Fiona Martyn writes for RTÉ Brainstorm on Ireland’s problem with alcohol

Galway Neuroscience Centre PhD student, Fiona Martyn, from the Clinical Neuroimaging Laboratory, tells RTÉ Brainstorm why we need to talk about Ireland’s problem with alcohol.

Read Fiona’s article in full here.

Fiona began her PhD in September 2018 under the supervision of Dr Dara Cannon. Her PhD research uses in vivo neuroimaging techniques to investigate the relationship between alterations in the structure and function of the brain, and moderate and binge alcohol use in bipolar disorder.

In September 2020, Fiona who won the “ECNP’s Got Talent” contest at the 33rd European College of Neuropsychopharmacology conference which was held online from 12-15th September. Read more about this win here.

Fiona has a BSc Psychology with Neuropsychology from Bangor University, North Wales. She has previously worked as a Youth Outreach Alcohol and Other Drugs counsellor in Melbourne, Australia, and as a Drug Diversion Alcohol and Other Drugs Counsellor in rural Australia.

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