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Research Interests

My main research interests are in aquatic systems, the ecological interactions within and how the affect/are affected by human activities.  My primary interest is in algae, being the basis of many aquatic systems and an integral part of their functioning.  I have worked with toxic freshwater cyanobacteria, examining their interactions with zebra mussels and eutrophic systems. I am currently managing a pilot site as part of an EU project on optimising kelp cultivation.  My main aim is to effectively and sustainably maximise the cultivation potential of kelp and other seaweeds, either alone or in conjunction with other aquaculture or renewable energy technologies, and to enhance the policy and community engagement processes around coastal and offshore development.

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Projects 2019 2019

Research Output 2011 2018

2 Citations (Scopus)

Hierarchical structuring of genetic variation at differing geographic scales in the cultivated sugar kelp Saccharina latissima

Mooney, K. M., Beatty, G. E., Elsäßer, B., Follis, E. S., Kregting, L., O'Connor, N. E., Riddell, G. E. & Provan, J., 02 Oct 2018, In : Marine environmental research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
gene flow
genetic variation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Microneedles for drug delivery and monitoring

Singh, T. R. R., Mcmillan, H., Mooney, K., Alkilani, A. Z. & Donnelly, R. F., 01 Jan 2013, Microfluidic Devices for Biomedical Applications. Elsevier Inc., p. 185-230 46 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Drug Monitoring
Pharmaceutical Preparations
10 Citations (Scopus)

Initial Studies on the Occurrence of Cyanobacteria and Microcystins in Irish Lakes

Mooney, K. M., Hamilton, J. T. G., Floyd, S. D., Foy, R. H. & Elliott, C. T., Oct 2011, In : Environmental Toxicology. 26, 5, p. 566-570 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle