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Laura Healy BA

Laura Healy BA

Senior Research Technician (Laboratory and Field Services Technician)

Earth Scientist providing laboratory and field support to the department with a special interest in Quaternary palaeoenvironmental studies.

  • Giving guidance, advice and training to undergraduate students on laboratory techniques and use of apparatus.
  • Organisation and maintenance of the Geography laboratories and Field Equipment.
  • Preparation of equipment and materials for undergraduate and graduate classes.
  • Running procedures for extractions and analyses of samples.
  • Implementation of health and safety in the laboratories.
  • Assisting the Laboratory Manager with the loan of departmental field equipment as part of the Fieldwork Equipment Service, operated primarily through the Geography Science Laboratories.
  • Assist on fieldwork for both teaching and research.



  • 2016- Present: Senior Research Technician, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.
  • 2015-2016: Laboratory Technician, Department of Geography, Trinity College Dublin.
  • 2014-2015: Laboratory Technician, Department of Geography, University College Dublin.


  • BA Earth Sciences, Trinity College Dublin.


  • Palaeoenvironmental analysis using Late-glacial sediment from Toormore, Clare Island, County Mayo, Ireland.