Gráinne   Costigan

Grainne

Gráinne is pronounced Gronya . One of many Irish names that do not travel very well.

My collection of degrees include a BAmod(Science) in Theoretical Physics (Trinity College Dublin), a masters in mathematics (Uni. of Cambridge) and a PhD in astronomy (Queen's Uni. Belfast, with ESO (Munich), DIAS (Dublin), Armagh Observatory (N. Ireland)). I have postdoc experience in Leiden Observatory (NL) in the Gaia data processing consortium, teaching experience in Colombia (see Communication) and for a time I was city astronomer in Dundee (Scotland).