Dr. Andy Fogarty
Dr. Andy Fogarty lectures Ecotoxicology and Microbiology in the Department of Life and Physical Science, Athlone Institute of Technology. He is a current and a founder council member of the Environmental Science Association of Ireland and was co-convener of Environ in 2017.
He is a senior researcher in the Biosciences Research Institute, AIT. He is a Microbiology and Ecotoxicology graduate of University College Galway and The Ohio State University. His main research interests are multi-trophic ecotoxicity assessment of environmental toxicants and effluents; histopathological analyses of the effects of toxicants in fish and ecotoxicological assessment of novel wastewater treatment technologies.
He serves as external examiner for several universities and is a Toxicology technical advisor to the Irish National Accreditation Board. Dr. Fogarty co-ordinates the ab initio BSc (Hons) in Microbiology at AIT and currently lectures at several European universities including Aalborg University, Denmark and University of Applied Sciences, Oestfriesland, Germany. He has published over 35 international peer reviewed papers and is a passionate science communicator having contributed to several TV and radio documentaries on environmental issues.
Dr. Fogarty’s research interests include histopathological analyses of the effects of EDCs in Fish and ecotoxicological assessment of novel wastewater treatment technologies.
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