STARTEM coordinator, Prof Martin Leahy, will give a virtual seminar today as part of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) strategy at NUI Galway‘s College of Science and Engineering.

Title: “Enabling diversity at research group, consortium and scientific society level”

Professor Martin Leahy’s research group is involved in several projects at the European level and has participated in Consortium that have won European awards for outreach in science aimed at improving diversity. Professor Leahy will present his research team’s EDI work and he will also present an EDI framework developed by the SPIE International Society for Optics and Photonics.

Professor Leahy is Chair of Applied Physics at NUI Galway, Scientific Director of the  National Biophotonics and Imaging Platform Ireland  and  the Tissue Optics and Microcirculation Imaging Group. He is also a distinguished Visiting Professor at the Institut de Ciències Fotòniques, Barcelona, Spain.