needs

Supervisors: Drs Heather Lally, Martin Gammell & Cilian Roden

European algal expertise: Dr Ana Negro Dominguez

Work packages 3 & 5