Dr Aoife Brady
- Industry and Research Programme Manager
Aoife is responsible for the monitoring of the Centre’s research programme and works to ensure close collaboration between the different strands of this programme. Aoife graduated with a BSc Hons in Earth Science from NUIG in 2006 after which she completed a PhD in carbonatites, kimberlites and lamprophyres also in NUIG. Following this, she worked as an exploration geologist for 4.5 years on the Songwe Hill Carbonatite Project with Rare Earth Element (REE) exploration company, Mkango Resources, in southern Malawi, Africa. She then changed direction and took up the role of Geodata Product Manager at International Geoscience Services (IGS) Ltd., based at the British Geological Survey (BGS) in Nottingham, where she helped develop the company’s new mineral prospectivity software. Before joining iCRAG, Aoife made the move to the Geological Survey Ireland (GSI) where she managed, Tellus, the GSI’s ground and airborne data acquisition programme.