David Daly




David Daly

29 Ardfield Grove, Grange, Co. Cork        Tel: 085 7344319     Email: [email protected]

2013 – 2018                        BSc Applied Plant Biology 2:2

University College Cork


Results:   1st Year 539/1200 (44%)

2nd Year 583/1200(48.5%)

3rd Year 612/1200(51%)

4th Year 53%

Core Modules; Plant Biotechnology, Genetic Engineering, Food Production, Ecotoxicology

Hydrogeology of Mars (Group Project) 70%
Literature research on the presence of water on Mars

●        Researched locations of water reservoirs on Mars

●        Profiled reservoirs by analysing scientific literature

●        Designed a section of a poster to present the findings

●        Presented the information to a class

●        The project illustrated the usefulness of geological techniques in space exploration

The effects of climate change on Alpine plants (Personal Project) 2:1 (67/100)
Literature research on alpine plants and their response to climate change.

●        Researched and synthesised secondary data

●        Coalesced the data as a thesis

●        Presented the information to the class using Microsoft PowerPoint presentation

●        The purpose of the project was to show future plant distribution and behaviour


Tissue Culture, DNA Analysis and PCR of Camellia Sinensis: TBC


2007-2013          Leaving Certificate – 420 points

Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh

Work Experience
Compass Group                                                      Beloved Boutiques, Focus Ireland
Cashier Bartender and Chef: May 2017 to present             Shop Assistant: May 2015 – August 2015

Douglas Village Shopping Centre                                               Páirc Uí Chaoimh, The Marina, Ballintemple, Cork


Job Description:                                                          Job Description:
Cleaning of the workplace                                                            Bartender                                 Food Production
Tagging, labelling clothes                                                              Cashier                                Counting and Organising Stock Steaming cleaning the clothes


Crowley Engineering
Manual Handling: May to September 2013

Address: Upper Glanmire Bridge, Sarsfield Court, Glanmire, Co. Cork, Ireland, Phone: +353 21 439 6666


Job Description:
●        Construction of farmyard feeding containers

●        Cleaned the workshop.

●        Stacked and transported all overstock to storage areas.

●        Stocked, staged and transported goods.

●        Verified computations against physical count of stock.

●        Used item numbers to properly stock warehouse.

●        Attached identifying tags to containers.

Extracurricular Activities
St Peter and Pauls Scout Troop, St Joseph’s School
●        Fundraised for a trip to Vietnam

●        Refurbished Thai Nguyen orphanage with the scout troop

●        Instructed younger scouts on survival skills

UCC Green Campus – Energy and Sustainability Officer
●        Designed a flyer using a Microsoft Word template

●        Informed students and distributed information sheets which allowed them to calculate an average student’s’ carbon footprint


·        UCC Tennis Club at Sundays Well Tennis Club



Manual handling: Was trained prior to commencing the job at Crowley’s Engineering

First aid: Basic CPR techniques and first aid kit usage

Familiarity with the Health and Safety regulations: Was trained prior to commencing the job at Crowley’s Engineering

PCR techniques: Plant and Animal Genetics module and Bacterial Culture DNA expression techniques

Knowledge of biotechnology equipment:  In UCC learned a Plant Biotechnology Module and Plant Tissue Culture Techniques. Recently performed a successful tissue culture of Camellia Sinensis

Computing Techniques: ECDL course, SPSS, Word, Excel and r. programming

Barista: Qualified Barista training from Barista School Ireland

Mr Micky Whelan, General Manager, Ballinlough Credit Union, Ballinlough, Cork, Telephone: 021-4311832

Professor Astrid Wingler, Professor of Plant Biology, Head of Plant Science, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, North Mall Campus, Distillery Fields, University College Cork, Telephone: +353 490 4660 E: [email protected]

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