Dr. Martina Gooney - PhD
1997 BSc Biomedical Science 2.1 (Hons) University College Cork
2001 PhD Trinity College Dublin
UCD Research assistant 01/09/97 to 05/09/98
TCD Lecturer/Demonstrator 20/09/98 to 12/09/01
WIT Lecturer 15/09/01 to Present
Membership of Professional Bodies
Physiological Society 1999/2001
Irish Association for Cancer Research 2005-2006
Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) 1997-2009
Irish Psycho-Oncology Association 2007-2009
Research Visits, Research Training Events and Conferences attended
1999 Radiological Protection Workshop, T.C.D.
1999 Loratory Animal Science, T.C.D., Dublin.
1999 Irish Neuroscience Group Meeting, UCG, Galway.
2000 EU 4th Framework Biotechnology Meeting, U.K.
2000 Society for Neuroscience’s 30th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, U.S.A.
2004 The Eighth Institutes of Technology Science and Computing Research Colloquim, W.I.T.
2004 UICC World Conference for Cancer Organisations, Dublin.
2004 SimMan Orientation Course, Cardiac Services, Medex Medical, Dublin.
2005 Real-Time PCR System User Training, AB Applied Biosystems, U.K.
2005 ABI PRISMÔ 310 Genetic Analyser Training, Applied Biosystems, U.K.
2007 15th International Conference on Health Promoting Hospitals, Austria.
2007 Irish Psycho-Oncology Inaugural National Conference, Dublin.
2007 9th World Congress of Psycho-oncology, U.K.
2007 8th Annual Interdisciplinary Research Conference, T.C.D., Dublin.
2007 27th Annual International Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference, RCSI, Dublin.
2007 Sylvester O Halloran Scientific Meeting, Royal College of Surgeons, Limerick.
2007 MITA Training, WIT.
2008 MSD Sector Imager Training, W.I.T.
Details of Post-Graduate Research Students Supervised to date:
Louise Murphy Cancer related Fatigue 2006 to present Ph.D.
Suzanne Denieffe Cancer related Fatigue 2007 to present Ph.D.
Aidan Toner Cancer and Cytokine Profiling 2008 to present M.Sc.
External Research Collaboration
Prof. Arnold Hill, Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin.
Deirdre McGrath, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast.
Dr. William Scott, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queens University Belfast.
Prof. Ian Norman, Department of Nursing, Kings College London.
Dr. Emma Ream, Department of Nursing, Kings College London.
Dr. Gordon Watson, Consultant Surgeon, Waterford Regional Hospital.
Ms. Mary Sullivan, Training and Development Manager, Genzyme, Waterford.
Thesis Extern/Supervision Experience
Currently I am involved in the supervision of one M.Sc. student and two Ph.D. students.
Internal research examiner for Dr. Orla Cahill, W.I.T, 2004, Dr. Mark Statham, W.I.T, 2006 and Mr. Thomas Roche, 2008
2004 BEHEST research grant from WIT € 5,970
2005 FIRM, Department of Agriculture € 172,025
2005 Strand I funding € 34,000
2006 BEHEST Cluster funding € 35,000
2007 HEA equipment funding € 114,780
2007 Strand III funding € 400,000
2008 HEA infrastructure funding € 2,035,000
2008 Strand III funding € 400,000
Total € 3,196,775
2008 WIT Teaching Excellence Award