Dr. Pat O’Leary ‘A life with Chemistry’ Public Seminar

Join Dr. Pat O’Leary for a presentation on his life with Chemistry: from illness to anti-doping

Dr. O’Leary is currently Registrar of the National University of Ireland, and formerly Head of the School of Chemistry in the University of Galway. He is a two-time paralympian and was the first athlete to represent Ireland in canoeing at the Paralympic Games in Rio 2016. Pat was appointed to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA’s) Athlete Council in 2023, part of a 20-member athlete panel tasked with representing, supporting and promoting the voices of athletes on anti-doping matters.

In this public seminar, through the Galway Science & Technology Festival, Dr. O’Leary will provide fascinating insight into his personal and professional experience with chemistry under the topics of:

Cancer and Chemotherapy

Imaging, swabbing and security checks

Artificial limb technology, sports science and paralympic competitions

Antidoping and athletes

Discipline/Office/Unit College of Science and Engineering

Date:  Tuesday 21st November, 2023

Time:  7pm

Venue:  Alice Perry Engineering Building ENG G-047

Dr. Pat O’Leary ‘A life with Chemistry’ Public Seminar

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