Rachel Coleman Horgan

I am an Irish Research Council funded PhD student in the MFRC in the Atlantic Technical University (ATU), Galway. I am investigating the skate and ray communities along the West coast of Ireland and bycatch monitoring using species distribution modelling, eDNA surveys and genomic techniques. I completed an MSc in Marine Conservation in the University of Aberdeen, during and my undergraduate in Microbiology in Trinity College, Dublin.   Prior to my PhD studies, I worked as a fisheries research assistant, aquaculture operative, as well as a project manager in the tech industry

Project Title
Monitoring skates and rays in the Irish Atlantic