Martina is a lecturer in the College of Engineering & Informatics at NUI Galway. Prior to joining NUIG, Martina worked for many years in the electronics industry.
Martina holds degrees in German and Economics, a Higher Diploma in Education, and a Masters of Science in Occupational Health and Ergonomics. Martina also holds a PhD in Engineering from NUI Galway.
Martinaâ€™s main teaching and research interests are in the areas of risk management in regulated environments; integrated management systems; and ergonomics and human factors.
Martina is the NUI Galway Academic Programme Director for the BSc in Health & Safety Systems and sits on the Programme Boards for the Masters of Science /Hdip Occupational Health & Safety as well as the Masters of Applied Science Enterprise Systems.
Martina is a firm believer in life-long learning and is currently studying towards a Diploma in Academic Practice with the Universityâ€™s Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.
Martina has been an active member of the Galway Sub Aqua club and a long-time volunteer with the clubâ€™s search and recovery unit, as well as volunteering with University College Hospitalâ€™s hyperbaric recompression chamber team.
Martina joined the Board of COPE in 2012 and also sits on the Boardâ€™s Operations sub-committee.