Your Scientist ID:
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, University College Dublin
Masters degree in agriculture
Gardener, Garden Center, IPM technician, Research assistant
About Me: I am from Israel and I work as a research technician at Teagasc.
I am originally from Israel. I moved to Ireland in 2013. I live in West Cork with my wife and 8 year old daughter. After finishing my Masters degree at UCD I started my role as a research technician at Teagasc in Fermoy. My hobbies are surfing and gardening.
My Work: I work with sensors that measure the amount of water in the soil. Trying to help farmers better manage their land.
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My Typical Day: I don't really have a typical day. Some days I will be visiting farms and doing field work, other days I will be working in the office analyzing data or working in the lab.
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What I'd do with the money: Donate it to SFI Discover so they keep stimulating the curiosity of school kids in Science.
How would you describe yourself in 3 words?
easy going technician
Who is your favourite singer or band?
What's your favourite food?
What is the most fun thing you've done?
Travel for a year in India
What did you want to be after you left school?
Were you ever in trouble at school?
probably, but nothing major
What was your favourite subject at school?
What's the best thing you've done as a scientist?
Studied the effects of earthworms and legumes on soil properties
What or who inspired you to become a scientist?
If you weren't a scientist, what would you be?
If you had 3 wishes for yourself what would they be? - be honest!
House with a big garden, Polytunel, chickens and beehive
Tell us a joke.
What did the mother worm say to the little worm who was late?… “Where in earth have you been?”