Prof Blánaid White

Prof Blánaid White is the current Dean of Strategic Learning Innovation in DCU. She leads DCU Futures, a university-wide education transformation project that aims to radically reimagine the university curriculum and reconceptualization of university teaching. She is also a professor in the School of Chemical Sciences, and Principal Investigator in the National Centre for Sensor Research and DCU Water Institute. She has worked extensively with industry, with previous research projects in collaboration with Allergan Ltd., Pfizer Ltd., Alltech Ltd. and Proctor and Gamble Ltd. The primary focus of her research is the development and application of innovative technologies for investigative and regulatory monitoring of known and emerging contaminants in food, soil and water, supporting national and international policy and decision making.