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Laura Healy
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PhD Student
Teagasc
Current staff
Selective Separation
Marine

Bachelor of Science - Natural Sciences 2015 Trinity College Dublin Masters of Science - Entomology 2016 Harper Adams University

Laura's research interests are in the future of food and sustainable food production.
She is interested in alternative proteins, the valorisation of waste and developing value-added ingredients. Laura's background is in entomology and she has industry experience in novel protein production and commercial insect-farming. She also runs her own food business centered around fermentation and gut-health. Laura's current project is on the development of value-added functional whole food and food ingredients from Irish seaweeds and the extraction of valuable ingredients for multiple markets.